These utilities have nothing to do with keyboarding, but since they are language utilities, they are worth mentioning.
The Insert Symbol tool of Word allows user to insert a single character. This especially helpful for rarely-used characters.
The Insert Symbols tool is found in the Insert tab to the far right. Click the Symbol (Ω) icon to the far right to open the Insert Symbol window. See steps #2-3 in the "Other Versions of Word" below for remaining instructions.
To use the tool:
The easiest way to add superscript and subscript to a Word File is to use the Superscript and Subscript text formatting commands.
The quickest method is via keyboard shortcut. Highlight text and use the following shortcuts to make any text superscript or subscript.
Highlight text and click the either the Superscript button (x2) or Subscript button (x2) in the ribbon toolbar. They should be near the other text formatting options such as bold and italics.
You can access the superscript/subscript commands via a menu as follows:
Microsoft includes utilities to spell check in major world languages such as Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Finnish, Hindi, Hungarian, and many others. To access the spell checkers, you have to mark your text in a specific language.
In Microsoft Word, you can mark text as non-English in reference to spell-check and other proofing tools. However, special language-specific dictionaries and tools must be installed for the proofing tools to work in languages besides English. See your Word manual or the Microsoft Web site (http://www.microsoft.com) for more information.
NOTE: If no list appears or the spell-check does not work properly, check to see if the appropriate dictionaries have been installed. They are available on installation CD's for Microsoft Office
NOTE: If no list appears or the spell-check does not work properly, check to see if the appropriate dictionaries have been installed. They are available on installation CD's for Microsoft Office.
This utility can change menus and help page settings in Microsoft Office applications from English to another language. However, special language-specific files must be installed first.
This is accessed by going to:
Programs » Microsoft Office Tools » Microsoft Language Settings.
NOTE: If the language-specific files have not been installed, then this utility will not take effect.
©Penn State University, 2000-2013.
This Web page maintained by Teaching and Learning with Technology, a unit of Information Technology Services. For questions or comments on this Web page, please contact Elizabeth J. Pyatt (email@example.com).
This site uses Unicode to display non-English characters. This site is best viewed in the most recent versions of your browser.
Unicode character names and hexadecimal entity codes are taken from the public Unicode Character Charts.
This publication is available in alternate media upon request.
Last Modified: Tuesday, 04-Jun-2013 12:41:19 EDT