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
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.
I’m insanely pleased to have discovered this, even though I don’t actually blog very often. But I could have used … More
I include a regular ‘Tips and tricks’ column in the Editors Victoria newsletter, linking to many online resources and tools. … More
I wrote this review for the Editors Victoria newsletter. The title of Geoff Hart’s book Effective Onscreen Editing (3rd edition) … More