Sure, Microsoft Word is great for writing essays or project proposals. But here are four things you might not have known you could do in Word. These tips will help you expand Word’s functionality and work faster.
1. Add a calculator
This is an excerpt from our post How to Add a Calculator to Microsoft Word.
When you’re writing a document in Word, you might need to do a few quick calculations. You could open a separate calculator app, but wouldn’t be easier if you could just get a quick answer right within the document that you’re working on? Well, by adding a calculator to Word, it’s possible.
2. Autosave your documents every minute
This is an excerpt from our post How to Make Microsoft Word Autosave Your Documents Every Minute.
To minimize the possibility of losing your work during a crash, here’s how to set your Microsoft Office documents to autosave every minute. This is a very fast save interval, but it will create an almost seamless backup history of your documents.
3. Instantly save all the images in a document
This is an excerpt from our post How to Save All the Images in a Word or PowerPoint File.
If you’ve ever worked with a large Word document and needed to save all of the image files within the project for other uses, you know that it can be a very tedious task. However, there are actually a couple of quick strategies that allow you to do this all at once.
4. Create & add a chart right within Word
This is an excerpt from our post How to Create & Add a Chart in Word.
When it comes to creating charts, you might be thinking Excel is the way to go. But if you’re just looking to make a simple chart to augment a document, you can do that from right within Word.