Category Archives: word 2010

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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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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Open Favourite Documents Quickly in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

We all have documents we use regularly and even though they conveniently appear on our recent file list we can make them even more prominent. This can be done by pinning these files in the recent files list. This is … Continue reading

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VBA: Understanding Variables

If you are getting into macros then you need to know about programming in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and with that you need to know about variables. VBA is a great tool for automating so many tasks in Microsoft … Continue reading

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Reducing the File Size of a Word Document That Has Images / Photographs

Adding images and/or photographs to a Word document can significantly increase the size of the file. In all likelihood the images do not need to be as high quality as you would need if you were printing the image out … Continue reading

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