Category Archives for Microsoft Word

How to create custom fillable user forms in Microsoft Office 2016 / 2019 applications?

Content developed on Office 2016; however applicable to Office 2019,2013, 2010; desktop and Office 365 versions; Windows 7, 10; Post updated on: September 2018 Here’s a question from Deanne: I need to create a short survey to send to my office coworkers. I know that i could probably use an online solution such as Google […]

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How to auto spell check in Word and Excel 2013, 2016 and 2019?

Last updated: September 2018 Applicability: Office 2019, 2016, 2013; Office 365 and Standard. Windows operating systems. Here’s a question that we got the other day Using Excel 2016 on Windows 10. As i am quite a fast writer i accidentally make quite a bit of spelling mistakes. For some reason i would expect that Excel […]

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How to create a form with check boxes in Microsoft Word 2013?

The other day, we had a question from one of our subscribers about creating a form in Word 2013 in Developer mode. Forms allows for easy data capturing and are widely used in Word and other Office applications. There are two major ways for making your own customized forms in Word: Using predefined templates – […]

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How to insert mirrored or flipped text in Word 2013?

On the other day, I was asked by one of my friends if there is an option to get mirrored text in Word 2013. I was looking for the same but there wasn’t a direct option. So here is a workaround which allows you to flip your text in Word 2013. Launch Microsoft Word 2013 […]

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How to draw a flow chart in Office 2013 and 2016?

The other day, I was approached by a colleague who asked me what would be the easiest way to create a flowchart and embed it in an Office 2013 document. In this post I would like to review several methods you can use to accomplish this task. All method outlined below work also in Office […]

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How to open .one files in my Windows PC and MAC?

Here is a question from one of our subscribers: I have received .one files from my colleagues. I don’t know how to open these files and I don’t find a compatible program in my MAC or in my PC to open. What are these files? How do I open it? Well, We will provide you […]

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How to open a POTX file?

Recently we had a question about POTX files : I received a mail with an attachment and there was this POTX file. What is a POTX file? What type of file it is? I tried opening it, but I wasn’t successful. Windows failed to detect the default application that opens those files. What application opens […]

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