A few months back, I purchased a laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed. This laptop does not have a touch screen, so I was forced to figure out how to use Windows 8 with a mouse. Frustrating is the only word I can think of to describe this experience. While there are things that I like… Read More Windows 8 Shortcuts to Shutdown and Restart
In my previous post, “How to Copy Tracked Changes in Word 2010 and Paste into Outlook 2010 Email”, I showed how to copy Track Changes markup into an email message. What if you wanted to do the reverse, copy tracked changes from an email back into a Word 2010 document? If you’ve tried this, you may have… Read More On the Flip Side…How do I Copy Tracked Changes from Outlook 2010 Email into Word 2010?
Applies to Word 2010 and Outlook 2010 This method allows you to copy tracked changes in a Word document and paste into an email message in Outlook 2010, and retain the marked up text. Previous methods of doing this in Office 2003 do not work in Office 2010 (the old Ctrl+F3 and Ctrl+Shift+F3 in 2003).… Read More How to Copy Tracked Changes in Word 2010 and Paste into Outlook 2010 Email
Applies to PowerPoint 2003, 2007, and 2010 This trick allows you to take a slide from any PowerPoint presentation and convert it into an image file (jpeg, gif, tiff, etc.) This comes in handy when you’ve got a slide that contains content that fits well with other materials such as websites, documents, and even email.… Read More Convert a PowerPoint Slide to an Image File
Scroll through Ribbon Tabs in Office 2007 and 2010 You can use the scroll wheel on your mouse to scroll from one tab to another on the ribbon. To Scroll Through Ribbon Tabs: Place the mouse pointer in the ribbon area at the top of the Excel 2007 or 2010 screen. Turn the scroll wheel… Read More Office 2007 and 2010 Ribbon Tips
The following applies to Office 2007 and 2010 Each time you open a file it is stored on your Recent Documents list located within the Office Button menu, allowing you to quickly access that file at a later time. However, it is possible for that file to drop off the list if many other documents… Read More Customize the Recent Documents List in Office 2007 and 2010
Here’s a great keyboard shortcut for moving text up or down in a document. To quickly move a paragraph, table row, list or bulleted item up or down: Position your mouse pointer in the text you want to move Press the ALT+SHIFT+UP/DOWN arrow key