Comment Shortcuts in Word

by C.K. MacLeod Editors use the Comments feature in Word to ask writers clarifying questions or to make suggestions. Beta readers can use this feature to provide feedback, too. In Word 2016, you could, of course, wander over to the ribbon, click on the Reviewing tab, and select New Comment in the Comments area. But that’s… Continue reading Comment Shortcuts in Word

6 Ways to Set Up Scrivener for Writing

by C.K MacLeod Out of the box, Scrivener comes with features turned off or on. Some of these features are helpful, but others drive me crazy and prevent me from being efficient. You can customize Scrivener to work with your writing preferences. Below are six things I do to write more efficiently in Scrivener. Note: I… Continue reading 6 Ways to Set Up Scrivener for Writing

Most Popular Writing Tech Posts of 2015

by C.K. MacLeod Here are the top 10 Posts on Tech Tools for Writers in 2015. Hemingway Editor: A Proofreading Tool for Writers Self-Editing Tools Retrieving a Back-Up File in Scrivener How to Create a Keyboard Shortcut for the Snipping Tool 20-Minute Macro Course Improve Your Writing with Macros A 5-Minute Guide to Evernote 5… Continue reading Most Popular Writing Tech Posts of 2015

How to Create a Keyboard Shortcut for the Snipping Tool

by C.K. MacLeod I’m trying to use my mouse less and my keyboard more. Why? Keyboard shortcuts can reduce repetitive strain injury from too much mousing help you to complete writing and editing tasks more efficiently Save Time Hilary Powers, in her excellent book, Making Word 2010 Work for You, has pointed out that it… Continue reading How to Create a Keyboard Shortcut for the Snipping Tool