Office

Students’ Writing: Internet and Microsoft Office as Helpers

As a college student, what is the most important thing that you can’t do without in your academics? Well, many will say teachers and books but I feel they are wrong. I believe a laptop and access to the internet are the most important things for students in this era. People learn Microsoft office before joining college for a reason.

How to save an Access DB, corrupted due to all thumbs of your colleagues

Do you know a more serious threat for information than all thumbs of users? I have not heard about it. Viruses, power supply issues, magnetic storms, it does not cost anything regarding what users can do with information. For example, with a Microsoft Access database, that can be accessed by many users in your company.

How to change Desktop Alerts settings for Windows 10

By default, Outlook shows a Desktop Alert when you receive a new email, a meeting request, or a task request for 5 seconds, and then the notification disappears from your desktop. However, there are no duration settings in Outlook. You only can turn on or turn off desktop alerts. Hard to believe, but you will find the duration in the Ease of Access group that contains settings for people with vision problems.

Excel

Import a text file to an Excel spreadsheet

Often you need to import data to the Excel spreadsheet from a text file. Microsoft Excel offers a Text Import Wizard to import data from different text file formats:

Import a structured text file to an Excel spreadsheet

When you import data from a text file to the Excel spreadsheet, Microsoft Excel launches a Text Import Wizard to help you to import data correctly. Here you can import all or some data from text files of different formats:

How to remove the diamond with question mark symbol

When you paste or import data into the Excel spreadsheet, you might notice unusual symbols like a diamond with a question mark. The replacement character � (often a black diamond with a white question mark or an empty square box) represents an unknown, unrecognized or unrepresentable character:

Outlook

How to save an Outlook Calendar as PDF or print it

A lot of people prefer to see the Calendar with busy times on the paper or share their availability schedule with others without sending Outlook calendars. Microsoft Outlook offers the way how to save as pdf file or print the calendar events in another useful form.

Add entries to the AutoComplete list

The AutoComplete list is updated automatically after sending an email (see more about AutoComplete feature). To make it easier to work in Outlook, you can add useful email addresses to your AutoComplete list without sending emails.

Remove entries from the AutoComplete list

By default, Outlook uses the AutoComplete list to suggest email addresses. If the AutoComplete feature is not disabled in Outlook (see how to turn it off), the AutoComplete list is updated automatically after sending an email. From time to time, people make mistakes when entering addresses or receive incorrect addresses for use.

PowerPoint

7 Steps for a Perfect Presentation in PowerPoint

If you are giving a presentation, you need to do more than just prepare a speech. You need something else for your audience to engage with to make sure they take in the information you are talking about. One way is to create a PowerPoint presentation.

How to make a splendid circular flow chart

Iterative processes are the core of any business, and Microsoft PowerPoint provides several templates for cyclic processes: basic cycle, text cycle, block cycle, etc. Cyclic diagrams provide an easy way to illustrate a circular flow of money and goods of the buy, product, and sell process; or steps of iterative decision making of the marketing process.

How to insert Greek symbols very quickly

When you create a presentation for a graduate thesis or dissertation, often, you need to insert Greek letters into the slide. Mathematical symbols and Greek letters are pervasive today and used everywhere, from physics to social science. You may use the equation block for inserting those symbols, but this block will have different format settings than the rest of your text, and you will not be able to edit it in older versions of Microsoft Office. If you need to insert just a symbol, use the Symbol dialog box or Alt+code shortcuts.

Word

Change inches to centimeters and vice versa

When you work with Word rulers or gridlines, customize document margins, etc. you may need to change the measurement setting from inches to centimeters or vice versa.

Creating First Line and Hanging Indents

An indentation or indent is an empty space at the beginning of a line of written or printed text. There are several types of indents that can be used in the Word document:

PhDEssay: Review of Free Essay Stock

College life is full of highs and lows. But when it comes to writing an essay, that’s where the real problem begins. Most students have trouble starting their assignments, let alone complete it.