Advice 1: How to draw a crossword puzzle in Word

There are specialized application to create crosswords, but you can do it in a text editor of Microsoft Word. The main difficulty in this work will be a large number of formatting table cells, which must consist of a crossword puzzle.
How to draw a crossword puzzle in Word
You will need
  • Text editor Microsoft Word
Instruction
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Start a text editor Microsoft Word and click on the tab "page Layout". To visit could fit a sufficient number of cells, set the minimum value of field - click the Field and select from the dropdown list value is "Narrow".
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Create a page table. To do this, go to Insert tab, open the drop-down list "table" and select "Insert table". This will cause the window settings dialog the table created, in which you can specify the desired number of cells.
How to draw a crossword puzzle in Word
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Specify a sufficient number of rows and columns in the corresponding fields and click "OK". Text editor create the table that will need to adjust the width and height of the page.
How to draw a crossword puzzle in Word
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Select several columns and click the right mouse button and choose "Delete columns" as long as the right edge of the table will not fit in the page width. Similarly, remove the extra lines that do not fit within the height of the sheet - highlight, right-click and choose "Delete rows".
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Save this template to the next time not to repeat this procedure for the next crossword. To do this, click on the big round button "Office", go to "Save as", select "Word Template" and specify the name and storage location of the template.
How to draw a crossword puzzle in Word
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Complete the cells in the table with words of your crossword.
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Pour the remaining unused cells with a certain color. To do this, select multiple cells. This can be done, for example, hold down the CTRL key when moving the mouse on the desired cell and when it will become a black arrow, clicking the left button. So selecting a sufficient number of cells, then right-click and click in the context menu "Borders and shading".
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Select from the drop down list under Fill the desired color (for example black) and click the "OK" button. Repeat the procedure for the highlight and fill up until all unused cells will not be processed.
How to draw a crossword puzzle in Word
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Add to the document the second page and make it a numbered list of questions corresponding to the words of your crossword.
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Type numbers in specific cells of a crossword puzzle, I letters of the words remove. The crossword is completed.

Advice 2: How to draw a crossword puzzle

Now in order to draw a grid of a crossword puzzle, there is a large variety of computer programs. But for mastering they need a certain amount of time, sometimes it is not enough. If you need to quickly sketch out a crossword puzzle, you can go two ways: to do it either through Word or through Excel.
How to draw a crossword puzzle
Instruction
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Create a crossword puzzle in MS Office WordЕсли you have a small crossword puzzle, use the "Create table". After selecting the desired number of columns horizontally and vertically, start building your grid. To do this, remove the unnecessary borders between table cells, use the option "borders and shading" and make colorless unnecessary cell boundaries, thus forming a diagram of your crossword.
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If the crossword is large, go to the Draw panel, draw a square and copy it to the worksheet as many times as necessary, and then place a received cell in the desired order to obtain a grid of a crossword puzzle.
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Create a crossword puzzle in MS Office ExcelЗдесь everything is much easier, because you do not need to draw the cells and squares. Select the desired number of cells, set the height and width. To do this, select the cells, click the right-mouse button and navigate to the "Format cells". Select "column" then "width" and "set value". Do the same with cell alignment in height.
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Go to "panel View", and then go to the toolbar and click on the tab "Border". Click "Boundary drawing" and then "Grid on the border of the picture." Ask where the line type and color. After this the cursor will become a pencil. Holding the left mouse button, give your scheme a crossword puzzle.
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In both programs you can enter text in a cell crossword puzzle and place the job on the side of the crossword or the bottom, depending on location. Optionally, you can also make borders crossword puzzle with thick lines, and to apply to the cell contents. the command "Fill".
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