Want to get more people in your organization to use plain language and inclusive language and follow accessibility practices? Word templates may be your friend. I used to think Word …
Tracking changes in Word is important for editors and authors, but seeing all that red can be discouraging. Change those colors for a (somewhat) calmer experience. Tracking changes is an …
Wondering what style sheets are? They’re a simple tool that will ensure consistency across your document and help you communicate with your editor/proofreader.
The amount of mark-up you get back from the editor doesn’t signal how good or bad the writing is. But it can be disconcerting to see your work heavily marred in red. Here are two ways you can try to minimize the distraction of tracked changes.
Google Docs is handy to use especially for collaborations, but its inability to find and replace extra carriage returns or newlines is a pain. Here’s a workaround.
If you’re finding it difficult to concentrate on your scholarly writing in these times of uncertainty, here’s a very simple checklist that might help you ground yourself.
As more people are working from home, some of us are missing the unobtrusive noises or the presence of strangers that usually help us concentrate. If that’s you, here are some online resources you might check out.
A little trick in naming your files and folders can help you save precious time and mind space.
I enjoy using Google Docs for collaborative work. One thing that has been stumping me, though, is how to insert symbols that I use often, quickly into the text, without having to take my hands off the keyboard. Finally, I’ve found a hack!
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