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How to Crop Photographs and Images in Word

If you are adding a photograph, image or picture to Microsoft Word and you need to crop it you don’t need to do that before you insert it into your document you can crop it directly in Word. The advantages … Continue reading

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Adding an Author’s Name to a Word Document

If you need to create Word documents and people reading it need to know it has come from you then you may want to automatically add your name to it. This is useful in organisations and this feature can be … Continue reading

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Creating an Index in Word

An index is an important way to reference key words or phrases in a Word document. It compliments a table of contents and allows your readers to look for something specific n Thankfully you do not need to type out … Continue reading

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Creating a Table of Contents in Word

You know that feeling where you need to type up some instructions and you think it is not going to be too extensive but ends up being pages and pages, well that was one of the tasks when I recently … Continue reading

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Copying Excel Data into a Word Document

If you use both Excel and Word you may well want to copy data from Excel into Word and what would be really convenient is if the data in Word updated when you change it in Excel. Well that is … Continue reading

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Mail Merge Using Microsoft Word and Excel

We see it everyday, personalised emails, letters and brochures sent to us. It makes it feel like someone has made the extra effort to write to us. As it happens this is quite easy to do using a feature in … Continue reading

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Showing the Last Saved Date of a Word Document

There are things that are handy in Word that we can get to display automatically in the body text of a document, header and/or footer like the current date, page number, author, file location etc. This week I was asked … Continue reading

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