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How To Create A Custom Keyboard Shortcut

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MS Office is a very powerful productivity suite and MS Word is one of the most powerful word processors in the market. It’s feature rich and most of its frequently used tools can be accessed via a keyboard shortcut. It might take you a little time to learn them all but you can increase and decrease font size, activate the format painter, find and replace a word, and more all from your keyboard. Of course, not all tools can be used via a shortcut. There is in fact a whole host of tools in MS Word that have no shortcut. What MS Word gives you instead is a way to record your very own shortcut for almost any tool you like. Here’s how.
 

How to Change the Alignment of the Numbers in a Numbered List

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By default, the numbers on numbered lists are left-aligned in the space allotted for the numbering. However, aligning them to the center or the right (pictured on the right above) is easy, and we’ll show you how. When the numbers are left-aligned, the decimal points are not aligned and any items with two or more digits are closer to the text of the items than the one-digit numbers, as shown on the left in the above image.
 

How to Format the Numbers or Bullets in a List

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Changing the type of numbers used in a numbered list is easy, but what if you want to change the formatting on just the numbers–say, make the numbers bold, but not the text? It’s not obvious how to do that, but it can be done.
 

Office Lens lets you scan and save documents

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However, if you need a similar app for PCs or tablets that also works on Windows 10, choose Office Lens. This pocket scanner designed by Microsoft is a very useful app. It is free, so you can download and use it for as long as you want. It helps you to digitize images and convert pictures to Word, PDF or PowerPoint format.
 

Grammar and Spell Check is not working in Microsoft Word

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Microsoft Word is a very useful software when it comes to writing long paragraphs with styling. Almost every writer uses Word on his/her computer. People use Microsoft Word over Notepad because – apart from the formatting options – it can detect spelling mistakes, grammatical errors, and sentence formations. However, if your Grammar and Spell Checking is not working in Microsoft Word, then this post will show you how to fix the problem
 

How to repair Office 2013

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Windows 10 is still in a period of improvement, so different errors can still occur after the upgrade. A category that most users had complained was related to errors in the Microsoft Office suite. Many of those who have upgraded to the new operating system had the unpleasant surprise of not being able to use Office programs nor to open existing documents.
 

How to Make Your Own Business Cards

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Even in today’s high tech world, business cards are a great way to stay connected. You may be tempted to do without business cards. After all, social media tools are how most people stay connected these days, right? Business cards seem outmoded. Plus, you don’t want to go to the expense of hiring a designer or going to a print shop to create a business card for your small business.
 

Fix: There was a problem sending the command to the program

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The error “There was a problem sending the command to the program” is one of the most common errors encountered by Windows users. Usually, this error is associated with the Office Package, and occurs when users try to open Excel, Word, PowerPoint or Access documents created in older Office versions.
 

How to repair a Word document

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Loss of data from a Word document can be frustrating often. It is not nice to lose hours of work due to a power outage or a system error that can compromise your document. But Microsoft foresaw this problem and provided to the Office suite a few features for retrieval the information from a corrupted file. In this article we will show you how to find out if a file is corrupted and how you can recover the data from it.
 

How to enroll for Office Insider Fast Level for Office 2016

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The Office Insider Program is now available for Windows Desktop on two levels – Office Insider Slow and Office Insider Fast. This means that if you are already an Office Insider, you’re by default rolled into the slow Insider program. As the name itself suggests, build updates will be slow and will be released only once or twice in a month. This can shape as a great feature for folks who want to try out new features but fast updates are really not something they could pace up with.
 

How to Convert JPG to Word File

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Every time my boss gets a JPEG image of a document, he immediately refers it to me because he hates performing repetitive task. Anyone with knowledge of typing countless of pages of documents and a deadline on his/her head will pretty much agree with me that the release of the JPG to Word Converter came as a huge sigh of relief to us. With the JPG to Word Converter it is actually possible to digitize a JPEG image into an editable document for your personal use.
 

Deleting Pivot Table Drilldown Sheets

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The problem I have is that her solution (and many others) rely on the Before_DoubleClick event. As you might imagine, I don’t double click to show pivot table details. I press the context menu key and choose Show Details from the menu. I need a different event or to capture that context menu item. I don’t think there’s any event that will allow me to identify new sheets only when they come from showing details of a pivot table. It doesn’t matter. The better answer is create my own shortcut.
 

Quickly Add a Table of Contents to a Word Doc

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In this article, I’m going to walk you through the process of setting up your Word document with the correct headings and then talk about how to create the table of contents. I’m also going to talk about how you can customize the table of contents to your liking.
 

How to Manually Repair Microsoft Office Documents with Office

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Microsoft Office 365/2016 has a lot of advanced features that make it the most popular office suite out there. However, sometimes documents get corrupted and won’t open. What you might not be aware of is you can use Office to repair those documents and not use a third-party utility to do it. The feature was introduced back in Office 2003. Here’s how it works.
 

Use Format Painter in Word to Copy and Paste Formatting

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Word has so many features I rarely use, it’s pretty amazing. However, when you run into that one instance where you need to do something unusual, those hidden features really come in handy. For instance, I had to do some research for one of my classes online, which required me to copy and paste various content into a Word document.
 

Repair Office Word Documents Using Office 365 Or Office 2016

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Microsoft Office is certainly the most advanced productivity suite out there for computer as well as smartphone operating systems. While it’s true that most users never use advanced options, there are some lesser known feature that most users are not aware of. When it comes to repairing a damaged document, most users prefer using third-party tools.
 

How to find text in a file, document, or page

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Searching for and finding one or more specific words within a file can depend on the software program used to open and view the contents of the file. Many programs contain an Edit, Options, or Search menu which includes a Find feature, used to search for any one or more words that the file may contain. Other programs may have a ribbon menu at the top of the program window, and the Find option is available in that ribbon menu. Below is a list of popular programs and how to find text within the files they open.
 

How to Reuse or Move a Bookmark

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Bookmarks in Word allow you to assign names to text and mark positions in your files so you can more easily navigate long documents. Think of bookmarks in Word like bookmarks you put in books to mark your place. Just like in a real book, Word allows you to move a bookmark to another location in the document. Moving an existing bookmark in Word can also be considered reusing that bookmark.
 

How to Use Microsoft Office’s Built-In Clipboard

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Your computer’s “clipboard” is where content that you cut or copy is temporarily stored. Microsoft Office has its own clipboard, however, that’s more powerful. The Windows clipboard only stores the last item you copied. However, the Office clipboard stores up to 24 text and graphical items from Office documents and other programs.
 

How to Find a Style You Don’t See on the Home Tab

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By default, Microsoft Word does not display all the built-in styles on the Home tab or on the Styles pane. So, what if you want to use a style that you don’t see? Styles save you a lot of time and provide consistency when formatting your documents. They are available on the Home tab and on the Styles pane, and there are a lot of built-in styles you can use or customize to your liking.
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