Hi! I wish you all a happy, healthy and fun Christmas, whether you celebrate it or not! If you use Outlook, you’ll love this tip. Usually we use the icons with a mouse to switch between mail, calendar, contacts, tasks and notes. If you memorize these shortcuts, you can move around really quickly and easily…

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Hi. There are so many software programs we use it’s hard to keep the commands straight in our minds so we can get our work done. We also don’t have the time to learn about the sheer breadth of what’s in each application. There’s a really cool website with reference guides on popular programs, both…

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Hi! Like many of you, I get a lot of email in Outlook… a lot! When mail arrives from certain people, I’ve set it up so my Outlook colors those emails automatically for me so they stand out in the list of messages. It’s quick and easy to use colors to organize your emails —…

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Hi! It’s Friday and I know it’s supposed to be shortcut day…since I gave you some browser shortcuts earlier this week, I thought I’d show you how to do a watermark in Word today. A watermark is the semi-transparent word or picture you see in the background on some documents. I often see a ‘Draft’…

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Hi! It’s Friday and that means shortcuts! Today we’ll look at a ways to make Word a little more friendly. it’s often useful to block lines of text when you’re doing formatting and cutting & pasting. Instead of using the arrow keys or trying to grab the text in the document with the mouse, try…

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Hi! Although Office 2007 (with its new file formats) has been around awhile, many of us still have Office 2003. So when we get an email with a .docx file attached, for example, we can’t open it. No need to panic! Microsoft has a free Compatibility Pack for Office 2003 that allows you to open,…

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