Using Word:mac

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Protect Your Work and Customizations

Back Up Your Work

Back Up Your Preferences & Settings

Things to Avoid

Restore Customizations Saved in Normal

Taking Charge of MacWord

Getting Started

Stop AutoFormat and Its Evil Cousins

Customize Toolbars and Keyboard Shortcuts

Getting Serious

Bend Word to Your Will 

Use Global Templates to Add Functionality to MacWord

Manipulate the Work Menu with Macros

How Word Operates

Word Mac’s Normal Template

Fields in MacWord

Differences between PC and Mac Word

Word Doesn’t Know What a Page Is

Templates in MacWord

Word Mac’s Normal Template

How to Install a Template

Use Global Templates to Add Functionality to MacWord

Use Windows/Office Templates on the Mac

Macros and AppleScript in MacWord

AppleScript

Scripts for Word 2008

Install an AppleScript in MacWord

VBA from AppleScript

Macros & VBA

Install a Macro in Mac Word

An Introduction to the Visual Basic Editor (VBE)

VBA for Mac Word vs. Word for Windows

Manipulate the Work Menu with Macros

How-To: Quick Takes

Paste Text without Formatting—AppleScripts for Word 2008 or Macros for earlier versions

Word Creates Multiple PDFs

Delete an Item from the Work Menu

Fix the Document Map

How-To: In Depth 

Bend Word to Your Will

Use Global Templates to Add Functionality to MacWord

Fonts and Languages

Spell-Checking, Language, and Dictionary Issues

Do Not Disable These Fonts!

Languages in Office 2004

Use Quartz Text Smoothing for Better Font Display

How to Use Unicode in Word X

Printing

Can't Print At All

Change Default Paper Size from Letter Small to Letter

Booklets: Print, Cut and Bind

Booklets: Print and Fold

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