WordTips Menu 2015 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 2015.

WordTips Menu 2015 Archive (Table of Contents)

WordTips Menu 2015 Archive includes hundreds of valuable tips. The following is the Table of Contents for the archive:


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General Tips

  • Getting Context-Sensitive Help
  • Canceling a Command
  • Viewing Your Document Full-Screen
  • Entering Units of Measurement in Dialog Boxes
  • Removing Author Information
  • Displaying Nonprinting Characters
  • Hiding and Displaying Hidden Text
  • Hiding a Stubborn Toolbar
  • Hiding the Reviewing Toolbar
  • How to Turn Add-in Toolbar off by Default
  • Problem with Menus Crashing Word
  • Animated Menus
  • Deleting Menu Items
  • Navigating a Collection of Selected Items
  • Understanding Views
  • Using Text Boundaries
  • Controlling Document Properties
  • Setting Your Default Document Directory
  • Replacing Text Selections
  • Resetting a Function Key
  • Folder Locations for Add-Ins
  • Getting Rid of the Task Pane on Startup

Editing Tips

  • Understanding the At and Ln Indicators
  • Transposing Two Words
  • Changing Paragraph Order
  • Deleting a Page
  • Repeating Actions
  • Repeating Your Typing
  • Entering a Degree Sign
  • Generating a List of Dates
  • Entering a Page Break from the Keyboard
  • Picking Up in the Last Document Edited
  • Jumping to a Relative Section
  • Emoticons in Word
  • Deleting All Text in Linked Text Boxes

Searching Tips

  • Finding an Unknown Character
  • Find and Replace in a Column or Row
  • Searching for Tabs
  • Searching for Breaks
  • Formatting Partial Results of a Search
  • Quicker Multiple Replace Operations
  • Updating to Smart Quotes

Markup Tips

  • Showing Only Added Text with Track Changes
  • Changing Revision Bar Thickness
  • Disabling Track Changes Completely

Auto Tips

  • Understanding the Big Three Autos in Word
  • System Won't Save AutoText
  • Removing Confusion When Using AutoCorrect

Character Formatting Tips

  • Understanding Point Sizes
  • Accurate Font Sizes
  • Understanding Strikethrough Formatting
  • Adding a Little Color
  • Resetting Default Character Formatting
  • Using Non-Printing Notes
  • Engraving Text

Paragraph Formatting Tips

  • Understanding Leading
  • Understanding At Least Line Spacing
  • Indenting a Paragraph
  • Removing Space before Paragraphs
  • Quickly Adjusting Paragraph Spacing
  • Selecting Default Paragraph Formatting
  • Indent and Justify Command
  • Combining First and Second Numbered Levels on One Paragraph
  • Resetting to Factory Defaults for Bulleted Lists
  • Making All Lines in a Paragraph the Same Height
  • Automatic Question Numbering
  • Getting Rid of Choppiness in Justified Text
  • Aligning Borders with the Page Margins
  • Removing Tabs Used to Indent a Paragraph
  • Understanding Default Tab Stops
  • Changing Tabs Using the Ruler

Section and Document Formatting Tips

  • Ensuring Consistent Lines on Each Page
  • Using Chapter Numbers with Page Numbers
  • Making Sure a Document Always Has an Even Number of Pages
  • Margins for All Documents Changing
  • Unable to Set Margins in a Document
  • Leaving Even Pages Blank
  • Extra Shaded Lines
  • Changing Column Width
  • Adding Vertical Lines between Columns
  • Columns in a Text Box
  • Removing Line Numbering

Styles and Templates Tips

  • Developing Style Families
  • Finding Unused Styles
  • Deleting a Large Number of Styles
  • Using the Style Area
  • Intelligently Starting a New Paragraph
  • Ensuring that Spell Checking is Enabled in All Styles
  • Listing All Styles in the Style Drop-Down List
  • Retaining Explicit Formatting after Applying Styles
  • Printing a List of Custom Styles
  • Putting Style Names Next to Paragraphs on a Printout
  • Fixing Persistent Template Corruption

Tables Tips

  • Jumping to the Ends of Table Columns
  • Jumping to the Ends of Table Rows
  • Moving Table Rows Quickly
  • Copying Rows and Columns with the Mouse
  • Moving Rows and Columns with the Mouse
  • Line Numbering and Tables
  • Erroneous Table Math
  • Unwanted Vertical Lines in a Table
  • Putting Something in Every Cell of a Table
  • Sorting Text

