Working with Word Table of Authoritites

Learn how to work with Word Table of Authorities and Citations — Marking Citations, Creating the Table of Authorities, Updating the Table of Authorities, Editing/Formatting Table of Authorities Entries and Adding or Changing a Citation Category for a Table of Authorities Entry.

A Table of Authorities lists the references in a legal document, along with the numbers of the pages on which the references appear.  In order to create a Table of Authorities, you must first mark the citations.  When you mark your citations, Word inserts a special TA (Table of Authorities Entry) field in the document.  You can then search the document for the next long or short citation to mark, or you automatically mark each subsequent occurrence of the citation.  NOTE:  You have the ability to change or add categories of citations if you do not want to use the existing categories. Below are the step-by-step instructions for working with Word Table of Authorities – Marking Citations, Creating the Table of Authorities, Updating the Table of Authorities, Editing/Formatting Table of Authorities Entries and Adding or Changing a Citation Category for a Table of Authorities Entry. Continue reading “Working with Word Table of Authoritites”

Using OneNote for Document Management

Learn how to Use OneNote for Document Management to easily locate documents stored across multiple mediums. The step-by-step instructions will show you how to set up the management of your documents and directories using links. You’ll also learn how to keep the links current.

Let’s continue on with our organization theme.  This time, we’re going to focus on document organization or managing our documents.  OneNote can be a great tool for organizing and tracking your documents, whether they’re located locally, on external drives or OneDrive.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for using OneNote for document management. Continue reading “Using OneNote for Document Management”

Quick Ways to Organize OneNote Notes

Learn how to Organize OneNote Notes with subpages and table of contents for easier navigation.

OneNote Notes are a great tool for collection your thoughts and information for various work projects and personal plans.  However, it can become very cumbersome if the vast amounts of data collected are not kept organized.  I’ve collected a few quick ways to you can organize your notes to ensure you can quickly and easily find your information when needed.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for various quick ways to organize OneNote Notes. Continue reading “Quick Ways to Organize OneNote Notes”

Creating Outlook Groups

In this entry, you will learn the process for creating Outlook groups, allowing for easy collaboration with team members.

Groups come in handy when you need to collaborate with individuals within your organization on projects.  They give you an extra layer of cohesiveness that just sending emails and documents do not.  But before we get started, let’s make sure you understand what a group is compared to a contact group.  Please remember, groups are not the same as contact groups.  Contact groups were previously known as distribution lists and are used for distributing information to lists of recipients.  Whereas, groups have a shared workspace for e-mail, conversations, files and calendar events where group members can collaborate and access information.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for creating Outlook groups. Continue reading “Creating Outlook Groups”

Integrating OneNote To-Do List with Outlook Tasks

Learn how to create tasks within OneNote and integrate them with Outlook for easy tracking.

The integration of Outlook’s OneNote with Outlook gives you many great collaboration features, one of which is the ability to view and track your OneNote to-do list tasks within Outlook.  This gives you the best of both worlds.  You can set up individual to-do lists for all your projects within OneNote.  Then, you can use the reminder and task progress features to stay on top of the tasks within Outlook.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for integrating OneNote to-do list with Outlook tasks. Continue reading “Integrating OneNote To-Do List with Outlook Tasks”

Working with Outlook Notes

Learn how to work with Outlook Notes – Create, Edit, Save and Print.

Outlook Notes are great for taking quick notes or reminders and “posting” them to your screen.  The look like and work very similar to a physical post-it, except they won’t fall off your screen. Below are the step-by-step instructions for working with Outlook Notes. Continue reading “Working with Outlook Notes”

Adding a PowerPoint SmartArt Organizational Chart to Your Presentation

Learn how to add and manipulate a PowerPoint SmartArt Organizational Chart.

Adding SmartArt such as organizational charts to your PowerPoint presentation is a great way to visually represent your ideas and information on the screen.  It allows the audience to literally “see” the information you are trying to convey. Below are the step-by-step instructions for creating and working with a PowerPoint SmartArt Organizational Chart. Continue reading “Adding a PowerPoint SmartArt Organizational Chart to Your Presentation”

Add Outlook Meeting Details to OneNote

Learn how to add your Outlook meeting details to OneNote for note taking.

In order to give your notes a consistent look and to also include all the details pertaining to the meeting, you can add your Outlook meeting details to OneNote.  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 adding your Outlook meeting details to OneNote. Continue reading “Add Outlook Meeting Details to OneNote”

Creating Recurring Appointments

Learn how to create recurring appointments in Outlook 2016.

Outlook’s recurring appointment feature allows you to quickly and easily create repeated appointments from a single point. So, if you’ve got weekly meetings, monthly updates or a dinner with friends the first Saturday of the month you can easily add them to your calendar with a few keystrokes.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for creating recurring appointments. Continue reading “Creating Recurring Appointments”

Changing the Spacing around the Footnote Separator Line

Learn the steps necessary to troubleshoot spacing issues around your Footnote Separator Line.

If you need to remove spacing around the footnote separator line , you must be cognizant of the many factors that play a role in determining this spacing.   First, if there is random extra spacing before the line separator on some of your pages, this can be caused by the paragraph pagination options. Second, the line spacing associated with the line separator can cause additional spacing.  And, third, additional spacing after the line separator can be caused by additional paragraph markers being included with the separator.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for troubleshooting and correcting this issue. Continue reading “Changing the Spacing around the Footnote Separator Line”