Re: Stupid Word Tricks

Subject: Re: Stupid Word Tricks
From: "Stuart Burnfield" <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "Techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:01:28 +0800

Hi Eva. You could show your scientists how to use AutoCorrect to avoid
having to type certain phrases repeatedly:
soi = Southern Oscillation Index

You could volunteer to edit some of these documents. I bet you'll
quickly get a feel for what the writers do wrongly or awkwardly or
laboriously.

Do these expert opinions have to include footnotes, equations, a
bibliography? Do the authors find it easy to work with these or does
Word fight them? You could research shortcuts and workarounds.

--- Stuart

> I started at this new job a few weeks ago and have been tasked
> to write a document explaining the lesser-known features of Word.
> I know my favorites but for scientists writing expert opinions, what
> are useful commands they may not know about?


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