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Stop typing and start dictating documents in Windows

Can't type, but you still need to get that 10-page document done? Why not type with your voice?

How to use Microsoft Word's works cited tools: Sources, footnotes, and more

From bibliographies to footnotes and beyond, here's everything you need to know to use Microsoft Word's works cited tools.

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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 create and customize tables in Microsoft Word

Wrangle unruly text into easy-to-read formats using Word 2013's improved tables features.

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Real-time plagiarism checker debuts for Microsoft Word

Academic Wordsmith is a Word app that can check your paper for plagiarism as you're writing it.

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How to edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

For light PDF users, everything you need is in a tool you use every day.

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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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How to create and share custom Style Sets

Make your document stand out by creating your own one-click formatting.

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Microsoft adds 'Tell Me' search bar to Excel, PowerPoint Online

Hate wading through menus? Microsoft is migrating its Tell Me search box to its other online apps.

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4 Office for iPad alternatives

You need an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full power of Office for iPad. Not ready to commit? These all-in-one office apps can still get you by.