Microsoft Word gives you the ability to highlight parts of your document using drawing tools, and heck, the tools are fun to mess around with anyway. Today’s article will walk you through how to use this feature (and why the buttons might be greyed out and unusable).
Whether you’re familiar with the Mac’s “Paste and Match Style” command or not, then this tip will be useful to you; Microsoft Word has a couple of unique additions to this handy feature. And heck, if you’re not aware of “Paste and Match Style” at all, then boy…have we got a trick for you!
Microsoft Word on the Mac is filled with all sorts of hidden goodies, and the trick in this article is no exception. Today we’re going over how to switch FROM ALL CAPS WRITING to Initial Caps Like This with just a shortcut!
If you want to format certain text in your document in exactly the same way as other text (to create headers, for example), then don’t go through and select fonts for every paragraph. Learning how to copy and paste styles is the way to go, and it’s a huge time-saver!
If you use text replacement—like being able to type in “omw” and having it replaced by “on my way”—then you may be upset by the fact that Outlook no longer uses the system-level ones on the Mac. In this tip, we’ll discuss how to configure those shortcuts in Outlook instead!
Microsoft Word for Mac lets you easily add a simple date and time stamp, but did you know that you can also have that date and time entry automatically update whenever you open the file? You can, and it’s very handy (especially if you want to prove you’ve been working!). Here’s how it works.
Microsoft Word’s default font—Calibri—may not be your cup of tea. Maybe you prefer serif fonts. Maybe you don’t know what a serif font is, but you hate Calibri anyway. Maybe you’re just the biggest fan of Helvetica that has ever lived. No matter your reason, we’ll tell you how to change the default font in Word for Mac!
Microsoft’s Office 365 service provides an easy way to download and install the Office apps (like Word and Excel) on any machines you have, as long as you have the licenses available. But if you need to deactivate an installation of Office 365, there’s a quick method for doing so! We’ll tell you how.
When you paste text into Microsoft Word, the default behavior is to keep the text’s source formatting. There are ways to tell Word to keep the text only, but if you almost never want to keep source formatting, it’s annoying to have to adjust your pasted text each time. Instead, here’s how you can configure Word to paste with the Keep Text Only option by default.
If you generate long documents within Microsoft Word, then the “split” feature can be very helpful, as it’ll allow you to compare document sections, copy and paste between them, and even move graphics easily. All of the details are inside this article!