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Strip formatting from a Word document

When you've inherited a Word document with a lot of formatting and/or accessibility issues, it's sometimes best to remove the existing formatting and start over. The procedure outlined here will help you to rehabilitate the most stubborn of old documents. To strip formatting: Select everything in the document with Ctrl+a. Click the Clear Formatting button […]

Tiny tip! Shade alternate rows in Excel

Shading alternating rows in an Excel spreadsheet is a great way to enhance the readability of your data. If you've ever done this job by manually highlighting and shading cells, you know it's tedious and your careful formatting can easily get messed up when you edit, sort and filter your data. Here are two quick […]