Tips & Hints
PowerPoint Backgrounds free
Powerpoint User? Have you tried googling for some really interesting backgrounds for your presentations? Try “powerpoint templates (your_area_of_interest) free” eg “powerpoint templates weddings free” brings up several really professional templates.
Need a copy of an email with your Calendar appointment in Outlook?
Dragging an e-mail that requires action to the Calendar in Outlook makes it a breeze to follow-up an appointment.
This same actions can also be used with Outlook Tasks
Is that spell checker really good enough?
This month’s tip is a bit of fun – a reminder about checking work carefully.
The spellcheck is not 100% reliable!
Our brain also tricks us to reading errors correctly!!!!!!
If you are having problems with this in your company,
I do have a session on proofreading I can run with a small group or individuals.
Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
Windows 7 Show Desktop
If you have upgraded to Windows 7 you will have “lost” the Show Desktop Icon – annoying isn’t it!
Well I have found it is still there – go to the far right of your bottom task bar and you will find a grey strip – click it and all programs are minimised to you have access to your desktop.
If you had left some windows open (maximised) click the show desktop bar again and they will come back as they were.
Fill Handle - Double Click it!
Where you would normally click and drag the fill handle to copy the same Rates figure in this example, try a double click on the fill handle to have it automatically fill the cells below that Excel "thinks" it should fill!
Aligning Cells in Excel
Aligning data in Excel is straightforward. You can use the Alignment buttons on the toolbar or ribbon. In fact, you might think it is elementary information. However, there is much more to aligning the data in your worksheet than this. Check out all of the alignment options Excel offers.