Thursday, December 26, 2013

How to Disable Document Recovery in Word

1. Open Microsoft Word and click the "Office" button located at the top of the page.
2. Select "Word Options" from the menu that opens. You can change default Word settings here.
3. Click "Save" from the list of tabs to view document recovery information.
4. Uncheck the box next to "Save AutoRecover information every 10 minutes."
5. Click "OK." Document recovery is now disabled for Word.
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How to Remove Hyperlinks in Open Office

1. Launch the OpenOffice document that contains the hyperlink you want to delete.
2. Right-click the hyperlink then click "Character" from the pop-up menu. Select the "Hyperlink" tab and delete the URL.
3. Alternatively, highlight the hyperlink text and click the "Format" menu on the top. Click "Default." All the hyperlinks are deleted.
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How to Convert a PDF to OpenOffice 3.0, the Free Microsoft Office Alternative

1. Download the Oracle PDF Import Extension from the extensions page of the website (link in Resources). Double-click the file that downloads, then click "OK" when asked if you want to install the extension. Click "Accept" on the license-agreement screen to install the extension, then click "Close" after the installation process completes.
2. Launch 3.0, then click "File" and select "Open." This opens your PDF file in the Draw component of
3. Click "File" and select "Save As." Type a name for the converted file next to "File Name" and select a destination to store the file. Select the format that you want to use for the conversion from the "Save As Type" drop-down list. The default setting is the ODF Drawing (ODG) file format, but you can select " 1.0 Drawing (SXD)" if you need the file to have compatibility with 1.0.
4. Click "Save" to convert your PDF file to the format.
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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

How to Change the View Format of Microsoft Word 2007

1. Open a document in Microsoft Word. Click the "View" tab from the menu at the top of the page. Under "View," you can zoom in or out, enable macros, or change the view format of the document.
2. Look for the "Document Views" section in the sub menu that opens. There are five ways you can view a Word 2007 document: Print Layout, Full Screen Reading, Web Layout, Outline, Draft.
3. Hover over each different document view to read a description of the format.
4. Change the format by clicking one of the view types. Some view formats take away editing options; simply click "Close" to return to the default view.
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How to Install Spell Check on Microsoft Word

1. Open Microsoft Word program on your computer.
2. Click the 'Options' heading and 'Tools.'
3. Click the 'Spelling and Grammar' tab.
4. Uncheck or deselect the 'Do not check spelling or grammar' option. Word documents will not be checked if this option is selected.
5. Click 'OK.'
6. Click on 'Tools' and 'Language' to ensure the language is set correctly in Microsoft Word.
7. Click 'Select Language.'
8. Click your language from the list that appears. The 'Detect language automatically' box should be checked. Make sure the 'Do not check spelling or grammar' box is not checked.
9. Click 'OK.'
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

How to Import Multiple Word Documents Into One File

1. Click the 'Start' button and type 'Word' into the Search box. Click the 'Microsoft Office Word 2007' icon that appears.
2. Click the 'View' tab, then click 'Outline' to open Outline View. Click 'Show Document' in the 'Master Document' section of the toolbar. Click 'Insert.'
3. Navigate to the first document you want to import. Select the Word document file, then click 'Open' to import it.
4. Click 'Import' again. Add the second document; repeat the process for all the Word documents you want to import.
5. Click 'Close Outline View.' Click the Office button, then 'Save As.' Type a name for the file and click 'Save.'
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Sunday, December 22, 2013

How to Permanently Change Word 2007 Defaults

1. Open the font options by clicking on the small box with an arrow inside it found at the bottom right corner of the font tab on the tool bar in Word 2007.
2. Change the font settings to your specificity - change the font, font style, size, color and effects. Click the 'Default' button located on the bottom of the page to set your changes as the default for the program.
3. Click the small box with an arrow inside at the bottom right corner of the paragraph tab on the tool bar to open the paragraph settings.
4. Change the paragraph settings to your specificity - change the alignment, indentation and spacing. Click the 'Default' button located on the bottom of the page to save your changes as the default for the program.
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How to Create a Book Format in Word

1. In Microsoft Word, select the 'Page Layout' tab.
2. Click 'Margins' in the 'Page Setup' group.
3. Select 'Mirrored.'
4. Click 'Custom Margins' to change the widths of the margins. Enter the widths you want in the 'Inside' and 'Outside' boxes. You can also change the orientation of the pages--either landscape or portrait.
5. View the page margins by clicking 'Word Options' under the 'Microsoft Office Button.'
6. Click 'Advanced.' Under 'Show Document Content,' click 'Show Text Boundaries.' Click 'OK.' The page margins will show up as dotted lines on your document.
7. Write, edit and insert images as you would for any document to create your book.
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Saturday, December 21, 2013

How to Turn Off Automatic Spelling Grammar in Word 2007

1. Click the 'Microsoft Office' button in the top-left corner of Word.
2. Select 'Word Options,' then select 'Proofing.'
3. Click the down arrow next to the current document name in the box next to 'Exceptions for.' You should see a list of open documents, including the one you are currently working on.
4. Check both boxes underneath this document name to make Word hide both spelling and grammar errors. The boxes are labeled 'Hide spelling errors in this document only' and 'Hide grammar errors in this document only.'
5. Select 'All New Documents' from the same drop-down box if you also want Word to turn off automatic spelling and grammar for all future documents you create. Click 'OK' to complete the process.
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Friday, December 20, 2013

How to Use the Spell Checker in Microsoft Word

1. Select the text you want to spell check, or place the cursor anywhere in the text to spell check the entire document.
2. Go to the Tools menu.
3. Select Spelling and Grammar. The Spelling and Grammar window opens, and Word begins spell checking.
4. View any flagged words or phrases in the upper-left window. Just above this window, you will see the reason Word has flagged this text.
5. Check the Suggestions window in the lower-left corner of the Spelling and Grammar window for correction suggestions.
6. Click the Change button to make the suggested correction.
7. Click Change All if you want all instances of this error corrected within the text that you are spell checking.
8. Enter your own change if you disagree with the suggested correction (or if there is no suggestion) by placing your cursor in the flagged text window and correcting the text as you would in any Word document.
9. Click the Change button to implement your correction.
10. Click Ignore if no correction is needed; click Ignore All to skip all further occurrences of this 'misspelling.'
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