6 Tips for Microsoft Word [from my Weekend Reading]

Over the weekend I was doing some reading, and I noticed that I had flagged the following tips for use in Microsoft Word. I hope they’re of use to you!

  1. Use F3 To Change An Entire Sentence To Uppercase, Lowercase, or BLOCK LETTERS
    What’s the quickest way to change an entire sentence to Uppercase, lowercase, or BLOCK LETTERS?
  2. 10 Ways to recover a corrupted Word document
    It sucks when docs die on you, however before you perform the last rites, check out these tips to see if you can breathe some life back into the file.
  3. Quick access to Word Shortcuts
    If you’re using Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010, you’ve probably gotten lost in the menus looking for a favorite command. Don’t despair! The new Quick Access Toolbar and ever-popular shortcut keys give you faster access to those commands you use most frequently.
  4. Use the Thesaurus and Dictionary in Word for More Accurate Writing
    Spell check in Word is a savior for a lot of people (and I could name a few people who should use it :-) ), but what if you’re having trouble finding the perfect Word or Phrase? This link will show you how Word can help.
  5. Open Recently Used Files in Microsoft Word with 2 Keystrokes
    Needs to be turned on in some versions of Word
  6. Open Documents that Office wants to block
    Therefore, when you try to open files in the 97-2003 file format (or earlier), Office 2010 will block editing (and macros) of these files until you decide they are safe. Here’s how to do that!

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