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    How to Prohibit Use of The Enter Key in a Word 2010 Form

    You have just created a form and it is based on a table format so that all the entries are aligned. You have included form fields in both text and numeric format and have set a field length for each, which prevents the person using your form from exceeding a certain length. BUT, that person […]

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    How to Export Word 2010 form data as text

    As you know, you can create forms using Word and in those forms users can enter data. Once those users have entered their information in your form, they usually save the form as a Word document, but if you would like to use the entered information in a database (or any other program requiring unformatted […]

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    How to Add Borders to Word 2010 Tables

    Once you have created a table in your document, you may want to spiff it up a bit by changing the borders. Luckily, it is not all that difficult to do in Word and there are several methods you can choose from to accomplish this, which are listed below: When you select your table or […]

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    How to Remove All Text Boxes Word 2010

    Sometimes you inherit a document from someone else and it is necessary to remove text boxes that have been placed in it. If there is just one, that is a snap to remove. But suppose your document is very large, like a work manual and there are a hundred text boxes in it? Wow! That […]

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    Make Dates in Word Documents Update Themselves

    I work on a lot of legal documents for clients and I love using this tip when I do. But, you can use this tip regardless of what kind of documents you work on. Legal Assistants and Paralegals always complain to me that they create a pleading for their attorney on one day and insert […]

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    How to Use the Style Area in Word 2010

    All Word documents contain styles, even without you manually applying one to a paragraph. When you open a new blank document it is based on the Normal style. Microsoft Word will show you which style you are using in each paragraph in your document. I find it very useful when editing a document because then […]

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    How to Create Organization Charts in Word 2010

    Some folks think you need another program entirely, such as Visio, to create an organization chart. Not so! There is a much easier way to create an organization chart and you can do it right within Word! It was not always as easy a task in earlier versions but Word 2010 makes it quite easy, […]

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    How to Add Calculating Rows & Columns in Word 2010 Tables

    If you are not keen on Excel but you need some basic calculations, you can use Word to do the work for you. This is certainly not something that will do complicated Math for you and will surely not ever take the place of Excel, but in a pinch it can help you out. Suppose […]

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    Stylistic Sets, Ligatures, and Fonts in Word 2010

    There is so much available to us in this latest version of Word! Trust me, nobody knows ALL of it, least of all me! So imagine my surprise when I ran across an article regarding Stylistic Sets and Ligatures! I found myself puzzled and wondering what a ligature was! As it turns out, it’s pretty […]

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    How to Create and Run Macros in Word 2010

    The ability to record and run macros has been a wonderful feature in Word and continues to be in the latest versions of Word. Macros are recorded commands and keystrokes that allow us to save great amounts of time instead of doing the same thing over and over again. Macros allow us to do those […]

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    How to Make Tables Pleasing to the Eye in Word 2010

    There is a fine line between making your Word tables boring and eye catching. You do not want to make your table so busy that it loses its purpose, but you do want to draw the reader’s eye to it! One way to do this is to add some space between the cells in your […]

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    How to Use Styles in Word 2010

    Using Styles in Word allows you to apply formatting that you have defined to blocks of text in your documents. Most of the folks I train are terrified of Styles in Word. Having said that, once I show them what a time saver they are, they use them all the time! Suppose you could create […]