How to Draw a Line Through Words in Microsoft Word

When working with Word, you’ve probably seen two different kinds of text with lines through it (something we call “strikethrough”). Red text with a red line through it happens when you delete text while the collaborative Track Changes feature is on. Black text with a black line through it just has special character formatting applied. Here’s how both work.

How to Convert a PDF to a Microsoft Word Document

PDFs are often used when distributing documents so that they’re seen the same way by all parties. Because they’re designed in this way, they can be quite difficult to edit. You may want to convert your PDF to a Word document so that you can make changes to your text more easily.

How to Use Footnotes and Endnotes in Microsoft Word

Whether you use Microsoft Word for personal or professional writing, sometimes you may want to add supplemental notes to sections of your work. Maybe you want to make a side comment on one of your arguments, or you need to cite another author’s work without distracting from the main text. Luckily, Word has useful tools for adding footnotes and endnotes to your writing.

How to Create and Format a Text Box in Microsoft Word

Text boxes let you emphasize or bring focus to specific text in a Microsoft Word document. You can choose from a variety of preformatted text boxes, or draw and format your own. They’re great for adding things like pull quotes, or even for laying out text and images on things like flyers.