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How to Enable Overtype Mode – Word 2010

If you’ve ever started typing in Microsoft Word and replaced existing letters instead of pushing them to the right, then overtype mode was activated. However, that is no longer the default behavior in the Microsoft Office word processing application. To turn on overtype mode in Microsoft Word 2010 you need to go to File > … Read more

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How to Turn Off Widow/Orphan Control in Word 2010

One of the most important things that an author can do for their readers is to make their writing as easy to understand as possible. This is often accomplished through grammar, spelling, and other document characteristics, but can extend to include some visual settings as one. One such setting involves something called widow/orphan control and … Read more

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How to Double Space in Word 2010

Learning how to double space in Word 2010 will provide you with a good skill to have when you are typing documents for a job or school that has specific formatting requirements. Teachers often like double-spaced documents because they provide additional space for notes, while employers might like them because they are easier to read. … Read more

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Where is the Word Count in Word 2010?

Aside from the various options tools that help you format your document, you might also need to get some information about the document. Therefore it can be helpful to view the word count in Microsoft Word 2010. This information can be shown in the bar at the bottom of the screen, and you can even … Read more

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Where is the Character Counter in Word 2010?

Some situations will dictate that a document you type in Microsoft Word 2010 needs to meet a minimum word or character count. You may already have found the word count in the status bar at the bottom of the Word 2010 window, but finding the character count in Word 2010 requires one additional step. Our … Read more