But sometimes I read something that is a bit more general, but is *very* important in terms of being effective with the Office tools that you have. In this case, I read the following article: How to Write Effective Emails that People Will Actually Read.
Do you wish there was some way to be notified when new emails come in? Do you hate the fact that you *do* get notified when new emails come in?
Some time and somehow over the last couple of days, my Outlook email started showing up with the Ribbon Bar tabs appearing but none of the commands underneath them. To do anything with my email, I had to click the Messages tab to get all the related commands. Since this had One Minute Office Magic tip written all over it, I decided to figure out what I did and how to fix it.
Last month, I shared a tip about how to clear out the numeric/text error in Excel without having to correct it one cell at a time. I mentioned there was no blanket way to turn it off, but I was… WRONG! A colleague pointed out an option setting in Excel that allows you to ignore that error completely.
Have you ever been in a Skype meeting, and wondered who all attended after the fact? Here’s a cool trick to see who was in the meeting…
There’s a feature in Outlook that allows you to send an email that “expires” at a certain date and time. Sandra and I were discussing it the other day, and we really didn’t know what it would do. I decided to figure it out for today’s tip. 🙂
So have you ever been working away on a Word document or Excel file, only to have the power go out or your laptop throw the Blue Screen of Death? All your work… gone.
But not necessarily… if you have AutoRecover configured in your Office programs (specifically, I’m referring to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), you will only lose a limited amount of work. Here’s how you do that…
When I’ve been working with people and ask them to share their desktop, I’ve noticed that a lot of people select the desktop sharing option, but forget to click the Present button at the bottom…
Most of the time when you print a spreadsheet, you only want to see the data, not the letters for each column and the numbers for each row. However, there is a way to get the letters and numbers to show up if you need them on your printout.