crn5000-inc2015 BPTW logo
Contact us today!
(918) 770-8738

Integrated Business Technologies Blog

Integrated Business Technologies has been serving the Broken Arrow area since 2007, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: 3 More Useful Microsoft Word Features

Microsoft Word has long since established itself as the primary word processing software in the business world, but even some power users don’t necessarily know about all of the hidden features that exist in it. Here are three of the best Word capabilities that you’ll be sure to use next time you’re in a pinch.

Changing the Case of Your Text
Sometimes you might be typing something and accidentally hit the Caps Lock key instead of Shift. Instead of deleting everything and retyping it, you can simply use a new Microsoft Word feature that lets you choose the case of your new text. You can select Sentence case, Lower-case, and Uppercase, as well as Capitalize Each Word and tOGGLE cASE.

word ib 1

Automatically Update the Date and Time
Most businesses will use digital correspondence, but there are times when you’ll have to use direct mail. Most organizations will send out a welcome letter to new clients via traditional postage, with some personalization to match the client. Word can be used to make sure that the information offered in the latter is updated automatically. You can set your templates to auto-update with the current date and time.

In the Insert tab, click on the Date & Time button. This will open up a pop-up window. Next, just click on the date format and select the Update Automatically box in the bottom-right corner. Your date will automatically be updated every time you open or try to print the document.

word ib 2

Eliminate Unwanted Formatting
When you copy and paste text from a source, it retains the formatting of the original document. If you’re not careful, this text could persist throughout the remainder of your document edits. Thankfully, there is a very simple fix to this issue. Microsoft Word has a keyboard command that you can use to eliminate formatting, and it’s Ctrl + Space. Better yet, you can just use the little eraser button in Word’s settings to eliminate formatting.

word ib 3

Want even more great tips and tricks? Visit our blog regularly for more technology-related tips.



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Saturday, 24 February 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Free Consultation

      Sign up today for a
      FREE Network Consultation

      How secure is your IT infrastructure?
      Let us evaluate it for free!

      Sign up Now!


      Tag Cloud

      Security Technology Tip of the Week Business Management Privacy Managed Service Provider Internet Microsoft Cloud Saving Money Productivity Business Computing Workplace Tips IT Services Best Practices Backup Hackers Hosted Solutions Business Malware Mobile Devices IT Support Email Small Business Software Network Hardware Smartphones Data Server Communication Upgrade Windows Business Continuity Mobile Device Management VoIP Efficiency Microsoft Office Google Virtualization Disaster Recovery Miscellaneous Computer Mobile Office Vendor Management Holiday Gadgets Innovation Social Media Quick Tips Android Outsourced IT Mobile Computing WiFi BYOD Smartphone Windows 10 User Tips Passwords Remote Monitoring Browser Bring Your Own Device Best Practice Internet of Things The Internet of Things Trending Operating System Apple Wireless Technology Spam Network Security Users Managed IT services Content Filtering Remote Computing History Going Green Alert Firewall IT Solutions Save Money Lithium-ion Battery Big Data IT Consultant Unified Threat Management Office Data Management Data Backup Printer Tech Support Ransomware Current Events Information Technology Gmail Managed IT Analytics Hard Drives App Facebook Customer Relationship Management Windows 8 Antivirus Encryption Artificial Intelligence Humor Saving Time Avoiding Downtime Maintenance Computers Outlook Health Data Recovery Collaboration Two-factor Authentication Marketing Excel Automation Document Management Office Tips Digital Payment Retail Phishing Risk Management IT service Apps Application Business Growth Virus Employer-Employee Relationship Phone System Customer Service Hacking Fax Server Administration Augmented Reality Password Co-Managed IT Proactive IT Computer Repair Presentation Applications Mouse Budget Router Net Neutrality Social Inbound Marketing Recovery Mobile Device Money Project Management VPN PowerPoint Running Cable Licensing Tablet Chrome Training Data Security iPhone Cybersecurity User Error Office 365 Mobility Competition Piracy Government Network Congestion Downtime Sports Search Point of Sale Files Virtual Desktop USB Business Owner Scam Hacker User Programming Redundancy IBM HIPAA Analyitcs Bandwidth Education File Sharing Wearable Technology Managed IT Services Safety Social Networking Specifications Hosted Solution Settings Flexibility Alerts Display Wireless Data storage Cybercrime Save Time Paperless Office Wi-Fi Robot Unified Communications Mobile Security Hiring/Firing Intranet Printing Business Intelligence End of Support LiFi Help Desk Website Computing Statistics Tip of the week SaaS Deep Learning Language Disaster Resistance Domains Google Wallet Google Calendar Break Fix Server Management Fun Writing Word Computing Infrastructure Bluetooth IT Consulting Online Currency Cloud Computing Public Speaking Drones Legislation eWaste Buisness Dark Web Cortana Social Engineering Computer Accessories Telephony Identities Adminstration Cooperation Data Breach Software Tips Backups 3D Environment CIO Data Warehousing Vulnerability Knowledge Solid State Drive Staff Technology Laws Software as a Service Samsung Company Culture Twitter Legal Troubleshooting Microsoft Excel Debate Virtual Private Network Experience Compliance Touchscreen Private Cloud Heating/Cooling Alt Codes Operations Unified Threat Management Technology Tips Crowdfunding Infrastructure Consumers YouTube Scheduling Blockchain Regulations Public Cloud Typing Access Control Comparison IT Support IP Address Google Drive Permissions How To Sync Refrigeration Cryptocurrency IT Technicians Disaster SharePoint Black Friday Conferencing Google Docs Fraud Business Technology Mobile Device Managment Cost Management PC Care Bitcoin Mirgation Digital Signature Downloads Cyber Monday Memory Value Data loss communications Internet Exlporer Networking Laptop eBay Remote Support Productivity Leadership Hacks Macro Smart Technology Skype Streaming Media IT Management New Additions Documents Entrepreneur Print Server Halloween Text Messaging Work Station Travel Undo Distributed Denial of Service People LinkedIn Windows 10 5G Congratulations PDF Scary Stories Video Surveillance Virtual Reality Hotspot Law Firm IT Techology Windows 8.1 Update Recycling Gaming Console Multi-Factor Security Managed IT Service Best Available Monitors

      Top Blog

      Basically, any machine that uses fans and vents to cool itself can overheat if airflow is restricted. If you have used a laptop on your lap for an extended session, then you know what we are talking about when the computer becomes hot to the touch. Every portable device is designed a little diffe...