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Formatting Word Documents Can Be Very Frustrating… [Comic]

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Formatting a document in WORD is like creating a sculpture with Jell-O and chisel.

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  • Published 10/5/10

Comments (5)

  1. David Levine

    I couldn’t agree more.

  2. Camilo Martin

    In what version of Word? In 2003 I agree, but not on current versions. If you can’t handle the ribbon you should get a new brain. Plus macros just rock big time.

  3. Camilo Martin

    Also, with a basic understanding of .NET you can interop with word and pull out some amazing stuff.

  4. John A Burman until I took this free course I had no idea how to use my word. back then- last week- I would have agreed with you. I didn’t even know half of what word could easily do. I said easily do! gcflearn free is an eye opener to word 2007 sponsored by goodwill, now word doesnt schmuck out loud anymore!


    @John Thanks for the shoutout about GCFLearnFree!

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