Sometimes when you need to add a special character to your MS Word document, like the cent symbol, you can go through a long list of symbols from the menu, or just use this simple keyboard shortcut.
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When Microsoft Office starts crashing or acting unstable, it’s hard to know where to look for the problem. The Office Configuration Analyzer Tool from Microsoft is a valuable utility.
Outlook creates a Temporary or OLK folder where it stores attachments opened while reading emails. Here’s how to find it, protect against it and use it to find lost documents!
If you work in a lot in Microsoft Office documents all day, here’s how to save them to SkyDrive by default.
Adding Header and Footer in Microsoft Excel is easy. Not only can you add text as Header / Footer, but also any image, worksheet name, time and date, page numbers and more. Here’s how.
After using MS Office for a while, there may come a time when apps act unstable or crash for no apparent reason. A great place to start troubleshooting the issue is using the Microsoft Office Diagnostic Tool.
The search option in Outlook does a decent job searching a single folder. But this limits you if you’re looking for that hard to find email. Here’s how to add more folders to your search. It’s frustrating when you can’t find an email someone sent you several moths ago. By default, Outlook will only search [...]
One of the most useful features of Microsoft Excel is Pivot Tables. But many people don’t know how to use it properly. Pivot Tables are used to summarize, analyze and present your data in a user friendly way. For example, if you have a database of student marks for a semester and want to display [...]
In Outlook you can add a background picture to your message. Here’s how to easily add color or a picture to an email message in Outlook 2007 or 2010. Note: You and the recipient will need to have HTML mode enabled to see the backgrounds. First, launch Outlook and start a new email. To add [...]
While you’re in a large Word document, you can easily find text by hitting [Ctrl][F]. Then type the word or phrase you’re looking for in the navigation pane. If you want to find and replace text in a Word document, use the key combo [Ctrl][H]. The Find and Replace screen comes up. Type in the [...]
Ready to remove those pesky empty cells in Excel? Here’s how to do it. Open your spreadsheet and press [Ctrl] [A] to highlight the entire document. Or highlight just the section of the spreadsheet where you want to remove empty cells. Now, press F5 on your keyboard. The Go To menu will appear. Click the Special button. The [...]
Like a dummy, I bought Office 2007, right, before Office 2010 came out. And, like a dummy, I spend my free time tinkering with my computer such that it often requires a format and reinstall of Windows 7 (don’t ask). The problem was that I bought a digital copy of Office 2007, downloaded it and [...]
Everyone loves games. Games are the sole reason that millions of people login to Facebook, and the reason that millions of others even use computers. Last year Microsoft came up with a brilliant plan, “let’s teach people to use Office in the form of a compelling game!” Ribbon Hero, the game that teaches you to [...]
If you’ve ever right-clicked in Microsoft Word 2010 or Word 2007, you’ve noticed something new: the Mini Toolbar. This right-click toolbar appears above the usual contextual menu and is essentially the same as the Font Toolbar in your Home ribbon. In other words, its mostly extraneous and to most of us, totally annoying. By popular [...]