Webucator's Blog

|

Use Advanced Enhancement Techniques in Word 2010

By applying advanced enhancement techniques to your Microsoft Word 2010 documents, you can give them a professional look and improve their readability. Word lets you add page borders, paragraph borders, and shading. You can also insert non-alphanumeric characters and watermarks. Depending on the type of multi-page documents you create, you might choose to apply specific Word features differently on the first page. Continue Reading »

|

Selecting Objects in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

If you’ve ever worked with a lot of objects on a PowerPoint slide, you know that selecting individual objects can sometimes be quite a challenge. Starting with PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft introduced a tool that can make your life a lot easier. It’s called the Selection and Visibility pane. Continue Reading »

|

Table Row Breaks in Word 2010

I really like using tables in Microsoft Word. You can use tables to create some pretty nifty layouts that would otherwise be difficult in Word. In a recent training session, I was asked about a table behavior that I don’t particularly like. By default, if your table breaks across pages, Word allows the table row to also break. So if you’re creating something like a glossary, it’s quite possible for a row’s content to be split across two pages. Let’s look at how to prevent that in Word 2007 and 2010. Continue Reading »

|

Import/Export Ribbons in Office 2010

Ok, you’ve done some pretty nifty customizations in your Office 2010 applications. Coworkers really like your custom tabs and groups, and ask that you do the same for them. You could go from computer to computer to make the changes. Or you could just export your setting so that other people can import them into their applications. Let’s take a look. Continue Reading »

|

Text Effects in Microsoft Word 2010

If you’ve had a chance to look at the Microsoft Word 2010 Home ribbon, you may have noticed a new button in the Font group. The Text Effects button allows you to apply some pretty cool effects to any text in your Word 2010 document. Let’s take a look. Continue Reading »