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Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks

By : Heather Ackmann, Bill Kulterman
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Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks

By: Heather Ackmann, Bill Kulterman

Overview of this book

If you’re proud of yourself for finally learning how to use keyboard shortcuts and the search function, but still skip a beat when asked to generate a table of contents, then this book is for you. Written by two experts who’ve been teaching the world about Word for decades, Microsoft 365 Word Tips and Tricks is a powerhouse of demystifying advice that will take you from Word user to Word master. This book takes you on a step-by-step journey through Word essentials with plenty of practical examples. With it, you'll explore different versions of Microsoft Word, its full functionality, and understand how these versions impact collaboration with others. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of working with the legendary text editor, including a whole chapter dedicated to concentrating better with the help of Word. Expert advice will fill your knowledge gaps and teach you how to work more productively and efficiently with text, images, styles, and even macros. By the end of this book, you will be able to make better documents faster and troubleshoot any Word-related problem that comes your way. And because of its clear and cohesive structure, you can easily come back to refresh your knowledge whenever you need it.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Section 1: Working More Efficiently, Together or Alone with Word
Section 2: Making Sense of Formatting Short and Long Documents
Section 3: Help! Word Is Being Strange! Troubleshooting Common Problems

Saving Word documents to the cloud

When saving a Word document for the first time, you have a variety of options regarding where you can save it. It could be saved locally on your PC or Mac, or in OneDrive, SharePoint, or Teams. Word makes it easy for you to save your document to OneDrive.

When a site is created in SharePoint, the document library is created in the site's OneDrive. Everyone who is a member of that SharePoint site has access to files stored in any libraries that have been created on that site.

When a new team is created in Teams, users can start saving files directly within the Teams chat and Teams channel. These files will then be available to other members of the team to view and edit.

Saving to OneDrive

To save a new Word document to the cloud for the first time, you will want to go to the File tab on the far left-hand side of the ribbon. This will open what's known as the backstage view. From here, you will see a column of options on the left...