FAQs: Employee Handbook (with examples & templates)

Got a question about how to write an Employee Handbook? Want to know what policies MUST go into an employee manual? Looking for a set of templates to get you started? The Klariti Guide to Employee Handbooks answers the most frequently asked questions in this area. If we missed something, let us know and we’ll update […]

How to Write Standard Operating Procedures (examples & templates)

In the following tutorial, we show how to write standard operating procedures, also known as SOPs. We’ll also look at how to plan, review, edit, and publish your SOPs, to make sure they stay relevant. Will these guidelines make you a better procedure writer? Download Now for $9.99 Download standard operating procedures templates here. Yes. Follow the […]

How to Create a Drop-Down List in MS Word (With Screenshots)

Let’s look at how to create a drop-down list in MS Word Before we start: If you don’t see the Developer tab, click File, Options, Customize Ribbon, and select Developer. How to Create a Drop-down List – Short version On the Developer tab, in the Controls group, click the Drop-Down List Select the content control, and then on the Developer tab, click Properties. To create […]

MadCap Flare: How to Add An Image to the About Box

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we’ll look at how to add an image to the About box in the output window. When you click the icon, your image is displayed in the corner. A nice touch and a way to highlight your brand. At Klariti, we use MadCap Flare (and Word) to write technical documents. […]

MadCap Flare: How to Create Your First Project

In this MadCap Flare tutorial, we’ll look at how to start a technical writing project. Here, at Klariti, we use MadCap Flare to write technical documentation for our clients. Contact us if we can help. Download 15 Technical Writing templates to write technical documents faster MadCap Flare: How to Create Your First Project There’s different ways […]

Office 365 User Guide

Office 365 is the future of MS Office. In the following tutorials, we look at how to write, edit, and format MS Word documents using the new Office 365 suite. We’ll also Excel, PowerPoint, Flow, and Dynamics 365. Office 365 Overview of Apps Office 365 includes the following suite of apps. Scroll down to the […]

How to Write a Software Installation Guide (With Sample Guidelines + Template)

In this tutorial, we look at how to write an Installation Guide. We look at the main sections in an Installation Guide, how to write each section, and provide sample text to help you get started with your technical documents. Instant Download – Buy Here for only $9.99! Download: Click here to learn more about […]

Visio – How To Add a Shape to My Favorites

In Visio, if you use the same shapes most of the time, add them to your favorites. Here’s how: In the Shapes window, click More Shapes. Right-click on the Shape. Click Add to my Shapes, then select Favorites.

Visio – How to turn off shadow on lines

Do the lines in your Visio diagram have a shadow? If so, here’s how to get rid of it: Select everything on the page. Right-click and select Format Shape. Click the Effects button. It’s next to Fill Bucket. Click Shadow Options. Set Transparency to 100% Another way is to: Select everything on the page. Right-click and select Format Shape. Click the Effects button. It’s next to Fill […]

How to Delete a Blank Page In MS Word

If you can’t delete a blank page in your MS Word document, it’s probably because a section break has been created or was copy/pasted in accidentally. Here’s how to get rid of the section break and delete the blank page: Click the PAGE LAYOUT 5th from the left on the top menu. Click the Page Setup icon in the lower-right […]

How to Use Wildcards to Replace Text in MS Word

In this tutorial, we look at how to use the wildcard option in the File and Replace menu to replace text in your MS Word documents. Wildcards help you search for: Variations of words Multiple words at once Similar groups of words. Find specific letters Search for text For example, the asterisk (*) wildcard searches […]

How to Fix the Spellchecker in MS Word

This tutorial explains how to fix the Spell Checker in Word if it stops working, for example, if it does not find typos in your documents. How to Fix the Spellchecker in MS Word Do you get these error messages when you click Spelling & Grammar or hit F7? It says no errors were found even […]

How to Overcome Business Writer’s Block

Business Writer’s Block is what? Well, it tends to happen when you’re in a hurry, flustered, or tried. ‘If you don’t understand it, you can’t write it.’ This isn’t totally true. You can write something — it mightn’t be great — by distracting the reader, playing with clever words, and showing off. But others see […]

How to Write Work Instructions (With MS Word Templates)

A work instruction is a document that describes how to perform a specific task, or set of tasks, typically at a very detailed level. A Work Instruction is similar to a Standard Operating Procedure, however it is usually at a lower level in a Quality Management System. Records and log files are typically at the […]

How to Turn Off Compatibility Mode in Word

If Word opens your documents in Compatibility Mode instead of as a normal document, then follow these steps. Open a document in compatibility mode. Click the FILE tab. Click Convert. The [compatibility mode] message is gone – but the extension is still .DOC Click File, Save, and SAVE AS. The file extension is now DOCX. […]