I have the opportunity in my teaching travels to witness many people hunting for the proverbial needle in the haystack, a.k.a. their Outlook® inbox. Like many of you who are technically inclined, I have to resist the urge to grab their mouse and keyboard and “show ‘em how it’s done.” Most of us don’t find that helpful at all, just intrusive. Instead, I thought I’d cover it here on my blog. There are 3 easy ways to quickly find what you’re looking for.
3 great methods for finding what you are looking for, FAST in Microsoft Outlook.
If you work with currency data and percentages, you have likely had an argument with that darned penny! You have flawlessly crafted your worksheet, expertly constructed formulas and can’t reconcile the penny that results when your calculations round up.
Solving the penny problem with ROUND and Precision as Displayed.
Columns are easy in Word 2007 and Word 2010! On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group you’ll find a button called Columns. There are 5 default selections and a More columns selection to customize your column layout.
Put pizazz in your newsletters with four great tools right inside Microsoft Word 2007. Learn how to use text box links, columns, Quick Parts and page borders.
Start with a simple circle and experiment with the new powerful graphics tools in PowerPoint® 2007/2010. Very soon, you’ll find yourself forgetting all about hours of working in custom graphics packages, painstakingly crafting creative objects to enhance your presentations.
Tired of wasting hours in complicated graphics packages? Try the new drawing tools in PowerPoint 2007 (and 2010).
SmartArt is one of the biggest timesavers in the newer versions of Microsoft® Office. Especially useful for PowerPoint® and Word, it is a powerful way to represent ideas in pictures, which is the preferred learning method for between 1/3 and 2/3 of the population, depending upon which expert you ask.
An introduction to using SmartArt in Office 2007 (also applies to Office 2010)