Keyboard Shortcut – Used in Many Programs

CTRL + N is one of most versatile keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Office and beyond. Here are some of the ways that you can use this keyboard combo: In Word, it creates a new document In Excel, it creates a new workbook In PowerPoint, it creates a new presentation In...

Outlook Tip – Make a Contact Record from an Email

A new person sends you an email and you want to put this person into your Contacts. Here is a real easy way to get them there. From your Inbox drag the email to People, in your Navigation bar, (lower left corner of screen). When you release your mouse a Contact form...

Outlook Tip – Create a Contact Record from an Email

You can easily and quickly create a contact record from an email. From your Inbox drag the email to People (or Contacts) on your Outlook Navigation Bar at the bottom left of your screen. This will open a contact form with many fields filled in from the information in...

Word Tip – Synonyms

Not enough time to use the Thesaurus to improve your choice of words in Microsoft Word? Instead just right click on a word and in the drop down choose Synonyms. Then click the desired replacement and you’re all set! This feature is also available in Outlook and...

Program Shortcuts on Taskbar – Win7 and Win10

Put shortcuts to all your commonly used programs on your Taskbar (bar across the bottom of your screen). Then it will be a 1 click process to start any program. Windows 7 users:  Click on the Start button, then All Programs. Scroll to one of the programs you use, such...

Outlook Tip – Peeks

In the newer versions of Outlook (2013 & 2016) you can check your Calendar appointments without leaving your Inbox. While in your Inbox looking at email point (do not click) your mouse at Calendar in the Navigation Bar at the bottom of your screen. This month’s...