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Run spelling and grammar check

Word automatically checks spelling and grammar by default (you can turn this feature off, skip spelling, and grammar check for specific text). It is a good habit to check spelling and grammar after making changes to the document.

How to add certain words to the spelling exclusion list

Word provides many convenient mechanisms for working with words, abbreviations, and dictionaries. Along with creating your custom dictionaries, you can maintain the dictionary of exclusion words. For example, expressions such as “fat turkey”, or “disgusting smell” can be appropriate and formal for some texts, but phrases “fat girl”, “disgusting person” are inconvenient for many documents.

How to lock and unlock Track Changes

When you send a document for review or simply for approval, you need to know all the reviewer's changes. Some reviewers forget or ignore to turn on Tracking Changes. You can compare the original document and the reviewed version to see the differences, but it is more easily block the ability to change the document without Tracking Changes.

Enable/disable check spelling as you type

Spell checking is a convenient feature of Microsoft Word for short utility texts becomes an annoying nuisance that interferes with the creative writing process for long sophisticated texts. Professional writers disable spelling and grammar checks in moments of creativity and re-enable checks later at the editing and polishing stage.

Select a word, sentence, line, or paragraph in Word

Microsoft Words provides convenient mouse and keyboard methods to select common text elements: words, sentences, lines, or paragraphs.

3 Steps to Create Macros in MS Word for Quick Formatting

Working with documents can be tiresome if you have to prepare dozens of those in Microsoft Word weekly. There is a web alternative, yet, it is a light version of MS Word that has a limited selection of features.

5 Top College Essay Writing Services

College seems to be the most unforgettable period of our lives. You are independent and free to make your own decisions. At the same time, it’s absolutely fine to make mistakes. After all, student years are for gaining new experience and learning.

Creating a multilevel list

Multilevel lists can contain numbered lists and bulleted lists. Automatic lists are a handy feature because if you add a paragraph in the middle of a numbered list or rearrange the order of the items in a list, Word automatically renumbers the paragraphs so that they retain their sequence.

Creating First Line and Hanging Indents

An indentation or indent is an empty space at the beginning of a line of written or printed text recommended to use instead of spaces or tabs at the beginning of lines. Automatic text indentation makes Word documents formatting consistent and easy to change.

Increase, decrease, and change font

For seasoned Word users, font size manipulations with a keyboard save a lot of time, but users with touch displays and big touchpads do not need to remember all shortcuts and can more and more rely on “point and click” methods.

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