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A perfect text alignment using tabs

One of the most common word-processing mistakes is using spaces to align text. Using tabs ensures that your text is aligned perfectly and makes it much easier to modify settings.

Review the text formatting quickly using the Reveal Formatting task pane

This feature allows you to review quickly the font and paragraph formatting (and section formatting) used in your text.

Working with headers and footers

This tip describes how to place various information into Headers and Footers.

How to create different headers and footers on odd and even pages

Sometimes odd and even pages need to have different headers and footers. In a document with facing pages (mirror margins), odd-numbered pages appear on the right side and even-numbered pages on the left. You may want left-aligned headers on even-numbered pages and right-aligned headers on odd-numbered pages; this way, the headers always appear on the outside edges of your document. You can even create different odd and even headers and footers for each section in your document.

Increase, decrease and change font size without mouse

This tip contains Shortcut Keys or Hotkeys for changing font size.

How to use different page orientations inside one document

Sometimes page orientation for a particular page has to be different from the rest of the document. E.g., usually the whole document has the Portrait orientation, but for a page with the big table it is more convenient to use the Landscape orientation.

How to add watermarks

This tip describes how to add watermark text or picture.

How to include the total number of pages along with the current page number

You can easily include the total number of pages along with the current page number (E.g., Page 10 of 20).

Skip spelling and grammar check for the selected text

Sometimes you need to skip parts of the document during a spell check. E.g., memos and letters can have headings and address blocks with names and other text that slow down the spell checker. Blocks of programming code or foreign words should not be checked for spelling too.
Also you may need to quote words and phrases with mistakes.

How to do anything with paragraph format with keyboard

The following tips contain Shortcut Keys or Hotkeys for changing style parameters of paragraph without mouse movements.