Office Technology

3 Outlook conundrums, solved

October 7, 2019 Categorized in: Outlook

What kind of access do I need to manage someone else’s calendar? … My IT folks won’t let me set up a meeting with no end date. How can I override or work around this? … Can I export a task list from Outlook to Planner?

Keyboard Shortcuts: Excel

October 7, 2019 Categorized in: Excel

3 shortcuts for named ranges.

Word: Manage, restore and compare document versions

September 3, 2019 Categorized in: Word

Each time a document is changed and saved in either OneDrive or SharePoint, either by using the Save action or allowing AutoSave to do the job, another version of the document is created.

Embedding workbooks in PowerPoint

September 3, 2019 Categorized in: PowerPoint

If you just copy data from Excel to PowerPoint, it will simply paste a table into PowerPoint that neither links it to the original data nor pastes an Excel object.

Keyboard Shortcuts: Outlook

September 3, 2019 Categorized in: Outlook

Tips for moving, formatting and deleting messages.

3 Word wishes, granted

August 5, 2019 Categorized in: Word

Is there an easy way to add a signature page to a document? … Is there an easy way to add and modify custom SharePoint columns from Word? … Someone put a faded image as a page background. I can’t seem to select it and delete it. Any tips?

Get around in Word with the Navigation Pane

August 5, 2019 Categorized in: Word

Turn on the Navigation Pane in Word to strategically navigate around your document.

Outlook: 3 tips to clear out messages

August 5, 2019 Categorized in: Outlook

Make a dent in the pile of messages in your inbox with these 3 tips.

Excel: Organize dates the way you want

July 2, 2019 Categorized in: Excel

Sometimes Excel tries to help us when we wish it wouldn’t.

Keyboard Shortcuts: Manage windows

June 3, 2019 Categorized in: Internet

Maximize, resize and lock windows with ease.
Why are some Excel features greyed out in Office 365? … I miss my desktop apps … Is there a way to keep people from turning off Track Changes?

Import a list of holidays into Excel

May 6, 2019 Categorized in: Excel

If you use NETWORKDAYS or the WORKDAY function, it’s useful to import a list of holidays from TimeandDate.com.

Word: Keep your numbering in order

May 6, 2019 Categorized in: Word

If you write technical documents requiring a specific numbering scheme, it can be frustrating to keep them intact. Here’s help.