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Microsoft Patent Case Draws Strange Alliances

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear on Monday a challenge to intellectual property law that patent attorneys and inventors of all types are closely watching.

Microsoft Word Tip: Adjust Your Document's Line Spacing

Older versions of Word buried line-spacing settings inside formatting menus, but in Word 2007 and 2010, they're hiding in plain sight.

How to Make Word 2003 Your Default Word Processor

I find Microsoft Office 2010's ribbon interface unintuitive, particularly in Word. Here's how to go back in time to Office 2003.

Automatic Capitalization

Walter Poole, complaining about recent writing habits, asked if it's possible to automate capitalization in Microsoft Word

Use Thumbnails to Navigate Your Microsoft Word Documents

Bet you didn't know that Word has a thumbnail view just like PowerPoint, making it easy to hop between pages in lengthy documents.

Enable Word Macros

Jou Baur asked how to stop Microsoft Word from blocking macros

Microsoft Office Alternatives: Productivity Software Showdown

Microsoft Office Alternatives: Battle of the Productivity Suites

Microsoft Word Alternatives: Wordsmiths, Rejoice!

Microsoft Word is the 800-pound gorilla of word processors--but sometimes you need less, more, or just something different.

Busydocs Takes Google Docs offline

Google is rumored to be introducing offline storage for Google Docs, but until that happens, the new Busydocs application bridges the gap.

Solid Converter PDF Turns PDFs Into Microsoft Office Docs

Convert PDF files to Word and other Office formats with Solid Converter PDF.