Office 2013 2010 2007 2003

Check the document for accessibility

For some cases, you need to create documents that should be presented to or viewed by the people with disabilities. Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint propose the feature, named the Accessibility Checker, that will scan your document to check for potential accessibility problems. So, anyone with a disability can read and get to your content.

Change measurement settings from inches to centimeters and vice versa

The common problem for international teams is different measurement units in different countries. E.g., U.S. is using imperial units like inches and France is using metric units like centimeters. PowerPoint doesn’t allow to embed the measurement settings into the presentation, but you can always change your local Windows settings in order to see the problem from other side.

How to change Desktop Alerts settings for Windows 8

This tip shows to increase the New Mail Desktop Alert duration on Windows 8.

How to modify default mail client in Windows 10

Windows 10 setups new Mail app as the default e-mail client. It can be annoying to click an e-mail (MAILTO) link on the webpage and to bounce into the new UI. Here is how to change the default e-mail client to a different desktop e-mail program like Outlook.

How to modify default mail client in Windows 8

Windows 8 setups new Mail app as the default e-mail client. It can be annoying to click an e-mail (MAILTO) link on the webpage and to bounce into the new UI. Here is how to change the default e-mail client to a different desktop e-mail program like Outlook.

Setting AutoCorrect Options

You can use the AutoCorrect feature to correct typos and misspelled words, as well as to insert symbols and other pieces of text. AutoCorrect is set up by default with a list of typical misspellings and symbols, but you can modify the list that AutoCorrect uses.

AutoCorrect options

The AutoCorrect dialog box includes a variety of options that control automatic substitutions which are divided in two tabs: The AutoCorrect tab and the AutoFormat as You Type tab.

Change the semicolon to a comma or vice versa

This tip is about changing number separators in your system that are used in Excel by default - semicolon to comma, comma to semicolon, comma to point, etc.

Creating AutoCorrect Exceptions

As well as AutoCorrect entries, you can create AutoCorrect exceptions - specific terms when you don't want AutoCorrect to replace text when it normally would.

How to open Control Panel in Windows 8

This tip is about opening Control Panel in Windows 8 for changing separators in Excel - semicolon to comma, comma to semicolon, comma to point, etc.