Tips & Tricks

Perhaps you have a PowerPoint presentation that you need to share with a non-PowerPoint user… or maybe you’d like to upload a presentation to YouTube, social media or a website? After a few small tweaks you can save your PowerPoint Slideshow in .mp4 format…

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We have all been there; someone asks you to mail them a list of your availability and you’re in a rush. Well, Calendar Snapshots does it for you; just choose the level of detail and the date range and Outlook does the rest…

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Over the years, the Excel ‘Camera’ tool has gradually disappeared from the visible navigation, yet it is an incredibly useful tool enabling you to create dynamic screenshots of your worksheet data.  Watch this video to learn how to access and use it…

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We often get asked about the difference between the above applications – the short answer is none or at least very little. The best way to explain it is to look at the history of the applications.

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The Windows Snipping tool lets you create quick screenshots of any data displayed on your screen. You can then save the snip, email it or simply paste it into any document.  Follow this video to see how quick and easy it is to use…

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Have you ever had to create a Word document where you need to look up and reference information from the internet? The Researcher tool lets you do this without even leaving your Word document. It also builds a Bibliography that can be reused in any Word document…

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Employee training isn’t one size fits all and the most successful companies appreciate that training isn’t just an event, but an ongoing process.  The importance of having a solid, tried and tested training program to a business’ success is evident, however the idea of building a reliable training plan can be daunting for any L&D professional. There isn’t a simple formula or magic template, but after working so closely with our clients helping them put together their training plans, we have discovered a few things that are consistent in the most successful ones.

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If you regularly have to respond to emails containing questions, then using ‘Inline Replies’ could save you a lot of time and make your replies clearer to read. Watch this video to find out how to enable this smart feature…

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Have you ever needed to match some text or a shape with the colour of another object? Then the Eyedropper tool is your solution. Watch this video to see how simple it can be…

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Microsoft Office has had a ‘Text-to-speech’ feature for the last few versions; however it has been improved and is called ‘Read Aloud’. This is a great tool for both Dyslexic users and those of us who are just tired of reading the screen…

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