Monday, July 16, 2018
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Setting up validation rules in an Excel Spreadsheet

When you have a file with data that has been updated by several people, do you find that the data is not quite what you need? Some fields could hold hold inconsistent...
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Repeated Header rows in a Word Table

Microsoft Word is a great place to create a table for lists and the like. Sometimes my students have such long lists that they flow over to the next page and...
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The use of footers in PowerPoint

Do you look closely at the slides of a presentation during a meeting? You need to! This will help you create even better presentations yourself. Each presentation you sit through is...
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Typing numbers that start with a Zero in Excel

How frustrating is it when you type a telephone number or any number that needs to start with a zero in Excel and the result you get is a number without...
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Indentation explained for MS Word

When you create a word document the default settings for a paragraph are to have a left aligning paragraph and no indentation for the second and subsequent lines within that paragraph. I...
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Exit from an application in Windows.

Do you get thoroughly frustrated when you have worked hard all day and then you need to spend what seems like half an hour closing and saving files you have used...
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Shortcut keys in Excel – Function Keys (6 of 8)

In all my years of training I am always stunned that most people don’t even know that there are keys at the top of their keyboard that are called function keys....
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Soft Returns for Word Documents Explained

What is a soft return? It conjures up some lovely images of warm duvets and soft beds to crawl into and sleep. I’m afraid it's not that at all. I’m talking about...
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The Status Bar in Excel explained

Have you even noticed that there is a status bar at the bottom of your excel window? A lot of my students who have been using Excel for a number of...
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Shortcut keys in Excel for Data, Functions and Formula Bar (5 of 8)

This is the fifth list of shortcuts to use in Excel that deal with data, functions and the formula bar. I have highlighted for you some that I find very useful...

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