Wrong: Using the space bar to get text to align.
Right: Set tabs. Or insert a table. Or use columns.
Wrong: Inserting periods to create the leader for a tab.
Right: Select Leader in the Tabs feature.
More work: Not enabling Resources (conference rooms, equipment, etc.) for Outlook meeting invitations.
Less work: Inserting a Resource at the same time you insert names into the To field of the meeting invite.
Wrong: Pressing the Tab key a zillion times to align text.
Right: Set specific tabs. Or insert a table. Or use columns.
More work: Sending an email saying “RSVP to ____.”
Less work: Sending a meeting invite.
More work: Manually adding numbers in a table column.
Less work: Using AutoSum.
More work: Having to describe where on the page (e.g., “See last sentence of the third paragraph”).
Less work: Using Line Numbers (e.g., “See Line 36”).
More work: Scrolling through the document looking for two spaces after the periods and manually deleting one of the spaces.
Less work: Creating a macro to find/replace that extra space.
More work: Retyping (or copying/pasting) often-used text.
Less work: Using Building Blocks or AutoText.