WordTips Menu 2017 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 2017.

WordTips Menu 2017 Archive (Table of Contents)

WordTips Menu 2017 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

  • Arranging Document Windows
  • Viewing Document Statistics
  • Changing How Word Presents Your Document
  • Changing the Insertion Point Cursor
  • Status Bar Icons
  • Avoiding the Update Links Message
  • Fonts in the Font Drop-Down List
  • Understanding ASCII and ANSI Characters
  • Notification when Caps Lock is Active
  • Stubborn Thumbnails
  • Getting Word to Remember the Default Date and Time Format
  • Removing Errant Buttons
  • Changing ToolTips for a Macro Button
  • Setting User Information
  • Resetting Toolbars to Their Default
  • Resetting Menus to Their Default

Editing Tips

  • Understanding Nonprinting Characters
  • Symbols for Non-Printing Characters
  • Understanding Click and Type
  • Inserting a Special Symbol
  • Selecting Sentences
  • Selecting an Entire Section
  • Jumping to a Section
  • Jumping to the End without Repaginating
  • Automatically Determining a Due Date
  • Pasting a Hyperlink
  • Inserting Different Dashes

Searching Tips

  • When Replace Doesn't Work
  • Initiating a New Search
  • Searching for Styles
  • Finding Text Not Using a Particular Font
  • Saving Find and Replace Operations
  • Selective Formatting using Find and Replace
  • Smart Quotes are Incorrectly Replaced
  • Searching for Multi-Byte Hex Codes
  • Setting Table Values to Three Decimal Places
  • Finding Quoted Text in VBA

Markup Tips

  • Setting Default Options for Track Changes
  • Rejecting Changes in a Document
  • Select All Changes by a Particular Reviewer
  • Changing the Comment Color
  • Jumping To a Comment
  • Comments Use Tiny Font when Printed
  • Comments In Text Boxes
  • Deleting All Comments
  • Comparing Document Versions

Auto Tips

  • Turning Off Word's Second Guessing with Quote Marks
  • Organizing AutoText Entries
  • AutoText Limits
  • Replacing All AutoCorrect Entries
  • Managing the AutoCorrect List
  • Using AutoComplete Tips

Character Formatting Tips

  • Understanding Monospace Fonts
  • Changing Character Color
  • Creating a Drop Cap
  • Using the Highlighter
  • Applying Formatting to Words
  • Underlining Section References Automatically
  • Adjusting the Width of Characters
  • Copying Formats
  • Discovering the RGB Value of a Custom Text Color

Paragraph Formatting Tips

  • Copying Paragraph Formatting with the Mouse
  • Setting Tab Stops Using the Tabs Dialog Box
  • Lining Up Numbered List Numbers
  • Problems Using Words as Bullets
  • Numbering Only Certain Lines
  • Adding Paragraph Numbering
  • The Line that Won't Go Away
  • Converting Automatic Numbering to Manual Numbering

Section and Document Formatting Tips

  • Changing Sections
  • Formatting a Cover Page
  • Rotating a Page of Text
  • Determining a Column Width
  • Setting Up Multi-page Columns

Styles and Templates Tips

  • Understanding Styles
  • Preventing Styles from Changing
  • TOC Heading Numbers Always Show in Bold
  • Paragraph Numbers in a TOC
  • Can't Select Style Instances
  • Saving a Preview with Your Template
  • Updating Many Template References
  • Finding Where Templates Are Stored
  • Continually Saving Normal.dot

Tables Tips

  • Putting Tables within Margins
  • Adjusting Column Widths on Joined Tables
  • Splitting Table Cells
  • Unwanted Numbering on Pasted Tables
  • Automatic Initial Capitals in Tables
  • Quickly Inserting Table Rows
  • Repeating Rows for a Table Footer
  • Counting Values in Table Cells
  • Rounded Table Edges

Footnotes and Endnotes Tips

  • Viewing Footnotes
  • Viewing Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Controlling Footnote Placement
  • Different Layouts for Footnotes
  • Jumping to a Relative Footnote
  • Copying and Moving Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Changing the Footnote Separator
  • Printing without Footnotes
  • Selectively Changing Endnotes to Footnotes

