Using Sections in PowerPoint to Keep Organized

When you are working on a large PowerPoint presentation it is often necessary to rearrange the order of the slides. While there have always been many … [Read more...]

Why Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2013?

Here are just a few reasons why you should upgrade to Microsoft Office 2013. Office 2013 ventures beyond the mouse and keyboard to embrace … [Read more...]

Enhanced Presenter View in PowerPoint 2013

Delivering an effective PowerPoint presentation often goes beyond the text and graphics that are on the slides themselves. It is also a matter of the … [Read more...]

Publish a Slideshow as a Video to YouTube

You can save your PowerPoint slideshow as a video and publish it to a video-based website like YouTube. Below are the steps. 1. In PowerPoint 2010 … [Read more...]

Video Editing Tools in PowerPoint

While it has always been possible to embed Videos and Music into Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, it wasn’t always easy to manipulate them after … [Read more...]

PowerPoint: Using the Reading View to Deliver a Presentation

This month we’re going to look at a new, often overlooked feature of PowerPoint: Using the Reading View to deliver a presentation. This feature was … [Read more...]

Become a Powerful PowerPoint Presenter

Before Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, it was difficult for you as the presenter to figure out which slide the audience saw and which one was on your … [Read more...]

Thumbtacks in Microsoft Office

If you work in a busy office and have to create, edit and print many documents each day, one of the problems you may encounter is finding the file in … [Read more...]

The Eyedropper Tool in PowerPoint

More notes from the “Office Guy”: One of the things I’ve always been impressed with is the graphics capabilities built into PowerPoint, and in each … [Read more...]

Enhanced Comments in PowerPoint 2013

One of the big ideas behind the Microsoft Office 2013 suite is to provide more tools to work on documents in collaboration with others. This month, … [Read more...]

The New Office 2013

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Applications Instructors wanted you to know… Microsoft Office 2013 is coming! OK – It’s out there and … [Read more...]

The Screenshot Capture Tool in Microsoft Office

Notes from the “Office Guy” at Directions Training: Here’s another cool feature found in Microsoft Office that you might not be aware of. Now, when … [Read more...]

The Importance of Microsoft Applications Training

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Applications Instructors wanted you to know… As an Applications Instructor, I deal daily with people who … [Read more...]

Unsaved Saved Work

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Applications Instructors wanted you to know… So you're using one of the Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013 … [Read more...]

15 Interesting Microsoft Office 2010 Abilities You May Not Know

Directions Training's Microsoft Office training experts put together a list of fifteen interesting abilities you may not be aware of, that Microsoft … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Use These Popular Microsoft Applications

Top 5 Reasons to Use These Popular Microsoft Applications Microsoft Word Microsoft Word will create professional documents with access to the … [Read more...]

Microsoft Applications Tips And Tricks

Here at Directions Training, we thought it might be helpful to put together a list of tips and tricks for Microsoft Application users. Whether you are … [Read more...]