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A Faster Path to Keyboard Shortcuts

A Faster Path to Keyboard Shortcuts

I was recently adding some keyboard shortcuts in Word and noticed that the ALT + CTRL + NUM + shortcut (“Num +” is the addition key on the numeric keypad) was assigned to a command I hadn’t heard of: ToolsCustomizeKeyboardShortcuts. Apparently this shortcut is the...

Swapping User Names

Swapping User Names

Here's a macro that will help you quickly switch between user names in Word.
Tools for Style Setters

Tools for Style Setters

Determining what formatting has been applied in Word can be a bit tricky, but two hidden tools can provide some assistance.
Counting Words by Chapter

Counting Words by Chapter

A new macro, based on existing code from online forums, quickly creates a words-per-chapter count.
An Inline Commenting Macro

An Inline Commenting Macro

The process of entering and styling inline comments is simplified through the use of this very short macro.
Get Inline

Get Inline

Members of the EFA provided some great opinions on the pros and cons of using inline comments, which I've summarized.