When selecting text (or cells in Excel), Microsoft includes a Mini toolbar giving you many common formatting options, so you do not have to constantly navigate to the Home ribbon or remember shortcut keys. The options shown on the Mini toolbar will vary, depending upon what you have selected. This option is available in Excel, One Note, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. It cannot be customized. Examples of the Mini Toolbar within Word –
To activate, select the text you want to format, and the Mini toolbar will appear. You can also right click anywhere to activate it.
NOTE: If you do not see the Mini Toolbar, it may be turned off.
To Turn On/Off the Mini Toolbar
Click the File Tab, select Options, then click the General button. (OR Select (ALT F, T and click the General button.)
Navigate to the User Interface options section and checkShow Mini Toolbar on selection to turn on the option or uncheck to turn off the option.
Learn how to use the AutoCorrect Options for the Office programs — Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
The AutoCorrect options allow you to correct misspellings, typos, capitalization errors, add symbols and ignore specified words. The autocorrect options are available in Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Below are the step by step instructions for setting and using the autocorrect options. NOTE: The steps are the same for all listed programs unless noted differently.Continue reading “AutoCorrect Options”
Learn about utilizing OneNote tags aid in organizing your OneNote notes. In this post, you will learn to Tag Notes, Remove Tags and Find Tags.
OneNote’s Tags allow you to organize and prioritize your notes. They enable you to quickly return to important notes and remind yourself about items you need to act upon. The feature also allows you to create custom tags. Once you’ve tagged notes, you can then use the searching feature to find various tags. Utilizing OneNote Tags enable you to become more organized and efficient when using OneNote. Below are the step by step instructions for Tagging Note, Removing Tags from Notes and Searching for Tagged Notes. Continue reading “Utilizing OneNote Tags”
Learn how to work with OneNote Pages and Subpages.
In OneNote 2016, you can add as much content as you want to a page. However, to stay more organized and for easier reviewing, you can create additional OneNote Pages and Subpages. Below are the step by step instructions for Adding, Deleting and Moving Pages, Creating Subpages as well as Expanding and Collapsing Subpages. Continue reading “OneNote Pages and Subpages”
Learn about taking Linked Notes within OneNote, linking them with Word, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer and other OneNote pages.
Using Linked Notes allows you to dock OneNote to a side of your screen so you can work within other applications on the other side. This gives you the capability to automatically link your notes to what you’re looking at. Linked Notes works with Internet Explorer, Word 2016, PowerPoint 2016 and other OneNote 2016 pages. Below are the instructions for taking linked notes within OneNote. Continue reading “Taking Linked Notes within OneNote”
Quick Notes are like electronic “Post-it’s,” except they are stored within OneNote so they can be searched, organized and shared. Below are the step by step instructions for utilizing OneNote Quick Notes. Continue reading “Utilizing OneNote Quick Notes”
Learn the steps necessary for Sharing OneNote Notebooks.
You can share your OneNote notebooks with other people, allowing for easy collaboration. To share notebooks, they must be on OneDrive. If your notebook is stored locally it must be moved to OneDrive to share it. Sharing notebooks can be accomplished via invites. You can also create a sharing link to your notebook so others can view or edit it. Below are the step by step instructions for Sharing OneNote Notebooks via Invite, Removing Users from Shared Notebooks, Creating a Sharing Link and Removing Shared Access. Continue reading “Sharing OneNote Notebooks”
Learn how to create and use OneNote Page Templates.
Creating and Accessing OneNote Page Templates
Whether your taking meeting minutes, lecture notes or creating recipes, OneNote gives you the ability to create Page Templates. A great advantage of page templates is the ability to create pages quickly and consistently. Below are the step by step instructions for creating and customizing OneNote Page Templates. Continue reading “Create and Access OneNote Page Templates”
Learn about Managing Outlook Meeting Details within OneNote.
You can keep your Outlook meeting notes easily (and consistently) within OneNote. Using this feature also allows you to include all the details pertaining to the Outlook meeting. Using this feature will give you links to the meeting within Outlook as well as email links to the meeting attendees for quick and easy follow up. Below are the step by step instructions for managing Outlook meeting details within OneNote. Continue reading “Managing Outlook Meeting Details within OneNote”
Learn how to take linked notes with OneNote 2016, utilizing Internet Explorer, Word 2016, PowerPoint 2016 and OneNote 2016.
Using Linked Notes allows you to dock OneNote to a side of your screen so you can work within other applications on the other side. This gives you the capability to automatically link your notes to what you’re looking at and makes it much easier to take notes from the applications you’re reviewing. Linked Notes works with Internet Explorer, Word 2016, PowerPoint 2016 and other OneNote 2016 pages. Below are the step-by-step instructions for taking linked notes with Internet Explorer, Word 2016, PowerPoint 2016 and OneNote 2016. Continue reading “OneNote 2016 Taking Linked Notes”