PowerPoint: Running an Intro Presentation before the Main Event
SCENARIO: While you are waiting for your slideshow presentation audience to file into the room – you’d like to run a few introductory slides…looping over and over until you’re ready to run the main presentation. At which point, you’d like to just tap a key and the main presentation starts.
Outlook: File Messages with a Single Click
I am into folders. And sub-folders. And sub-sub-folders. And… you get the picture.
iPhone (and some Androids): Some shortcuts and tricks
Sorry ‘droid (Android) and BlCrackberry users – I am (WAS) an iPhone (and iPad) user so I am apt to pick up more of those tips. However, the odd tip below (marked) will also work on Androids.
Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint: Take Your Best Shot
You know you’ve been hitting the PRINTSCREEN button for years – then dealing with that sad little Paint program just so you could get a screenshot into a document or email? Well, have no fear – Screenshot and Screen Clipping is here!
Excel: Creating a Quick Font Table
Two “things” about this tip:
- Even though it’s an EXCEL tip – it doesn’t involve math; and
- It’s really kind of a Word tip – in the end.
Windows: Stop the Keyboard From (Suddenly) Changing Languages on You
If you ever use Excel and especially Excel on a laptop – you probably find that, from time to time, certain characters you type all of a sudden start showing up as French characters.
Microsoft Office: Various Keyboard Shortcuts
Anyone who has taken a course with me knows I’m a keyboard f-a-n-a-t-i-c. Well, I know I’m not the only keyboard geek around…some of you are too – so these tips are for you.
Excel: End-of-Month Date Calculation
Since not all months contain the same number of days – here is a handy Excel formula to calculate the last day of a month.
This tip is born out of a mistake that I just made…
Word: Quick Line Borders
These borders are so quick and easy to create – and look terrific below a title or at the top of a résumé.