Word is a program designed to work in and with multiple languages. This can lead to some problems, however, for those users who end up with documents formatted for multiple languages. This tip explains some of the ways you can force a document to pay attention to a single language rather than multiple languages.
For some documents, you may not want spell checking turned on. There are two ways that you can turn it off, depending on whether you want to affect the entire document or only a portion of one. This tip covers both methods.
The Outlining toolbar contains tools that are helpful to use, even if you aren't working on your document's outline. This tip explains how you can ensure that the Outlining toolbar is always displayed, as well as a way to access the desired tools even without the toolbar visible.
AutoCorrect is a great help when writing, as it can allow you to create regular blocks of text easily. This can cause problems, however, if the text being replaced is used for other purposes in the document. Here's an easy way to avoid confusion and only replace what you want replaced.
Word can automatically add captions to your figures. You can then reference those captions from within your document. If you want to reference a range of figures, however, you'll need to rely on some fancy usage of fields.
Add some artwork around the border of your printed page, and you may not know where that artwork comes from. You may also want to add your own graphics to be used as page borders. Because Word uses a proprietary format for this type of graphic, adding your own artwork may not be possible.