Deborah Savadra

Deborah Savadra

Deborah Savadra is editor and chief blogger at Legal Office Guru. Her 22-page Fast Formatting Fixes guide can solve virtually any Microsoft Word formatting problem in two or three keystrokes. You can follow her on Twitter at @legalofficeguru.

Using Microsoft Word Styles

Learning the basics of Microsoft Word Styles can make document editing easier, faster and more consistent. Here's a primer on this fundamental Word skill.

Taming Microsoft Word’s Paragraph Numbering Feature

Microsoft Word's paragraph numbering feature can be daunting, even for experienced users. Here's how to use it successfully in your documents.

Using Microsoft Word’s Table of Authorities

If you regularly have to produce legal briefs in Microsoft Word, you already know that one of the most painful tasks occurs at the end: compiling the Table of Authorities. Here's how to mark citations and insert a Table of Authorities in your next brief.

How to Restrict Others’ Formatting in Microsoft Word Documents

Here's how to lock down Microsoft Word formatting when you send out documents for group editing.

How To Restrict Others’ Edits in Microsoft Word Documents

Stop document reviewers from giving unwanted feedback. Here's how to restrict others' edits in Microsoft Word documents.

How to Format an Appellate Brief

The complexity of appellate briefing requirements can make your head spin even before you try to translate them into a Word document. This comprehensive guide to building an appellate brief in Word will get you started.

4 Annoying Microsoft Word Features You Should Turn Off

Microsoft Word sometimes gets in the way. Here are four annoying Microsoft Word features you'll want to turn off.

Use Word’s AutoCorrect as a Text Expander

You don't need dedicated text expansion software in Microsoft Word. Use AutoCorrect as a text expander instead. Here's how.

How to Insert Symbols in Microsoft Word

Here's how to insert symbols and special characters in Microsoft Word, including using shortcut keys and AutoCorrect entries to speed up the process.

Fix Microsoft Word Formatting Instantly with 3 Shortcut Keys

Have a Microsoft Word formatting emergency? Here are 3 essential shortcut keys to fix text formatting fast.