Sorting Tables in Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Sorting Tables in Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity H ave you ever wondered or tried to sort a table within Microsoft Word ? Do you already have a table set up in Microsoft Word, but dont want to copy to Microsoft Excel and back again, just to sort it?

Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, September 04, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity D o you create letters or labels in Microsoft Word ?

Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word Y our boss comes up to you and asks you to take a look at an e-mail that he/she just sent you. You open the e-mail and open the Microsoft Word attachment. What I meant was to resize the picture so that it looks larger or smaller within Word.

Copying Pictures To and From Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Copying Pictures To and From Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 28, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity H ave you ever wondered how to copy pictures from and to Microsoft Word ? If you would like to copy pictures into Microsoft Word , copy the picture from another program (copying will depend on what program you are using).

Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 13, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity D o you know what a macro is?

Keeping Words Together in Microsoft Word

Laughing all the Way to Work

A quick way to keep words together in a Word document is to use the Shortcut Keys. Tags: splitting up names Keeping words together shortcut keys Administrative Assistant For example, I never like to split a name up in a letter i.e. Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Instead of pressing the Spacebar after ‘Mrs.’, press Shift Ctrl Spacebar and then type Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Smith will now stay together.

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4 Easy Steps To Setting Your Microsoft Word Language Default

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you keep using the English - US spell checker in Microsoft Word, but can't figure out how to change it and make something else the default? Tags: Productivity MS-Word Do you reside in a country that is outside of the US? This happened to one of my colleagues. He was going crazy tryiing to figure out how to change the dictionary to English - Canadian and make it the default as well, so that he wouldn't have to change.

Virtual Assistant Business - What the heck is this?

Professional Assistant Blog

I would do e-mails, phone calls, updating clients' calendars, word processing, etc. Microsoft Word Meetings Productivity Job Seeking Microsoft Access Microsoft Outlook Research Prioritize Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Travel Customer Service

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Me and my Quick Keys Again.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Tags: Microsoft Word Keeping words together short cuts quick keys Administrative Assistant

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Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP

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Home About Me Advertise Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity I recently had a vendor send us an Excel spreadsheet that he created in Microsoft Word 2007 format. Unfortunately, our firm still only has Microsoft Office XP and was curious as to how this would work.

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How to Create Mail Merge Letters

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Home About Me Advertise How to Create Mail Merge Letters By The Professional Assistant on Sunday, August 26, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook E ver have trouble doing a mail merge in Microsoft Word? Here are the basic steps to take to do a simple mail merge (make sure you have either a contact list created in Excel or Access for this, otherwise you can create a list within Word, once asked): Start Word.

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5 Things to Take Off Your Resume Right Now

On The Job

Microsoft Word. If you can't use Microsoft Word, you probably also can't figure out how to unlock your front door. It can be daunting to write a resume. First, it's a lot of work.

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Set And Reach Your Goals With This Practical Guide To Forming A Habit

Dumb Little Man

Writing in a journal, Microsoft Word, or anything to get my writing muscle pumping was important to me and I knew it was a habit that would be incredibly beneficial to me. “To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals–this alone is worth the struggle.”

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Top 11 Writing Apps for iOS (iPhone and iPad)

Daily Writing Tips

Arguably the best word processor in existence, Microsoft Word, was designed with Windows in mind. Whether you need a full-scale word processor or a simple notetaking app, there are several great options for iOS users. Pages is Apple’s response to Microsoft Word.

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Top 10 Writing Apps for Android Smartphones

Daily Writing Tips

Whether you are writing professionally or casually, clarifying the spelling or meaning of a word is important and nothing to be ashamed of. The Dictionary.com app boasts 2 million definitions and synonyms and it is guaranteed to help you stay up to date on the words you use.

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5 Fast and Easy Ways to Create a PDF File

Productive & Organized

" Here are the quick and easy ways they make PDF files and you can too: 1 -- "Microsoft Word, save doc as PDF."    Creating a PDF file (one that can be read easily regardless of the computer it is being opened on) used to be cumbersome. You either needed to purchase expensive software or have a graphics person create the file for you. The other day my client asked me how to create a PDF file.

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3 Ways Knowing Software Can Save Time

Simple Productivity Blog

Here’s an example: to make something bold in Microsoft Word, you can press Control+B. But most word processors can do that for you, either by printing labels, or by printing on the envelopes themselves. Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog.

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5 Techniques for Increasing your Focus in 5 Minutes

Dumb Little Man

One of the main reasons I got distracted from working was the fact that I used Word for writing. Though I have nothing against Microsoft, Word simply sucks when you want to focus on writing. Not a Word document.

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Administrative/Clerical: Switching to a Tablet for Work

Office Dynamics

Soon even Microsoft Word will be available for tablets, so there is no excuse for not making the switch. For years, desktops and laptops have dominated the work computer market because they have big screens, roomy keyboards, and large hard drives for storage.

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Learn Software Faster with A Wallpaper

Simple Productivity Blog

If you never need to open a Word Count dialog in Microsoft Word, leave that one off the list. A word of warning: while it might seem a good idea to put the limited number of shortcuts for all the packages you want to learn on one wallpaper, don’t.

