I gave an informal talk today to science editors about using macros, but it was my very first tip that generated the most excitement: You can add a new tab to the Word ribbon! Here’s how.
Creating a table of contents in Word is super easy if you have applied styles to your headings.
Word Styles offer more than simply and consistently formatting text; they give you lots of power in organising your whole … More
Here are six ways to check what Word style your text is in (the last two are my favourites): Six … More
Many editors prefer the features and power of Microsoft Word – especially when copyediting – over Google Docs and other … More
There are a couple of neat tricks you can use, but (naturally) they vary somewhat between PCs (I’m using Windows … More
It can be really useful to look at your Word document in two separate, independent windows. And it’s very simple, … More
Four ways to show your Track Changes edits in MS Word – so your client (or collaborator) won’t overlook key editing changes or queries when they review the document.
The time-consuming task of transcribing can be speeded up with technology or by outsourcing – as long as, in both … More
Let’s say you’ve created or edited a report – it’s all nicely laid out and you will be saving it … More
What do you do when Donald Trump becomes president of the United States? Stop watching the news? Book a flight … More
This is my latest tips and tricks, written for the Editors Victoria newsletter. One of the funny things about working … More
I include a regular ‘Tips and tricks’ column in the Editors Victoria newsletter, linking to many online resources and tools. … More
The 22 February Finding work panel discussion (see previous post) was written up by Danielle Vecchio for the Editors Victoria … More