Shapes and text boxes give you great control over how you lay your information out. Traditionally people will use both, they’ll create a shape to create a background and then they’ll add a text box over the top but in most cases this is overkill because they’re not actually doing anything special with it and if you’ve got lots of content you end up with lots of layers which makes it much harder to manage.
In Microsoft Office, the HOME and END Keys can help you navigate around the applications more efficiently. In this video, I explain how to use them across Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and general browsers like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
The Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade “helpfully” changed some of the default programs that open certain file types. If you don’t like what’s been chosen; e.g. Microsoft Edge for PDFs instead of Adobe Acrobat or Groove Music Player for mp3 instead of iTunes, you can change your default program using these steps.
Default settings for Tables in Microsoft Word are not as useful as they could be. Here are my three top tips for Taming any table in Microsoft Word. Allow Row to Break Across Pages, Repeat as Header Row and Autofit to Window.
Learn how to manage the paragraph settings within your Microsoft Word Document. Includes, line spacing, indents, spacing before and after text and more.
Learn the basics of how to insert and format a table in Microsoft Word 2007 onwards.