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Use automatic formatting as you type
Article Want more control over what you type? Just want to undo the last automatic "correction"? Learn how to control automatic formatting.
Excel 2007, Outlook 2007...
Insert a hyphen
Article Some of the content in this topic may not be applicable to some languages. If a word is too long to fit at the end of a line, Microsoft Office Word 2007 move...
Word 2007
Automatically correct spelling with words from the main dictionary
Article You can set up your program to automatically correct misspelled words that are similar to words in the main dictionary that the spelling checker uses.  Note    ...
Outlook 2007, Publisher 2007...
Find and replace text or other items
Article In Word 2007, search for and replace text, numbers, formats, paragraphs, page breaks, wildcards, field codes, and more.
Word 2007
Automatically format hyphens as en dashes and em dashes
Article When you type a space and one or two hyphens between text, Microsoft Office Word automatically inserts an en dash ( – ). For example, if you type See pages 3 -...
Word 2007
Add or remove line numbers
Article By default, Word numbers lines in a document. You can insert or delete line numbers to show only the ones you want.
Word 2010, Word 2007
Turn on or off overtype mode
Article When you are editing text in overtype mode, typing new characters replaces any existing characters to the right side of the insertion point. Do you need help wi...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Text disappears as I type
Article Symptoms As you type in a document, text at the insertion point is deleted. Cause Overtype mode is turned on. Resolution Turn off overtype mode: Click the Micro...
Word 2007
Add property information to a document
Article Microsoft Office Word 2007 provides built-in properties and property controls that you can add to the Document Information Panel or to the document itself. Pr...
Word 2007
Remove hyphenation
Article Some of the content in this topic may not be applicable to some languages. You can remove all automatic hyphenation and each instance of manual hyphenation, suc...
Word 2007
Change curly quotes to straight quotes and vice versa
Article As you type text, some Microsoft Office programs automatically change straight quotation marks ( ' or " ) to curly quotation marks (also known as "smart quotes"...
Outlook 2007, PowerPoint 2007...
Insert a symbol or special character
Article Show All Hide All You can use the Symbol dialog box to insert symbols, such as ¼ and ©, or special characters, such as an em dash (—) or ellipsis (…) that are n...
Outlook 2007, Word 2007
Select an entire document
Article Keywords     select all; selecting the whole file This article tells you how to select the entire contents of the document body. For information on some other p...
Word 2007
Where is the Insert File command?
Article Symptoms You want to insert text from another document into the document that you are working on, but you can't find the Insert File command. Cause The Insert F...
Word 2007
Select text
Article Show All Hide All In Microsoft Office Word 2007, you can select text or items in a table by using the mouse or the keyboard. You can also select text or items t...
Word 2007
What has changed for the AutoText feature?
Article The AutoText feature is incorporated as a gallery into the expanded capabilities provided by the Quick Parts feature (Document Parts, Building Blocks) in Micro...
Word 2007
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