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Wonderful Microsoft Word Tricks

Want to know how to easily create a Word document compatible with the APA format guide? Create a table of contents in seconds? Put references in alphabetical order - without copy-pasting?

Try the exercises shared in the Word document and/or view the following slides with screen recordings for some quick tips that will save you hours of time. Please note that these tricks work in recent versions of Microsoft Word (Windows or Mac).

Technical help from ITS

Computer help

ITS Help Desk    494-2376    Killam Library  The Killam Help Desk has the longest opening hours, with 7 day/week service.  Check details at

Med IT Help Desk    494-1234  Directions to MedIT: take the Tupper elevator down to level B.  The Help Desk is directly opposite the elevator doors.

The helpdesk staff look after problems like:

  • wireless setup and troubleshooting
  • Dal Online PIN resets
  • MyDal password resets
  • general Dal network troubleshooting
  • general assistance with applications such as Office, email, web browsers, etc.
  • help with virus/malware infections

Studying for Success

Studying for Success coaching is a free service to students who want to improve their study skills and become more efficient and effective learners. Studying for Success coaching can help you if you are doing well and want to do better, as well as if you are experiencing academic difficulty.  Studying for Success offers coaching in time management, preparing for exams, getting the most out of lectures and lots more.


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