Category: Microsoft Word
Find and Replace Like a Pro Using Wild Cards in MS...
Posted by Murugaraj Shanmugam | Nov 26, 2020 | Microsoft Word, Productivity Hacks | 0 |
What’s modern about modern comments?
by Murugaraj Shanmugam | Apr 4, 2022 | Microsoft Word | 0 |
OK, I confess. I don’t like the name “modern comments” when MS Word introduced this new feature. Do you want to know why?Read More
AutoCorrect: a quick and easy way to insert phrases in MS Word
by Murugaraj Shanmugam | Jun 20, 2021 | Microsoft Word, Productivity Hacks | 0 |
As editors/writers, we constantly come across instances of repeatedly typing some strings /phrases. It is painful, time-consuming, and error-prone. Is there a way to make this process quick, easy and error-free?Read More
Find and Replace Like a Pro Using Wild Cards in MS Word
by Murugaraj Shanmugam | Nov 26, 2020 | Microsoft Word, Productivity Hacks | 0 |
I conducted an online session on using wild cards in MS Word. In this 2-hour-long session, I introduced the various wild card characters by actually using them in some editing-life situations. I am really glad and excited that the session was very well received, and here are some of the comments from the participants.Read More
Do you use these spell-checking dictionaries for MS Word?
by Murugaraj Shanmugam | Jul 3, 2020 | Microsoft Word, Productivity Hacks | 0 |
In a recent session on using custom dictionaries, one participant asked what dictionaries are available for MS Word’s spell-checking. Here are some suggestions.Read More
The find-and-replA/Ce menA/Ce continues…
by Murugaraj Shanmugam | Aug 5, 2016 | Microsoft Word, When Homer nodded. . . | 0 |
I talked about it already (here). Without doubt, the find-and-replace option is a handy tool for a...Read More
Setting Up MS Word for Editing – Global
by Murugaraj Shanmugam | May 5, 2016 | Microsoft Word | 1 |
Microsoft Word is almost the undisputed king as writing and editing platform. There is more to this than meets the eye. Word offers fantastic features that can help editors make editing more fun. This post is about making some global settings for Word, irrespective of the project.Read More
The find-and-replace menace
by Murugaraj Shanmugam | Jan 21, 2011 | Microsoft Word, When Homer nodded. . . | 0 |
OK. Don’t pounce on me as if I advised you not to use find and replace. I agree that find and replace is an excellent Word tool for editors. But you should also remember that you are dealing with a machine. If you want to...Read More