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Change inches to centimeters and vice versa

When you work with Word rulers or gridlines, customize document margins, etc. you may need to change the measurement setting from inches to centimeters or vice versa.

How to insert alpha, beta, gamma, delta and other Greek symbols in Word

There are four quick methods to enter alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and other Greek letters into the Word document: switch to Symbol font and press the corresponding letter on the keyboard; insert an equation and use Latex-like macros; add AutoCorrect rules; assign a shortcut to alpha, beta, gamma, delta or another symbol for quick typing.

How to insert lambda, sigma, theta and other Greek symbols in Word

There are four quick methods to enter lambda, sigma, theta, and other Greek letters into the Word document: switch to Symbol font and press the corresponding letter on the keyboard; insert an equation and use Latex-like macros; add AutoCorrect rules; assign a shortcut to lambda, sigma, theta or another symbol for quick typing.

How to insert micro sign or mu symbol in Word

μ letter is very popular in different domains of science. E.g., μ symbol designates a population mean in statistics, coefficient of friction or magnetic permeability in physics, and micron or micrometer in measurement. There are several ways to quickly insert any Latin or Greek letter into a Word document. In this tip were proposed some of the most useful techniques for micro sign or mu letter.

How to reduce ribbon size in Word

After recent updates, the ribbon in Microsoft Word can take up to 1/3 of the available screen space. Microsoft Office help tells that you can hide or unhide your ribbon, but you cannot reduce the size of your ribbon, or size of the text or the icons. False! You can change the mode and remove unnecessary white space around buttons, and, thus, reduce the ribbon size.

How to share the custom dictionary in Word

When you work with some specific task or project, will be great to create a custom dictionary to save exceptional words such as project or task names, terms, abbreviations, names of participates, etc.

How to create a new custom dictionary in Word

When you work with documents, that contain specific words (character sequences), or if you need to switch from one project or task to another, you can want to create a custom dictionary for some tasks, projects, or only for personal use.

How to remove a word from the custom dictionary

When you work with the Word document, you can add some words to the custom dictionary to avoid spelling errors. It is natural to add a word to the dictionary by mistake. So, you can want to remove some word from the dictionary.

How to add a word to the custom dictionary to avoid spelling errors

A lot of documents contain words (character sequences) that are specific for the company, professional area, even for the project, such as a company name, the project name, specific abbreviations, terms, etc., also first, second and other names of the author or contact persons.

How to show/hide bookmarks in a Word document

When you work with bookmarks in a Word document, it can be convenient to show or hide them.
Fortunately, you can show only bookmarks in a Word document, without other nonprintable symbols.