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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 create a multi-source citation

When you work with article, thesis, report and other documents, you may need to create a multi-source citation instead of simply joining several citations:

How to keep lines and paragraphs together in a Word document

If you create an official document in Microsoft Word, you must adhere to strict formatting rules. One of them is avoiding “hanging” lines, i.e., a single line of a paragraph should not be on a separate page, neither the first nor the last.

How to keep a row of the table on one page in a Word document

When you work with tables in Word, you can see that Word automatically breaks rows on the page border. Usually, it looks fine, but sometimes your table becomes unreadable. For example, when one or several lines of the paragraph placed to different pages:

How to keep the text with hyphens together in Word document

When you create a document in Microsoft Word, you need to keep some text together such as two or several words together or text with hyphens. For example, you would like to keep on one line phone numbers (867-243-1849) or words with hyphens like co-founder, grand-grandmother, twenty-one, part-time, green-eyed, well-behaved, etc.

How to keep a table in one page of a Word document

A lot of documents Word contain tables. If you have a small table, you may want to keep it on one page even if Word tries to split it between pages.

How to keep two or several words together in a Word document

When you create a Word document, often you need to add some words that should be kept together even if Word wants to put them on different lines.

Change the default font and style for shapes in Word

When you create a shape in your document, it is created with the default style and any text that you type has the default font.

How to create different headers and footers for pages with portrait and landscape orientation in Word

When you create a document with different page orientations (see How to use different page orientations inside one document), you might need to create different headers and/or footers for pages with portrait and landscape orientation.