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How to Compress Images in Word to Reduce File Size

How to Compress Images in Word to Reduce File Size

You can compress images in several ways in Microsoft Word documents to reduce the size of the file. There are built-in Word compression features you can use to make large files smaller but you can also reduce image size before you insert pictures into your documents.

How to Stop Words from Splitting at the End of a Line in Microsoft Word

How to Stop Words from Splitting at the End of a Line in Microsoft Word

There are many ways to stop words from splitting across lines in Word. You can keep words or characters (numbers or letters) together in Microsoft Word using nonbreaking spaces or hyphens. If Word is inserting hyphens in a word you don’t want to break across lines, you can also turn off automatic hyphenation.

How to Insert, Format and Update Cross-References in Word

How to Insert, Format and Update Cross-References in Word

In Microsoft Word, you can insert a cross-reference to content in another part of your Word document and then update it if the target of the cross-reference changes. A cross-reference can refer to a heading, bookmark, the caption of a table or figure as well as other target items.

How to Create, Save, Use and Edit Templates in Microsoft Word

How to Create, Save, Use and Edit Templates in Microsoft Word

You can create, save, use and edit templates in Microsoft Word for frequently-used documents such as letters, reports, proposals and manuals. Templates include basic character, paragraph and page formatting and may include text, custom styles, tables, images, macros, sections, headers and footers.

How to Format Microsoft Word Tables Using Table Styles

How to Format Microsoft Word Tables Using Table Styles

You can apply table styles to your Word tables to format them quickly and consistently. Use Word’s built-in table styles or create your own. You can modify table styles by changing borders, shading and other formats and change all the tables in your docment.

How to Double Space in Microsoft Word

How to Double Space in Microsoft Word

You can apply double spacing to paragraphs in Microsoft Word in a few ways. Single and double spacing is applied to line spacing within a paragraph which is different from space above and below a paragraph.

How to Add Page Numbers in Microsoft Word (Step by Step)

How to Add Page Numbers in Microsoft Word (Step by Step)

It’s easy to add page numbers at the top or bottom of your pages using headers or footers in simple, one section documents. However, if you want to restart numbering in different parts of your document, separate your document into sections …

3 Strikethrough Shortcuts in Microsoft Word to Cross Out Text

3 Strikethrough Shortcuts in Microsoft Word to Cross Out Text

You can apply strikethrough to text in Word to create a line through text. Although you can cross out text using Strikethrough on the Home tab in the Ribbon or the Font dialog box, you can also write your own Strikethrough keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word.

How to Insert a Line in Word (The Better Way)

How to Insert a Line in Word (The Better Way)

You can insert lines in Microsoft Word by drawing lines or by using borders (normally paragraph borders). However, if you draw lines using Insert Shapes, you’ll have to worry about the line being inline or floating. In this article, we’ll insert and remove lines using borders which are attached to paragraphs so they move as you edit the document.

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