Word

Word’s Paste Options

In a recent IT Training workshop that I was teaching, a participant ask me what each of the options in the Paste button on the ribbon in Word meant. I knew the ones that I used, but didn’t know the others. So, I promised to research and get back with the information. Here it is:… Read more »

The End of an Era

It is a sad month for Microsoft Office users. Click here to find out why.

Modifying the “AutoCorrect” in Word

Word’s autocorrect feature attempts to make our lives easier by viewing the words that we type and deciding whether we did it correctly based on dictionaries and styles programmed into it. For example, Word will automatically capitalize the first letter of a sentence and the days of the week. If a common word is incorrectly… Read more »

Word: Removing unneeded line break after a table

Found a really great tip the other day over at Penn State. Unfortunately the page is now giving me a 404 error, so I’m reproducing the tip here. Have you ever added a table to a the end of Word document and ended with an extra page that you couldn’t get rid of? The problem… Read more »

Multilanguage spelling checks can bee done

As a sometime language teacher, the ability to spell and grammar check my work in Microsoft Word is critical. But if you’re unlucky enough to be typing in the non-default language on your computer, particularly when the tool to automatically detect language is (a) turned off or (b) just not getting it, such as when… Read more »

Lines in Word

Ever try to type a line horizontally across a page? If you go too far, it wraps to the next line. If you don’t go far enough, it doesn’t look correct with the text on the page. Word can create lines that will fit perfectly from margin to margin. If you decide to change the margins,… Read more »

Modifying the “AutoCorrect” in Word

Word’s autocorrect feature attempts to make our lives easier by viewing the words that we type and deciding whether we did it correctly based on dictionaries and styles programmed into it. For example, Word will automatically capitalize the first letter of a sentence and the days of the week. If a common word is incorrectly… Read more »

Can’t Uninstall Office 2013

IT Training will be teaching Microsoft Office 2013 workshops this fall, and we are anxious to begin telling the IU community about the new features that are available in this version of the popular suite. If you are planning on taking some of our free workshops or webinars, you might want to download and install… Read more »

Looking for Templates in Word?

Do you need a calendar for 2013. Or maybe stationery for that Christmas letter that needs to get out soon. Word contains many templates that are easy to use. To get to the templates, from the File tab, simply click on NEW:

it2go Episode 37 – Word Find and Replace

On this week’s episode, we’re talking about how to do a find and replace in Word. Let us know what you think of the new format! it2go – The IT Training Podcast