Settings in Word 2010
To make documents easier to identify via searches, and to help the Windows Indexing Service to store the appropriate key information about documents, you can enter property information.
Writing simple and easy to understand documents is a unique ability that lays somewhere between art and science. Microsoft Word can help you to improve you writing skills by providing readability statistic metrics.
When you create a new blank document, any text you type appears in the default font, which is called Calibri, at a font size of 11 points, which is a standard size for text in everyday documents (such as letters or reports).
Having your 25 most recently used documents on the File tab, in the Recent menu is handy, but you may find it's not enough. You can increase the number shown up to 50, and you can pin (fasten) particular documents to the menu so that they remain there even if you haven't used them recently.
Typing a long organization or person name takes a lot of time and often causes typing errors and inconsistencies. To resolve this issue you can introduce abbreviations and expand them through AutoCorrect feature.
If you are the one of those who care about productivity of the work and tend to use keyboard instead of using a mouse to open menus and run commands, you might be interested how to reveal keyboard shortcuts and add more shortcuts to Word.
You can create standard numbered and bulleted lists by typing in a way that triggers the AutoFormat feature to apply list formatting.
Creating custom menus in Word is a funny feature you can use to create groups of the options that you use most often, and then plug them into the menu you name and use yourself.
Word proposes very simple way to add horizontal lines to a document, but if you would like to remove these lines this wouldn't be so obvious.
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.