Medical writers and editors are tasked with translating scientific knowledge and jargon into clear and understandable content. Microsoft Word for Windows OS is one of the most popular word processors that is used by medical communicators and has incredibly dynamic functions, many of which add exponentially to productivity. To make the best use of Word and to avoid the frustration and wasted time of trying to get a document correctly formatted, writers and editors can learn how to use these functions to their advantage.
In this Knowledge Builder, we show you how to easily create and edit tables of contents, lists of tables, and lists of figures. We delve into tricks and tips on how to format tables and position figures as well as how to add cross-references (hyperlinks) that are effective in re-numbering tables and figures. As bonus, we reveal several tips to help you work smarter.