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How to Get Detailed Measurements When Setting Indents and Tabs on the Ruler

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When setting indents or tabs on the ruler in Microsoft Word, you can see approximate measurements using the markings on the ruler. However, if you need more detailed measurements, there is an easy way to get this information.
 
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How to change font defaults in Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows

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How do I change my default font, font style and font size in Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Good question. When you first get started with Word 2016, or if you never took the time to customize your Office apps, the program uses a boring set of font defaults. Thankfully, it's easy to modify and adjust them to find your ideal Word font settings and then save those settings as document defaults. Here's how to change the default font, font style and font size in Word 2016 for Windows.
 

How to Remove Hyperlinks from a Word Document

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If you copy text from the web and paste it into Word, it can be annoying when the hyperlinks transfer with it. Here’s how to easily paste text without the hyperlinks, or remove hyperlinks from text that’s already in Word.
 

How to Remove Leading and Trailing Spaces on Lines

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If you’ve worked with too many documents in which others have used spaces to align text and images, you know it can be very time consuming to manually remove the extra spaces from the beginning and end of each line. Word does not provide a straightforward way to remove extra spaces on lines. You’ve probably been manually deleting the spaces by repeatedly pressing the delete or backspace keys.
 

How to skip the Start screen

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Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows automatically shows an annoying Start screen every time you open it, to provide quick access to a variety of document types. However, the majority of Word users use the same type of document 99 percent of the time, most likely the trusty "blank document." If you fit this bill and want to disable Word's default Start screen, a simple fix exists.
 

How to Always Show Comment Lines

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Comments in Word allow you to provide feedback in a document without changing the text or layout. You can place the cursor in the content or select content (text, images, tables, etc.) and add a comment about that part of the document.
 

How to Change the Number of Actions You Can Undo in LibreOffice

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In LibreOffice programs, you can undo one action after another…to a point. The default number of actions you can undo is 100, but that number is easy to change. The Undo button on the toolbar allows you to select multiple actions to undo at once, as pictured above. Most people don’t need that many undo actions to be stored in memory, and the stored undo actions for a document are cleared when you close it anyway.
 

How to Add a Watermark to Documents in Microsoft Word 2016

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Adding a watermark sends a not-so-subtle message to anyone reading or editing the document. For some lines of work, stamping documents with CONFIDENTIAL or DRAFT is either a requirement or a best practice. Microsoft Word 2016 allows you to quickly add such watermarks to your document using the built-in defaults. But you can also customize your watermark using your own text or logo. We’ll show you how.
 

How to create a Booklet or Book

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A brochure is a paper document or a booklet that gives information about an event. Designing them doesn’t require fancy graphics software if you have the basic understanding of Microsoft Word. The software allows you to create basic booklets that look both, professional and impressive. In this post, we see how to create a booklet using Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word features pre-built page settings for booklets that enable you to create a booklet for an event or print out an ambitious book project.
 

How to Easily Change the Case of Text in LibreOffice Writer

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We’ve all done it before. We’re typing fast and then realize that we had the Caps Lock key on and the case on our text is bACKWARDS. That’s easy to change in Microsoft Word, but what if you use the free alternative, LibreOffice Writer? No worries. It’s also easy to change the case on text in Writer and we’ll show you how.
 

How to See All the Paragraph Styles Used in Your Word Document

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Styles in Word allow you to easily apply a consistent look throughout your entire document, rather than formatting everything manually. If you want to review your formatting, you can display the styles applied to the paragraphs in the left margin for quick reference. Normally, to see which styles are applied to which paragraphs, you have to put the cursor in the paragraph and look at the Styles section of the Home tab.
 

How to enroll in the Office Insider program

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Here's how to quickly become an Office Insider on your PC and Mobile to get early access to features and improvements — and how to opt out if things aren't working as expected. Similar to Windows 10, Office also has an Insider program that allows any Office 365 subscriber to get early access to features and improvements, which eventually will be part of the most popular suite of apps in the world.
 

How to Show and Hide the Rulers

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Rulers in Word help you position text, graphics, tables, and other elements in your documents. To gain a bit of extra document space, you can hide both the horizontal and vertical rulers. If you are working on a small screen, you may want to temporarily hide parts of the Word window to maximize the space used for your document.
 

How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication for Microsoft Office 365

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In this piece, we’re going to show you how to set up multi-factor authentication (aka two-factor authentication) in Office 365. We’ve been focusing on two-factor authentication a lot lately, and with good reason. The threat of our personal information being compromised is real—if Yahoo! and Dropbox can get breached, then anyone can—and the security benefits of two-factor authentication are strong and simple to implement.
 

How to wrap Text around Pictures & Images

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Microsoft Word is a very useful tool for creating documents. Apart from entering text, the tool allows you to include images into your document to make it more illustrative. Displaying of this sort of arrangement makes a reader feel as if the picture added is well-aligned with the individual characters of text. However, what users find quite puzzling is the method of wrapping text around pictures in Word. Here’s a post that shows you the method of wrapping text around pictures in Microsoft Word.
 

How to Recover an Unsaved Microsoft Office File

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You’ve just closed an Office document and accidentally clicked Don’t Save. Or maybe Word crashed or your laptop lost power before you remembered to save what you were working on. We’ve all felt that pain, but all is not necessarily lost. By default, Office applications automatically save temporary backup copies of your documents as you work and there’s a good chance you can recover them.
 

Combine multiple Word documents Instantly

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Writing a report or a book with multiple authors? Each one sends their chapter separately. Now your job is to Combine multiple Word documents. Don’t even think of copy paste. Here is a short video which explains how it is done in seconds.
 

How to Create Booklets Using Microsoft Word 2016

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Microsoft Word is primarily known for its word processing features, but it has some surprisingly decent desktop publishing functions too. You can create flyers, newsletters and of course, booklets. In this article, we show you how to prepare one using the latest version, Microsoft Word 2016.
 

Enable File Explorer Thumbnail Preview For Word, Excel & PowerPoint Docs

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If you have enabled thumbnail preview in File Explorer for all other file types, you might want to enable thumbnail preview for Microsoft Office documents as well. The good thing is that you can enable thumbnail preview for Office documents without having to install any third-party utility or File Explorer add-on provided that you have installed Microsoft Office on your PC.
 

How To Password Protect and Encrypt Office 2016 Documents

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If you use Microsoft Office products such as Word 2016, Excel 2016 and PowerPoint 2016 to prepare sensitive information; did you know it’s simple to add a layer of encryption to your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations? The feature is built right into the Microsoft Office suite, and it’s quick and easy to use, as I’ll show you below.
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