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Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks: Inserting Items

Tips and tricks to help you format your papers in Microsoft Word.



To add a table, click on the Insert tab right next to Home. Tables is located right underneath. Click on Table to choose how many rows and columns you want. You can add or remove rows and columns by left clicking on the table, and choosing the Insert and Delete options.

Microsoft Word Table insert Microsoft Word table pop-up


Pictures, Shapes, etc.

Adding Pictures, Shapes, etc.

Pictures and other items can be added under the Insert tab. Once you’ve added the picture, Word will automatically open the Format tab, this will allow you to edit and position of the picture.


Headers, Footers, and Page Numbers

Headers, Footers, & Page Numbers

The Header & Footer section is located in the Insert tab. To insert, choose the one you need, and type the information in the section provided.


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