Category Archives: Word 2007

Whither “Edit Links to Files”?

A Biblical student writes: I am enjoying your Word 2007 Bible. I am currently studying for the Word MOS and I hope you have a moment to answer this Word query. On page 305 – chapter 18 – Pictures and … Continue reading

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Paste Unformatted Text, Revisited

A while back, I published an article in Dian Chapman’s TechTrax about how to create a keyboard shortcut for pasting the contents of the clipboard as plain text. That article, entitled Paste Special Unformatted Text at Your Fingertips, was mostly … Continue reading

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My favorite Outlook 2010 Feature

Are you using the Office 2010 public beta? It’s pretty darn stable and I’ve been using it since November. One thing I like in particular about Outlook 2010 is that the Navigation Pane font can be changed directly at long … Continue reading

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Returning to the last editing spot in Word 2007

Many Word 2007 users miss the ability to press Shift+F5 to return to the last place editing occurred in a document they open. Shift+F5 executes Word’s built-in GoBack command. It continues to work just fine in a document you’re editing, … Continue reading

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Example for CW Lee

The Open dialog box in Word 2007:

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A solution to “Word cannot register your account” for Word blogging

When trying to register my wife’s WordPress blog with Word so she could blog directly from Word, we kept getting the message Word cannot register your account. I got this message periodically when I registered my own blogs, but it … Continue reading

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Google Toolbar Option’s Unexpected Consequence

Yesterday, I installed Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). Along with it, I installed a new version of the Google Toolbar (beta). Mind you, I normally use Firefox rather than IE8. Its logic better fits my way of thinking, and it has … Continue reading

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Making Word 2007 a Little More Familiar

Moving from Word 2003’s toolbars and menus to Word 2007’s ribbon can be a bit of a shock to many users of earlier versions of Word. Some of this shock can be eased, however, by making your most-used tools from … Continue reading

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Deleting Whole Cells, Rows, and Columns in Word

When you need to remove whole cells, rows or columns from a table, users rightly expect that when you select the cell(s), row(s) or column(s) and press Delete, they will be deleted. This does not happen, however. Instead, if the … Continue reading

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Zoom Stops Date AutoComplete in Word 2007

In trying to finally figure out why date AutoComplete “randomly” seems to stop working in Word 2007, I’ve been doing some experimentation. I’ve finally solved this annoying mystery that has been plaguing me for well over a year. Word 2007’s … Continue reading

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