I don’t send out enough correspondence to need a supply of business letterhead. Instead, I easily customize a Microsoft Word letterhead template that fills in my logo and contact details. Whenever I need to use the letterhead, I just create a new document using that template. … [Read more...] about Make a Letterhead Template with Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word Tutorials
This section contains a listing of the free Microsoft Word tutorials that we've done. In some cases, there are accompanying screencasts to the tutorial or related files. These are noted in the tutorials.
If you don't have Microsoft Word, there are three options:
- Get an Office 365 (Subscription service)
- Buy Microsoft Office 2019 (One time purchase)
- Use the free version in your browser
The free version does require you to have a Microsoft account. As you might expect of a free product, there are some limitations.
You can read more about the different options on the Microsoft site.
Ever have one of those days where you're trying to get out an important document, but you find that Microsoft's Word spellchecker isn't working? Sometimes you can't check a specific document and other times you can't spell-check any documents. Either way, you might try some of these suggested … [Read more...] about Word Spell Check Woes
Recently, I had to review a bunch of proposals. In reading these, I saw a number of instances where the wrong word was used. This wasn't a case of word choice, but a typo that a spellchecker didn't flag. People had omitted letters or transposed characters. Think of people using "manger" instead of … [Read more...] about Catch Costly Mistakes with an Exclusion Dictionary
Conveniences come at a cost and Microsoft Word documents are no different. Some of the features we use can lead to large file sizes. This can be an issue if you're low on disk space or you need to send these files as email attachments. Many ISPs and companies have a size limit for email attachments. … [Read more...] about Reducing File Sizes in Microsoft Word
Recently, I sent a draft article to a friend for review. Although I expected to get a call to discuss the article, I didn’t think we would discuss how I made the Microsoft Office document. Specifically, he wanted to know how I added the "ghost text" or Microsoft Word watermark that read Draft. And … [Read more...] about Creating Watermarks with Microsoft Word