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Changing the Look of Toolbar Buttons

Word 2007 no longer has a menu (unless you call Home, Insert, Page Layout, etc., a menu), and you can't customize what's not there. Word does still have context-sensitive right-click menus. However, unlike in previous versions of Word, the user interface no longer provides a way to customize them.

Adjusting picture characteristics

There are few ways to modify picture settings.

Creating, updating, locking and unlocking links

Automatic update of the embedded and linked objects is extremely powerful feature of Microsoft Word, but it could be boring for a large document. Locking a link prevents the object from being updated by the original application file, such as an Excel spreadsheet file.

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).

Revealing document fields

As you work on a document, you normally see the results of the field codes that you've inserted instead of the actual codes themselves. Because of this, these field results may be difficult to distinguish from normal text, so Word has added a feature called shading that helps you to locate such results.

Increase, decrease and change font size without mouse

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

How to switch to Symbol font for fast typing of Greek alphabet

Typing mathematical symbols like Greek alphabet takes a lot of time. To resolve this issue you can switch to Symbol font and use the corresponding Latin letters to enter Greek letters.