Spell checking is a convenient feature of Microsoft Word for short utility texts becomes an annoying nuisance that interferes with the creative writing process for long sophisticated texts. Professional writers disable spelling and grammar checks in moments of creativity and re-enable checks later at the editing and polishing stage.
Microsoft Word provides convenient mouse and keyboard methods to select common text elements: words, sentences, lines, or paragraphs.
An indentation or indent is an empty space at the beginning of a line of written or printed text recommended to use instead of spaces or tabs at the beginning of lines. Automatic text indentation makes Word documents formatting consistent and easy to change.
For seasoned Word users, font size manipulations with a keyboard save a lot of time, but users with touch displays and big touchpads do not need to remember all shortcuts and can more and more rely on “point and click” methods.
There are two types of dashes in Word documents: the en dash (–) and the em dash (—). The em dash (—) is typically about as wide as a capital M. The en dash (–) is about as wide as a capital N. There are different rules and standards for how and when dashes may or may not have spaces around them.
When you work with a large amount of information, translations, or research sources, you often use copy-paste to paste some text blocks in different places with different formatting.
A per mille sign ‰ (also mentioned as per mil, per mill, permil, permill, or permille) represents thousandths, 1/10 percent, or the number of thousandths of something in total.
An angle ∠ is a geometric figure formed by two rays - sides of the angle, emanating from the point called the vertex of the angle or angular point.
The inverted question mark ¿, and inverted exclamation mark ¡, are punctuation marks that start, respectively, interrogative and exclamation sentences (or clauses) in writing in some languages, such as Spanish (called as signos de interrogacion and signos de exclamacion).