Formula in Word 2016
Most of the people know that Word is for writing texts sometimes containing tables, and Excel is all about tables and calculations for them. But what if you need to create a Word table with formula. Do you need to create a table in Excel and insert it into Word? No, you don't. You can create formulas in Word to perform simple arithmetic calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.
A lot of Word documents contain repeated information especially legal documents such as contracts, agreements, invoices, etc. They all contain details of one or two parties that should be repeated two or more times. You can easily create a document with all necessary information in one place and add some special fields for duplicated information:
Word provides some simple formulas and functions without need to embed Excel tables. It is easy to insert and use formulas:
If you have a table in the Word document, you can insert some formulas and functions in it without using an Excel table. It is easy and fast to insert a formula to the Word table that use the values of some table cells.
In some Word documents you need to use formulas, such as summing, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing certain values:
Some Microsoft Word documents may contain pages with images, tables, etc. for which you need to hide or even skip page numbers. You can create different sections and add page numbering just for some of them (see How to create different headers and footers for pages with portrait and landscape orientation), but Word can't skip any page for numbering.
In Microsoft Word you can create documents with different levels of complexity. Some documents may contain pages with images, tables, etc. for which you need to hide or even skip page numbers. To skip page numbers for some pages, see How to skip page numbers for some pages in the Word document.
When you work with complex document such as project documentation, book or diploma, you need to insert several pages that should be excluded from the total number of document pages. For example, if you have one document of 27 pages where 4 first pages with recommendations should be excluded from the total number of pages:
In some cases, you want to show in your Word document the number or amount in words. You can use macros, but Word proposes an easy and simple way by using fields.