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Featured Soloist Bob Andelman: Be Willing To Do Whatever It Takes

The Solopreneur Life

Word-of-mouth has been replaced by word-of-tweet. Microsoft Word, Firefox, Audacity, Audio Hijack Pro, Skype, iTunes, iCal, Photoshop Elements. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Bob Andelman.

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7 Forms of Emphasis in Writing

Daily Writing Tips

At least seven strategies for calling attention to one or more words exist, but few of them are appropriate for a document that one wishes to consider professional looking.

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10 Tools and Resources to Write the Perfect Resume

Daily Writing Tips

While there’s nothing wrong with hand-crafting your resume in Microsoft Word (or your word processor of choice), there are plenty of online tools that can save you lots of time by formatting your resume in seconds.

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A Capitalization Cheat Sheet

Daily Writing Tips

Emphasis: Capitalize only in ironic contexts—“He was apparently a Big Man on Campus”; do not capitalize entire words, except perhaps to denote a newspaper headline or signage (and then, small caps are recommended).

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Top 10 Resume Writing Tips for 2018

Daily Writing Tips

For instance, if the advert says they need someone “who’s adept with Microsoft Word”, you might include Microsoft Word in your core skills, or mention it in the description for one of the jobs you’ve had in the past. Writing a resume can be really tough.

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Hungover vs. Hung Over

Daily Writing Tips

The spelling and grammar feature in Microsoft Word recommends either hung-over or hung over. Misused Words

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Featured Soloist Nichole Bazemore: “Do You.”

The Solopreneur Life

Microsoft Word and Excel, Quickbooks, Basecamp, WordPress. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Nichole Bazemore.

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9 Free Programs That'll Help You Build a Side Business

Dumb Little Man

Here are 9 different software alternatives to “brand name” software that can get your business up and running quickly, with no financial investment: LibreOffice/Google Docs (replaces Microsoft Word/Powerpoint/Excel) First, if you need to work with documents, you need software that can handle them.

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Productivity Tips for NaNoWriMo (and Other Writing)

Simple Productivity Blog

This insanity challenge requires me to write 50,000 words in 30 days. It’s a great way to get a first draft done, because it requires me to put aside the inner editor and just get the words out. Glam Down Your Word Processor. I used to love Word Perfect for DOS.

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Featured Soloist Kelly Newsome: “Lessons Annihilate Regrets”

The Solopreneur Life

Site hosting: WordPress; finances: Quickbooks online; documents: Microsoft Word for Mac. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Kelly Newsome.

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Featured Soloist Jim Sheard: “I Try To Be the Best ‘Me’ Possible”

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: I write books and develop related products, including paraphernalia for golfers with my logo and/or words of inspiration. Microsoft Word is what I use as a writer. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life.

2010 158

7 Reasons to Create Information Products

Step It Up VA Coaching

If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file. by Donna Toothaker. It has never been easier to create and give away (or sell) information products. You’ve probably downloaded a few of these yourself as a giveaway on a website. They are also known as free reports, eBooks, digital products, audio downloads, and pretty much anything you can create and email as an offer.

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Featured Soloist Revka Stearns: “Don’t Wait For Perfection”

The Solopreneur Life

I regularly use WordPress, Notepad++, Photoshop Elements (I just upgraded to the full-blown version of Photoshop and am still learning my way around there), Microsoft Word, Core FTP Lite, Primo PDF, Firefox, and Skype (great for training sessions).

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7 Reasons to Create Information Products

Step It Up VA Coaching

If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file. by Donna Toothaker. It has never been easier to create and give away (or sell) information products. You’ve probably downloaded a few of these yourself as a giveaway on a website. They are also known as free reports, eBooks, digital products, audio downloads, and pretty much anything you can create and email as an offer.

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How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers

Professional Assistant Blog

How to Organize Tasks Effectively How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word 4 Ways to Cope with Difficult Colleagues Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

2009 198

Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007's Formula Bar Size

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Home About Me Advertise Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007s Formula Bar Size By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity D o you find that trying to either write or fix formulas in Microsoft Excel can be a pain?

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Writing

Daily Writing Tips

Ten years ago, you could use a service like Google Translate, which essentially ran all the words through an English-Spanish (etc.) Instead of translating word by word, it now translates more accurately by phrase or sentence – through an AI system.

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Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

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Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Well, believe it or not, Microsoft decided to add this feature into the 2007 edition of Outlook. Really?

6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

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They describe their tool: " Central Desktop for Office radically improves the way users collaborate on Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice.

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, July 07, 2010 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity Y our boss calls you over to their office and asks that you send her a list of something that you’ve created in Microsoft Excel. You can also find more Microsoft Excel tips and tricks here.

2010 158

The Promise and Peril of Editing in Proof

Daily Writing Tips

The last iteration would then be given to a typesetter, who would transcribe the text using a word-processing device, incorporating the last set of penciled-in revisions as he or she went along, and would format it according to its intended mode of presentation.

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How Long Should a Paragraph Be?

Daily Writing Tips

It can unfold for countless pages or consist of one word — even one letter. The determination to make in composing a given paragraph is not the number of sentences or words or letters, but the number of ideas. A paragraph should consist of six to seven sentences. No, it should be no longer than three sentences long. Actually, it should include a topic sentence, several supporting sentences, and possibly a concluding sentence. Can I end this paragraph yet?

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Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 19, 2009 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Organize , Productivity D oes your department have an administrative procedures manual?

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