Nov 29

3-Part Agenda Can Help Speed Meetings

If your meetings often go off topic, start setting an agenda you can stick to with these tips.

If you’re charged with organizing staff meetings for your boss, consider creating an agenda that’s beyond the usual outline format. This alternative agenda can provide focus and cut down on the meeting time.
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Oct 11

MICROSOFT OFFICE TUTOR: Tired Of Blue? Give Excel 2007 A New Color Scheme

Excel 2007 gives you a lot of new visual options when it comes to building a spreadsheet. You can apply themes to your data and use new shape effects and conditional formatting looks. But what about your Excel application itself? Believe it or not, you don’t need to stick with Microsoft’s traditional blue color scheme.

To change your Excel application’s color scheme:
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Oct 04

MICROSOFT OFFICE TUTOR: Free Yourself By Adding The Currently Open Document To The Favorites Folder

You routinely add websites to your Favorites folder for quick retrieval later, but did you know you can also add currently open Word files to the Favorites folder?

To do so, use the following simple steps.

1. Make sure the Web toolbar is displayed in Word.
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Sep 27

MICROSOFT OFFICE TUTOR: Keep your check boxes onscreen — not on printouts

Check boxes are a helpful form control when a user needs to make true/false (yes/no) decisions. However, you may not want them hanging around for a printout. If the user makes selections in an Excel invoice and you want to print the completed invoice, the check boxes just take up unnecessary space. They no longer serve a purpose. Fortunately, you can exclude form controls from your printouts. To prevent a check box from printing:
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Sep 20

MICROSOFT OFFICE TUTOR: Accelerate the find and replace process

Most savvy Word users already know how to use Word’s Find And Replace dialog box to locate instances of specific text or formatting. But you may not know that there’s something you can do to speed up your Find or Replace command before you even access this dialog box.
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