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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.

Unknown Microsoft Word Instruments for Content Writing

There are two types of people in this world. Those who don't know how to use Microsoft Word and those who think that they know how to use it. Essay writers from Essay Shark state that they use Microsoft Word daily but hardly know more than 10% of this program's features.

How to convert SmartArt to the shapes in Word

Many useful features in Word (like in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications) disappear from version to version, from patch to patch... The function Convert to Shapes also disappeared.

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.

Insert a vertical bar with integration limits into the equation

For some standards, it is necessary to add to the equation the vertical bar with integration limits. Microsoft Word doesn't propose the simple way how to add it.

How to create a numbering AA, AB, AC... instead of AA, BB, CC... in Word

Unfortunately, Word doesn't propose the option to change the pre-defined numeration AA, BB, CC... to the AA, AB, AC... as it required for different cases. This tip proposes step by step guide how to create the necessary numeration AA, AB, AC, etc.:

How to add keyboard shortcuts for styles

There are several useful shortcuts that can help to change the style settings of a paragraph without the mouse. But you can add other shortcuts for your own style or any existing style in Word 2016.