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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?

Q. This SUMIFs formula keeps getting an error that says, “The formula you typed contains an error." Here’s what I wrote: -SUMIF(C2:C278,>1000). What is causing the error?

In Word, the clipboard works well when you’re working on contracts, legal documents or policy documents that reuse certain language ... In Excel, it can be useful to copy and paste column headers and other static text. However, it can be quite confusing to understand how it behaves with formulas.

If you spend any time at all on Twitter, you’ll eventually run into this problem: It’s overwhelming. A person can easily be consumed by constantly scanning the scroll of a Twitter feed. You can’t possibly read it all, of course. The solution: Twitter lists.

Get your questions answered from our Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa P. Esquibel. Here are some of her answers on how to navigate Outlook 2010:
If you write for a multilingual audience whose second language may be English, or if your audience may not possess the vocabulary required to really understand what you’re commu­nicating, it’s a good idea to check the readability statistics for your document.
Q. Can you animate SmartArt in PowerPoint?
It’s easy to think that just because your Facebook page has more than 1,000 fans that you’re doing well in the social media world. That might be so, but there is no way to know just from the number of fans, followers or connections.

Social networks are all about sharing: news, images, accomplishments, questions, recommendations and of-the-moment nuggets of information. Here’s a humorous (and accurate) take on the difference between social media tools:

Once you’ve mastered the basics in Outlook, don’t stop there. There’s more than one way to move items onto your Outlook 2007-2010 calendar. De­­pending on where you are in Outlook when you decide to make a calendar entry, this task could be only a click or two away.
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