Office Technology

Accessing shared calendars on your smartphone

November 5, 2015 Categorized in: Outlook

It seems smartphone users will not be able to see items in calendars other than their own for the time being, but there are a couple of things to try before accepting “No” for an answer.

PowerPoint: Why SlideMasters?

October 7, 2015 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Q. I’m always customizing my slides even though I use a SlideMaster. Why should I even bother with a SlideMaster?

Windows 10: Time to take the plunge?

September 3, 2015 Categorized in: Internet

Windows 10 was released July 29, and while plenty of people are using it now, you may still be wondering if the up­­grade is right for you, says tech reporter Martyn Casserly. The operating system offers many new features and improvements, and Cas­­serly provides some additional reasons you might want to give it a test drive.

The magic of Excel 3-D references

September 2, 2015 Categorized in: Excel

Q. Is there an easier way to create a formula across work sheets than clicking on each cell you want to add to the formula?

Three Word problems, three Word solutions

August 5, 2015 Categorized in: Word

Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel takes to the Help Desk to respond to reader questions about MS Word.
Readers ask what to do about managing large numbers of meeting replies and how to analyze calendar data from previous years.

MS Word quick tips

July 19, 2015 Categorized in: Word

Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel shares three tips to get the most out of Word.

Is sleep mode good for your laptop?

April 22, 2015 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

Whether it’s best to totally shut down your computer or just leave it in sleep mode is largely a matter of personal preference, writes George Zapo at Lifehack.

The old Word page number quandary

April 6, 2015 Categorized in: Word

Q. When I add a cover page and mark my page numbering “different first page” the first page still stays Page 2. Any suggestions?
Few things in life are as frustrating as a slow computer. Small Business Trends Product Editor TJ McCue has some simple steps you can take to speed up your PC and save your sanity.
Q. I can’t get FlashFill to work in Excel 2013. What am I doing wrong?

Make the most of MS Office on your iPad

January 28, 2015 Categorized in: ExcelOrganizingWord

The Office app remains a relatively new option for iPad users, but one that can really help you boost productivity when you can’t use your laptop or desktop computer.

Excel Quandaries

December 3, 2014 Categorized in: Excel

Microsoft Office Certified Trainer answers two questions about pound signs and circular cell references.