Your top 10 favorite Word posts of 2012

Word Best of 2012We looked at the year-end numbers to discover which things–so far–interest you most about the new Word and which posts about the current version you find most useful.

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Top 5 posts about the new Word

  1. Introducing Word 2013
    The blast-off got the most people to take a look. Provides a good overview of key improvements, including working with headers and footers, styles, figures, and revision marks.

  2. Unlock PDFs with the new Word
    How often have you wished you could cut and paste content from a PDF without having to re-format it in Word? With the new Word you can.

  3. Changing your style in the new Word
    You probably already use Styles in Word to save time formatting your documents, but you might search too hard to find all of Word’s formatting features. In the new Word, we’ve gathered them in one place–the Design tab.

  4. Top 10 reasons students will love the new Word
    The title says “students” but this post is for anyone who wants their documents to stand out and get them finished before dawn.

  5. Comments and Revisions in Word 2013
    Imagine using revision marks and adding comments without making a multi-colored abstract painting. Improvements to revision tools make it simpler to collaborate.

Top 5 posts about the current Word

  1. Tip: How to cut and paste without messing up formatting
    Why does formatting sometimes get messed up when you cut and paste text? And what is that thing that appears at the end of the last sentence every time you paste? Learn about the Paste Option button.

  2. Five table of contents tricks
    Five tips on working with a table of contents in Word, including how to add one at the beginning of each chapter, add or subtract the number of levels, and more.

  3. Office 15-Minute Webinar: Creating Forms in Word
    Learn about using forms in Word, including working with templates, and personalizing and locking them.

  4. Guy Kawasaki’s Guide to Writing a Business Plan
    Author, influencer, and venture capitalist, @Guy Kawasaki shows you how to write an effective business plan using Microsoft Word. Also includes free business plan guide and template.

  5. Five easy ways to use Picture Effects to rescue ho-hum photos
    Learn how to take advantage of Word’s Picture Effects and get a photography lesson at the same time.