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Working Around the Corona Virus

March 25, 2020

Online meetings are becoming more and more important. Companies have had to adapt and bring in online meetings using software such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

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How long do you spend working in Excel a day?

October 10, 2019

Could your time be used more efficiently by using the correct functions and shortcuts. Are you spending ages copying and pasting or re-entering data wondering if there is a quicker way?

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August is PowerPoint Month

August 6, 2019

Our focus this month is PowerPoint.  One of the great time savers is Powerpoint is: Instead of copying and pasting, click on an object, press CTRL D, and the object will be duplicated. Want to know more.  We have a PowerPoint course running at Kings Hill on 18 September.  Email for more details.

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AutoSave… again!

March 8, 2019

This little box has got a lot to answer for! Once again I got caught out! I opened a file in Word, started working on it and the Autosave saved the new version. Goodbye original file!!! I should know better. I need to change my working practices. When I open a file, I need to […]

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Using Sections in PowerPoint

February 11, 2019

Are you working with long PowerPoint Presentations?  Use Sections to divide your presentation into manageable chunks.

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Is your Inbox groaning under the weight of unsorted mail?

February 4, 2019

If our Mailbox becomes too cluttered it can cloud our judgement, make us feel overwhelmed, and prevent us from focusing on the main task.

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AutoSave in Office 365

January 29, 2019

Microsoft Office are rolling out a new feature which Autosaves in Office 365.  This saves the open file as you go along.  No longer do you need to remember to keep pressing SAVE.

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How to make copying and pasting easier – use the clipboard!

January 17, 2019

Are you copying and pasting large amounts of data? Open the Clipboard and it will open a whole range of options.

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Focused Inbox in Outlook – Love it or Loathe it?

September 4, 2018

Does the Focused inbox on Outlook drive you mad? How often do you find something if it has been automatically moved to the OTHER Folder when you didn’t want it to.

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How to Inspect a Document or Presentation

May 17, 2018

Have you ever seen a document that is meant to be the final version but still has a draft watermark, or you can still see the track changes?  Maybe you have received a Powerpoint file from an organisation that still has the Speaker’s notes attached or comments included.  This can look unprofessional and have disastrous results for the sender. 

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