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Do you need a date to automatically, or not, update in Excel?

There are a few ways to input dates into a spreadsheet. One, you can type the date you require in the format you like. Two, you can type a formula that...
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Assigning a Macro to a Tool

There are loads of tools on the ribbons in Excel. Most of which are extremely useful. The Quick Access Toolbar is an extra where you can add those tools not easily...
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Determine what size the window of your app will be the next time you...

We all use more than one application at any time. Usually they open in full screen. This is not always what we want. Many of my students these days are lucky...
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Tips for (Tuesday) Start up Tech companies to watch - PersistIQ Tuesday tips will be around Start up companies that you may not have heard of but have recently received funding to...
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Hiding and Unhiding in Excel

There is feature in Excel that is very much overlooked by many. It is the humble hide and unhide feature. This can be easy to apply and then very useful to...
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Tips – Creating a Pivot Table in Excel

Whenever I train Excel and Pivot tables are on the menu I get a varied response. Either people are terrified of them or they just don’t understand how to use them...

Changing Numbered paragraphs in Word to letters or bullets

People number their paragraphs in a document for various reasons. In previous tips I explored numbering paragraphs, continuous numbering and starting from 1 again. Do read those in conjunction with this...
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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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Tips – Minimising MS Office Ribbons

Todays tip is another frequently asked question from students and trainees to Krysia Murphy. Ever find that you wish to see more of your Spreadsheet or document especially when working on a...
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Tips – How to Prepare for a Business Meeting

Here are three tips on how one should prepare for any business meeting. If you do these you will find that meetings will rarely throw up surprises. 1. Check your action points...

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