Whether you're a Word whiz at or a Word fizz, you're sure to find the following tips useful. Check 'em out.
Get There Quickly
Use Word's Go feature to save time, trouble.
In a multi-page Word document, you can skip to a specific page instead of scrolling to it. Simply press CTRL and G (or Apple and G on a Mac), type the page number you're looking for, then hit Return!
It's a Matter of Time
Insert the current date and time into a Word document.
Use Word's date and time feature to keep track of the most recent edits in a Word document that's being reviewed by a committee. When creating the document, click Insert>Date and Time, choose a format, and then click OK. To keep the date current, click Update Automatically before clicking OK.
Sounds Right to Me
Record sound and insert it into a Word document.
Invite students to record narration for their creative writing. After they type a story in Word, have them narrate the story using Sound Recorder (standard on newer versions of Windows), and then insert the sound file into the Word file (Insert>Movies and Sounds>Sound from File).
Article by Lorrie Jackson
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