Category Archives: Word Processing

Understanding Macro Code

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This is the third blog in a series about creating macros in Excel, Word and other applications within the Microsoft Office.  This article is about Understanding Macro Code. Understanding Macro Code VBA is a Language Many people, after learning how … Continue reading

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5 steps for creating macros

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This is the second blog post in a series about creating Excel macros, Word macros, and other macros for applications in the Microsoft Office. The big lie: Many people have been told that creating a macro is easy. They are … Continue reading

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How to run a macro

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This blog post begins a series of articles about Microsoft Office macros.  Today’s article discusses what a macro is and how to run a macro. What is a macro? The following definition and description of macros comes from our “Excel … Continue reading

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Word 2010 The Secret to Working with Pictures

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Have you ever wondered why pictures (or graphic objects) don’t go where you want them when moving them around in a Word document? Do they really have a mind of their own? To no avail, you try to click and … Continue reading

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Save time with AutoCorrect – Automatically Inserting Text – Like Magic!

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Have you ever wondered if there was a shortcut way to typing a long company name, a long-winded department name or a long technical term? Yes you can — and you can type it in a flash using your own … Continue reading

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AutoCorrect to the Rescue!

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You may have noticed when typing along in a Word document that some misspelled words are automatically corrected. The wonderful Word feature that does this for you is called AutoCorrect. For example, if you were to type the word the … Continue reading

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The Wrong Way to Create Microsoft Word Forms

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Sometimes you need to create a form with Microsoft Word that you want someone else to fill out. So you create a beautiful form like Figure 1 below, only to have the it come back looking like Figure 2 or … Continue reading

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Inserting one word document into another

In Word 2003 you could insert one word document into another by selecting from the menu Insert | File. But now in Word 2007 / 2010 it is not so obvious. Here’s how to do it. Open the first word … Continue reading

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The keyboard is faster than the mouse

I confess, I am always in a hurry (except maybe when I am watching reruns of Star Trek with my family).  As a result, when I am on the computer I want to get as much done as I can. … Continue reading

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