Navigating forward and backwards in Teams

Since I’ve started to use Microsoft Teams, I’ve been a bit frustrated when it comes to getting back to the place where I was at when I clicked a different icon or link. However, I completely missed the Forward and Back navigation arrows in the upper left corner of the Teams client. Here’s how they work…

Updating your Status Bar in Word

There’s a ton of information in the Status Bar at the bottom of your Word document, but I’m not sure you know that you can change and customize what information shows up down there. Here’s how you do that…

Using the new Tap feature in Outlook

When you’re putting together an email, sometimes you need to pull content from a Word, Excel, or PowerPoint file you’ve worked on. There’s a new feature in Outlook 2016 (and in Word 2016) called Tap. This will show you slides, images, charts, objects, or any other item you have in files stored in OneDrive, and make it easy for you to add it to your email or document. Here’s how…

Excel navigation using the CTRL and arrow keys

Using the keyboard arrow keys in conjunction with the Control (CTRL) key moves you to the top, bottom, front, and back of the column and rows that you’re in. But of course, I always forget that, so I’m putting this tip out there to remind me…

Making your voice heard at Microsoft – UserVoice sites for our relevant software

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t get a question from someone along the lines of “does do , and why doesn’t it?”. Or, there’s the “when will Microsoft change to allow us to do ” question. Bottom line… we don’t know, and we have virtually no sway to influence Microsoft to change their software… but you do!

Adding a Background Blur to your video meetings in Microsoft Teams

If you’re used to having video meetings in Microsoft Teams and you’re the person on the video, I know you’ve thought about what might be showing in the background while you’re presenting. You may be neat and tidy, or you… may not be. I would be in that second category… But now in Microsoft Teams, you can use the Background Blur option to make it harder to tell just how many pizza boxes might be right behind you. Here’s how…