There is a great and pretty handy little ‘Go Back’ shortcut in Word. To illustrate its potential use: if you’re working away on page 4, then move to page 23 to copy some text ‘Go Back’ can return you to the previous editing location (page 4) quickly. Simply press… Shift+F5 This keystroke will cycle through your […]
Enabling Readability Statistics in Word 2010, to evaluate the writing’s complexity. This can be useful if you are writing a document aimed toward a particular level of audience, for example either the comprehension level of undergraduates or an average 11 year old. For reading ease in most documents you’ll want to aim between a score […]
To insert Page Number click the Insert tab. In the Header & Footer group click Page Number. Select position of page number (Top of Page = Header, Bottom of Page = Footer, Page Margins = left or right and Current Position = at your current cursor point). Once position has been selected you will see various options […]
To pin files to the Recent List in 2010 click on the File tab, Recent. Click on a stickpin, next to a Recent Document that you want to anchor to the top of the list. On the right hand side in Recent Places you can now also pin entire folders permanently to the top of […]
The Clipboard is handy to use when you want to Copy and Paste something but you don’t necessarily want to do the pasting immediately after you’ve done the copy. The Clipboard will also hold items you’ve copied from various programs, not just Word. To use open the Clipboard by clicking on the Clipboard button. Position your insertion […]
First we need a picture in our Word document (Insert tab – Picture). The Picture Tools format ribbon should now be active. If not, click on the image. In the Size group click on the Crop down triangle. Select Crop to Shape and choose any of the available shapes.
First we need a picture in our Word document (Insert tab – Picture). The Picture Tools format ribbon should now be active. If not, click on the image. Click on Crop. Click and drag inward any of the four corners to crop from any one side. You can still see the area to be cropped […]
To find your last edit, press Shift+F5.
The Clipboard keeps a copy of the past 24 items you have copied. To view (and paste) any of these items, from the Home tab, click the down arrow icon in the lower-right corner of the Clipboard group.
Use the Tab key to line up your text. Never use spaces. In most cases you will be using proportional fonts – the characters have varying widths. Therefore using spaces will not be an accurate way to line up text.