Check out this handy MS Word tip that will show you how to make it so a blank document opens by default every time you start the program. Continue reading
Learn a quick, no copy-and-paste method to get stuff into OneNote without all the added rigmarole! Continue reading
Here’s an interesting little gem that will allow you to copy formatting such as headers, footers and paragraph settings from one file to another without a whole lot of hassle. Continue reading
If you’ve recently switched from a menu-driven version of Office to Office 2010, then you may still be trying to adjust to the Ribbon. Thankfully, Microsoft has put help for this situation out there. Continue reading
If you’ve ever wanted to create a really cool and interesting calendar then I’m sure that you’ve tried to use something from the MS Word templates. Those aren’t bad, and definitely have potential, but can’t compare to what PowerPoint has to offer when it comes to graphics and design. Continue reading
Karen from the Oaks NSW Australia asks:
I’m running Outlook 2007. I save my incoming email messages to various folders, so that I don’t fill up my Inbox. However, if I move sent messages from my Sent box to these folders, they lose their To Information and just show that they are from me. When I’m looking for
Have documents you access a lot? Check this handy MS Office tip that will teach you how to “pin” regularly access documents with ease! Continue reading
Ever found yourself staring at a column of data trying desperately to figure out how you’re going to peel out the portion of the data in each cell that you actually need? With the right formula anything is possible! Check it out! Continue reading
Be default, when we tell Excel to print we end up with whatever worksheet is currently selected spitting out of the printer.
Usually that’s great since it’s exactly what we want most of the time… but what about the other times?
You know, when you wanted the entire workbook or even multiple worksheets, but not all of them?
Learn how to remedy this problem by reading this tip! Continue reading
Are you looking to put a little space in-between your MS Word paragraphs, but don’t know where to find the option to do so? April has your answer right here, and it’s easier than you think! Continue reading
MS Excel: A Locked Cell is Not a Cell Protected From Changes
If you’ve ever found yourself nosing around the Protection tab in the Format Cells dialog box then you’ve probably found that the Locked check-box was selected and possibly thought that your worksheet was safe from changes made by others…
When the wavy red line became a part of the Spell Checker feature, I fell in love with it. I like that I know immediately when and where there is a problem.
On the other hand, I also know that I spend more time actually composing my writing, since I frequently stop, go back and fix those errors as they occur. It takes
MS Word: Insert Text Boxes That Come With Their Own Pizzazz
I often find myself using text boxes in Word for a variety of reasons… often it’s something that needs to stand out from all the rest of the text, or needs to be very mobile… and let’s face it, moving plain text around is just a pain.
Some people have one central location where they open Office files from on a regular basis… but others have several locations, and it’s a bit of a pain to constantly navigate from one location to another.
The more files you open, the bigger that pain becomes until it’s an all out headache.
You’ve got to be
There are certain things that we’d all like to have when we begin a new Excel workbook… such as number of worksheets, font, font size, etc…
For many people, this seems like an elusive process, since there are so many places to investigate looking for the old Default button.
Fortunately for all of us, a few
Here’s a tip that I recently found and put to immediate use… so I thought I’d share.
My sister had a birthday not too long ago, and a couple of friends and I decided to take her away for a few days on a getaway – no kids – no husband… only “the girls” were going on this one!
There are times when I’ve found myself working in MS Word, and I’ve needed a title or header for a page or section that was more of a title bar… something like this:
To create it, I could choose a text box and then format it appropriately but the reality is that it’s not
It’s not uncommon for us to find ourselves dragging a picture or drawing object around a document to place it where we need it, and then to turn around, go back to the Ribbon to set the word wrapping.
Let’s face it, sometimes it feels like a good 10 minutes before we’re done tinkering with these basic things, after inserting a picture