Accidentally engage Overtype mode in Microsoft Word and you could not only think your Mac’s broken, but tear your hair out trying to type anything. It can be handy at times though. Here’s what you need to know about Overtype.
What say you can’t see the images in a document? Wouldn’t it be great if the images were replaced by text instead! Here’s how to add alternate text to images if you’re writing with Word 2011 for Mac, as explained by guest author Rachel McAlpine.
Sick of dragging down a spreadsheet to fill numbers, dates or formulas? Guest author Helen Hancox explains how she uses Microsoft Excel’s Fill Series command to add unique numbers to thousands of rows in a spreadsheet — all without needing to drag down or select anything beforehand.
A tricky Find and Replace problem in Microsoft Word.
Find and Replace is a quick way to do some counting in your text.
Regular Expressions (grep) let you do find and replace by pattern, eg swapping the order of words in a list. It’s a powerful technique and not as hard as you may think. Here’s the third of 3 articles.