Field keyboard shortcuts
This tip contains shortcut keys for simple and faster work with fields.
How to replace text with a graphic or an object
Although the Find and Replace dialog box does not directly support replacing text with pictures or objects, you can efficiently perform this action using the Clipboard and the ^c wildcard.
Using keyboard to move the cursor and scroll document
You can use the keyboard to move the insertion point and scroll document.
Navigating in a Table
There are several keyboard combinations that are useful when you work with a table:
Using nonbreaking and optional hyphens
Use the nonbreaking hyphen, non-breaking hyphen, or no-break hyphen to avoid breaking phrases or terms at the end of the line. With nonbreaking hyphens, the entire expression or term wraps to the next line instead of breaking. An optional hyphen has the opposite effect. It allows breaking words at the specified positions.
Protecting Word documents
When working with Word documents you often need to limit the changes to the document. E.g., contract form should prohibit changes to the text, while making possible to enter necessary data of the opposite side.
Customizing revision marks
You can easily change the appearance of revision marks in your document. Track Changes dialog box gives you full control over the insertions, deletions, formatting, and other revision marks.
Reviewing comments from the specific reviewer
Sometimes you need to search for a comment or comments from specific reviewers.
View documents side by side
You can easily view two Word documents using View side by side feature. Synchronous scrolling makes it extremely convenient.
Using manual hyphenation
With manual hyphenation, you have more control over what is hyphenated and how it is hyphenated. You can select which parts of the document are hyphenated and where a hyphen appears in specific words. This is a huge hassle for a large document, but it does allow you to do a better job than Word might do automatically - Word sometimes hyphenates words in positions that don't look good.