If you are anything like me you will be happy about this news. I currently have a Mac, iPad, tablet, PC and Windows phone. In the past it has been frustrating not being able to access my files on the iPad. Check out what Microsoft have done for iPad users.
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?
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?
Outlook 2013 now offers you the freedom of reordering your folders in any order that takes your fancy.
Now you can simply drag your most used folders to the top of the folder list. No more fussing around placing numbers and zz’s in front of folder names. Continue reading Outlook 2013 and 2016 – why are my folders no longer alphabetically listed?
Let’s face it, upgrading to a newer version of MS Office offers so many fabulous features that we really shouldn’t grizzle. However I’m sure you will agree with me that one of the most frustrating things about upgrading to is trying to locate the command buttons you use most often. And just when you think you their new location sorted you lose them again! Continue reading Upgrading – customising the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon
Previous versions of Outlook offered the ability to organise your messages by colour. You could quickly turn on Rules that would distinguish messages from an individual Sender or on a certain Subject and then change the colour and format of the message as it arrived into your Inbox. Therefore making it very quick and easy to identify key messages. Continue reading Outlook – applying colour to messages as they arrive into your Inbox
Categories allow you to quickly organise your Outlook items using colour coding. If you have recently upgraded from an earlier version of Outlook you may have made use of coloured flags to organise your items. Coloured flags are now replaced by Categories. Continue reading Outlook Categories – using colour to organise messages, tasks and appointments
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
If you were familiar with Pivot tables in Excel versions prior to Excel 2007 you will be very used to working with the blue lines of the Pivot Table and the ability to drag and drop data right on to the Pivot Table.
In Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 Pivot Tables are now quite different. The blue lines are gone, along with the wonderful drag-and-drop feature. Continue reading Excel – How do I change my Pivot Table back to the classic (version 2003 and earlier) display?
Many new users of Word 2010 and 2013 have found the default paragraph spacing in new documents rather perplexing.
This is because, by default, Word places 10pt spacing after each paragraph.
Continue reading Word – Adjusting the default spacing between paragraphs