Tips and Tricks to save time using Microsoft Word

Watch our mini guides to making use of some of the helpfull, but not obvious, features in Microsoft Word

WORD: Concentrate and type more

Sometimes when you’re writing an important Word document, it’s too easy to be distracted by all the menus and buttons. Did you know you can remove the clutter from Word and put it into Focus mode… with just one click? Here’s how.

WORD: Do whatever you want with one click

If you spend a lot of time searching through menus and tools in Word, then your life is about to become a lot easier. Here’s how to create your own Quick Access Toolbar, so you can get to the tools and settings you use most often with just one click.

WORD: Get rid of the annoying welcome screen

The Word welcome screen is great… the first time. Did you know you can skip it every time you open Word, so you can get straight to work? Here’s how to do that.

WORD: Insert chunks of text with a click

If you use Word a lot, you’re probably typing in the same information again and again and again.  Save time by using the Auto Text function. Let us show you how.

WORD: Insert chunks of text with short codes

Always typing the same information into Word documents? Save time and get it right by using short codes. You’ll wonder how you ever lived without them. Here’s how to set them up.

WORD: Do mass personal emailing

Did you know you can send mass personal emails from within Word? Here’s how to make multiple emails look personal to every recipient, without having to leave your document.

WORD: Print mass personal letters

If you have a lot of letters to send and want to personalise them, this video is for you. Learn how to insert personal information, merge and print multiple letters from just one document.

WORD: Start a new document quicker

If you find yourself copying or overwriting old documents, you need to start using templates. Here’s how to create, save and open them.