Tables can help you organize your notes (and your thoughts). For example, if you are trying to review a quarter’s worth of cases, you might create a chart like this:
Word makes it easy to sort tables in different ways. Click on the Sort icon in the ribbon. (It has an A and a Z with an arrow.) For example, this topic could be sorted by case name, by year, or by topic.
Some useful options:
You can use headings to make a mass of notes (or a long paper) easier to navigate.
PC: ctrl-alt-1, for a first-level heading; ctrl-alt-2, for second-level, and so on
Mac: command-option-1, for a first-level heading; command-option-2 for second-level, and so on.
You can use the headings to create a Table of Contents for your document.
PC: References > Table of Contents
Mac: References > Table of Contents
Use bulleted lists to help you display separate points.
Use numbered lists to display separate point.