Category: Word

How to Find and Replace Words in Word 2007

Find and Replace… Word 2007 To find a word in Word 2007 On the “Home” tab of the Ribbon, go to the “Editing” group Select “Find”… or use the shortcut key CTRL+F Type the word you want to find, then press enter If you want to make a change to a specific word, use the replace functionality as detailed below. To replace a word/s in Word 2007 On the “Home”…

Problems Word documents to pdf using Acrobat

Problems converting Word documents to pdf using Adobe Acrobat The default settings for a PDF conversion for a small Word file usually work OK. But on Word file that are quite large, eg over5mb  the conversion can get hung up on “Processing for Tag Information” You may think its finished, but a PDF file is not created, or even take hours to not produce a pdf at all. To Prevent…

Reuse formatting in Word

Use the Format Painter to copy the text formatting from one area of a document and apply it to another area. Select text that has the formatting you want to apply to other areas. On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click Format Painter..  To apply the text format to multiple areas, double-click Format Painter. When you finish applying formatting, click Format Painter again, or press ESC.

Editing and reviewing Word documents

To compare two versions of a document to find out what has changed, use the legal blackline option. On the Review tab, in the Compare group, click Compare, and then click Compare. • To compare documents side-by-side, open both of the documents that you want to view. On the View tab, in the Window group, click View Side by Side.  • To merge comments and changes from several documents into…

Formatting tables in Word

To clear the contents of a table, select the table, and then press DELETE. To add a row at the end of a table, click in the last cell, and then press TAB. To insert a tab character in a table cell, click in the cell, and then press CTRL+TAB. To insert a blank line before a table, click before any text in the upper-left cell of the table, and…

Formatting text in Word

To format a word without selecting it, click the word and apply the formatting that you want. For example, press CTRL+B to apply bold formatting. To select a word, double-click it. To select a sentence, press CTRL and click in the sentence. To make text larger or smaller, select the text, and then press CTRL+SHIFT+] or CTRL+SHIFT+[. To select a paragraph, triple-click in the paragraph. To select an entire document,…