The Open Desk

Margie Beilharz

Freelance editor and writer in science, environment, education, health

Tag: macros

  • Add a custom tab to your Word ribbon

    Add a custom tab to your Word ribbon

    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 your own customised tab to the Word ribbon! For example, I have added a tab called MB Macros to my Word ribbon as a way of easily…

  • Review: Lots of tips and procedures for better onscreen editing

    I wrote this review for the Editors Victoria January 2017 newsletter (updated link to IPEd archive, members only) The title of Geoff Hart’s book Effective Onscreen Editing (3rd edition) by no means conveys the full gamut of what this book contains. Indeed, it turns out be over 800 pages long, covering topics as diverse as…