More than 350
and templates to help you automate documents and tasks
... free for the
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tips on this site are for a wide range of people, from beginners to
(You can simply skip over the advanced ones until you are more
comfortable with the program.)
you are new to WordPerfect (and even if you are not) you should consider
obtaining a good book on the basic features of the program. Such books usually pay for themselves many times over by
decreasing frustration and increasing productivity. Once you learn the
basics, advanced information on this site will be more useful to you.
(Also see Help below.)
will notice that some tips pages here are loaded -- even
"crammed" -- with information.
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interactive site, attempts to act as a reference
source for both practical useage tips and troubleshooting tips. It
gathers together information from various sources over many years and
many versions of WordPerfect (and it contains many new tips, too!).
Since no one can know if even a tiny
snippet of information might hold the answer to your question or
problem, the author diligently added the information as it became
available. (A good example of this is the page on Repairing WordPerfect documents and templates.)
Therefore, it is recommended that you scan a topic first to
get a general overview, then read the topic from beginning to end. You
never know what else you might learn that will save you time and
frustration in the long run. And, as Roy "lemoto" Lewis
[Corel C_Tech] remarked,
"An explanation in words
makes any activity seem more complex than it is in practice. To test
this, write out instructions for boiling a kettle or putting a letter
into an envelope. Or ride a bicycle."
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DelCodes (v1.03) Two macros:
(1) DelCodes.wcm deletes one or more menu-selected format codes such as bold, hypertext, tab set, etc.
(2) DelPairs.wcm deletes "empty" pairs of format codes such as [Und
On][Und Off] that may have been left behind in a document after
editing. Updated 09/17/13.
A macro that can place short lines of text, the date, and/or the filename at one of eight places around the edges of the page, outside the page margins, on all pages or just specific pages. Easily customizable. Updated 06/25/13 with additional ability to use multiple lines in the text box.
macro that automates the creation of an active hyperlink in a
WordPerfect document from an Internet address (URL) you select in your
browser or in a WordPerfect document. Updated 12/17/12.
A macro that lets you select material in the current document (or any
open WordPerfect document) and automatically clip (copy or move) it to
a separate temporary document. Clipped material is sequentially appended to the
temporary document with several user-defined separators. A dialog remains on screen until dismissed to allow
multiple clips. Updated 11/14/12.
"Delete empty Rows and/or Columns" - A "clean up" macro that deletes all empty rows or columns in the current table -- i.e.,
those without any visible (keyboard) characters. Particularly useful with large tables that span multiple pages. Updated 11/08/12 with new options and improvements.
A macro that divides any alphabetized list -- such as an index or directory
-- either with the appropriate capital letter between each section (A, B,
C, etc.) or with a blank line between each section. Includes several
formatting options. Updated
06/15/12 with several new options and improvements.
A macro that can create either a
frequency list of each
of the words in the document (or in a selection of text), or an
alphabetical list of
words that have been used at least once (which can then be used to
create a concordance file for indexing a document). Uploaded
Quickly "toggles" a user-specified document stamp ON and OFF, such as
"Draft" or "Copy". The stamp (text with an optional date) is inside
a rotated box inside a watermark and is visible
outside page margins at the side of the page, parallel to the edge.
Easily customizable. Updated 08/27/11.
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