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How to Crop Images in Microsoft Word

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How to Crop Images in Microsoft Word

You can crop your graphical images to remove unwanted portions. To crop an image, click the Crop button on the contextual format Ribbon, click on any crop handle bordering the image and drag inwards until the desired portion is removed. For a more precise measurement, you can use the Size dialog box by clicking on the Size dialog launcher and entering in your dimensions in the appropriate boxes under the Crop From category. You also have the ability to crop your images to a specific shape, if you so choose. Point to Crop to Shape from the Crop menu and...

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Print a Microsoft Word Table in Landscape

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Print a Microsoft Word Table in Landscape

Microsoft Word allows you to print a table in Landscape and keep the rest of the document in Portrait. This comes in especially handy if you want to widen your columns to make them easier to read. To so so, you'll need to select the table and then change the orientation to Landscape but only for the selected text. This will insert a section page break and will insert your table in its own page, in Landscape orientation. Any pages before or after the table will remain in Portrait. Quick Guide: Print a Word Table in Landscape Mode Move your mouse...

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How to Convert text to a Table in Microsoft Word

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How to Convert text to a Table in Microsoft Word

A handy feature in Microsoft Word is the ability to create a table from existing text. This saves the trouble of having to retype it should you wish it in table format. To convert text to a table, first select the text, click the Table button on the Insert Ribbon and click Convert Text to Table. Then, choose the number of columns you want your table to have and how the data is separated (comma, tab, paragraph or other). Quick Guide: To Convert Text to a Table Select the text that you want to convert to a table. Click the...

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Using the Office Clipboard in Word

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Using the Office Clipboard in Word

The Office Clipboard allows you to assemble data from several locations in the same document or from different Office documents, and then paste those items one at a time into any Microsoft Office document. Unlike the Windows clipboard which holds only one item, the Office Clipboard can store up to 24 items that you have cut or copied. To use the Office Clipboard feature, ensure that the Clipboard Task Pane is visible by clicking the Clipboard Dialog Launcher on the bottom right corner of the Clipboard command group. Then, use the standard copy or cut commands. Each item that you...

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Quickly Jump from Table to Table in Microsoft Word

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Quickly Jump from Table to Table in Microsoft Word

If you have a document that contains several tables, you can quickly jump from table to table without having to scroll through your document. You can do so from the Go To tab of the Find and Replace dialog box. Quick Guide: To Jump from Table to Table in Word Press the F5 key on your keyboard Or Click the arrow on the Find button on the Editing group of the Home Ribbon and choose Go To from the button menu. If necessary, click the Go To tab on top of the dialog box. In the Go to What: window,...

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