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Archive for the ‘Word’ Category

August 6th, 2007

Save all open documents and other easy tips for MS Word

Did you know you could save all open documents by just holding down the shift key when selecting the File menu?  Yeah, Save turns into Save All (okay not in Word 2007 it appears)!  Web Worker Daily has six more tips in their article:
Many of us writerly types spend a lot of time in Microsoft […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

August 1st, 2007

Even Free I don’t think MS Works is worth it

 Gee I guess MSFT is feeling the heat from all the free office options out there:
Microsoft has released the new version of Microsoft Works as a free, ad supported office package that will compete directly with Open Office and Google Docs & Spreadsheets.
The Works package offers word processing, spreadsheet and slide (powerpoint) functionality partially based […]

By Tris Hussey -- 2 comments

May 26th, 2007

Expanding the top 5 Web 2.0 apps into the virtual office

Gili over on Connected Internet (one of my fav sites for new and opinion, btw) has picked the top 5 Web 2.0 apps for the enterprise. They are:

Zoho office
Google Apps

I haven’t tried Salesforce.com or Zoho yet (though I keep meaning to), they rest I have tried and I can recommend them without hesitation. I […]

By Tris Hussey -- 4 comments

April 26th, 2007

Diana always seems to have the tips you need-read them!

 Diana Huggins who contributes to Lockgnome’s Windows Fanatics blog always seems to have those tips and how tos that people need.  Whether it’s watermarks in Word or new lines in Excel cells, Diana has posted them.
Sure, you might think they are simple, if you’ve already spent time trying to figure out how to do it […]

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April 13th, 2007

If you hate Word’s Reading mode … keep reading

While we’re all pretty much forced to use Word, there are some things that, I think, are universally hated about it.  Word’s Reading Mode has got to be #1 in my book.  Typically you “get into” reading mode when you open an attachment from e-mail.  Well the fix is easy:
While looking for a way to […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

March 30th, 2007

Doh! Two Word docs and someone didn’t track changes, what now?

You can’t tell me this hasn’t happened to you.  You’re working on a document with folks and someone forgets to turn on “Track Changes”.  Now you have two docs and don’t know what’s different.  It can get worse if you’ve got several people working on the doc.  Let’s not go there right now.
What do you […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

February 26th, 2007

Advanced WindowsCare Professional for Free Today Only

As you know I’ve been battling with fixing a machine for Lorraine’s bosses since Friday.  Sunday I thought it was licked and well I was wrong.  Still getting Blue Screen of Death, still unstable (rebooting and shutting down randomly).  I was getting really worried.  If I couldn’t keep the machine stable, then I couldn’t even […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

February 20th, 2007

Mindsystems ThemeReader-An exciting new add-on for MindManager

 I got an e-mail from Tom Hodgers today.  Remember him?  Yeah he was one of our contest winners.  It sounds like Tom has been getting into MindMager and told me about a really cool new MM add-on called ThemeReader.  Here is how Mindsystems describes it:
Mindsystems ThemeReader™ is the latest edition to the MindManager® family of […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

February 16th, 2007

Download needed to save as PDF or XPS in Office 2007

One of the anticipated features and Microsoft office 2007 is the ability to natively export files as PDF or XPS.  I was looking for this feature today when I needed to send off an invoice but couldn’t find it.  Luckily a quick search in help gave me the answer right away, I needed to download […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

February 15th, 2007

Stuck creating a document? Try using a template

So you need to create a new document.  It doesn’t matter if you’re using Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint (or even OpenOffice), looking at a blank screen is almost as daunting as getting the document done.
Now, when you make this a complex task, like a form letter or invoice, you can waste a lot of […]

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