button

Mon
23
Jun
Dennis Faas's picture

Data Entry Form in MS Excel

It can be daunting and more than a bit frustrating when the CEO of your company dumps a ton of data on your desk and expects you to hastily turn it into an MS Excel database. But it doesn't have to be daunting any longer -- it can even be easy using ... the Data Entry Form in MS Excel. This handy feature will allow you to enter an entire row of date all at one time, rather than entering each little bit of data one at a time. Sounds a lot better already doesn't it? So we have now established that data entry forms in MS Excel definitely bear investigating eh? Follow the steps below to learn how. To ... (view more)

Tue
25
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

'Speed Up Windows Vista', and 'Launch Apps Using The Scroll Wheel Button'

Speed Up Windows Vista If you're unhappy with the speed of Microsoft's newest and most controversial operating system, Vista, on a machine where Windows XP used to scream, these tips will help. http://howto.wired.com/wiki/Speed_Up_Windows_Vista ... Launch Apps Using the Scroll Wheel Button Registry Hack! Assign any applications to the scroll wheel button. http://unlockforus.com/2008/ (view more)

Tue
25
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

Perfect Pictures in MS Word

I am sure that more than a few of my subscribers have used lots of pictures and graphics in their MS Word documents. How often have you spent a load of time resizing your pictures so that they will fit perfectly in the space where you wanted them? I ... am sure that you have fiddled with them only to find that they just didn't look right any longer because they are now distorted. Now what? How do you get the picture back to its original size? Well, you could use the Reset Picture button from the Picture toolbar (or the Picture Tools ribbon in Office 2007), but that one resets everything, ... (view more)

Mon
10
Dec
Dennis Faas's picture

'Cfd Button', and '100 Portable Apps For Usb'

Cfd Button Makes the common windows Open and Save dialog easier to use. http://dreamcycle.net/cfdbutton/ 100 Portable Apps For USB This stuff can be installed on any portable drive, like a USB thumb drive, PDA or iPod. You can use them at work, ... school, or any other place where you can plug in your device. Check them out, you can scroll-down for categories like office software, email tools, messengers, games, etc. While there are more apps for Windows users, a Mac version for each essential tool is included. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/portable-software-usb/ (view more)

Thu
13
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

Use Word's Tabs Dialog Box To Set Multiple Tabs

You can use the ruler in Word to easily set tabs exactly where you need them, which is what I almost always use. It may be easier sometimes though, to use the Tabs dialog box if you find that you need to set leader tabs, which you cannot apply on ... the ruler. Suppose you need to set two left tab stops at 1.5" and 3.5" from the left margin and a right leader tab stop 5" from the left margin. I will show you how to set them all at one time! Follow the steps below: Position your cursor where you want the tabs to be set. Click Format | Tabs. In Word 2007, click Page Layout tab | ... (view more)

Tue
21
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Open a Web Page from a Toolbar in MS Office

You can add, remove and otherwise customize your Office application toolbar. Toolbar buttons usually perform some action (e.g. underline text) or execute a macro. They can do a whole lot more than that too, such as open a Web page! Follow the steps ... below to learn how to do this: On your toolbar, click on Tools | Customize to display the Customize dialog box. Select the Commands tab. Click and drag one of the commands to your toolbar. It doesn't matter which one you drag -- it can be any one of them because it is only going to be a placeholder for now. For our purposes, just drag the first one ... (view more)

Mon
20
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Creating a Rule in MS Outlook

Why would you want to create a rule in Outlook? Well, suppose you are the chairman of a committee and everyone has to send you a report that you in turn share with another committee. Wouldn't it be a lot easier when you receive those reports to have ... a rule set up so that they will automatically be sent to the other committee? You bet it would! Follow the steps below to create a rule in MS Outlook: Display the Tools menu and then click the Rules Wizard command. The Rules Wizard dialog box will display. Click the New button. Click the type of rule you want to create. Click the Next button. ... (view more)

Thu
21
Jun
Dennis Faas's picture

iPhone Onscreen Keyboard Sparks Debate

While the recent hype over the much anticipated Apple iPhone would have potential buyers believing that the product is flawless, industry analysts are just now realizing that the gadget lacks an obvious feature: a mechanical keyboard. As it stands, ... the iPhone sports only one mechanical button, and is only used to return users to the home screen. The lack of more than one button seemingly echoes a statement made by Apple CEO Steven Jobs over two decades ago. Back then, Jobs discouraged the implementation of more than one mechanical button for any computer mouse so that users would never have ... (view more)

Tue
15
May
Dennis Faas's picture

Use Word 2007's Options To Change Your Default Document Folder

Each time you save a Word 2007 file, it winds up in the My Documents folder. I will tell you how to change your default document folder for Word 2007 files. In Windows, all your Word documents save to the My Documents folder by default. However, you ... may require that you save your documents to a folder on a network server. Rather than navigating to the network server every time you need to save a file, you can change the default so your Word 2007 files automatically save to the correct folder. Follow the steps below: Click the Office button. Click the Word Options button. Click Save. Under ... (view more)

Thu
05
Apr
Dennis Faas's picture

Crop a Picture: MS PowerPoint

Sometimes you insert a picture into your slide and you decide you don't need all of it. Hmmm... what to do? After you select a picture you can cut or crop the edit the edges off of pictures using either of the two procedures below: Click the Crop ... button on the picture toolbar. The mouse pointer changes to indicate cropping. Position the cropping pointer over one of the sizing handles. Press and hold the left mouse button and drag inward. The pointer changes again. To use the menus, follow these steps: Access the Format Picture dialog box and click the Picture tab. The Crop from area shows the ... (view more)

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - button