Archive for Word 2010

Have Fun While Learning Word with Ribbon Hero 2

by May 04, 2011

Every few years Microsoft comes out with a new Office suite, bringing new updates and different layouts. We’ve had 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and now 2010. Sometimes it’s hard to find out how to use the new version of Word. I know I had a lot of difficulties switching from 2003 to 2007. In 2010…Continue Reading

Create Sections in Word 2010 to Use Multiple Page Formats

Oct 14, 2010 3 Comments

How many times have you wanted use a specific header for certain pages and another header for others? You have probably sat there fighting with Word until you came across this guide. The answer to your problem is simple, sections. In Word users can create sections to divide the document into sections and each section…Continue Reading

How to Add and Edit Hyperlinks in Word 2010

Sep 01, 2010 No Comments

Have you ever wanted to include a link to a website within a document you were working on? Did you know that you could include links to websites, parts of the document, new documents and even email addresses? In Word 2010 you have a lot of flexibility when adding hyperlinks (links) to documents. In the…Continue Reading

Tip: Use Columns to Vertically Split Content in Word Documents

Jul 21, 2010 5 Comments

Have you ever wanted to use a newspaper-like format for a document you were working with? If so, you’ll find that formatting content using multiple columns in Word is quite easy. The guide below will show you how to split the content in a Word document into two or more columns, similar to the layout…Continue Reading

How to Disable AutoCorrect Features in Word 2010

Jun 25, 2010 11 Comments

Although Word’s AutoCorrect  feature makes us a bit careless with what we type, it does heck of a job to increase our productivity. It corrects typos, capitalizes words for us, and makes sure that we capitalize the correct words. It also does a great job of being really annoying at times because it will automatically…Continue Reading

Tip: Change AutoRecovery Frequency in Word 2010 to Avoid Disasters

Jun 25, 2010 No Comments

Have you ever worked on a monstrous paper only to have Word crash? Luckily the AutoRecover feature backed up the file and you are saved, but what about the work you got done in the past 10 minutes? If you haven’t changed the default value that Word uses for AutoRecover, then you might have just…Continue Reading

How to Edit Headers and Footers in Word 2010

Jun 24, 2010 20 Comments

Are you new to Word 2010 or Word 2007 and don’t know where the Header and Footer went? Don’t worry, in this guide I will show you where on the Office Ribbon the Header & Footer options reside and I will also show you how to use some of the options that are available to…Continue Reading

How to Transfer Word 2007 and Word 2010 Citations to Other Computers

Jun 21, 2010 No Comments

Are you a fan of Word’s reference tool? If you don’t know what I’m referring to then you are missing out on one of the easiest and quickest ways to generate citations that meet APA and MLA formatting standards. So back to those of you that use this awesome tool, wouldn’t it be nice to…Continue Reading

How to Change Margins in Word 2010

Jun 17, 2010 3 Comments

If you are not familiar with Office 2007 and the Office Ribbon, chances are that you will probably feel lost in Word 2010. One of the things you will probably miss the most is the Page Setup in the File menu. Don’t worry, there’s an even better option in Word 2007 and 2010. In Word…Continue Reading

Tip: Use the Office 2010 Screenshot Tool to Quickly Capture Your Screen

Jun 14, 2010 4 Comments

Are you looking for a way to quickly insert screenshots from your computer into a Word document? In Word 2010 the Screenshot tool has been improved so that is more intuitive and easier to use. The guide below will show you how to use the Screenshot tool in Office 2010 to quickly insert screenshots into…Continue Reading

Impress Your Boss with Amazing Cover Pages in Word 2010

May 18, 2010 2 Comments

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to impress a client or your boss? Ditch the boring cover page. Word 2010 provides users with about 16 built-in cover page templates that can be used to spice up those boring cover pages. The cover page templates can be accessed via the Insert menu in…Continue Reading

How to Change the Ruler’s Unit of Measurement in Word 2010

Apr 29, 2010 4 Comments

If you’re accustomed to using picas, points, centimeters, or millimeters while editing documents then this tutorial is for you. By default Word 2010 will display the ruler’s unit of measurement in inches, if you wish to change it to another unit of measurement that is more convenient for you, follow the instructions below. If the…Continue Reading

How to Display the Ruler in Word 2010

Apr 28, 2010 7 Comments

If you are upgrading from a Word version other than Word 2007, chances are you are wondering where the heck the ruler is. The default view in Word 2010 excludes the ruler as part of the Print Layout View while editing documents. I for one, like the inclusion of the ruler because it’s a reminder…Continue Reading