Editing a document in Microsoft Word: Part I – Paragraph Spacing

Being able to efficiently edit Microsoft Word documents is a skill that you most definitely need to have as a Virtual Assistant, however, at...

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...

Editing a document in Microsoft Word: Part 2 – easy styling

Following on from part one of this series on editing documents in Microsoft Word, we now go on to look at styling a document.Pretty much all...

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...

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...

Adding a custom font to Microsoft Office

Most applications that you use for day to day business come with a vast array of fonts already installed, however, now and again you...

How to Edit scanned documents in Microsoft Word

This topic came up on a recent discussion on the VA Professional Magazine Facebook Page. Initially, I thought this would be a quick fix with...

Create a branded page in Microsoft Word

When we first started out working with computers, and using them for work and business, we were generally taught that less is more, and...

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