Category Archives for Microsoft Word

How to easily insert Word input and message boxes?

Last update:September 2018; applicability: Office 2019, 2016, 2013. Sometimes, we need to make our Word documents interactive and capture some user input. For that we typically use both message and input boxes . As the name suggests a message box is a piece of information that is given to the users. Also input box is […]

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How to run a macro using a button in Word 2016?

Couple of days ago we learnt how to develop new macros in Microsoft Word 2016. Today’s quick tip will focus on how can run our macros with a simple button click from the Ribbon. This tip was written for Word, but applies to Excel as well. Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint don’t have an integrated Macro […]

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How to insert macros into Microsoft Word 2016 and 2019 documents?

Here’s a question from our reader, Krish:  I am a teacher and I am using Word 2016 to write important documents. I repeatedly need to change the font and size for the paragraphs. Is there a way to change them to my preferred font on one click? Here’s our answer: To set same font of same size […]

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How to display the header and footer text on Word 365/ 2016 / 2019 and Google Docs documents first page only?

Applicable to: Office 365, 2019, 2016, 2013; Windows 10, 7 Last updated: September 2018 Here’s a note we got from our reader, Diana: I work as a business analyst and often use Microsoft Word and Google Docs to author management reports which i submit to my management chain. The documents i create have a custom […]

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How to flip text in a Word 2016 / 2019 document?

This procedure is fully applicable to: Office 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 365; It was tested on Windows 10, 7 and MAC OSX 10.13 Last updated: September 2018 Here’s a question we got from our reader, Matilda: I have a bunch of formatted text letters and pictures created in my Word document which i want to […]

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How to easily make a brochure using Word 2016 and 2019?

Last updated: August 2018 Applicable to: Microsoft Word 2019 / 2016 ; Office 365 and desktop ; Windows 7 & 10, MACO SX In Marketing, brochures are typically used to get people to know, understand and talk about your product, company or event.  The good news are that you don’t have to be a professional […]

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How to insert custom document forms into Word 2019 / 2016?

Here’s a question from our reader, Lila: I usually prefer working with Microsoft Word for creating any important documents. But now I am in need to create a simple form to capture some colleague feedback on an initiative i am leading at work. Can you tell how to create a basic fillable form in Word? […]

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How to find and mass replace text and numbers in Word andExcel 2016?

If you have used Microsoft Word or Excel at school or work, you might have realized that it’s a bit challenging to mass find and replace certain text or numbers automatically. This is exactly, what we’ll show you in today’s quick tip. Word: Open Microsoft Word document. Enter the data in word document . To […]

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Password protect and un-protect Word, PowerPoint and Access 2016 files

Here’s a question from Kyle: “I know all our documents in Microsoft Office can be pass-protected. Can you explain how to add and remove passwords to my docs and presentations?” Thanks for you question. You can add password protection to your mail, spreadsheets, documents, presentations and databases. In today’s post we will learn together how […]

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How to easily add Excel sheets and Word documents into PowerPoint 2016 slides?

One of the coolest features of Microsoft Office is the ability to embed an Office application into another. Few weeks ago, we showed you how to easily insert an excel worksheet into Word. In today’s tutorial we’ll learn how to easily we can add Excel and Word docs into a PowerPoint slide (pptx/ ppt file) . […]

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