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5 super cool technology gadgets from the past...

5 super cool technology gadgets from the past... | Office Applications | Scoop.it
It’s amazing how we accept things for the way they are these days. For example, we use the mouse and our mobile phones, without even thinking twice about their origins. …
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Are you using the right colour?

Are you using the right colour? | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Computer screens and TVs are capable of displaying up to 16,777,216 colours. This is referred to as True Colour. All the applications in the Microsoft Office suite use this palette of colours. You …
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Two ways to put a sticky note on your desktop

Two ways to put a sticky note on your desktop | Office Applications | Scoop.it
If you don’t have a pad of post-it notes on your desk but you need to make a quick note, you can create an onscreen reminder in a couple of …
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Scheduling Rostered Days Off (RDO) in Project 2013

Scheduling Rostered Days Off (RDO) in Project 2013 | Office Applications | Scoop.it

I am often asked how to schedule non-working time for resources in Project 2013 who have a nine day fortnight so I have put together this little set of instructions. …

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Using SharePoint to create a 'Team Based Master Calendar' - New Horizons Learning Centres Australia

Using SharePoint to create a 'Team Based Master Calendar' - New Horizons Learning Centres Australia | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Your team can now have a master calendar that can overlay up to 10 calendars over one another to create a calendar that the whole team can view, and each …
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Use the master slide to save time in PowerPoint 2013

Use the master slide to save time in PowerPoint 2013 | Office Applications | Scoop.it
So you need to make a new presentation quickly and only have a half an hour!! Eek! Have no fear the Master Slide is here! Open a new presentation in …
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The mystery of mail merge in Microsoft Word

The mystery of mail merge in Microsoft Word | Office Applications | Scoop.it
There seems to be some mystery surrounding the process of performing a mail merge in Microsoft Word. People are often daunted by the thought of having to use this feature; …
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Why use section breaks in Microsoft Word?

Why use section breaks in Microsoft Word? | Office Applications | Scoop.it
So you just got told that you are going to have to write the next training manual for your job. No problem. Just type everything up and then print it …
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All about autofill in Microsoft Excel

All about autofill in Microsoft Excel | Office Applications | Scoop.it

You all agree that Microsoft Excel’s Autofill feature is one of the most popular and versatile features in Excel, however not a lot of people know about its full potential, …

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Why you need to know about the Show/Hide button ¶

Why you need to know about the Show/Hide button ¶ | Office Applications | Scoop.it
The Show/Hide Button is located in the Paragraph group in the top right corner in Microsoft Word. It looks like a backwards letter “P” but it dates back to Roman …
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Heading styles in Microsoft Word

Heading styles in Microsoft Word | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Recently, one of the students in a Microsoft Word training course asked me whether it was a good idea to use the existing Heading styles (Heading 1, Heading 2 Heading …
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Using background pages in Visio 2010 & 2013

Using background pages in Visio 2010 & 2013 | Office Applications | Scoop.it
When you create drawings or diagrams in Microsoft Visio, you have the ability to insert multiple foreground pages. Each page might be part of an overall set of diagrams related to each …
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How to create a simple Waterfall chart in Excel

How to create a simple Waterfall chart in Excel | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Microsoft Excel comes with a whole heap of different chart types and it is amazing to see that Waterfall chart is not one of them. A Waterfall chart is a …
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Microsoft Sway - Will you be swayed?

Microsoft Sway - Will you be swayed? | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Microsoft is well known for its Windows Operating System and its Office productivity suite. Their future however, is in the business of developing their unique “cloud-first” services that brings productivity to …
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Setting up Outlook 2013 to suit your personal needs

Setting up Outlook 2013 to suit your personal needs | Office Applications | Scoop.it
When you move to a new version of Outlook, such as Outlook 2013, some of the programs settings and how the screen looks may change. Instead of just ‘putting up with’ …
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Using the 'Flash Fill' feature to apply the desired formatting in Excel 2013

Using the 'Flash Fill' feature to apply the desired formatting in Excel 2013 | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Excel 2013 has the wonderful new feature called Flash Fill. This feature allows the user to split and combine text string as well as format the split or combined text …
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Comparing and combining two lists using VLOOKUPs

Comparing and combining two lists using VLOOKUPs | Office Applications | Scoop.it
You may remember that in my last blog post, I talked about how to do a VLOOKUP in Microsoft Excel. Today, we are going to use VLOOKUPS to compare and combine two …
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Use Office 2013 at home with an Office 365 subscription

Use Office 2013 at home with an Office 365 subscription | Office Applications | Scoop.it
If you find the Microsoft Office 2013 applications essential at work, then why not at home? Kids, especially, require access to applications like PowerPoint and Word for school at an …
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Inserting an online video in Word 2013

Inserting an online video in Word 2013 | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Microsoft Word 2013 introduces a new feature which I think is pretty great: the ability to insert a link to an online video. The most likely source of the video …
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3 easy ways to send a standard e-mail in Outlook

3 easy ways to send a standard e-mail in Outlook | Office Applications | Scoop.it
I was speaking with a Learning Solutions Advisor, Sean, at New Horizons about being able to efficiently respond to his clients through email. While discussing, I came up with 3 …
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Dynamic charts in Microsoft Excel

Dynamic charts in Microsoft Excel | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Charts in Microsoft Excel are a great way of representing data graphically, but sometimes that data is subject to change and when it does change, we need our charts to …
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Use conditional formatting to create a Gantt Chart

Use conditional formatting to create a Gantt Chart | Office Applications | Scoop.it

Efficient Project Management involves displaying the project plan in a visual format. The tool used to do this is called the Gantt Chart. The Gantt Chart is a list of …

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Create an advanced filter in Excel

Create an advanced filter in Excel | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Filtering is a common task in Microsoft Excel and the normal filtering (the ‘autofilter’) can do quite a lot of what you will need. However, there are some filters that …
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5 steps to create a custom field in Microsoft Project

5 steps to create a custom field in Microsoft Project | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Microsoft Project 2010 and 2013 allows end users to customise their application views by creating custom fields. Not every industry has the same type of information requirements and though the …
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Dress up and present your data with Power View

Dress up and present your data with Power View | Office Applications | Scoop.it
Power View is a feature of Microsoft Excel 2013 that allows you to create stunning interactive visual presentations of data from multiple sources.  In this tutorial we will have a …
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