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Westley Annis, A. Savikas

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Computing & IT



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This book examines Word's advanced (and often hidden) features and delivers clever, time-saving hacks on taming document bloat, customisation, complex search and replace, tables and comments, XML, and even using Google without leaving Word!

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Author(s)A. Savikas, Westley Annis
PublisherO'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Date of Publication07/12/2004
GenreComputing: Consumer Books ('Technical Trade')

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Place of PublicationSebastopol
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintO'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
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Weight532 g
Width158 mm
Height230 mm
Spine22 mm

Table Of ContentsCredits; Preface; Chapter 1. Word Under the Hood; 1. Tweak the Interface; 2. Macros; 101: A Crash Course ; Chapter 2. The Word Workspace; 3. Hack Your Shortcut Menus; 4. Create Custom Views; 5. Revert to Saved; 6. Quickly Change Your File Open Path; 7. Report and Review Your Options 8. Force Internet Explorer to Hand Off Word Documents 9. Tweak the New Document Task Pane; 10. Browse All Button Images; 11. Create a Custom Button Image; 12. Hack the Office Assistant; 13. Build a Better MRU; ; Chapter 3. Formatting, Printing, and Table Hacks; 14. Insert Placeholder Text; 15. Sample Your System Fonts; 16. Tab Me to Your Leader; 17. Make Styles More Manageable with Aliases; 18. Make a Simple Bar Graph; 19. Put Footnotes in Tables; 20. Repeat a Section Heading Across Pages; 21. Simplify Borders Around Imported Images; 22. Make More Flexible Captions; 23. Make PDFs Without Acrobat; 24. Create a Custom Text Watermark; 25. Include Only Part of a Heading in a TOC; 26. Put Crop Marks on a Page ; Chapter 4. Editing Power Tools; 27. Crunch Numbers Quickly in Word; 28. Unlink Every Hyperlink; 29. Exclude Text from Find and Replace; 30. Use Character Codes to Find or Insert Special Characters; 31. Find/Replace in Multiple Files; 32. Find and Replace Without Find and Replace; 33. Quickly Create a Custom Dictionary; 34. Create a Dictionary Exclusion List; 35. Disable Overtype Permanently; 36. Delete All Comments in a Document; 37. Delete All Bookmarks in a Document; 38. Turn Comments into Regular Text; 39. Apply Context-Sensitive Formatting; 40. Send a Document as a Plain-Text Outlook Email; 41. Swap Revision Authors; 42. Corral Basic Bullets and Numbering; 43. Cross-Reference Automatically; 44. Hack More Flexible Cross- referencing ; Chapter 5. Templates and Outlines; 45. Create an Outline-Only Copy of a Document; 46. Build a Better Outline; 47. Use an Outline to Build an Org Chart; 48. Attach the Same Template to Multiple Files; 49. Quickly Attach a Workgroup Template; 50. Manage Macros with Templates ; Chapter 6. Housekeeping; 51. Troubleshoot Common Word Problems; 52. Control Word Startup; 53. Sidestep Formatting Restrictions; 54. Rename Built-in Styles; 55. Clean Out Linked Char Styles; 56. Reduce Document Bloat by Deleting Old List Templates ; Chapter 7. Macro Hacks; 57. Get Simple User Input for a Macro; 58. Keep the Macros Dialog Box Tidy; 59. Do Something to Every File in a Directory; 60. Run Macros Automatically; 61. Intercept Word Commands; 62. Keep Custom Menus Under Control; 63. Use Word Dialogs in a Macro; 64. Optimize Your VBA Code; 65. Show Progress from VBA; 66. Hack Documents with For Each Loops; 67. Store Settings and Data in .ini Files; 68. Generate Random Numbers; 69. Hack with Application Events Chapter 8. Forms and Fields; 70. Fake (and Easy) Fill-in Forms; 71. Hack DATE Fields; 72. Perform Calculations with Formula Fields; 73. Format Numeric Field Results; 74. Use Fields for Heavy-Duty Calculations; 75. Include an Interactive Calendar in Your Forms; 76. Use Custom Shortcut Menus to Make Frequent Selections; 77. Numb
Author BiographyAndrew Savikas works in the O'Reilly Tools Group, where he helps the Production department turn manuscripts into O'Reilly books. He developed and maintains the custom Word template and VBA macros used by all the O'Reilly authors who don't insist on writing in POD. Except for the ones who insist on writing in XML. Or Troff. Andrew also works with FrameMaker, FrameScript, InDesign, DocBook XML, Perl, Python, sed, and whatever else he finds lying around the office. He has a degree in Communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and lives in Boston with his wife Audrey, who loves to see her name in print.

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Title: Word Hacks: Tips & Tools for Taming Your Text Item Condition:used item in a good condition
Author:A. Savikas ISBN 10:0596004931
Publisher:O'Reilly Media ISBN 13:9780596004934
Published On:2004-11-29 SKU:AWE-9780596004934
Binding:Paperback Language:english
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