If you’re creating a long document in Word on your Mac, the program’s ability to generate a table of contents is pretty darned handy. Here’s how to create an automatically generated table of contents in Word 2016 for Mac, and how to keep it updated when your document changes.
Like many modern apps, Microsoft Word will, by default, check your spelling and grammar as you type. This real-time spell checking can be helpful for correcting mistakes as you make them, but some users find the spelling and grammar alerts distracting and would rather focus on their words and crafting their story instead of nitpicking over minor spelling errors. Here’s how you can turn off real-time spell checking in Microsoft Word, while still having the ability to perform a spell check manually as needed.
A major benefit of subscription software services like Office 365 is that users always have access to the latest versions. But sometimes you need the older version for reasons of compatibility or personal preference. Here’s how to grab and install the older Office 2013 using your Office 365 subscription.
OneDrive is the default save location in Office 2013, which is great if you regularly use the service. But for those who prefer to save files locally, here’s how to change the default save location in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Microsoft late Tuesday released an update to the Office for Mac 2016 Preview. In addition to a number of bug fixes and functionality improvements, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint received some visual tweaks that mirror the changes in progress for the Office 2016 for Windows beta.
One of the benefits of Microsoft Excel is that you can set up formulas ahead of time which will automatically update as you enter new data. Some formulas, unfortunately, are mathematically impossible without the requisite data, resulting in errors in your table such as #DIV/0!, #VALUE!, #REF!, and #NAME?. Here’s how to hide those errors with some help from the IF and ISERROR functions.
Microsoft has brought many of its key apps to iOS and Android in recent years, but one app that has remained exclusively on Windows Phone is Office Lens, a powerful scanning app with complete Office and OneNote integration. But the wait is over, and Office Lens is now available for iOS and Android. Was it worth the wait? Read our quick look review to find out!
Microsoft has just released the first preview build of Office for Mac 2016, a major update for the out-of-date software that brings modern productivity features to OS X for the first time in five years. All OS X users can download the preview now and use it for free until the final launch later this year.
Microsoft Word 2013 includes a handy feature that lets the user perform a Web search for a selected word or phrase, but the default platform for this search is Microsoft’s own Bing. While Bing has some unique features that make it useful for certain types of searches, most users would likely prefer to use Google. Here’s how to make the switch
Despite services like OneDrive that promise to manage our documents for us across multiple devices, some users prefer to keep close track of their Office document locations. Here’s how to customize the Office Quick Access Toolbar to always display the file path of the current document.