A Word About Word #2 (Some Useful Tricks)
Folks, I have been using Microsoft’s document maker (aka “text editor”, or “word processor”) – Word – basically since it first came out, back in the Paleozoic Age of computing (circa 1984, or so) so I was pleasantly surprised when I reviewed a Word Tips article where I actually learned something new.
Here it is (you might not know all these either..) Five tips that will increase your Word productivity
“Most of us don’t have time to discover all the ins and outs of the software we use on a daily basis. We learn on the fly, we occasionally pick up a tip or shortcut, and we grudgingly plow through the Help system when we absolutely have to.” Read more..
Also, down at the bottom, there’s: Additional resources
- 10+ lesser-known shortcuts for formatting Word text
- 10+ keyboard shortcuts for entering special characters in a Word document
- 10 things I can never find in Word 2007 (aka “That *dang* Ribbon!)
- The 10 most useful Word shortcuts
- 10 obscure Word tricks that can expedite common chores
And, yes. People still use Office (Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint/Outlook) and yes, they “own the disc”. (Frankly, I think you always want to have the disc..)
Audience participation: Is anyone out there actually using Toucan for backup/sync? Or.. tried to? I’d appreciate some ‘feedback’, if you’d be so kind.
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January 26, 2013 - Posted by techpaul | advice, computers, how to, Microsoft, MS Office, MS Word, PC, software, tech | 5, best, formatting, MS Word, productivity, ribbon menu, shortcuts, tips, tricks, useful, Word, word processor
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