Becoming a Microsoft Word Power User: Customizations, Shortcuts, Wildcards, and Macros
If you’re ready to up your Microsoft Word game, then this session is for you. You’ll learn about common keyboard shortcuts and how to create your own. You’ll also be introduced to Word’s wildcard function and to macros. With a knowledge of how to use these tools, you’ll be able to automate mundane tasks, increase […]
AI Editing: Tools to Improve Every Workflow
The rapid spread of AI tools following the release of ChatGPT has sent shockwaves through industries, job markets, schools and the media, generating fear of job loss, doomsday predictions, confusion and, here and there, glimmers of hope and excitement. This webinar examines the current state of AI tools as they apply to editors. The first […]
Getting work with the Online Directory of Editors
Let's be frank: some people are getting a lot more work from their ODE listing than others are. Why do some people find big-ticket clients or get so much work from the ODE that they're swamped? What's their secret? Is it that they're super experienced, well-known or ... more qualified than YOU? No! Editors who are successfully using the ODE know how to craft their listings so they bring in more work.
Book Formatting Using Word Styles
In “Book Formatting Using Word Styles” you’ll learn how to create a fully customizable print book layout using Microsoft Word. Learn how to: set trim and margins sizes; properly format sections with the correct headers and footers; and use paragraph styles to create a consistent, professional looking print book layout. This webinar will also teach you how to correct word spacing, adjust for orphans and widows, and save your document as a print-ready PDF.
Macros for Editors: Beginners’ Basics
Macros can often be an editor’s best secret weapon by increasing your editing speed and consistency, but not everyone is familiar with how to install and use them. This introductory webinar aims to make macros accessible to anyone and everyone by showing you how to install and start using macros right away. You’ll learn how to analyse documents to reveal inconsistencies, how to use macros to speed up the editing process, and how to make global changes to documents before you start editing.