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Keyboard shortcuts in Excel – Referencing and Selections (4 of 8)

Here is another list of shortcuts you can use in Excel. Once again I stress that it is only a shortcut if you learn it and not just print off the...
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Using dates that automatically update in Excel

In a previous tip I showed you that you can input dates three different ways into a spreadsheet. One of them was the formula that allowed the result change every day,...
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Using Animation in PowerPoint Presentations

Hands up those of you who go to presentations and take notes on the design of the presentation. What works and what doesn’t? I guess most of you have not raised...
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Tips – Chairing meetings Part 5

Closing business meetings. In the rush to get to the end and leave the room it is important to realise that meetings can have a better result if they are actually brought...
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Tips – How to create a chart in Excel

This may sound like a very easy subject for most but I do find that a lot of people still don’t know how easy it can be to create a chart...
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Tips – Merge and Centre in Excel spreadsheets

If there is just one thing that I would do away with in Excel it is the Merge & Centre button found on the home tab in the Alignment section. This may...
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Tips – Word Sections explained.

Many of you may not know that you can have sections in Word. You can have sections even on the same page which are called continuous sections. These help to design...
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Tips – how to stop distribution lists taking down your company

This week saw the NHS email system grind to a halt. It was caused by someone creating a distribution list that included everyone in the NHS. This is the sort of thing...
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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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Formatting in cells of Excel – 3 of 8

I have given you two lists of very useful shortcut keys General and Navigational keys to use in Excel. Here is the third of the series of 8 using Formatting. Shortcut...

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