Excel

Quick poll-taking with Outlook

March 1, 2007 Categorized in: ExcelOutlook

Need to poll the ranks? If you’re an Outlook (2003) user, you can send an e-mail message with voting buttons to make things easier. Here’s how to do it.
Say you’re trying to use an Excel spreadsheet to track weekly wages for office employees. It’s simple enough to create a formula (hours x hourly rate) that calculates wages for someone who works 40 hours or less. But what if someone works 45 hours one week?

I didn’t know Excel could do that!

May 1, 2006 Categorized in: Excel

Have you discovered all the tools and shortcuts buried within Excel? Hedge your bet by checking out Annette Marquis’s list of Excel features, tools and techniques, which we’ve detailed here…
The monthly department meeting is next week, and you’ve already heard from four people who want to appear on the agenda. You expect a few more to chime in. It’s your job to create an agenda that affords adequate time for each item, as well as to make sure the meeting runs smoothly and ends on time. Your best approach? Annette Marquis, co-owner of TRIAD Consulting, recommends building an adjustable meeting-agenda template in Excel.
Cut way down on your keystrokes, with these Outlook tools that let you mine information that’s already in your files.