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...

Virtual Training With a Live Instructor

The advent of virtual environments now makes possible live direct interactive training between a remotely located instructor and student(s) who remain at their office or home. Compared to non-interactive text or video based instruction, virtual instructor-led courses...

Outlook Tip – Keyboard shortcuts to move between sections

For all those of you who love your keyboard shortcuts, here are some for Outlook. When Outlook is open they enable you to navigate between Outlook’s different sections. You can go to your Inbox by pressing CTRL+1. Calendar CTRL+2. Contacts CTRL+3. Tasks CTRL+4. Notes...