Office Technology

PowerPoint peeves: 3 solutions

October 1, 2018 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Extra Slide Masters … From 4:3 to 16:9 troubles … Duplicate and overlapping decks

Word: Try the Drawing Canvas

October 1, 2018 Categorized in: Word

If you regularly create complex drawings in your Word documents, using the Drawing Canvas may help to keep your document more organized and not skew text in unpredictable ways.

Making magic with mail merge

October 1, 2018 Categorized in: ExcelOutlook

You may have heard the term; you may even be somewhat familiar with what it does. But do you know why you might need one?
In Word we have Track Changes. We even have that feature in Excel. But what about PowerPoint?

Content accessibility in Word

September 4, 2018 Categorized in: Word

More and more content accessibility is becoming a requirement in documents. But what does that really mean?

Creating maps in Excel

September 4, 2018 Categorized in: Excel

Did you know that you can create maps from geographically recognizable data in Excel using standard country/region, state/province, county or postal code?

Make that extra blank Word page disappear

July 2, 2018 Categorized in: Word

Sometimes, it seems like no matter what you do, there is an extra blank page that you can’t make disappear.

Excel: Shape up your data

July 2, 2018 Categorized in: Excel

There are many tools to help you squeeze information out of your data, but it needs to be in the right shape.
Here are a few tips to provide a value-added resource, not a throw-away stack of paper.

Connecting datasets in Excel

May 7, 2018 Categorized in: Excel

In the newest version of Excel, you may have noticed the “data model.” This allows you to connect multiple datasets and analyze them as one.
When you’re going to be out of the office, it’s important to set up a good auto-reply to go out from your work email. Wired writer Christina Bonnington has some tips.

Use your out-of-office to promote yourself

April 6, 2017 Categorized in: Outlook

Use that function to make yourself a little more memorable.

5 tips to avoid an inbox meltdown

April 6, 2017 Categorized in: OrganizingOutlook

If you tend to have an intimidating number of unopened emails in your inbox, here are some tips to get things under control before you reach a tipping point of chaos.