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Using Word for Blog Postings – 1

Posted by Steven Kennedy on December 16, 2010


One thing I’ve come across that makes Word ‘better’ than Live Writer is the use of Bookmarks. You can Bookmark places in your post and create links to them. You cannot do this, at least I haven’t found a way, in Live Writer.

I have found that you can use Word to create a post using Bookmarks and links and then use Copy & Paste to paste the post in to Live Writer. Which would then raise the $64,000 why would you. Why not just use Word to write and publish the post.

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Using Word for Blog Postings

Posted by Steven Kennedy on December 14, 2010


Microsoft Office Word has had the capability to be used for posting blog entries since Office 2007. I’ve used it a bit but mainly I used Live Writer. I’m going to re-look at Word, specifically Word 2010, for doing blog postings.

There are a couple of benefits, to using Word, that immediately spring to mind. Word has pretty good spell and grammar checking. Windows Live Writer only has spell checking. Also, there’s the fact that most people, me included, use Word for their day to day word processing so they’re at least familiar with a subset of Words capabilities and where to find them.

One possible down side is this;

When I set up the account to use for this posting you get a warning. I don’t remember seeing it when I setup Windows Live Writer, I’ll have to go back and check

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