When creating a Word form, you use special form fields to collect information from users. You can even perform calculations on some of those fields. Here's how to make sure that the calculations are always current.
When you create a document designed to be printed on a particular type of label stock, it might be helpful if Word remembered which label stock the document was designed for. Unfortunately, that information is not maintained with the document. You can, however, note the information so it is always available using one of the techniques in this tip.
Macros are often used to process information stored in documents. Usually the processing involves some sort of iterative action within the document, such as doing a search and every time the searched-for item is found, perform a task. Understanding how to perform this type of repeating can be very powerful.
The names you use for macros can affect what you see when you add those macros to a toolbar. This tip explains how you can change macro names on toolbars, as well as change the ToolTip that appears for a macro.
Part of the information that Word maintains about each of your documents is a summary statement, which you can define in the properties for the document. If you want to print that summary from within a macro, you can use the .PrintOut method, described in this tip.
Word can automatically add captions to certain elements of your documents, such as figures or tables. You can control some of the formatting of these captions, but not all of the formatting. Here is an examination of one such area you cannot format.
Text boxes are a great way to implement non-standard ways of laying out your document. They allow you to put text at virtually any point on a page, and have it be treated as a graphic element. This tip explains the different ways you can add text boxes to your documents.
The Find and Replace tool in Word is very powerful. You can use it to search not only for text but for the formatting that may be applied to text. This tip explains how you can search for just the formatting you need.