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You might think that after writing 11 books on Microsoft Corp.’s Word software, I’d know most of the tips and tricks of the product. Not so. There isn’t a day that goes by without some new, seemingly undiscoverable feature coming to light. Sometimes the tips are unearthed by using the software, other times they are shared by one of our developers, trainers, or clients. Here’s a list of some of these obscure but useful tricks: 1. Insert a specific number of rows into an existing table. For years I heard about how WordPerfect tables were superior to Word. One reason for this argument was the way in which WordPerfect allows you to add a specific number of rows to an existing table. Word has the ability as well, it’s just not as discoverable. Here’s the secret:

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