Wednesday, November 17th, 2004
What are DLL files? Well you’re in luck, because the man himself (Steve) explores and defines in this tip! Continue reading
Merge vs. Split
Well, let’s get right to the “good stuff”, that is, how to accomplish a cell split or merge.
Let’s begin with cell merging.
How do you accomplish this magical wonder in MS Word? Believe it or not, with only 2 clicks of the mouse.
First you will need to highlight the cells to be merged. (Click, hold and drag until all cells to be merged are highlighted… Continue reading
More MS Word Table Talk
I think it might be time to expand our knowledge just a bit…
Have you ever wanted to take several cells of a table and turn it into one?
Yeah, me too.
That’s called a merge.
Or—have… Continue reading
I’m running Win 98 and every time I shut down my computer, it hangs on the “Windows is shutting down” screen. Is there a way to fix this?
This can happen for a variety of reasons with any version of Windows (well, I guess it doesn’t really happen that much with XP).
Usually it’s due to a program that’s not shutting down the way it’s supposed… Continue reading
Excel Drag & Drop Between Worksheets
So, you’ve got some data in an Excel worksheet that you need to move to a new location.
Within the same sheet—no problem.
I’m positive that we all know about highlighting the data to be moved and then using the mouse arrow on the very edge of the selected cell(s) to click and drag the data to a new location.
Quick, easy—what could be… Continue reading
Click, Click – Toolbar Docked
As I’m sure many of you know, in an MS Office Suite program you can choose to constantly display a “floating” toolbar by dragging it into the outer edges of the program window.
The toolbar then loses its window title bar, closing box X and is what we call “docked” on either the top, bottom, left or right of the window.
Handy little feature -… Continue reading
Hyperlink No More
Have you ever been frustrated with MS Word while putting together a document that contains email or web site addresses?
Tired of the way Word continues to automatically create hyperlinks of your addresses?
You know—the change of color and underlining. If you’re creating a document to be printed then this isn’t exactly what you’re looking for.
In fact, for printed documents, it can be downright annoying!
What… Continue reading
To Update Or Not To Update
Did you know that there’s a choice as to how you insert the date or time into an Excel worksheet?
Did you know that you could choose to have the date or time entered as a piece of data that doesn’t change or as a field that will be updated when you open the file or press the F9 key?
Well, as you can… Continue reading
Limit System Restore
If you have one of the newer versions of Windows (ME, 2000, XP) your system automatically makes system restore points. These are backups of your system configurations and windows settings. The restore points can be used to repair your system in the case of a system error. The default settings for the space reserved for these restore points is usually a bit high. Changing this is very… Continue reading
Flagging Messages In MS Outlook
So, we’ve all decided that flagging email messages is a good idea to keep organized and on time, and since we’re all here for the same reason, let’s get started.
The first step is to locate an email message that needs to be flagged for future attention.
If you’re using MS Outlook 97 then here’s the scoop for you:
To mark the email with a… Continue reading