I want to tell you about an app that can make your travel plans easier to manage. I’ve traveled a lot for business and pleasure and using this software product has really made my traveling experiences better and less stressful. Worldmate is an amazing, free travel assistant that organizes your itineraries simply and easily. Once…

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Hi! When you delete an email message, a task, a calendar entry or a note in Outlook, the item is placed in the ‘Deleted’ folder. That’s not necessarily a problem…but it could be. Outlook’s performance – in fact, whether or not it works at all – is directly impacted by the number and size of…

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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! Sometimes you’d like to show someone far away what your screen or active window looks like. For example, you can make some instructions for how to use a software program or you can send someone a screenshot of an error message so she can help you. It’s really easy to do, both on a…

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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 thought I’d throw out a few tips and shortcuts to make your lives a little easier and less stressful. From now on, Fridays will be Tips and Shortcuts day!! Yeah, I know that these kind of things are tough to remember, especially if they are new to you and you…

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Hi! The Outlook calendar can display your appointments for today, for the week and for the month. It’s easy to click a button to get the calendar view you want. Did you know that you can view non-contiguous days in your calendar? Go to the calendar in Outlook: to get there, you can use the…

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For those of you who use Outlook to manage your calendar and tasks, this is a very cool hint! The ions for the calendar and tasks are at the lower left of the Outlook window. When you click the icons, the associated function opens. Click the calendar icon and you can see your appointments in…

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