How to Password Protect a Document in Word 2013

Microsoft Word documents can often hold personal or important information. A normal Word document can be opened by anyone with a copy of that document, however, so you may decide to add some protection to a document in Word 2013 if it contains particularly sensitive information. Word 2013 includes a tool that allows you to encrypt […]

How to Underline Trailing Spaces in Word 2013

There are several reasons that you might need an underlined blank space in a Word document, but a common one is to create a place in a form where someone needs to sign their name, or enter some information. The underlined blank space can be achieved with the help of the underscore (hold down the […]

How to Remove a Border from a Picture in Word 2013

Microsoft Word 2013 provides a few methods by which you can modify a picture that you have inserted into a document. One of those methods is adding a border to the picture. This can be helpful both for stylistic purposes, as well as to provide a clearer distinction between where the picture ends and the […]

How to Remove a Watermark in Word 2013

Watermarks in Microsoft Word provide a simple way to identify a draft or confidential version of a document without altering the actual content of that document. But you may need to delete that watermark later, so it is helpful to know where the setting for that action is located. Our guide below will show you how […]

How to Keep the Ribbon Visible in Word 2013

The ribbon at the top of the window in Microsoft Word 2013 takes up a lot of space, which is a source of contention with users that preferred the more minimalist view of Word 2003. But the commands in the ribbon are very important for formatting your document, so if that ribbon is not visible, […]

How to Hide Comments When Printing in Word 2013

Comments are very useful when you collaborating on a document at work or school. Without comments, changes can be difficult to notice, and can lead to mistakes or confusion. But when you need to print a document that has been heavily edited, you might not need to include the comments that were a part of […]

How to Hide the Vertical Ruler in Word 2013

Microsoft Word 2013 can display a horizontal ruler above your document and a vertical ruler to the left of the document, depending upon which view you are currently using. But if your document needs do not require you to use these rulers, then you might prefer to have the screen space that they are using. […]

How to Show the Ruler in Word 2013

Last updated: January 24, 2017 Learning how to show the ruler in Word 2013 can be helpful when you open a document to edit it, but find that no ruler is being displayed. You can have a ruler visible both above and to the left of your document in Word 2013, depending upon which view […]

How to Crop a Picture in Word 2013

You might be aware of programs like Adobe Photoshop that allow you to create and edit pictures in a lot of exciting ways, but advanced image editing software might not be something you want to buy if you only need to crop a few of your pictures. Fortunately there are other ways to crop pictures […]

How to Show Text Boundaries in Word 2013

The document that you see when viewing a file in Word 2013 in the Print Layout view is not actually representative of the space to which you can add content. There are margins, headers and footers which can reduce the actual amount of space available to you for your document’s content. Since this can be problematic […]