Stupid Microsoft Word Trick: Boilerplate Text (Same Source Text, Multiple Instances)

This one is a Word feature cursed by utterly non-intuitive names.  The concept is simple: I want to have the same text repeated multiple times in a document.  I can copy and paste them, but if I change it in one place, I need to find and update all the other instances.  It would make…

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Stupid Microsoft Word Trick: Multilevel Numbered Headings

I don’t work with MS Word all the time, so I end up having to re-discover this trick each time. Firstly, this is nothing new.  In fact, I’m basically cribbing the steps from here: http://wordknowhow.wordpress.com/2013/01/30/how-to-use-multilevel-numbered-headings-in-the-word/ The reason I’m putting it into my blog is so I know it’s here and can search a smaller field…

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TechTips: Don't Recall, Delay (Your Email, That Is)

Instead of saying ‘oops’ and sending out a recall request after re-reading the email and realizing I completely mis-read the intent (or other reasons behind office seppuku), I’ve told Outlook to queue my mail for a few minutes before sending. In Outlook 2007, Tools -> Options -> Mail Setup Uncheck ‘Send immediately when connected. Send/Receive…

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