Find your place in Word

If you work in long Word documents, you’re probably already using Bookmarks. Even if you are, you may still want to quickly find the last place you were working. This is an easy thing to do, both in Word 2007 and Word 2010. Press Shift F5 right after opening a document to jump back to…


Clear the e-mail clutter with Ignore and Move in Outlook 2010

If you’re like me, you spend a chunk of your day sifting through your e-mails looking for the ones that require action and deleting the ones that don’t pertain to you. Well, that’s what I used to do, anyway. With Outlook 2010, if a mail conversation comes in on a topic that I don’t have…


Saving Word documents in portable formats

Today, we have a guest blogger. Elyssa is an editor and project manager at Brainstorm, a leading provider of online and onsite software training and one of our partners that provides customized content for your Productivity Hub. —- If you’ve ever been unable to open an e-mail attachment, you know how frustrating it can be…


Translate text in Word

If you work in multiple languages or just want to occasionally translate a word or phrase you find on the Internet, Microsoft Word has built-in tools to help you out. In Word 2007, you can select Arabic, French, or Spanish translations to appear as a screentip if you hover over a word. Just go to…


Save time typing with AutoText in Microsoft Word

If you frequently type the same phrases, instructions, or boilerplate copy (think legalese!) into your Microsoft Word documents, you should be using AutoText. This is similar to Quick Parts in Microsoft Outlook, but there’s an easy shortcut to access your text blocks. This works the same way regardless of whether you’re using Word 2007 or…

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