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When you say ‘Word’, most people will think of word processing software. But did you know that the tool can really make texts and documents come alive? Make your layout pop with tables, images and SmartArt. Create flyers, invitations or other visually attractive documents in the blink of an eye. Save templates in the correct house style for all your professional documents. Our tips and tricks will teach you how to do this and more. Ready to reach new heights with Word? 

Do's and Don't's on incorporating your visual identity in your Microsoft Office 2010 templates

Do's and Don't's on incorporating your visual identity in Office 2010 Including your corporate identity and branding in your company's documents has become increasingly important. Everything changes.. not only our visual identity, but also the software and the way you use your programs. We send more and more docum

Using formulas in Word tables

Koen Vermoesen
10/10/2013
As a consultant I have to write lots of documents. I frequently rely on tables to visually represent structured data. Hardcoding averages and totals in a document, however, is prone to error when you need to fine-tune some of the values later on… Fortunately Word tables, like Excel, allow you to use formulas to calculate the value of a certain cell. I always have to search for it myself but the …

How can I modify the format of my text (Caps, lowercase, …) when using the Word Mail Merge feature?

In a previous blog post we saw how to change the Date format of Word Mail merge fields. In this one I will explain how you can apply a lowercase, uppercase, … format to your text mail merge fields.

Microsoft Word: How to add a Watermark to the gallery?

Tom Van 't Veld
25/10/2012
One of the major advancements in Word 2007 and 2010 was the fact that you can save almost anything as a building block. The same goes for watermarks, as you have the option in the gallery to save the watermark. However, to do this, you first need to select your watermark. And since it is placed behind your text, you can’t select it.

How can I modify the format of my numbers when using the Word Mail Merge feature?

In a previous blog post we saw how to change the Date format of Word Mail Merge fields. In this one I will explain how you can apply a specific Number format to your Number Mail Merge fields.

Increase the default font for comments in Word 2010

Tom Van 't Veld
03/09/2012
A problem that pops up from time to time is that the font of the comments are extremely small and unreadable. To solve this, you need to change the style of the balloon text. So first you need to find this style.

Microsoft Word: Modify the format of your dates when using the Word Mail Merge feature

Have you ever used the Mail Merge feature in Word? Normally, it works like a charm. But ever so often the retrieved dates are not formatted as they should be. Does this mean you need to discard the Mail Merge feature and input your data manually? Of course not, and here’s how you can change the format of your date mail merge fields.

Do’s and Don’t’s on incorporating your visual identity in your Microsoft Office 2010 templates

Including your corporate identity and branding in your company’s documents has become increasingly important. Everything changes.. not only our visual identity, but also the software and the way you use your programs. We send more and more documents electronically and we wish to transmit a clear corporate identity, so of course we wish to project a uniform image externally. That’s why Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 now includes a lot of features on the integration of your visual identity in your Office templates (Word, PowerPoint, ...),

Navigate easily to the visuals that interest you

When handling large documents in Word, like for example an annual report or a technical description, everyone knows just how important it is to get quickly and easily to that information that is important for you. So, that’s why we set up the structure of our document with the aid of heading styles and include a table of contents. But what about all the visual aids that you use to embellish your document such as for example charts, pictures, flowcharts, etc.? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to jump immediately to the information that you are interested in?

Microsoft Word: Using cross-references to link to a specific chapter in your Word document

When creating a large document (business report, sales offer, manual, ...) you sometimes wish to refer to another chapter in your file. One of the easiest ways to do this, is by using the cross-references option.

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