Word, Excel, PowerPoint 2016 Include Bing Search in Side Panel

More notes from “The Office Guy” … Usually I write about new features in Microsoft Office products that are designed to make creating and … [Read more...]

Office 2016 Extends Access to Most Recently Used (MRU) Files

More notes from “The Office Guy” … If you’re like most Microsoft Office users, you work on many different files in many different applications that … [Read more...]

Office 2016 “Tell Me” Feature

More notes from The Office Guy… I finally got my hands on Office 2016. Since then, I have spent some time exploring it and comparing it to Office … [Read more...]

Screen Recording Tool on PowerPoint

Well, just when I was ready to begin to explore some of the new features that will be available in Office 2016 (just released) I came across a feature … [Read more...]

Find Excel Duplicates with Conditional Formatting

In March, I wrote an article about the Remove Duplicates tool in Excel which makes it really easy to remove duplicates row (records) from a list of … [Read more...]

Restore “Lost” Microsoft Office Documents

Let’s face it, no matter how experienced a computer user you may be, sometimes unexpected things happen in Microsoft Office programs that may cause … [Read more...]

Outlook Email Attachment Reminders

Sending emails with attached files is one of the most common tasks in the business world. Every day people send all manner of file attachments to … [Read more...]

Quick Steps for Outlook Email Management

With the high volume of emails most Outlook users receive, managing what happens to an email after it arrives in your inbox can become a time … [Read more...]

Getting Rid of Start Screens on Microsoft Office 2013 Applications

As much as I like the most recent (2013) version of Microsoft Office, there are a few minor things that a lot of my students and I don’t like. In this … [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...]

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...]