Footnotes and Endnotes Tips

  • Jumping to a Footnote
  • Inserting Footnotes Using Custom Footnote Marks
  • Copying and Moving Footnotes
  • Footnotes within Footnotes
  • Converting Footnotes to Endnotes
  • Formatting the Space after an Endnote Number
  • Standardizing Note Reference Placement

Header and Footer Tips

  • Inserting the Date in a Header or Footer

Fields and Forms Tips

  • Finding Fields
  • Controlling the Format of Cross-References
  • Sequentially Numbering Elements in Your Document
  • Forcing the Date to the Next Wednesday
  • Putting Document Names in Headers or Footers
  • Understanding Forms
  • Saving and Using a Form
  • Valid Numbers in Form Fields
  • Using Mandatory Form Fields
  • Updating Calculated Fields in a Form
  • Calculating Form Fields

Printing Tips

  • Printing Reversed Images
  • Two Page Numbers per Physical Page
  • Collating Copies
  • Printing a Font List
  • Selecting a Paper Source
  • Guidelines for Laser Printer Letterhead
  • Printer Name on the Status Bar
  • Printing Personalized Copies of a Document
  • Great Gray Tones from a Black and White Printer
  • Discovering Printer Drift
  • Working with Multiple Printers
  • Reversing Print Order
  • Conditionally Adding a Period in a Mail Merge
  • Wrong Values Merged from Excel
  • Calculated Dates

Graphics Tips

  • Changing the Size of a Graphic
  • Moving Images behind Text
  • Understanding Object Anchors
  • Moving Object Anchors
  • Anchoring Objects by Default
  • Only Inline Figures Can be Seen and Printed
  • Extracting Pictures from a Document
  • Graphics and Line Height
  • Drawing a Curve
  • Inserting from the Clip Art Gallery Doesn't Work
  • Word Freezes When Working with Lots of Clip Art
  • Setting the Wrapping Default for Objects
  • Rotating Fractions in a Text Box
  • Removing All Text Boxes In a Document
  • Selecting Text in Linked Text Boxes
  • Using Callouts
  • Changing Defaults for Text Boxes and Callouts
  • Changing WordArt Text
  • Aligning Text in WordArt
  • Applying Text Options in WordArt
  • Getting Rid of the Jaggies in WordArt
  • Picking a Number Format for an Axis
  • Specifying an Axis Scale in Microsoft Graph
  • Specifying Colors in a Chart
  • Inserting Datasheet Rows or Columns

Files Tips

  • Saving Personalized Copies of a Document
  • Jumping Around Folders
  • Sizing the Preview Pane
  • Saving Everything
  • Automatically Saving Versions
  • Automatically Saving Document Copies on Floppy
  • Specifying a Location To Save Automatic Backup Files
  • Recovering Password-Protected Documents
  • Removing Hidden Personal Information From a Document
  • Moving Quickly Between Directories
  • Formatting Text in Custom Document Properties
  • Saving Information in a Non-Document Text File
  • Inserting a File Name without an Extension
  • Printing a File List
  • Recovered Document becomes Default

Online and Other Programs Tips

  • Getting Rid of Many Hyperlinks
  • Controlling URL Formatting
  • Replacing Plain Text with a Hyperlink

Spelling and Grammar Tips

  • Setting Spell-Checking Options
  • Spell Checking Forms

Tools Tips

  • Counting Characters in Text Boxes
  • Versions Not Saving Correctly
  • When to Hyphenate Your Document
  • Choosing What You See in the Equation Editor
  • Setting Numerator Height Spacing in the Equation Editor
  • Setting Limit Line Spacing in the Equation Editor

Macros Tips

  • Intelligible Names for Macros
  • Renaming a Macro
  • Clean Up Your Macro List
  • Repeating In a Macro
  • Comparing Strings
  • Inserting a Paragraph from within a Macro
  • Determining the Number of Paragraphs in a Document
  • Setting the Left Indent of a Paragraph in a Macro
  • Changing the Default Drive
  • Locating the My Documents Folder
  • Screen Flip Flop with VBA
  • Quickly Clearing Array Contents
  • Determining If a Number is Odd or Even
  • Assigning a Macro to a Button in Your Text
  • Adding Hyphens to Phrases
  • Examining Tracked Changes in a Macro
  • Printing Summary Information from a Macro
  • Printing Shortcut Key Assignments from a Macro
  • Printing Styles in a Macro
  • Printing a Bookmark List

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