You owe it to yourself to make better Word docs

Andrew Macrae
5 min readFeb 2, 2020

We love to hate on Microsoft Word.

It’s a bloated, messy beast of an application that tries to be all things to all people and ends up pleasing no one — it is neither a pure word processor, nor a typesetting system, nor a page layout program.

But it does come with an intuitive graphic interface that allows you to create printed documents that look like they do on the screen, and this (plus its historic links with the market-dominant Windows OS) has helped it become widely used in the workplace.

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Andrew Macrae

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