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Price, sum, amount and other numbers in words

In some cases you want to show in your Word document the number or amount in words. You can use macros, but Word proposes easy and simple way by using fields.

Change the default font in Documents

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).

Change the number of the most recently used documents

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.

Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation

In Word 2010 equation many symbols can be inserted using a \+name of the symbol:

Shortcut keys for inserting symbols and templates into the equation

In Word 2010 equations many mathematical symbols can be inserted using the \+name of the symbol (how to insert Greek symbols, see Shortcut keys for inserting Greek symbols into the equation):

Using the Document Browser

There is a handy, but rarely used, tool to navigate through your document - document browser. This little, but nevertheless effective tool, enables you to move through your document quickly in a variety of ways.

How to use abbreviations for fast and error-free typing of organization and person names

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.

Quick typing of mathematical and other symbols

Mathematical and other texts require a large number of special symbols that are not present on the keyboard. To simplify this task, you can assign a shortcut for frequently used symbol.

How to use AutoCorrect substitutions for fast typing of Greek alphabet and mathematical symbols

Typing mathematical symbols like Greek alphabet or symbols "≤", "≥", "≠", "∞" etc. takes a lot of time. To resolve this issue you can assign and expand them through AutoCorrect feature.

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.