VisiCom Services Blog

VisiCom Services has been serving the Rochester Hills area since 1994, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: 3 Useful Microsoft Word Features

Tip of the Week: 3 Useful Microsoft Word Features

Microsoft Office’s Word is undoubtedly one of the most popular word processing software in the world, perhaps even the most popular. Still, there are many people who use Word on a regular basis without putting the majority of its features to use. Here’s three more Word capabilities that you’ll find very handy.

Change the Case of your Text
HAVE YOU EVER ACCIDENTALLY WRITTEN SOMETHING ENTIRELY IN CAPS? It happens to everyone. However, many people don’t realize that you don’t have to delete everything and rewrite it. Microsoft Word has a handy feature that allows users to change the case of your text. You can choose from: Sentence case. Lowercase. UPPERCASE. Capitalize Each Word. and tOGGLE cASE.

word ib 1

Auto-Update Date & Time
Even though the majority of business correspondences are done digitally, there are still some times when you need to write a good ol’ fashioned direct mail letter. For example, many businesses like to send a welcome message/onboarding letter to new clients. These letters will probably be uniform, with some personalization for each client. Word offers some assistance in making sure the information is updated in the letter. One very handy one when working with templates is the auto-update Date & Time feature.

Under the Insert tab, click the Date & Time button and a pop-up window will appear. Click the date format you want and then be sure to click the "update automatically" box in the bottom right corner. Now the date will automatically be updated every time you open (or print) the document.

word ib 2

Get Rid of Unwanted Formatting
Most people who use Microsoft Word on a regular basis have had to deal with accidentally pasting text that held the formatting of the document you copied it from. This contagious font will even take over the rest of the document, following the formatting of what was pasted rather than your desired format.

Word has a command that you can use to Clear All Formatting. It can be found in the menu and its icon looks like the letter ‘A’ with a pink eraser. You can also use the keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Space

word ib 3

For more great information about the software you use every day, visit our blog regularly.

Comments

 
No comments yet
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Powered by ChronoForms - ChronoEngine.com

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Recent Comments

Tip of the Week: Tip of the Week: Mirror or Cast Your Android Device’s Screen
14 September 2017
Usually I don't refer spending time like these categories subjects and website but really the blog w...
Tip of the Week: 4 Google Chromecast Features that May Surprise You
05 September 2017
I’m really satisfied to find this site.I need to thank you only for this brilliant read!!I unquestio...
Microsoft OneNote May Be the Best Note-Taking Tool on the Market
27 June 2017
I blog frequently and I really value your substance. The article has really crested my advantage. I ...

Latest Blog Entry

12 November 2018
Visicom Blog
Security
With Google Chrome as its major competition, Bing needs all the help it can get just to claim a market share of the web browsing industry. Despite this, Microsoft’s search engine has encountered probl...

Latest News

Contact Us

Learn more about what VisiCom Services can do for your business.

callphone

Call us today    248.299.0300

2534 S Rochester Road
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

#