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  • Group and Ungroup Objects

    Group and Ungroup Objects

    If you work with several objects and have to move them or apply shared formatting to them, you must select these objects every time. Apply formal grouping and you will be able to operate those objects quickly as a unit.
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  • Snap an object to the Grid or to a Shape

    Snap an object to the Grid or to a Shape

    By default, Word makes objects snap (jump) to an underlying grid laid across the document. If you drag an object, such as a shape, you'll notice that it moves in little jerks rather than smoothly. This is because of the grid - but because the grid is normally invisible, it's not obvious.
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  • Review Tracked Changes in a document

    Review Tracked Changes in a document

    When you've created a document and sent it out to your colleagues for editing, you'll probably need to review the tracked changes and decide which to keep and which to jettison.
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  • Getting to the Point with AutoSummarize

    Getting to the Point with AutoSummarize

    In Word 2016, this feature is no used.
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  • Adding captions with AutoCaption

    Adding captions with AutoCaption

    Use the AutoCaption feature if you want to add captions to all items of a particular type automatically.
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  • Adding Callouts to Objects

    Adding Callouts to Objects

    A callout is a type of text box that also includes a line for pointing to any location on the document. A callout is helpful when you need to identify and to explain parts of a picture.
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  • Hiding Pictures

    Hiding Pictures

    Including a large number of in-line pictures in your documents slows down Word's performance. You can improve performance by replacing actual pictures with picture placeholders.
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  • Adjusting Picture Characteristics

    Adjusting Picture Characteristics

    There is no need to use an additional image editing software in order to create high-quality pictures for your document. Instead you can use Microsoft Word picture editing tools to correct and improve your pictures.
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  • Transpose words using the Replace feature

    Transpose words using the Replace feature

    Just as you did in the Find tab, you can use wildcards in the Replace tab. Here's a wildcard trick that uses parentheses and backslash wildcards to transpose words.
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  • The Master Document View

    The Master Document View

    Word master document enables you to: cross-reference items among several documents; create indexes, tables of contents, and lists that span several documents; easily assign consistent page numbering, headers, and other formatting across multiple documents; etc.
    A book is ideally suited to the master document feature. Each chapter can be a subdocument, and the elements common to the entire book can be contained in the master document itself.
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