InDesign or Microsoft Word?

Word? Are you serious?!

If you use Adobe InDesign the normal comment on Microsoft Word is: IT’S RUBBISH. For our money that is normally the response of someone who hasn’t stopped to consider the differences.

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A new user for Brochet Paste

We are delighted to announce that we are now working with MJ Hudson, the specialist law firm for the alternative assets industry, who are implementing Brochet Legal templates and incorporating Brochet Paste. We are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship between our two organisations and helping MJ Hudson produce, edit work with all their legal documents. As a result documents will be more accurate and professional and will be produced faster and more simply by fee earners and legal secretaries.

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Insert a landscape page into a portrait document

In order to add a landscape page you will need to change the page orientation to Landscape on the Page Layout tab. Of course just doing this will change the whole of the document to Landscape. To have just one page in landscape, you will need to go through a number of steps. All are simple but they need to be done correctly and in the correct order. The steps are:

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Why use Styles in MS Word

Use Styles to enhance your documents so that they look even better. The added bonus is that it will save you time. Styles are essentially shorthand for all the formatting characteristics you want for your text. Read More

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Why use Section Breaks in Microsoft Word?

Section breaks in Microsoft Word help you to create highly sophisticated documents. They are a very powerful feature but they need to be used with care. Easy to insert they can be awkward and confusing to delete.  Bearing that in mind look at what they can do for you.

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The challenges of collaborating on Microsoft Word documents

As the features and power of Microsoft Word (and other packages) increase it opens up ever more opportunities to do things in different ways. So documents with multiple authors can get in quite a mess.

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How fonts work in Microsoft Office

Some people think Word can only handle four versions of a font family – regular, bold, italic and bold italic.

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Quiet but significant changes in Microsoft Word 2013

We have found some surprising changes in Word 2013 compared to earlier versions. These are unlikely to be an issue for the home user but for companies the problems can become very intrusive if they run more than one version of Word.

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Can’t I just use the bullet button in Word?

When we build templates we always create a style for bulleted and numbered lists. We are often asked why we don’t use the bullet button on the Home tab of the ribbon. Read More

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The basic elements of our Microsoft Word templates

Templates are fundamental to adding relevant functionality to Microsoft Word and making it easier to use.

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