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It is said that people only use 10% of their brains. Are you only using 10% of your office technology? We’ll help you unlock the other 90%.
In the 90s, it was the advent of the PC that gave businesses the edge, today it is the tablet PC. First with Apple’s iPad, now with BlackBerry, Dell and many others following suit, the tablet PC has become a game-changer for doing business. Here are three examples of unique business uses of the tablet PC:
Make faster work of plucking out the most critical messages queuing up in your Outlook inbox. The simple trick is to make messages appear differently, depending on who they’re from or whom they’re sent to. It’s called conditional formatting.
Just start typing to get the function you want in Excel 2007 and 2010. A new type-ahead feature is now included for Excel functions.
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Use the Action button to create interactivity in presentations. You’ll find the Action button in the Links group on the Insert tab.
When creating a form letter or other document template, the field code feature in Word versions 97 and higher can come in handy. With dozens of field codes available, you can manage everything from inserting information that is automatically updated to creating drop-down lists that allow users to choose which information to insert.
Because HR professionals work on a computer much of the day, Outlook is the workhorse that typically keeps their wheels moving. But what if you could add some power to those wheels? PC World recently published a list of downloads that can help “power up” your Outlook:
Are your PowerPoint presentations essentially a script, chock full of every single detail you intend to present? Or, at the other end of the spectrum, is your “deck” just a set of discussion prompts meant to guide the session, not inform it? Before creating a PowerPoint presentation you need to make two decisions:
Q. I want to set up some monthly dashboard reports where I have a template of multiple graphs and tables on one page. Can this be done with Pivot Tables?
We all know the “basics” when it comes to computers, right? Not necessarily. One person’s everyday shortcut may be another person’s “Cool! I didn’t know you could do that!” Try these nine keyboard and mouse tricks right now.