Learn the steps for Exporting PowerPoint Presentation as a PDF
The Export feature in PowerPoint gives you the ability to quickly and easily create PDF documents of your PowerPoint Presentations. Below are the step by step instructions on exporting PowerPoint presentation as PDF. Continue reading “Exporting PowerPoint Presentation as PDF”
Learn the steps for utilizing color categories to organize Outlook – creating, assigning, renaming, deleting, setting a color category as a quick click and assigning a quick click color category to an item.
Color categories are used to group like items for quick viewing. Color category organization can be used across all Outlook applications – Email, Calendar, Contacts, Notes and tasks. NOTE: Outlook allows the assignment of more than one color category to an item for additional levels of organization. For example, you can assign one color category to all Acme Projects and assign color categories to each subproject of Acme. This will allow you to quickly see everything for Acme as a whole, plus delve down to the subproject level. Below are the step by step instructions for utilizing color categories to organize Outlook – creating, assigning, renaming, deleting, setting a color category as a quick click and assigning a quick click color category to an item. Continue reading “Utilizing Color Categories to Organize Outlook”
Learn how to customize the printing of emails and attachments using the Outlook email printing options.
The Outlook email printing function allows you to quickly print emails using the default options or to customize the printing of emails and their attachments. Below are the step by step instructions for using the Outlook email printing options. Continue reading “Outlook Email Printing Options”
Learn how to utilize PowerPoints Print options to customize the printing of your presentations, notes, handouts and outlines.
PowerPoint’s Printing options give you the ability to choose printing not only your presentation, but also your notes, handouts and the presentation outline quickly and easily. Below are the step by step instructions for utilizing the PowerPoint printing options for presentations, notes, handouts and outlines. Continue reading “PowerPoint Printing Options for Presentations, Notes, Handouts and Outlines”
Learn how to utilize the Word Create PDF feature to create a PDF from any Word document, keeping the table of contents, bookmarks and any hyperlinks intact.
Word’s create PDF feature allows you to take a Word document, that contains a table of contents and hyperlinks, and convert it cleanly to a PDF document, keeping the TOC and Hyperlinks intact. If the document contains Word’s styles, it can also use those to create bookmarks if you wish. This is a great feature for converting large documents without having to recreate integral pieces such as the hyperlinks. Below are the step by step instructions for utilizing the Word Create PDF feature and its options. Continue reading “Word Create PDF”
Learn how to reorder PowerPoint slides using both the Thumbnail Pane and the Slide Sorter View.
You can rearrange or reorder PowerPoint slides using a couple different options – Thumbnail Pane in the Normal view or within the Slide Sorter View. If you are working with a larger number of slides, it is sometimes easier to use the Slide Sorter view because you can see more of the slides within your presentation, giving you a more visual view of the changes being made. Below are the step by step instructions for reordering PowerPoint slides using both the Thumbnail Pane and the Slide Sorter View.
Reordering PowerPoint Slides Using the Thumbnail Pane
- In Normal view, navigate to the thumbnail pane, click the slide that you want move.
- Once the slide is highlighted, drag it to its new location.
- Multiple slides can be selected by pressing and holding the CTRL key while you select each slide.
Reordering PowerPoint Slides Using the Slide Sorter View
This view allows you to see more slides on the screen, which may make it easier when moving slides around in a large presentation.
- Select Slide Sorter view from the View options area in the lower right corner of the screen.
OR, Click the View tab, and select Slide Sorter View from the Presentation Views group.
- Click the slide that you want move.
- Once the slide is highlighted, drag it to its new location. Multiple slides can be selected by pressing and holding the CTRL key while you select each slide.
As you can see, the more slides you have, the easier it is to navigate and reorder using the Slide Sorter View –
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 how to use Word features to keep Words, Lines and Paragraphs together to create a more professional looking document.
When working on documents, Word automatically decides where to split words, lines and paragraphs. Many times, the default can cause the look of your document to change. It can also interfere with the emphasis of what you are writing by splitting hyphenated words or splitting key points. It is always a best practice to use Word’s features instead of manually manipulating your document. Below are the step by step instructions for keeping words, lines and paragraphs together in word using Word features. Continue reading “Keeping Words, Lines and Paragraphs Together”
Learn the steps for creating PowerPoint handouts customizable within Word.
Creating handouts is not the same as printing handouts. With printing, you select the handout option and it will print the selected slides to use as handouts as is. When you create handouts, you are exporting to Word so you can manipulate/design the handouts before printing. This option gives you more flexibility as to how you want the handouts to appear and exactly what you want to include, such as additional details. This option also gives you the ability to automatically update the handouts if changes are made to the presentation. Below are the step by step instructions for creating handouts using the export option. Continue reading “Creating Handouts Using the Export Option”
Learn how to utilize Excel AutoFill to quickly fill in cells where the data follows a pattern.
The Excel AutoFill feature allows you to quickly fill in cells where the data follows a pattern. You begin by typing in the pattern in a few cells and let Excel complete the list. Below are the step by step instructions for using AutoFill to enter Data and utilize its options. I’ve also include some AutoFill examples. Continue reading “Excel AutoFill”