View It Your Way
Have you ever found yourself wishing that you had different information displayed in MS Outlook for email?
Yeah, me too.
There are just certain things I’m interested in seeing and some stuff I don’t care about at all.
If only it could be all my way.
Oh… but wait.
It can be my way!
With a few quick clicks I can set Outlook to give me… Continue reading
Saving The View
We discussed how to make the changes to your views—which is really good—but do you find you’re making a lot of changes all the time?
Are you looking for a way to save a few of these View set-ups so you can quickly switch back and forth as needed?
If you’re thinking that it’s a good idea then I have to agree.
And… I’d bet you’re ready… Continue reading
See Them All At Once
Are you an MS Outlook user who loves to sort your information down into many folders and likes to keep them all on the Outlook bar?
You’ve got to love the way the Outlook bar makes it so easy to jump between functions—but—I must say that I hate it when I get so many items in there that I’ve got to use the scrolling arrows… Continue reading
Ever notice how some people always seem to have documents that are a little more eye-catching?
You know what I mean; the people who always seem to have a little something extra on the page that gives it the perfect touch.
There’s a whole bag of tricks you can use to make your document look just right. One of the best is called WordArt. This little feature of MS… Continue reading
Cell References in MS Excel
Ever notice that when you’re copying a formula in MS Excel the cell references in the formula will change?
I’m sure you have. They do this because a formula uses the cell addresses as relative cell references. The cell names are “directions” for the cells to use in the formula. The cell containing the formula is the starting point for the “directions”.
This is awesome… Continue reading
Excel Cells Into MS Word
Have you ever tried to copy and paste cells from Excel to Word?
I bet you went to Excel, highlighted the cells, copied the cells, went to Word, pasted the cells and poof! There they were.
Sounds great, doesn’t’ it?
Yeah, and it can be, but, if you’re using version 97 then there are some slight problems.
You might notice that you can’t… Continue reading
One After Another
Do you use the Drawing Tools in the MS Office programs frequently?
Have you ever used the same drawing tool repeatedly and found yourself aggravated with the need to turn the tool back on after each new shape?
Sure would be nice to be able to turn the drawing tool on and leave it on…
(Sorry, daydreaming again.)
Oh, but maybe not.
Did you know that it’s… Continue reading
Moving Toolbars in MS Office Applications
Have you ever noticed that when you use the View menu, Toolbars choice to display various toolbars that some of them “float” in the document?
That is, some of them open in a position around the edge of the file and others seem to open on top of the document.
The question that may occur to you is, “what do I do with these… Continue reading
How do you know when the document you’re working on is perfect and ready for printing? Have you ever used the scroll bars to navigate through a large file in the hopes of trying to see if everything is proportioned properly? This can be nearly impossible in a large Excel file. Or are you the person who prints a document over and over, making small adjustments each time, until an… Continue reading