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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


At the beginning of this chapter, we provided an overview of cloud storage – specifically OneDrive and its impact on sharing and collaboration in Microsoft 365 and Word. We reviewed the benefits of saving to OneDrive and then showed you how to use Word to save documents to OneDrive, SharePoint, and Teams.

Next, we saw how documents can easily be shared with people inside your organization, as well as outside of it. We examined the sharing options and saw that there are ways to limit access to documents, as well as whether they can be downloaded or shared further.

We talked about how to access Word documents saved in OneDrive, SharePoint, and Teams from within Word itself, making it easy to retrieve them from one location. We also saw how when accessing a Word document from the Teams app, Word Online will open within Teams. This makes it easy to review and edit documents within Teams.

AutoSave is another great Word feature made possible by OneDrive. We learned...