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WordTips Menu 2016 Archive (Table of Contents)

Summary: WordTips is a weekly newsletter that provides tips on how to best use Microsoft's word processing software. At the beginning of every year we put together an archive of all the tips published the previous year. Here is the complete table of contents for the archive for the WordTips (menu) newsletter for the year 2016.

WordTips Menu 2016 Archive (Table of Contents)

WordTips Menu 2016 Archive includes hundreds of valuable tips. The following is the Table of Contents for the archive:

Introduction

  • What's In This E-Book?
  • Need More Tips?
  • A Special Note of Thanks
  • Sharing this Document

General Tips

  • Changing from Pirated to Permitted Software
  • Word Won't Maximize
  • Shortcut for Full-Screen Mode
  • Turning Off Background Repagination
  • Changing Toolbar Location
  • Locking the Position of Tools
  • Too-Big Toolbars
  • Resetting Word Menus
  • Changing Dialog Box Pull-Down List Item Order
  • Stopping Smart Tags from Being Saved
  • Hiding Smart Tags
  • Automatically Updating Fields and Links
  • Helpful Pop-up Screen Tips

Editing Tips

  • Jumping to the End of a Word
  • Understanding Smart Cut and Paste
  • Differences Between Deleting, Clearing, and Cutting
  • Quickly Moving Text with the Mouse
  • Extra Space after Quotation Mark when Pasting
  • Jumping to a Line Number
  • Collecting Highlighted Text Selections
  • Transposing Letters
  • Transposing Two Paragraphs
  • Capitalizing the Word "I"
  • Two Keys with the Press of One
  • Navigating In the Document Map
  • Quickly Inserting the Date Your Way
  • Generating a Count of Word Occurrences

Searching Tips

  • Searching for Character Formatting
  • Searching for Paragraph Formatting
  • Searching for Text Not Using a Certain Style
  • Finding Formatted Bulleted Paragraphs
  • Finding the Previous Occurrence
  • Replacing Text with a Graphic
  • Specifying a Number of Matches

Markup Tips

  • Accepting All Formatting Changes
  • Turning Track Changes Off for Selected Areas
  • Changing Existing Highlighting
  • Adding Comments to Your Document
  • Changing the User Name in Existing Comments
  • Getting Rid of "Comment" in Comments
  • Comment Dates Updated Inappropriately

Auto Tips

  • Backing Up Your AutoCorrect Entries
  • Making Sure Word Doesn't Capitalize Anything Automatically
  • Using AutoCorrect to Start Macros
  • Editing AutoCorrect ACL Files
  • Superscripted Registered Trademark Symbol
  • AutoText Behaving Erratically

Character Formatting Tips

  • Copying Character Formatting
  • Font Substitution Problems
  • Changing the Height of a Font
  • Creating Custom Underlines
  • Quickly Displaying Formatting Specs
  • Changing the Highlighting Color
  • Expanding Colors Available for Highlighting
  • Formatting Page Numbers
  • Consistent Formatting Between Word Versions

Paragraph Formatting Tips

  • Adding Borders to Paragraphs
  • Creating a Double Hanging Indent
  • Precisely Adjusting Tab Stops
  • Understanding Decimal Tabs
  • No Space Before at the Top of a Page
  • Eliminating "Before Spacing" at the Top of a Page
  • Adding Line Numbers
  • Turning Off Line Numbering
  • Setting the Starting Line Number
  • Numbering on New Paragraph Doesn't Work as Expected
  • Following a Number with Different Characters
  • Changing the Types of Numbers in a Numbered List
  • Outline Numbering

Section and Document Formatting Tips

  • Quickly Displaying the Page Setup Dialog Box
  • Changing Page Margins
  • Understanding the Gutter Margin
  • Using a Single-Column Heading in a Multi-Column Layout
  • Moving Section Breaks
  • Moving Breaks Quickly
  • Getting Rid of Section Breaks, but Not Section Formatting
  • Removing Breaks
  • Using Text as a Page Border
  • Turning Off Default First Page Numbering
  • Page Numbers are Zeros

Styles and Templates Tips

  • One Change Affects Everything
  • Duplicating Styles without Dependency
  • Renaming a Style
  • Preventing Changes to Styles in Documents
  • Unwanted Styles
  • Getting Rid of Modify Style Message
  • How Word Treats Normal.dot
  • Determining the Template Attached to a Document
  • Batch Template Changes

Tables Tips

  • Deleting Cells
  • Merging Table Cells
  • Viewing Formulas in Table Cells
  • Repeating Table Rows with Manual Page Breaks
  • Last-Row Border Formatting
  • Distributing Columns Evenly
  • Deleting Table Columns with Track Changes Turned On
  • Validating Data
  • Getting Rid of Background Color in All Tables
  • Suppressing a Zero In a Calculated Sum
  • Converting Tables to Charts
  • Finding an Optimal Table Height

