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How to tips for working with Word

Creating bespoke bullet points in a Word document

The built in settings for formatting documents are more than adequate and give you lots of variety, but every now and again, there's a...

The Long Way and the Short Way to Add Horizontal Lines...

Horizontal lines are a functional aspect of Microsoft Word, helping to break up a page by adding a divider or draw the reader's eye...

How to format a great press release template in Microsoft Word

Anyone can write a great press release right? Wrong! Having had first hand experience of press releases in the past, some without headings, others...

Reusable document templates in Word

If you have a document that you need to reuse and to edit, then it's usually a good idea to create that document as...

Changing the style of footnotes and endnotes to match specifications

In a previous article, we talked about uses for footnotes and endnotes and how to insert them into a document. One of the drawbacks...

How to change the shape of autoshapes and images in Microsoft...

When working with designs or documents in Microsoft Word, sometimes the default settings don't quite fit your needs. Although as Virtual Assistants we are...

Copy Text from Picture: The Hidden Gem in Microsoft OneNote

The best virtual assistants always have a bank of time saving tips and tricks, useful gadgets and bits of software that help us get...

Select key phrases to quickly create a Table of Contents in...

This is a walkthrough guide for something that I wish I had learnt before I finished university! The amount of time I spent slowly...

Setting up a Mail Merge Document in Microsoft Word

We previously looked at setting up tidy and consistent data in an Excel spread sheet ready to use it in a mail merge. When...

Copying Timecodes from Express Scribe as you Type

Sometimes when transcribing audio files, it's necessary to insert time codes into the transcript. A common example would be where there is a point...

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