Microsoft Word

Help for Microsoft Word. Mostly 2007-2013 but many of these solutions will apply to 2003.

What does "[Compatibility Mode]" in the title bar of Word mean?
New features in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010 and 2013 (and likely in future version) may not work or display properly in a document that is opened in an earlie...
Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 11:48 AM
How do I change my default file location?
  How do I change my default file location? 1.  Click the File tab 2.  Click Options on the menu 3.  Click Save in the left panel 4.  Enter the desired...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 2:59 PM
Where can I find the "options" in Word?
Click File, then Options The options are grouped into categories along the left
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:02 PM
What is the difference between a .doc, a .docx and a .docm file?
 Each extension indicates that the file was created in a specific version of Word. .doc files were created in Word versions 1997-2003 .docx files w...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:02 PM
What is Paste Preview?
 In Word 2010, you can preview the effects of pasting content into a document with various formatting choices.  To use Print Preview, right click and hover ...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:03 PM
Can I change the default spacing from 1.15 to 1?
 Yes.  In the Home tab, click the button in the bottom right-hand corner of the Paragraph section.  Choose your settings, and click the Set As Default butto...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:03 PM
Where is Print Preview?
 Print Preview is now part of the File tab.  Here you can also open, save, print and manage your documents.  In Word 2010, when you click File then Print, y...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:04 PM
Where is Page Setup?
 Page Setup is built into the Page Layout tab.  If you want to see the more familiar Page Setup dialogue box, click the little button in the bottom right-ha...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:04 PM
Can I have more than one item in the Office Clipboard and will they appear when I open another Office program? How can I access them?
 Page Setup is built into the Page Layout tab.  If you want to see the more familiar Page Setup dialogue box, click the little button in the bottom right-ha...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:05 PM
How do I sort my lists?
 You can find the sort icon (an A on top of a Z with an arrow) in the Home tab under the Paragraph subgroup.  Highlight the text you wish to sort and click ...
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:05 PM