Microsoft Sway is an app that reflects the way we interact with information in the age of internet and mobile computing. While Microsoft Word was built focused on paper documents and PowerPoint on projector screens, Sway approaches the sharing of information similar to web pages or digital stories. Microsoft hopes that Sway can replicate in digital publishing the success Word has had in desktop publishing and PowerPoint in business presentations. Let's have a look at what Sway can do so you can decide whether it makes sense to give it a try:
When you edit Microsoft Word documents, you may need to change the page layout for some of your pages, restart the automatic numbering or change the number of columns. In all these cases you need to introduce sections in your Word document. Read this tutorial and find how to add, remove and manage sections in all your Word documents:
Most modern computers, laptops, 2-in-1 devices, tablets, and even many smartphones run on 64-bit processors. Among other things, this also leads to a general movement of the software world towards 64-bit apps. As Microsoft is one of the largest software companies in the world, lots of software developed by them are available both in 32-bit and in 64-bit versions. Some users might prefer Office 365 in 64-bit, and that is why, in this article, we are going to show you how to get to it.
When you have a single page in a Microsoft Word document with a design or content that is a lot different from the rest, you may want to change its orientation to accommodate its differences. Microsoft Word allows this type of editing, and despite its complexity, there is a method to apply this change with a couple of clicks. Let's find out how to quickly change the orientation for a single page (or a subset of pages) in Microsoft Word:
When creating or editing documents in Microsoft Word, the first design question you need to address is the page orientation. It all depends on the purpose of your document. Do you have a mostly text document that is easier to read with a vertical layout? Alternatively, do you want to take advantage of a larger width to capture the visual field better? Whatever is your reason to change the orientation of your Word document, read this guide to help you set it up:
Many people who use a Windows computer also use the Office suite from Microsoft. However, although it is easy to spot what Windows version you are using just by looking at what your desktop looks like, knowing what version of Office you use can be a bit trickier. If you need this information, in this tutorial we show you four different ways in which to discover the exact version of Office that you are using:
One of the blessings of working with spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel is the ability to reuse the formulas and apply them to new situations. In those cases, you want to make sure you do not copy by mistake any of the old entry values that could distort and taint the outcome. When you receive a spreadsheet from someone else or even when you work on one of yours that contains a fair bit of complexity, you want to quickly isolate and delete all the input values that feed the formulas that you use.
Do you need to create a Word document with checklists that you want people to complete on paper? You want to create a document that is used digitally, and ask people to check boxes in a checklist, in Microsoft Word? Creating checklists in Microsoft Word is quite simple for printed documents and a bit more complicated for forms that can be checked on the computer. See how to do both, so that you are ready for your next to do list or online form with checkboxes:
Many people use Microsoft services in their web browsers. Millions of people use the Outlook.com e-mail and calendar service. Some use OneNote online, others OneDrive, and so on. You may use these online services in English and need to switch to another language, like Spanish, German, or French. What do you do in this case? Fortunately, all of Microsoft's online services can be used in dozens of languages. Here is how to change the display language for Microsoft's online, consumer services:
If there's one thing we do not like, it is downloading disc images in the form of ISO or IMG files for Windows and Office. Microsoft has made it too difficult to download its software legally, and you have to go through many hoops to download a disc image for Windows or Microsoft Office. Luckily, a developer has created a small free tool that assists you in downloading the disc image for any version of Windows or Microsoft Office you want, straight from Microsoft's servers. Here is how to find and use this tool: