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Dress up your Word document with page numbers, a table of contents and more

Word's tools and wizards make it easy to show off your work with professional-looking formats.

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How to set up Parallels Access on your PC

Parallels Access is handy if you need to access your PC remotely from your iOS or Android device. Here's how to get started.

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Three different ways to save screenshots to OneNote

If you need to save a lot of screenshots, whether it's images, complete web pages, or desktop apps, OneNote has you covered. Here's how to use it.

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Save your Word configurations

You put a lot of work into configuring Microsoft Word to your liking. Here’s how to protect those settings.

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Deep inside BitTorrent Sync's cloudless file syncing

BitTorrent Sync offers cloud storage's benefits without its privacy concerns or service outages. Here's how to use it.

How to change the default font in Microsoft Word

If you don't like the default font in Word, there's an easy way to change it to the one that you want.

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How to save big bucks on Office 365

Think you have to pay $100 a year to get the full benefits of Office 365? If you play your cards right and know a few savvy tricks, you could get it for almost half that.

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How to set and keep your preferred default font in LibreOffice Writer

You’ve given up Microsoft Office for the free LibreOffice. Unfortunately, you really don’t care for that default Liberation Serif font.

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Here's how your to-do list can text reminders to your phone

In our busy lives, we all need a to-do list. But the one on your computer isn't much help when you're not in front of it. You need reminders to pop up on your phone.

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How to turn an old phone or tablet into a PC productivity tool

That old phone needn't sit in the junk drawer. With the right apps, it can work with your PC to add useful features or speed up tasks.

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How to use the new, productivity-boosting Google Docs and Sheets add-ons

Google recently added a new add-ons store to Docs and Sheets. Here's how to install third-party apps in your account.

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How to set and keep your preferred default font in Word

It's easy to change your default font in Word. But the next time you create a new document, it's back to Calibri. Here's the fix.

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Bugs & Fixes: Iobit's Start Menu 8 startles with ads

Yep, adware has appeared on Start Menu 8, and unfortunately it looks to be a feature rather than a bug.

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How to work with iWork's new file formats

With the just-released 2013 versions of Numbers, Pages, and Keynote for the Mac and for iOS, Apple's made some serious changes in file formats, which could impact the way you work with those files. Ted Landau explains.

on macworld.com