How to Track Changes Using Microsoft Word

Changes from one or multiple editors can be easily tracked using Microsoft Word 2007. You can either use the default track changes, such as red strike through for deletions and red underline for insertions, or you can modify the look of the changes to fit your...

How to Insert Electronic Comments in Microsoft Word

To insert a comment in a document, put the cursor in the text where there is a question or comment to be made.  Go to the Review Tab and then navigate to the Comments Group. Choose New Comment to insert a question, idea or clarifying statement. As the author resolves...

Ellipsis, the John Wayne of Punctuation

It’s a classic element of any old western movie, the main character riding off into the sunset. In many ways it is the perfect ending; it gives the viewer a sense of closure while implying that the story continues. In your writing you can use an ellipsis to make your...

English/Metric Units

What do the United States, Liberia, and Myanmar have in common? Not much, but we are the only countries in the world that don’t use the metric system. Regardless of your opinion in the metric/English debate, we often find ourselves using both standards on a daily...

Making a List, Checking it Twice

When you make a trip to the grocery store, do you write an essay about what you want to buy? Hopefully not, because most sane people make a list. Lists make dense information easy to understand at a glance. Instead of searching through wordy sentence after wordy...