Office

Attention for Hasty Microsoft SQL Server

When you understand computers and technology a little bit better than your colleagues, especially in small companies, you suddenly become a system administrator yourself. First, you may be asked to help with the software installation. Next, among your tasks, appears database administration. With this job, you have to monitor the safety and security of information regularly. The database should work without failures, and there should always be a fresh backup close to you, which you can restore.

Microsoft Project Rescue Operation

Some may feel that no one cares about Microsoft's global expansion. On the contrary, everyone with pleasure "surrendered" to the megacorporation, which has trained billions of computer geniuses and beginners in simple, convenient, and almost always reliable IT products. No matter what some skeptics say about the instability of the programs or their imperfection, there is no better alternative yet. The Microsoft IT giant has left far behind its competitors, who have long been defeated by the most important criteria: price-quality-support-coverage.

Screenshots in Windows 10 without Print Screen (PrtScn)

Many laptop keyboards lack some useful keys, such as PrtScn (the Print Screen key, used to create various screenshots). Three valuable methods can help to make different screenshots in Windows 10 without PrtScn:

Excel

Formatting comments

Like a regular text, the comment boxes can be formatted. Excel provides many formatting options and allows you to customize most aspects of its appearance, including color, border, and margins.

Changing a comment shape

The kind of comments that users of earlier versions of Excel used to work in Excel for Microsoft 365 are called notes. You cannot change the shape of comments because all comments are displayed in the separate pane with threads or in the Comments pane (see How to hide/show note and comment indicators for more details).

How to delete all comments and notes in the spreadsheet

When you create a presentation from a draft Excel spreadsheet, you might need to delete all notes and comments. You can delete every note and comment one by one, but this will take some time. This tip shows the quick way how to delete all notes and comments in your spreadsheet.

Outlook

How to use a Desktop Alert

The Desktop Alert is an alert window that pops up when you receive a new email, a meeting request, or a task request to the Outlook default Inbox.

How Can You Recover a Hacked Outlook Account? Our Step-by-Step Guide

Outlook is a very popular management app, and losing access to it/getting hacked can turn into a disaster. Fortunately, there’s a way to restore everything. Read on to learn more!

Stellar Converter for OST - Product Review

Microsoft Windows OS remains the most used desktop OS by a mile with over 70% of the share market. With such a high amount of users, it is not surprising that the OS’s free personal email service – MS Outlook – is used by hundreds of millions of people, a majority of these being business organizations and companies.

PowerPoint

10 Best Microsoft PowerPoint Templates for 2021

A modern superpower has three components: it saves you time, it enhances your work, and it makes you more money.

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.

Word

How to replace text with a graphic or an object

Although the Find and Replace dialog box does not directly support replacing text with pictures or objects, you can efficiently perform this action using the Clipboard and the ^c wildcard.

The compatibility mode in Word

If you open a document Word created in an older version of Microsoft Word, you may see Compatibility Mode near the filename of the document in the title bar:

How to use the document information

It may be necessary to add to the headers and footers auxiliary fields, such as the document title, the author or responsible person name, the date of the last modification, etc. to fulfill some documentation design requirements. Word offers an easy and fast way to add document information by a few clicks.