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How to Select All or Part of a Table in Word

Just like selecting text and images in Word is a very common task in Word, so is selecting content in a table. There may be times you want to select a single cell, an entire row or column, multiple rows or columns, or an enti…

How to Select an Entire Section in Word

You can use section breaks in Word to apply different layout or formatting for part of your document, page numbers or page number style, headers or footers, etc. If you need to select all the content in a section, there is no…

How to Enable Typing Slashes in Cells in Excel

By default, the slash (/) key displays the shortcuts to the commands on the ribbon in Excel. So, what do you do if you want to enter a slash in a cell? There’s a way to disable this setting so you can type a slash in cells….

How to Set Paragraph Formatting in Word

Word provides default font formatting and paragraph formatting that is applied to content entered into new documents. However, you can change the paragraph formatting in the default Normal template for new documents as well a…

How to Print Document Properties in Word

We’ve shown you how to set the advanced document properties, or summary information, that are stored in your Word documents, along with the properties automatically maintained for each document. Printing this information, i…

How to Change the Color of the Gridlines in Excel

You may not have thought about the color of the gridlines in Excel before, but if you’re bored with the default gray color or you want to use a color that’s easier on your eyes, you can change the color of the gridlines….

How to Use the Status Bar in Word

The Status Bar in Word is available at the bottom of the document window and displays information about your document, such as what page you are currently viewing, how many words are in your document, and whether any proofing…

How to Use the Proofing Panel in Word

Word 2013 now includes a new proofing panel. When you have a document open that contains spelling or grammatical errors, the Proofing icon on the status bar displays the “Proofing errors were found. Click to correct.” mes…

How to Set the Default Font in Word

Word is a powerful application, but some of the configuration tools are not very intuitive. It’s easy enough to change the font for text in your current document, but that doesn’t change the default font that’s applied …

How to Convert Older Documents to Word 2013

Have you recently upgraded to Word 2013? Documents created in earlier versions of Word are compatible with Word 2013, but the new features in Word 2013 will not be available in your older documents unless you convert them to …

How to Create a Clone of a Document in Word

There may be times when you want to make changes to a document, but not take the chance that the changes become permanent. To avoid affecting the original document, you can create a clone of the document, and we’ll show how…

How to Save and Close All Open Documents in Word

Word allows you to open multiple documents at once as well as view multiple documents at once. What if you make changes to all the open documents and then want to quickly save and close all of them? Easy to do and we’ll sho…
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