Category Archives: MS Word

How to Recover an Earlier Version of a Document if MS Word Crashes

In this tutorial, we look at how to recover a document if MS Word crashes unexpectedly. Did you know that Word makes versions of your documents? It does. Why? So that when things go bananas you can go back to one of these old versions and start again. Isn’t that handy? How to Recover an […]

How to Add Footnotes and Endnotes to Word (With Screenshots)

In this tutorial, we look at how to footnotes and endnotes to MS Word documents. These help highlight important points, mention related books, writers or texts. Footnotes and endnotes are very helpful in scientific, technical, academic, and business documents, such as RFPs. Footnotes v Endnotes The difference between footnotes and endnotes is that: Footnotes appear […]

How to Copy and Paste Correctly in MS Word [Clipboard Tips]

In this tutorial, we look at how to use your Clipboard in MS Word so you have content at your fingertips when you need it. There are lots of hidden power tricks in Word. Learning to use the Clipboard is just one of them. Let’s get started. Using the Clipboard in MS Word 2013 The […]

How to Create an Index in MS Word [Beginner’s Tutorial]

In this tutorial, we look at how to create an index in MS Word. We also explain how to prepare your Word document before you start indexing, the correct way to index items, how to delete an index entry, and how to update the index after you have made changes. Ok, let’s start. So, you’ve […]

How to Create an Index for Technical Documents (With Screenshots)

Is an index old fashioned? With everything on the web, do you even need an index? The first thing. Not everything’s on the web. The second: What’s not on the web often needs an index to direct the reader to relevant content. The third: A good index makes good content even better. It won’t save poor writing […]

Video: How to Add Currency Symbols in MS Word (Tutorial)

Here are three ways to insert currency symbols in Microsoft Word: the Symbol dialog box, Alt codes, and shortcut keys. Video: How to Add Currency Symbols in MS Word (Tutorial) Insert Euro, Pound, and Cent Signs from the Symbol Dialog Box Follow these steps: Place your cursor where the symbol should appear. Select the Insert […]

VIDEO: How To Count the Total Number of Words in a MS Word Document

Here’s how to count words in Microsoft Word. Follow the steps in this video to get the word count in a MS Word document. Applies To: Word 2016 Word 2013 Word 2010 Word 2007 MS Word counts the number of words in your document as you type. The count is displayed at the end of the page in […]

Video: How to Restart Page Numbering in Word

In Word, you can restart the page numbering on any page. This is useful if you add a section and Word restarts the page numbering at 1, instead of continuing with the correct page numbering. Video: Restart Page Numbering in Word In the following video, we show how to update the page numbering in MS […]