Footnotes and Endnotes Tips

  • Disappearing Footnotes
  • Center-column Footnotes
  • Footnotes in Two Columns
  • Brackets around Footnote References
  • Changing the Footnote Continuation Notice
  • Deleting Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Inserting Endnotes
  • Converting to Automatic Endnotes
  • Changing the Way Endnotes Are Numbered
  • Putting Your Index after Your Endnotes

Header and Footer Tips

  • Positioning Headers and Footers
  • Missing Header and Footer Toolbar
  • Headers and Footers in Subdocuments
  • Changing the Type of Page Numbers Used in Headers or Footers

Fields and Forms Tips

  • Displaying Fields
  • Deleting All Fields
  • Protecting Fields
  • Keeping Fields and Text Together
  • Limiting Directories in the FILENAME Field
  • Using RD Fields with Chapter Headings
  • Including Section Numbers in an Index
  • Inserting a Document's Size
  • Understanding Default DATE Field Formatting
  • A Quick-and-Dirty Word Count
  • Standard Text before a Sequence Number
  • Counting Fields in a Document
  • Referencing Fields in Another Document
  • Working with Form Fields
  • Updating Fields in Locked Forms
  • Entering Calculations in a Form Field
  • Signing a Protected Form

Printing Tips

  • Printing without Headings
  • Printing a Document's Mirror Image
  • Specifying a Paper Tray in a Macro
  • Unwanted Lines on Printout
  • Removing Comment Brackets for Printing
  • Automatic Font Color Won't Print Properly
  • Grouping Records in a Mail Merge
  • Conditional Processing During a Mail Merge
  • Merging Formatted Data
  • Getting Rid of Spaces in Merged Data
  • Merging Graphics into Word Documents
  • Saving an Envelope for Future Use
  • Technique for Adding a Text Box to an Envelope
  • Picking a Starting Label
  • Adding Addresses To a Set of Address Labels

Graphics Tips

  • Capturing a Screen
  • Selecting a Graphic that is Behind Text
  • Understanding Page Border Art
  • Choosing an Insert Method for Pictures
  • Placing Many Graphics in a Document
  • Vertical Alignment of an Inline Graphic
  • Hiding Graphics
  • Curving Text Around the Edge of a CD
  • Dragging and Dropping Pictures in a Document
  • Printing Graphic Thumbnails
  • Determining Picture Size in a Macro
  • Keeping a Picture Title with the Picture
  • Understanding WordArt
  • Changing Color in WordArt
  • Removing the Box from a Text Box
  • Creating Sideheads
  • Wrapping Text around a Graphic in a Text Box

Files Tips

  • Changing the Startup Directory
  • Opening a Document as Read-Only
  • Creating a Document Clone
  • Renaming a Document
  • Size Limit for Documents
  • Last Document Saves Not Saved
  • Positioning the Cursor in a New Document
  • Changing Information in Multiple Documents
  • Password Protection Loophole
  • Cannot Convert a Document File to a Readable Document
  • Dates Updating when Converting

Online and Other Programs Tips

  • Building Your Own Web Page
  • Controlling the Program Used with Hyperlinked Images
  • Working with Document Links
  • Updating Document Links
  • Word Link to Create a New Excel Workbook

Spelling and Grammar Tips

  • Quickly Accessing Spelling and Grammar Options
  • Turning Off Spell Checking
  • Spell-Checking Abbreviations
  • Spell Check Misses Misspelled Words
  • Dictionary Shortcut Key
  • Creating a Spelling Exclusion List
  • Separating Grammar-Checking from Spell-Checking

Tools Tips

  • Ignoring Hyphens in Word Counts
  • Wrong Characters Printed in Equations
  • Turning Off Figure Caption Numbering
  • Condensing Figure Caption References
  • Inserting a Voice Annotation in Your Document
  • Using the Discussion Pane
  • Filtering a Discussion
  • Using Multiple Tables of Contents
  • Sorting a Text Selection
  • Reusing a Bookmark
  • Protecting Bookmarks
  • Removing All Bookmarks

Macros Tips

  • Disabled Macros
  • Changing a Macro Description
  • Understanding Functions
  • Passing Parameters to Functions
  • Using Message Boxes
  • Hiding Macros
  • Printing the Active Document from a Macro
  • Finding and Changing Word's Internal Commands
  • Updating an Entire TOC from a Macro
  • Determining Word Frequency
  • Numbers to Text, Take Three (Over a Million)
  • Bypassing the Startup Macro
  • Automatically Running a Macro

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