Category: MS Office
Cropping Images in MS Office: Are You Doing It Right?
Did you know that when you crop images in MS Word, PowerPoint, etc., the full image is still there? Anyone who has a copy of your file can restore the image back to the original. This is especially problematic if… Read moreCropping Images in MS Office: Are You Doing It Right?
Office 2013: Add Google Drive and Dropbox as a “Place” for Saving Files
I have put MS Office 2010 to bed and have moved on to MS Office 2013. There’s nothing like new software replacing old to knock you out of equilibrium. This post is going to deal with the “Save as” menu…. Read moreOffice 2013: Add Google Drive and Dropbox as a “Place” for Saving Files
Stuff to Try in July
It’s July! Remember how you said back in January that you wanted to try out some new things when you finally had the time for it? Your challenge for the month of July: Pick two of these to try out…. Read moreStuff to Try in July
Inserting a YouTube Video in Word Document
One of my colleagues asked how to insert a video into a Word document. Here are excellent instructions for inserting a YouTube video. If his instructions for getting the “Developer” tab don’t work for you, see these instructions.
MagPointer: PowerPoint Add-on
MagPointer is a PowerPoint add-on (Windows only) that allows you to highlight certain areas of your PowerPoint slides on the fly. Although designed with web-based presentations in mind, it works well in the face-to-face classroom. In the screenshot below you… Read moreMagPointer: PowerPoint Add-on
PowerPoint: Animating Charts
I was recently putting together a PowerPoint 2010 presentation that had a lot of charts in it. I wanted to reveal the data gradually, so I looked for a way to animate. It’s easy to do, if not entirely intuitive…. Read morePowerPoint: Animating Charts
KeyRocket: 50% off Coupon Codes
I’ve blogged about KeyRocket before (see this post). They’ve just updated their pricing scheme. I have 3 half-off coupon codes to give away, courtesy of Veodin, the makers of KeyRocket. Codes will be given to the first three people to… Read moreKeyRocket: 50% off Coupon Codes
QTT: Drawing on PowerPoint Slides
Quick Tech Tip. Did you know that you can draw on PowerPoint slides during your presentation? You can use your mouse if you don’t have a touchscreen. When you run your PowerPoint slides, in the bottom left corner of the… Read moreQTT: Drawing on PowerPoint Slides
A couple months ago I wrote about a new tool that just launched. KeyRocket has grown up in that short time. Time for an update. Ready to learn some keyboard shortcuts for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook? Download KeyRocket, and… Read moreKeyRocket: Updated