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3 tips for sharper PowerPoint presentations

November 3, 2022 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Check out the eyedropper tool, the remove background tool and backup themes.

LOOKUP luck

November 3, 2022 Categorized in: Excel

Are VLOOKUPS passé? … Why do I get #N/As on my VLOOKUPS even when the lookup information is there?

3 ways categories ease your Outlook processes

October 5, 2022 Categorized in: Outlook

Using categories for Outlook email triage, calendar management and tasks.

Change your view in Outlook

October 5, 2022 Categorized in: Outlook

Q. Can I simplify my inbox so I don’t miss anything?
When too many collaborators create a disorganized report, get it back under control using styles.

Word conundrums: Dynamic content

August 3, 2022 Categorized in: Word

Q. When I use wrap text features for pictures in my Word doc and people view it in Word Online, it doesn’t look the same. What can I do to get pictures to look right in Word Online?
When you’re creating a presentation that is meant to be directed by the viewer, as opposed to a presenter in front of the room, you can include polls and surveys using Microsoft Forms.

Where are my emails going?

July 6, 2022 Categorized in: OutlookThe Office Tech Pro

Q. I see an email when I search, but it doesn’t appear in my inbox. How can I tell where these are going?
Three Excel tools to ease your workload.

Excel: Versioning in the Cloud

June 2, 2022 Categorized in: Excel

Q. I’ve inherited a workbook from a colleague who is no longer at the company. She was really good at Excel. The problem is, I can’t quite figure out what this file is connected to. Is there a “one-stop shop” for that in Excel?

Word: Saving tables as Quick Parts

May 4, 2022 Categorized in: Word

If you’ve spent a great deal of time crafting a table in Word to look exactly the way you want it and plan to use that table again, you can easily recreate it in any document with Quick Parts.
Can you have a video of the speaker on a slide? … I want to use a video in my presentation but record my own audio. Is that possible?

Managing change dynamically in Word

April 6, 2022 Categorized in: Word

Q. Inevitably, I end up with pages with too much white space at the bottom or diagrams separated from their text. Is there an easy way to get things to fit on pages without using hard page breaks?