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 […]

How to Remove Text Highlighting in Word 2013

Some Microsoft Word users will choose to highlight parts of a document to draw attention to it. This is helpful if edits need to be made to a section of a document while you are collaborating on edits with another person. But you may find that the highlighting color is still in the document after […]

How to Add a Column in Word 2013

Adding columns to a document in Microsoft Word 2013 can be a good idea in a variety of situations. Whether you are composing an article for a newsletter, or typing up a list and trying to save space, many Word users will eventually discover that their document would look better if it were column-ized. Our […]

How to Disable an Add-In in Word 2010

There are many different types of add-ins for Microsoft Word 2010 that can increase the functionality of the program. Some of these add-ins are great, and can help to simplify tasks that would otherwise be difficult to complete. But some of these add-ins are not helpful, or may even cause Word 2010 to run poorly. […]

How to Remove an Entry in the Word 2013 Dictionary

When you use spell check in Word 2013, you have the opportunity to add words to a custom dictionary. This is helpful if you frequently use words that Microsoft’s spell checker does not recognize, and that you want it to learn so that it does not flag them incorrectly in the future. But it is […]

How to Open the Navigation Pane in Word 2013

Microsoft features a tool called the Navigation Pane in Word 2013 that provides a convenient location for you to navigate through your document. You may have gotten used to using it, only to open Word one day and find that it is gone. The Navigation Pane is an optional part of the Word 2013 layout, and […]

How to Set 1-inch Margins in Word 2011

Document formatting can be a point of contention for many companies, schools, and publications, so knowing how to set up your documents to match those requirements is important knowledge to have. One common formatting requirement is related to the document margins, and a popular choice is to set all of the document margins at 1 […]

How to Change the Default Font Color in Word 2013

Using a different font color for a document in Word 2013 is as simple as changing an option in the navigational ribbon. You can even change the font color for a large section of text in a document, or change the color of an entire document. But if you change the font color of nearly […]

How to Start Page Numbering Later in the Document in Word 2013

You may already know how to number pages in Microsoft Word 2013, which will add a page number to the selected location in a document. The default page numbering system will start at 1 on the first page, and continue until the last page. But this page numbering is not ideal for every situation, and […]

How to Remove a Link in Word 2013

You can create hyperlinks in Microsoft Word 2013 from the Insert menu at the top of the window, or by right-clicking a selection and choosing to make a hyperlink. Some types of text will even become hyperlinks automatically in Word 2013 with default settings. But if your audience will be reading your document on the printed […]