Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks
- What is Word and what's it for?
Microsoft Word is a computer program aimed at text processing. Therefore, it can be used to write texts for any purpose: academic, professional, creative… It comes along with a complete pack of tools that allow use to modify the format of our write. The latter let us modify from the type and size of the font to the design of the page, as well as including graphical elements such as images or tables. It also allows us to add multimedia video and audio files but that isn’t very useful if we’re thinking about printing our document.
- How Microsoft Word works
All Microsoft Word pages have three basic parts: the text area where we’ll write the text, the toolbar above the text and another bar below the text with zoom tool and the word counter, amongst other options. Once you open a new document, you can change the language if you wish by going to the bar at the bottom of the screen and choosing any of the languages compatible with the program.
- How to use Microsoft Word
To start off, you need to install the program, an obvious step that needs to be reminded. Once you’ve opened the application, you’ll be offered different options on its interface, whether to create a new blank document, make use of a tutorial or choose any of the many templates available: documents with their own style and format that help us to keep things simple. Just choose any of these options and the interface will automatically show you what you’ve chosen.
- How to convert PDF to Word
Converting any PDF document to an editable Word format isn’t at all difficult. In fact, Microsoft Word itself can be used as a converter from PDF to Word. Just open a PDF document from the File by selecting the Open option to have access to the latter in .DOCX format that can be edited however you wish. We can do so without any trouble if the PDF to be converted has been generated by mean of Word’s own tool that we can find in the File menu with the Export function. In that case, we can open the document and modify its structure and contents without problems.
- How to install Microsoft Word
Carrying out the installation of Microsoft Word is quite simple. Just be aware that this program is part of a suite, Microsoft Office, and therefore, we have to install the latter to be able to run this text processor on our Windows PC.
- Why Microsoft Word is not responding
On some occasions, Microsoft Word may behave strangely or freeze when we open a file or while we’re working on a document. To fix this problem, here are the solutions that have provided the best results to the users of this text processor:
- How to convert Word to PDF
Exporting any document is really easy, and we only have to follow these steps: