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Keyboard shortcuts to add language accent marks in Word

How often do we see hard copies of documents with words like café where the acute on the “e” has been penned in after printing with a black pen! And all those poor people named Renée, Morné, Chloé and even Beyoncé whose very identity is brought into question! Most languages require the use of “special […]

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Microsoft Word Mail Merge and Page numbering

I often use Microsoft Word’s Mail Merge feature to prepare long documents for Learners. I noticed that upon completion of the merge that the page numbering for the final, merged document was incorrect where I had used Page x of y page numbering. What I was expecting was for the numbering for each document to […]

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Swapping columns in a table in Microsoft Word document

Certain aspects of the Microsoft Word interface are definitely trickier than others. Reorganizing columns in a table is not as simple as it may seem! If you need to swap the columns in a table in Microsoft Word document, select a column and drag it to a new position. Select the left-most column (hover vertically […]