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Video: Assigning Shortcut Keys to Symbols in Microsoft Word

Inserting symbols like paragraph (∂), section (ß) or degree (∞) doesn't have to involve digging through the Insert Symbols dialog box every time. Instead, make a shortcut key so you can insert the symbol without ever taking your hands off the ...

Deborah Savadra - December 18, 2017
Quick Parts

Video: Saving Recyclable Text as Quick Parts in Microsoft Word

Let's face it, a lot of the text in legal documents has been recycled from previous documents. If you're tired of searching for then copying and pasting common elements like signature blocks or notary acknowledgments from old documents, only to ...

Deborah Savadra - November 1, 2017

Video: Customizing the Status Bar in Microsoft Office

Making any Microsoft Office application easier to use often involves tweaking the interface to suit your work style. Here's one of the quickest, easiest and most powerful tweaks you can make: tricking out each application's Status Bar.

Deborah Savadra - October 18, 2017

Video: Using AutoCorrect as a Text Expander

If you've got a certain word or phrase, formatted or not, that you type over and over, and it's driving you crazy, here's a Microsoft Word AutoCorrect hack you're going to love. Creating legal documents often involves some really fiddly typing. ...

Deborah Savadra - September 28, 2017
pasting text formatting microsoft word video

Video: Pasting Text for Better Formatting

If you're like most lawyers, you recycle text from other documents a lot. But cutting-and-pasting is a frequent source of formatting disasters in Microsoft Word. Instead of always using CTRL-V to paste, take an extra split second to preview your ...

Deborah Savadra - September 12, 2017
PDF Word Document Video

Video: The Fastest Way to PDF a Word Document

Converting a Word document to PDF is an essential Word skill, especially if you’re dealing with courts that require e-filing. Make that frequent task a one-click operation by adding Publish as PDF to your Quick Access Toolbar.

Deborah Savadra - August 30, 2017