Essential Word Formatting Tips: Microsoft word has since been the digital industry-standard of written documents and its dominance of the soft copy document niche makes it a must for all word users to master at least some of the necessary tips needed to work on Microsoft word. The help section on all word versions provide word users with almost all the word formatting options available on its document platform but we would attempt to list the more essential ones in these article for those who do not have the time or patience to go through the tips on Microsoft’s help column.
CV Formatting Tips:
With Microsoft, you can create polished Curriculum vitae or business letter by simply clicking on the CV templates and choosing a standard template to fill your qualifications on. You can also add additional stamps and digital signature by clicking on the Word icon (at the top left the corner of your screen)> prepare> add a digital signature which would direct you to your files for choosing the appropriate stamp/signature desired.
Essay Formatting Tips:
Referencing important information or providing more details to a certain sentence on your essays can easily be done by using the reference mark or footnote text feature in Microsoft word. Inserting a footnote can be done by clicking at the end of the word or sentence needing referencing, select the reference tab>insert> insert a footnote or hold (ALT+CTRL+D) and your word document would be shifted to the footnote area to allow you input the necessary details into your word document. You do not need to scroll down in order to edit a footnote, all that is needed is hovering your mouse icon on the footnotes number and the related footnote pops up for editing.
Word Formatting by Painting Sections:
When designing flyers or directional mails, you might need to highlight some important information or sections of your word document and this can be done by using the word format painter. To use the word format painter, first select the type of formatting you would like, click the format painter (at the top left corner), select the section of your document that needs painting and the chosen section would automatically be formatted according to your instructions.
Quick General Tips/Shortcuts For Formatting The Application of Styles: Word styles include the use of headers, bullets, and indents that can make a document look more structured and professional. These little changes can be done with the following short cut keys: Ctrl+Shift + N –applies normal key, Ctrl+Alt+1– initiates the heading style 1 while Ctrl+Shift+S–opens the apply style dialogue box on Microsoft Word.
Erase Manual Formatting:
When working on a file giving to you by someone else, you might come in contact with different text and painting formats you find abhorrent. You can remove all external formats by holding:
• Ctrl + Space bar –to remove character or text formatting and
• Ctrl + Q –which removes paragraph formatting
These essential word formatting tips can be used individually or in combination to create a perfect draft on Microsoft Word.
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