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 your editing speed, and improve your editing accuracy.
Suzy Bills is an editor, author, and faculty member in the editing and publishing program at BYU. She’s owned a writing and editing business since 2006, working with clients to publish everything from books to dissertations to technical manuals. She loves sharing her skills with others, whether through teaching, helping authors get their thoughts on paper, or fine-tuning their writing. Her book The Freelance Editor’s Handbook was published in 2021.