Have a Good Weekend

It's probably too early to tell (after all, this is being sent out quite early on Saturday morning), but I hope that your weekend is going well. At the Wyatt household we have no big plans, other than to relax and catch our breath from a hectic week.

Enjoy the tips in this week's newsletter!

—Allen
     

WordTips (ribbon) for 23 January 2021

Tables
Table Rows Truncated in Printout

If you have problems getting the printout of a table to look correct, it can be frustrating. This tip provides a few pointers you can try in order to track down the problem.

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(Thanks to Wayne Belcher, Ron Solecki, David Cohen, LeAnne Baird, Patrick Sedgwick, and Annette Carlson for contributing to this tip.)

 
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Creating a Numbered List

Numbered lists provide a 1-2-3 way of organizing your document. You can create numbered lists very easily using the techniques in this tip.

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Editing
Creating New Windows

A great way to work on different parts of the same document at the same time is to create windows. These function as different views of the document.

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Unable to Edit Document with Embedded Fonts

What are you to do if you embed fonts in a document and then someone else cannot make changes to that document? Chances are good that this scenario has to do with the characteristics of the fonts you are embedding. Here are some things to check out.

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Macros extend Word
Understanding Variables

Variables are used quite frequently in programming, and VBA programming is no exception. Each variable can have a data type that defines the characteristics of the data that can be stored in the variable. This tip examines the purpose of variables and the different data types you can use to define them.

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Paragraph formatting
Double Indenting

Indenting a paragraph is easy in Word. In fact, the program provides shortcut keys that make it a snap. Indenting from both the left and right margins is not as easy, but you can make it easy by using the techniques described in this tip.

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Help Wanted

This section is for those having problems making Word behave. If Word is giving you fits, feel free to submit your own Help Wanted question.

If you have a solution for the problems below, click the link after the problem to send us your answer. (All responses become the sole property of Sharon Parq Associates, Inc., and can be used in any way deemed appropriate.) If your response is used in a future issue, you will be credited for your contribution to the answer.

 
Changing the GoTo Default

I regularly use the GoTo (F5) dialog box to move to a bookmark. Since I'm always jumping to bookmarks, I would like to make "Bookmark" the default selection in the dialog box. Instead, the top item in the list ("Page") is always the default. How can I change this default?
—Roger Dean (provide an answer for this Help Wanted question)

 
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