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Guest Post @ Lawyerist: 5 Microsoft Office Hacks to Finish Tasks Faster

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Unless otherwise noted, all instructions and screenshots are from Microsoft Office for Windows.

Want to move things from your inbox to your outbox a lot faster? It’s time you upgrade your skills in Microsoft Office to find faster ways of doing common tasks, like:

  • Speed-formatting your text with Styles (it’s a one-click operation!)
  • Using shortcut keys for speed typing
  • Employing templates to speed document creation for common forms
  • Accessing boilerplate text instantly with Quick Parts and AutoText
  • Getting one-click access to commonly used commands with the Quick Access Toolbar

Click here to get your learning on over at Lawyerist.

by Deborah Savadra

I spend an inordinate amount of my time playing with computers and attempting to explain technology to lawyers and law office staff. It's not always easy, but someone's got to do it.

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  1. This is really true. I know a lot of lawyers who use microsoft office a lot but doesn’t know how to use shortcut keys which in fact help speed up their work.

    1. Yeah, just learning 3-6 shortcut keys can make a world of difference.