How to Convert a Compatibility Mode Document in Word 2013

In earlier versions of Microsoft Word, the default file format used the .doc file extension. However, newer versions of Word have started to use the .docx file format by default. Word 2013 is still capable of opening .doc files, and you can even save to the .doc file format in Word 2013 if you need […]

How to Save in the .doc Format in Word 2013

Microsoft Word 2013 supports a number of different file types, which means that you can open or create files that are compatible with different programs. For example, Word can save as a PDF if you need to share a document with someone that doesn’t have access to Microsoft Word. A default Word 2013 installation will […]

How to Make the Header Smaller in Word 2013

When you need to remove some of the white space from a document in Word 2013, two of the most common areas to look are the header and the footer. Fortunately you can adjust some settings for both of these locations that will allow you to minimize the amount of space that they use. Our […]

How to Hide Formatting Marks in Word 2013

Formatting in Microsoft Word 2013 can be incredibly useful when you need to make adjustments to content that you have created, but it can be frustrating when you need to change formatting that was already applied to the document. One easy solution is to just clear all of the formatting from the document, but that […]

How to Remove the Underline from a Hyperlink in Word 2013

Word document formatting can come in a variety of different options, so whether you need to double space your document or customize your page numbering, you are likely to find out that there are a considerable number of different menus for styling. But one of the harder elements of a document to format are the […]

How to Delete a Picture in Word 2013

The shortcut menu that appears when you right-click an image in Word 2013 contains a number of different settings and options that you can use to manipulate a picture. For example, you could add a hyperlink to a picture so that a reader can click the picture and be taken to a Web page or […]

How to Stop Document Properties from Printing in Word 2013

A document can often be difficult to identify if it doesn’t have a title page or a detailed header, so printing a document properties page can be a helpful way to keep your documents organized. But enabling that option will modify the settings for Word 2013 so that every document you print includes this page, […]

How to Hide the “Add-Ins” Tab in Word 2013

We have previously written about how to remove add-ins in Microsoft Word, but you may be experiencing a different problem where you have a tab above the Word ribbon that is labeled “Add-Ins.” This tab provides access to add-ins that are currently part of your Word 2013 installation. This tab is not a required navigational […]

How to Print Document Properties by Default in Word 2013

It can be difficult to keep track of printed documents if you don’t use cover pages, or if you print a lot of very similar documents. Including important information in the header can be effective, but it may not be an option if you have specific requirements for your headers. Another way that you can […]

How to Get Mirrored Text in a Text Box in Word 2013

Positioning text in a Word 2013 document can be frustrating if that text is part of the regular document body. One way to give yourself more freedom with moving and adjusting your text is to put it in a text box. Aside from the benefits that a text box affords you in moving your text […]