If you need to insert the cent symbol (¢) in your Microsoft Word documents, the fastest way is to use a keyboard shortcut. We’ll show you how to do that on Windows and Mac.
To assist your readers in quickly moving to pertinent information in your document, you can use the Cross-Reference feature in Microsoft Word. This allows your audience to simply click and navigate to related information in t…
By adding a page break in your Microsoft Word document, you decide exactly where a page ends and a new one begins. Here’s how to insert and remove page breaks in Word.
By default, Microsoft Word orients its pages in portrait view. While this works fine in most situations, you may have a single page that would look better in landscape view. Here are two ways to make one page landscape in Wor…
If you use a recent version of Microsoft Word included as part of a Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365) subscription or as a standalone app purchased from the Mac App Store or Microsoft Store on Windows, it’s easy t…
If you need to add some line spacing to your Word document or write an APA style piece, double spacing is a useful feature. You can quickly double space your documents with just a few clicks or a keyboard shortcut….
Microsoft Word allows you to add one, two, or three columns to your documents. It offers various types of columns as well as custom column breaks you can make. We’ll show you how to do that.
When you need to highlight a portion of text, it’s not always convenient to use a text box. To emphasize a paragraph while keeping it within the main content, you can put a border around that text in Word instead….
If you want to highlight portions of text in your document, you can insert text boxes. But what you might not know is that you can link these boxes in Microsoft Word and have the text within them flow continuously….
While you can easily insert a table with any number of columns and rows into your document, you may need a table that’s unconventional in structure. Using the Draw Table feature in Microsoft Word, you can create a custom tabl…
Sometimes documents you’re authoring can benefit from an illustrative chart. Rather than taking the time to set up a chart in another application and embedding it or copying and pasting it into Microsoft Word, you can use the…
By using a table in Microsoft Word, you can structure elements of your document or insert data in an organized format. Once you add your table, consider automatically resizing it to fit the document or the table contents….
Depending on what you’re working on, such as an essay for a school assignment, you may have a specific word count you must reach (or not exceed). You can quickly tell what the current word count is in Microsoft Word….
With a line in your documents, you can visually separate your text or create a signature line. Microsoft Word offers various line types you can add to your documents, and we’ll show you how to do that….
Whether out of necessity or convenience, you can give your keyboard a break and dictate a document in Microsoft Word. You can use the feature in the desktop app, Word for the web, and in the mobile app….
By default, Microsoft Word uses white as the default page color for all documents. If you’d like to use a custom color for your page, you can change page colors in Word. We’ll show you how.
Are you looking to get rid of an existing watermark from your Microsoft Word document? If so, you have two ways to remove watermarks in Word. We’ll show you both.
Working with images in Microsoft Word isn’t necessarily difficult, but there are some tricks to positioning your pictures. If you have two or more images that you want to overlap with each other, we’ll show you how….
You may already be familiar with Microsoft Word’s built-in spelling and grammar checker, flagging incorrect spelling and (sometimes) bad grammar. If you’re reviewing a document that’s riddled with errors, you can use these ke…
By default, Word automatically drops text to the next line when there’s a space or hyphen at the end of that line. But what if you want to keep those words containing the space or hyphen together on the same line?…
Ever been clicking around in your Microsoft Word document and ended up dragging text to the wrong place? If so, disable dragging and dropping for text to prevent that. We’ll show you how to do that in Word….
Microsoft Word comes with a long list of fonts to choose from, but depending on what your goal with the document is, you may want to use a font that’s not on the list. Good news—installing fonts is easy….
To make reading documents, emails, and notes easier, try Immersive Reader in Microsoft Office. With font, grammar, voice, focus, and other settings, you can customize and use Immersive Reader in Word, Outlook, and OneNote….
When placing text over a graphic in Microsoft Word, you may need to take an extra step. By adding a bit of blur or transparency, your readers can still see the image, but your text will be more readable….
Section breaks and page breaks are great formatting features in Microsoft Word, but they can sometimes cause issues, such as creating too much white space. Here’s how you can quickly remove them on Windows 10 and Mac….