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There are a number of ways to quickly access documents you’ve recently opened. In a previous tip, I explained how to easily access documents when you already have that application open. However, there’s an easy way to access recent documents even if the application isn’t open. This feature is automatically activated in Windows XP, but […]

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To move around quickly in Microsoft Word documents, double-click on the bar at the bottom left-hand of the screen that contains the page numbers, select the page you want, and you’ll jump right to it! You can see this tip and others, on topics ranging from Outlook and Word help to App reviews and online […]

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Most of the documents we generate are single-spaced, but it’s nice to print out a copy in double spacing if you want to easily read it or make notes or corrections. It’s a hassle to change the spacing in the format just to print out one copy. Here’s the answer: Have the document open. Save […]

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Regardless of your practice area, there are times when you want to compare two documents and see the changes made. There is software that does this, but it can be expensive. The next time you want to compare two documents, try the built-in functionality in Word 2007 or 2010. Here’s how: Open Word and select Review (in […]

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We often work on a Microsoft Word document over a period of several days or even weeks. There are a number of ways to make it easy to open a document you recently worked on. You could look through your directories to find it, you could create an icon and save it on your desktop, […]

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There are times when it would be helpful to embed a document in a contact, calendar, or task in Outlook. For example, you might have a reception on your calendar and want to embed a PDF copy of the invitation in your calendar so you have it handy. You might have a copy of a […]

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You may have heard of WebEx and Go to Meeting, or even participated in a session using these tools. When connected to the Internet, both allow you to see someone else’s screen and are used for document review and collaboration, demonstrations of anything that can be displayed on a computer screen, software training, remote tech […]

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