Changing an Excel column of text numbers to actual numbers in a couple of clicks

I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with Excel. I know it’s very powerful, but I really don’t know how to use it beyond the very basics. Today was one of those instances where I had a column of “numbers” in a spreadsheet that I wanted to sort, but Excel thought they were text strings. I wasn’t sure how to get Excel to truly treat them as numbers until I found this cool trick…

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…