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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
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
OpenOffice.org Writer: Inserting Text Before or After a Table
It happens to anyone who uses tables in a word processing program like OpenOffice.org Writer – we insert a table at the very top of the document and find ourselves unable to add text above it because we didn’t leave a blank line there.
MS Word: Stop Numbering Table Rows Manually, Word Can Do That for You
It’s not that uncommon… you’ve got a table in MS Word where you need the rows numbered, so you find yourself manually keying them in.
…1 – down arrow – 2 – down arrow – 3 – down arrow – 4
MS Office: A Picture of a Different Shape
Today I want to point out a very simple and quick way to change the way pictures and graphics are displayed in your documents, presentations, worksheets, etc…
We’re going to take a look at how the fill of a shape can really make a difference in
MS Word: Manually Move Table Rows or Columns Without Copy and Paste
Let’s face it, there are just times when the table you’ve set up now seems to be “out of order”. You find yourself wishing that the 3rd row was now the 5th row and that the 4th column should have actually have been the 2nd.
We’ve all done it at one time or another… you need to create a new file that’s pretty much identical to another one, so you open the file that you have, make the changes and then save it.
In that very, very short time while you watch the file being saved you are struck speechless with the horrible realization that you just made a
As many of us know, you can use different keys along with the mouse to complete different types of text selection.
For example, holding down the Alt key while dragging the mouse will select text in a rectangular shape – called block selection.
If you place your cursor in the document and then hold down the
How much time have you spent customizing the Quick Access Toolbar in your MS Office 2007 programs?
If you’re anything like me then it’s quite a lot…
When you move to a new computer – or maybe decide that you want the one at home to match the one at work – what do you do?
OpenOffice.org Writer: Back to the Beginning with the Formatting
While I can’t speak for everyone, I know that there are times when I sit back, take a good look at my document and think… What was I thinking when I did that, and that, and that????
When you open a file in one of your MS Office programs, do you find that you’re always navigating away from “My Documents” to some other folder?
Ever wish that it would just open up to that location in the first place?
If so, here’s the good news… you can set each program to go directly to whatever location you desire, when you
Thom, from Dallas asks:
Why do Word and Excel files get so large when the content is so small? As I make numerous changes and saves to a Word file, the file becomes bloated over time. If I open the large Word file and copy (Ctrl-C) and paste the content to a newly created word document, the file