Similar to the borders of a picture, margins help make your document look more professional and visually appealing.
It makes your text and objects look neat and well-organized within the main content.
Furthermore, academic and corporate documents call for particular formatting standards, including margin formats. In fact, both the APA and MLA style guides require a one-inch margin format on all pages.
Fortunately for us, MS Word offers various ways to easily change your document’s margins.
3 Ways to Create A One-Inch Margin in MS Word
Create a one-inch margin using the Normal preset margin
Create a one-inch margin using the Page Setup dialogue box
Margins are the blank spaces between the main content and the edges of your document. They create a boundary to make sure none of your content is too far or too close from the edge of your document. Ultimately, margins make your document look neat and more professional. MS Word offers various ways to easily change the margins of your document.
However, changing margins on a single page can be a little frustrating sometimes. This is particularly true when you’re dealing with several documents with multiple pages.
Well, we’ve got good news for you! We’ve laid out in this guide down below the steps to easily change the margin on one page in MS Word.
Now, there are about two ways to change the margin on one page in MS Word.
The footer is the part of a document found at the bottom margin of each page. It usually contains information like the page number that appears throughout your document. Footers can also help keep documents organized and look more professional.
Setting up footers is a piece of cake as long as you’re using the same text on every page in your document. Unfortunately, that may not be the case every time.
Corporate and academic standards typically call for more than just one footer in a document.
The cover page, the appendices, and other pages in different orientations can all have different footers.
Luckily, MS Word offers more than one way to add different footers on each page.
2 Ways to Have a Different Footer on Each Page in MS Word
Using preset footer options
By inserting section breaks
We’ll walk you through both these methods step by step in this guide. We’re sure you’ll find the steps we’ve laid out relatively easy to follow, as we’ve made this guide with beginners in mind! We also included pictures for each step so that you can better follow us every step of the way.
Without further delay, here’s everything you need to know to have a different footer on each page in MS Word.
For students and professionals alike, compiling and organizing long documents could be a very tedious job. It could mess up the nice-looking layout you worked on all night. If this happens, you would have to do the formatting all over again and waste much of your precious time. Fret no more because we have prepared here two easy ways to help you reorder the pages of your document without that mishap.
Now, there are about two ways to reorder pages in MS Word.
Let’s say you are editing a document and you want to remove all text boxes without altering the text.
This won’t be a problem if you only have a couple of text boxes to delete. However, it will surely be a nightmare if you have a hundred-page file with most pages having at least one text box. Don’t worry because, as they say, for every problem there’s a solution. We’re here to walk you through each step of different methods on how to delete a text box without deleting the text inside it.
Now, there are about three ways to delete a text box without deleting text.
3 Ways to Delete Text Box in Word Without Deleting Text
By Copying and Pasting
Using the Selection Pane
Without further ado, here’s all you need to know to delete a text box in Word without deleting the text.
The header is a part of a document located at the top margin of each page. It’s useful for showcasing additional information like the title, author, page number, or objects and images that add design to your document.
Headers can also help keep documents organized and more readable. Setting up professional-looking headers in MS Word is like a walk in the park for most users.
However, even experienced users may have difficulties when documents require more than one header, such as with corporate or academic documents. The cover page, the main text, and other pages in different orientations can all have dissimilar headers.
Fortunately, MS Word offers several ways to add different headers on each page.
2 Ways to Have a Different Header on Each Page in MS Word
Using preset header options
By inserting section breaks
We’ll walk you through each of these methods step by step in the tutorial down below. Don’t feel intimidated, as we’ve made this article with beginners in mind! We’ve also made sure to provide pictures for each step to make sure you can follow us every step of the way.
Without further ado, here’s everything you need to know to have a different header on each page in MS Word.
Your PowerPoint presentation of slides contains bulleted points that convey the main theme. You, as the presenter, must articulate and expand on each bulleted point. But you may find it difficult to remember the detailed explanation of each slide.
You could carry a separate write-up along with your presentation. But you may find it difficult to synchronize the notes to the specific slide. PowerPoint helps solve this dilemma. It provides an area below each slide for inputting notes. During the presentation, the audience sees only the slides, and not the notes. The presenter sees both.
After the presentation, you may want to distribute a copy to the members of the audience. You may wish to distribute the notes as well. You may wish to offer a soft copy of the presentation and printed handouts for the notes. PowerPoint allows you to do this in a few simple steps.
We will show you how to print only the notes from your PowerPoint slides.
You may be in a hurry to create your presentation, and have time only to create it with plain text. To make the presentation more interesting, you must fill in background images, colorful text, and decorative art. But these efforts take time to make their combined effect presentable.
However, you can easily liven up a plain text type presentation by giving your text more curves. PowerPoint allows you to curve your text in many ways. You can also change your plain text into decorative art text, make the text follow a nice curve or circle, or do all of them simultaneously.
To simplify things, we have created some simple instructions.
3 fundamental text curving techniques in PowerPoint.
Curve plain text
Curve WordArt text
Curve text around a circular shape
The advantage of learning the above three methods is all three are equally effective. Additionally, you can implement them easily to get the desired result quickly.
You may want to enhance your presentation with YouTube videos. There are innumerable videos on YouTube to suit your requirements. By embedding one or more videos, you can hold your audience captive.
There is another reason why you may want to embed a YouTube video in your presentation. Elaborate on the idea you are presenting, or explain the idea in greater detail. You can embed the video without leaving the presentation window. This way, you avoid losing focus on the central topic while the video is playing.
It is easy to find a video on YouTube suitable for your presentation. But you may need guidance getting the video into a slide, and ensuring it plays in the presentation. In this tutorial, we show you the steps to add a YouTube video to your PowerPoint presentation. In fact, you can do this in several ways:
Embed the URL of the YouTube video
Link YouTube video to a picture in the presentation
Embed code of the YouTube video
Insert a YouTube video from your PC
A word of caution before we start. Videos on YouTube may have copyright restrictions. Downloading and using the videos without prior permission may not be legally permissible. Always obtain permission before downloading and using videos from YouTube.