How to Use Word
Word to Your Will (written for Word for the Macintosh, this article has
broad applicability to all versions of Word).
How to save yourself hours by using Outline View properly
What do all those funny marks, like the dots between
the words in my document, and the square bullets in the left margin, mean?
Typographical Tips from Microsoft Publisher
Some of the most useful Word
Word commands, and their descriptions, default shortcuts and menu assignments
How can I insert special characters, such as dingbats and accented letters, in my document?
Ruler of all you survey: How to make the best use of Word's rulers
The strait and narrow using columns
Working with sections
How can I automatically generate an index in Word?
How to control the page numbering in a Word document
Finding and replacing non-printing characters (such as paragraph marks), other special characters, and text formatting
Finding and replacing characters using wildcards
Is there life after “Reveal Codes”?
How Word differs from WordPerfect
The draw layer: a metaphysical space (and how to bring it back down to earth)
Cleaning up text pasted from the Web
Merging External Data
How to create a Mail Merge
Creating a Mail Merge Data Source
Making your mail merge “intelligent” by using IF fields
Turning Word into a pseudo-database by using Mail Merge Query Options
Using MacroButton fields
Part I: Creating simple templates
Part II: Creating complex book and report templates
How can I recover a corrupt document or template and why did it become corrupt?
How to recover a Master Document
Why Master Documents corrupt
I have a Name
column which I want to split into FirstName,
LastName how can I do it?
Forms, Fields and Macro Programming
How to add pop-up lists to any Word document, so you can click your way through changes in seconds
Creating a macro with no programming experience using the recorder
Run a macro automatically when Word starts or quits
Run a macro automatically when a document is created, opened or closed
Getting to grips with VBA basics in 15 minutes
The art of defensive programming
Why variables should be declared properly
How to cut out repetition and write much less code, by using subroutines and functions that take arguments
When to use parentheses to enclose subroutine and function arguments
Early vs. Late Binding
Getting help with calling Word's built-in dialogs using VBA (and why doing so can be much more useful than you'd think)
How to create a Userform
Useful WordBasic commands that have no VBA equivalent
Working with bookmarks
Determine the index number of the current paragraph
How to customise the Control Toolbox in the VBA Editor
Intercepting events like Save and Print
Writing application event procedures