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Microsoft Word Tips: Alignment and Text Boxes

A well-written essay is a good thing. But a perfect essay needs more than just good writing. It also needs to be professionally formatted. And to do this, you’ll need to master text alignment in Mic...

Fauna and Flora (aka What is Species Citation?)

Most of the wildlife in Australia is able to kill you. As such, wouldn’t it be nice if we had a way to classify animal and plant species so we know which ones are deadly? Sadly, this doesn’t exist...

Microsoft Word Tips: Paragraph Spacing

To add a space between paragraphs, you can hit return twice. But a better option is to let Microsoft Word do the work for you. This ensures that the paragraph spacing in your document is even througho...

Word Choice: Every Day vs. Everyday

In speech, most people would struggle to tell the difference between ‘every day’ and ‘everyday’. But these terms each have specific meanings, so on paper you need to make sure that you use the...