Header and Footer Tips

  • Editing Headers and Footers
  • Odd & Even Headers and Footers
  • Including a Printer's Name in a Footer
  • Pulling Headers and Footers from Other Files

Fields and Forms Tips

  • Inserting the User's Address
  • Inserting the User's Name
  • Adding a Dynamic Total in Your Document
  • Inserting the Document Revision Number
  • Copying Form Field Contents
  • Using the GotoButton Field
  • PRIVATE Fields in WordPerfect Documents
  • Field Reference to Number of Prior Pages
  • Understanding DATE Field Formatting
  • Stopping Enter from being Pressed In a Form
  • Saving Form Data for a Database

Printing Tips

  • Multi-Page Print Preview
  • Setting the Default Print Preview Zoom Factor
  • Printing Very Large Paper Sizes
  • Margins Incorrect When Printing
  • Printing Summary Information
  • Printing Custom Properties
  • Printing a Key Assignment List
  • Printing Shortcut Key Assignments
  • Sending Printer Commands
  • Changing Print Dialog Box Defaults
  • Forcing Printouts to Black and White
  • Selecting Printing of Color Pictures
  • Preparing Files for a Commercial Printer
  • Creating a Mail Merge Data File
  • Proper Comparisons for Dates in Merge Fields
  • Merging Only a Date from Access
  • Merging and Printing
  • Speeding Up Mail Merges
  • Can't Merge Alphanumeric Data Correctly
  • Getting Rid of Blank Labels in a Filtered Merge
  • Making Use of Extra Labels
  • Delivery Address Won't Print on Envelopes
  • Adding Text to an Envelope
  • Increasing Envelope Address Lines
  • Adding a Horizontal Watermark with a PostScript Printer
  • Adding a Diagonal Watermark with a PostScript Printer
  • Printing via Macro without Messages

Graphics Tips

  • A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
  • Displaying Thumbnails and Full-Size Images
  • Changing an AutoShape
  • Changing Compression Print Resolution
  • Finding an Invisible Text Box
  • Creating Usable Figure Captions
  • Turning Off Borders for Data Series

Files Tips

  • Opening Multiple Documents at Once
  • Creating Multiple Blank Documents in One Step
  • An Automatic File Name
  • Using Header Information as the Filename
  • Deleting the Open Document File
  • Keeping the Flash Drive Occupied
  • Making Backup Copies
  • Modifying the Backup Copy File Name
  • Controlling Names of Backup Files
  • Opening the Document Map by Default
  • Opening a Text File and Template from the Command Line
  • Read-Only Documents without a Password
  • Opening Word 2007 Files in Older Versions
  • Can't Save Edited Document
  • Saving Portions of Files
  • Appending to a Non-Document Text File
  • Determining the Length of a Non-Document Text File
  • Removing a Subdocument From a Master Document

Online and Other Programs Tips

  • Creating Hyperlinks from E-mail Addresses
  • Creating a Hyperlink to a Specific Page
  • Associating a Name with a Position
  • Closing Documents after a Hyperlink
  • Checking for Valid Hyperlinks
  • Spelling Errors on Internet Addresses
  • Pop-up Windows in Word
  • Embedding an Excel Worksheet
  • Reliable Conversion to WordPerfect

Spelling and Grammar Tips

  • Spell-Checking from the Keyboard
  • Setting Grammar-Checking Options
  • Enforcing a Do-Not-Use Word List
  • Updating the Spelling Exclusion List Automatically
  • Symbols in Words Added to the Dictionary

Tools Tips

  • Odd Sorting
  • Sorting Single-Column Addresses
  • Randomly Resetting Numbering
  • Setting Defaults in Cross-reference Dialog Box
  • Changing between English Variants
  • Finding Related Words
  • Random OLE Bookmarks
  • Setting a Default for the Object Browser

Macros Tips

  • Understanding the While...Wend Structure
  • Quickly Dumping Array Contents
  • Converting Strings to Numbers
  • Making Macros Readily Available
  • Deriving an Absolute Value
  • Determining if a Text Selection Exists
  • Counting Open Document Windows
  • Disappearing Macro Menus
  • Adding Smart Quotes through Macro Text

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