How can I make the most of Microsoft Word when writing my dissertation?

There are many tools and features in Microsoft Word that can help you in the process of writing your dissertation. Just follow the links below for step-by-step instructions:

Always remember to save your work regularly .

When preparing a dissertation you may wish to use one of the following methods for consistent formatting across a range of documents:


  • How do I create a template?
  • You can then create new documents based on an existing template ( How do I do that? )

Master document

  • You can create a master document to style a range of individual Word projects, like dissertation chapters, ready for printing ( How do I do that? )
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