There are several keyboard combinations that are useful when you work with a table:
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.
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.
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.
Sometimes you need to search for a comment or comments from specific reviewers.
You can easily view two Word documents using View side by side feature. Synchronous scrolling makes
it extremely convenient.
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.
You can add dotted, dashed, or underlined tab leaders. A tab leader links related but separate items across
a page, such as entries and prices in a menu or chapters and page numbers in a table of contents.
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.
This feature allows you to quickly review the font and paragraph formatting (and section formatting) used in