Want to set up your own desktop theme in Windows 7? If you’ve changed your desktop theme in Windows 7 to one of the available Aero Themes, you might notice that the picture used for your desktop background changes every so often. What you might not know is that you can control how often those […]
I recently heard a train-the-trainer presenter refer to all animations and transitions as unnecessary fluff and distractions. While I agree that animation beyond basic slide transitions can be distracting, I do think there is a place for well-placed advanced features in your PowerPoint. Here are my basic guidelines: Have a purpose for the pizazz – […]
Q. What is the best way to create identical worksheets? I do a lot of copying and pasting, but I’m sure there is a better way.
Q. I used to highlight emails from certain people in a particular folder. I can’t find this option in Outlook 2010.
Q. I need several versions of a PowerPoint presentation. For some audiences, I’ll need to show all the slides, for others just the topic summaries and some of the detail. Another audience needs just a section or two of the whole thing. Do I have to make multiple copies?
You’ve plugged in the values for a PMT (payment) function to determine how much the payment will be only to find that the payment is a bit too much for your budget. You could keep plugging in numbers until you get the right answer, find out the exact answer in a couple of clicks with […]
Microsoft hit it out of the park with Quick Steps in Outlook 2010. On the Home tab, in the Quick Steps group, you’ll find several out-of-the-box Quick Steps. Reply and Delete will help you tame unwieldy email threads by choosing to reply and then delete the e-mail to which you are responding. By default, it […]
Are you using SharePoint 2007 or 2010 as a glorified file server? There are many opportunities to make SharePoint do some heavy lifting beyond just keeping your files organized. One such opportunity is the actual creation of a complex document like a procedures manual. Using a template called a Document Workspace in SharePoint. The basic […]
Q. Can I do a more complex search in Outlook than just a few keywords or sorting by columns?
Q. Why don’t tasks automatically set reminders?