Tips from the Ambrose Office Expert
MS Word 2000 Specials:
Type out a table using MS Word
Start each ROW with a +(plus
sign) and then type -(hyphen sign) for the width of the column:
will give you a two column table with one row. Other rows can be
added by simply pressing TAB in the last cell of the last row. (results
Using AutoCorrect to speed
If you find yourself typing out
long descriptions over and over again, why not assign an acronym to the
phrase and let Word do the typing for you? If you need to type
Johnson Space Center numerous times, here's what you do:
1. From the TOOLS menu, click
AUTOCORRECT. Select the REPLACE TEXT AS YOU TYPE check box.
2. In the REPLACE box type in an
abbreviation (in this case JSC ) Then type the full phrase in the
WITH box (Johnson Space Center)
3. Click the ADD button then
4. Now type JSC then press the
spacebar and Johnson Space Center will appear.
Selecting Columns of Text in
To select a column of
numbers and/or text you need to press and hold down the ALT key while
Moving Graphics Freely on your
Add the Graphic to your
document, then right click the graphic and choose Format picture.
Click on the LAYOUT TAB and
choose one of the layout styles.
Then click OK. This will
place white boxes around the graphic, allowing free movement of the
graphic in the document...