There are times when you are working in a large document and it may be helpful to view a couple parts of the document at the same time. Here is a quick little trick to help you do just that. Press Ctrl+Alt+S and this will split the screen and you can scroll to two different places in your document. To return your document to one screen move your curser around on the line splitting your screen until it changes to an arrow point up and down at the same time. Now, click and drag it all the way to the top of your screen and the split will disappear.
When you have multiple spreadsheets open, it can take many clicks shifting between different files. In addition, you never want to end up entering information into the wrong file. Use Ctrl + Tab to shift between different files easily. The great part of this tip is that it also works in other programs as well like Firefox and Chrome while using Windows 7. You can easily shift between any open tabs!
There are many times when we are sent word documents containing pictures that we want to save. You may know that you can right click on those images and click “save as a picture,” but did you know there is an easier way? Especially if your document contains a lot of picture this tip will be very helpful.
- Open document containing images
- Go to File and then select Save As
- In the dialog box click to view the drop down list next to “Save as type” and select “Web Page”
- Click Save
- Open and browse the location where you have saved the document as webpage.
- There you will see a new folder with the same name as that of the Word document. Click in the folder and you will see all the images there were in the document. There might be some other files as well, but you can ignore or delete them.
Bookmarks can make navigating much easier in a large document.
Using tab leaders can make your documents look much cleaner and more professional then manually typing in a bunch of periods. Watch this video to learn how to use dot leaders.
Tired of having to switch back and forth between documents when comparing data? There is tool you can use to have your documents side by side with a couple clicks.
- First click on the View tab
- Then click View Side by Side in the Window group
- You can also stay at the same point on each spreadsheet by clicking Synchronous Scrolling.
Simple as that!
This is a great tip that you can use especially if you use the same data in multiple places. Linking your information means, you only have to change it in one place. This video will show you how it is done.
Have you even backed up your emails from Microsoft Outlook? It is really pretty simple and can save you a ton of hassle if anything should happen to you Outlook. Watch this video to learn how.
This is a great way to make sure you get even spacing in your document without having to use tabs.
Have you ever needed to look at your document with the least amount of distractions on your screen? By hiding the ribbon, you can see your document more clearly.
Press CTRL+F1 to hide the ribbon. To see it again press the same keys again or double click on the tab heading that you would like to use and you will be able to see the full ribbon again.