PROBLEM: making it very obvious to the reader that the document has a special condition or status.
SOLUTION: this week we are looking at how to add watermarks to a
Word document. Continue reading Word – “Confidential”, “Draft”, “Sample” document
I love the Headings feature on the Navigation pane in Word 2010 and 2013. However I did find it a little frustrating when I first used it as the only Headings showing in the pane were the headings that were formatted with Word’s standard styles – Heading1, Heading2, Heading3, etc. Continue reading Word – How can I see customised Style Headings in the Navigation pane?
PROBLEM: Is your Task List growing? Not finding the time to get tasks finished?
SOLUTION: Use the Task pane on the Calendar view to quickly allocate time to complete tasks.
Continue reading Outlook – Quickly add time into your Calendar to complete Tasks
PROBLEM: wasting time explaining (to someone) what you see on your screen.
SOLUTION: take a screen-shot of it and email it to them.
Continue reading Office – Inserting a screen-shot
PROBLEM: Wasting time repetitively applying the same formats
within a document.
SOLUTION: copy the formats instead!
Continue reading Office – Use the Format Painter to copy formatting (but not the text)
If you have recently upgraded to Office 2013 you will have noticed that the Ribbon is collapsed by default, and only the Ribbon tabs are visible. As a result one of the first questions I get asked when doing upgrade training is “why are the Ribbon commands hidden and how do I get them back”? Continue reading Upgrading to Office 2013 – Why are the Ribbon commands hidden?
Today I delivered Office 2010 upgrade training and during the session I was asked to demonstrate how to add the file name and path name of a Word document into a Header or Footer. Unfortunately this isn’t a simple “one-click” process so I thought it would be an excellent tutorial to share.
Continue reading Word – adding the document filename and pathname in a Header or Footer
My last two Blogs introduced Quick Parts, what they are and how to create and modify them.
In this Blog I want to show you how you can use Quick Parts to quickly drop standard blocks of text into an Outlook message.
Continue reading Outlook – Creating and using Quick Parts in Outlook messages
Saving document parts as Quick Parts not only saves time it promotes consistency through-out your documents. A standard paragraph of text can be recorded and quickly dropped into a document at any time. Continue reading Word – Quick Parts and Building Blocks: How can I modify a Quick Part?
Do you find yourself typing the same blocks of text again and again? Wouldn’t it be easier to record the text so that you can drop it in at will? Word 2007 and 2010 have a feature that can help you do this. It’s called Quick Parts. Continue reading Word – How can I record and quickly drop in blocks of text?