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How to Add Page Numbers to a Microsoft Word Document

Creating a document in Microsoft Word for Mac? Depending on who you're creating the document for, you may have to add page numbers. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the numbering of pages.

Here's how to add page numbers to a Microsoft Word document on your Mac:

  1. Open Microsoft Word on your Mac, and then create a new document.

How to Disable Inline Attachments in Mail.app

By default, the Mail application on your Mac displays image attachments inline with the text in the email message. This can be convenient when sending or receiving the occasional message with images that need explanations, as shown below. However, people who frequently send or receive email messages with lots of images may prefer to disable inline image attachments and instead have the images represented by icons only.

Disable Mail image attachments

How to Change the Margins in a Microsoft Word Document

Creating a document in Microsoft Word for Mac? Depending on who you're creating the document for, you may have to change the document's margins. Many organizations such as schools and legal entities have very strict guidelines regarding the margins.

Here's how to change the margins in a Microsoft Word document on your Mac:

  1. Open Microsoft Word on your Mac, and then create a new document.

  2. From the Format menu, select Document. The window shown below appears.

Block Internet Ads with Safari AdBlock

It seems we here at Macinstruct discuss blocking pesky Internet ads at least every couple months. There's a good reason for our ad-blocking articles: Advertising is more distracting and pervasive than ever before. Flashing banners and animated graphics can prevent you from focusing on what's really important -- the content.

Mac System Monitoring Apps

There are millions of car owners out there who will probably never look under the hood and see their vehicle's engine. They don't care whether or not their engine is overheating or their oil pressure's jacked up or their car battery is about to conk out on them. As long they can drive, they're good to go. And in the same vein, many Mac users don't care about their computer's inner workings.

Mailplane: Better Gmail for Your Mac

When we discussed Google applications a couple weeks ago, we mentioned several applications that allowed you to check your Gmail account from your Mac's Desktop. But these are only good insofar as you can see that you have new email messages waiting to be read. To actually read the email messages, you still have to open up a web browser and long into Gmail.

A Greenhorn's Guide to the Mac Web

Google and RSS feeds have fundamentally rewired the Internet in recent years. Instead of visiting our favorite websites on a daily basis, we search for content and sift through it in our RSS readers. But if you're looking for the most up-to-date content from sources you trust, there's still no better way to get it than visiting the actual websites. Which websites should you visit? That's a good question.

Back to School Apps for Your Mac

It's that time of the year again. Time to think about breaking out the books, looking sharp for all the attractive members of the opposite sex, making new friends, and hopefully learning something. We're talking about school, of course. Let us tell you: There's never been a better time to take your Mac into an educational environment. Free and low-cost programs can help you turn your Mac into the ultimate learning device, and prevent it from becoming another glorified MySpace machine!

Top Five Firefox Extensions

Mac users are extremely fortunate to have several web browsers to choose from. There's Safari, Firefox, Camino, OmniWeb, SeaMonkey, Netscape, iCab, and many others.

Turn Your Mac Into a Telephone

So, there was this phone thing last week, right? And we weren't lucky enough to get in on it, even though we really wanted to. The iPhone is just too friggin' expensive for us. Maybe you're in the same boat: You can't quite bring yourself to pay more than $2,000 over a two-year period for a cell phone. Or maybe you live outside of the United States. Or maybe you own an iPhone, but still want to be able to take and receive phone calls on your Mac.

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