Page orientation defines the direction for printing or displaying the document in Word, but one does not have to be the same for the entire document. Usually, the whole article, paper, or report is printed in the Portrait mode, but for a page with the big table, it is more convenient to use the Landscape mode. On the Layout tab in the Page Setup group, you can easily change the page orientation both for the entire document and for a single page. Microsoft Word inserts sections breaks before and after the selected page, and you can add more pages to this section later.
There are four quick methods to enter alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and other Greek letters into the Word document: switch to Symbol font and press the corresponding letter on the keyboard; insert an equation and use Latex-like macros; add AutoCorrect rules; assign a shortcut to alpha, beta, gamma, delta, or another symbol for quick typing.
There are four quick methods to enter lambda, sigma, theta, and other Greek letters into the Word document: switch to Symbol font and press the corresponding letter on the keyboard; insert an equation and use Latex-like macros; add AutoCorrect rules; assign a shortcut to lambda, sigma, theta, or another symbol for quick typing.
μ letter is very popular in different domains of science. E.g., μ symbol designates a population mean in statistics, coefficient of friction or magnetic permeability in physics, and micron or micrometer in measurement. There are several ways to quickly insert any Latin or Greek letter into a Word document. This tip proposes some of the most useful techniques for micro sign or mu letter.
After recent updates, the ribbon in Microsoft Word can take up to 1/3 of the available screen space. Microsoft Office help tells that you can hide or unhide your ribbon, but you cannot reduce the size of your ribbon, or size of the text or the icons. False! You can change the mode and remove unnecessary white space around buttons, and, thus, reduce the ribbon size.
Sometimes you need to reassign some positions in the organizational chart from one place to another. Word isn't a really convenient application for organizational charts as Excel, but you have some possibilities to do that.
Many useful features in Word (like in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications) disappear from version to version, from patch to patch... The function Convert to Shapes also disappeared.
When you work with some specific task or project, will be great to create a custom dictionary to save exceptional words such as project or task names, terms, abbreviations, names of participates, etc.
When you work with documents, that contain specific words (character sequences), or if you need to switch from one project or task to another, you can want to create a custom dictionary for some tasks, projects, or only for personal use.
When you work with the Word document, you can add some words to the custom dictionary to avoid spelling errors. It is natural to add a word to the dictionary by mistake. So, you can want to remove some word from the dictionary.