My Favorite Place

If you've been reading my ramblings here for a few months, you know that I've started making videos about the places I visit. I don't post on a fast schedule, but I do add a new video from time to time. You can find the YouTube channel here:

https://go.tips.net/AWYT

Late this past Thursday I finally got around to adding another video, this one about my favorite place on Earth. (No kidding; it really IS my favorite place.) And, interestingly enough, I started the WordTips newsletter while I was living in the area described in the video, all the way back in 1997.

Anyway, if you would like to check out this special place, you can do so by visiting the channel page, noted above, or by using this link:

https://youtu.be/kiFBP3LEsts

Let me know what you think, and I hope you have a great week.

—Allen
     

WordTips (menu) for 21 May 2022

Bookmarks
Determining the Number of Bookmarks Defined in a Document

If you develop a macro that needs to work with bookmarks defined in a document, it is inevitable that you will need a way to determine the number of bookmarks actually existing. Here's how to get that count.

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Word is a great word processor
Stopping Automatic Changes from Being Tracked

Track Changes is a great feature for keeping track of what gets changed in a document. There are some things (such as field results) that Word changes automatically. This can play havoc with what is shown by Track Changes. Here's why that occurs and what you can do about it.

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Word Macros, from the Ground Up

Macros are the key to making Word do what you really want it to do. I've written a complete tutorial that explains, from the ground up, how you can harness the power of macros. Word VBA Guidebook provides the information you need to finally conquer Word macros.

 
Online collaboration
Editing a Discussion Server

How to change the address of a discussion server in Word.

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Graphics
Merging Graphics from Access

An Access database can store all types of data, including graphic images. Merging most data from Access into Word is relatively easy, except when it comes to graphics. This tip explains why this is the case and ways you can work around the problem.

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WordTips YouTube Channel

Do you like to learn visually? Make sure you check out the WordTips YouTube channel. New videos are added weekly. (I typically try to add them on Tuesdays and Thursdays.)

New video: Understanding and Creating Hyphens and Dashes
Word supports the use of both hyphens and dashes. Actually, it supports three types of hyphens and two types of dashes. In this Quick Tip I help you understand how all five of these characters behave in your documents.

 

New video: Hidden Text: A Handy Text Attribute with Potential Gotchas
You can easily hide text by simply changing the attributes associated with the text. Once that is done, you can turn the display of your hidden text on or off, as described in this video. Plus, you can independently control the printing of hidden text.

 
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