Academic Tech Tips by ITRS

ITRS, or Instructional Technology & Research Support at Loyola University Chicago, is the team behind Academic Tech Tips.

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Archive for February, 2011


A Microsoft Word Timesaving Tech Tip: Format Painter

A Microsoft Word Timesaving Tech Tip: Format Painter

February 18th, 2011

Have you ever wondered what that paintbrush icon on your toolbar in any of your Microsoft Office applications actually does? Most likely, you’ve never used it or might be that you’ve not even noticed it. This little paintbrush icon is one of the most underutilized, timesaving features in Microsoft Word. It’s called Format Painter. The […]


Preview Documents in Word

Preview Documents in Word

February 11th, 2011

If you can’t remember which document you need, Word 2007 allows you to easily preview documents before opening them. After you open Word, go to the Microsoft Icon and select Open. To enable the preview, click on the icon in the top right hand corner of the window and select Preview from the drop-down menu. […]