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Revealing document fields

As you work on a document, you usually see the results of the field codes that you've inserted instead of the actual codes themselves. Because of this, these field results may be difficult to distinguish from standard text, so Word has added a feature called shading that helps you to locate such results.

Creating Your Own Menu

Creating custom menus in Word is a funny feature you can use to create groups of the options that you use most often, and then plug them into the menu you name and use yourself.

Hiding pictures

Including a large number of in-line pictures in your documents slows down Word's performance. You can improve performance by replacing actual images with picture placeholders.

How to create shortcuts

If you are one of those who care about the productivity of the work and tend to use a keyboard instead of using a mouse to open menus and run commands, you might be interested in how to reveal keyboard shortcuts and add more shortcuts to Word.

Viewing document and readability statistics

Writing simple and easy to understand documents is a unique ability that lays somewhere between art and science. Word for Microsoft 365 can help you to improve your writing skills by providing readability statistic metrics.

A perfect text alignment using tabs

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.

How to use abbreviations for fast and error-free typing of organization and person names

Typing a long organization or person name takes a lot of time and often causes typing errors and inconsistencies. To resolve this issue you can introduce abbreviations and expand them through AutoCorrect feature.

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