Monthly Archives: October 2016

Ghost verbs

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Ghost verbs are vague, distracting and cut the life from living verbs. “Discussion” is a ghostly form of the verb “discuss”. So, if I said: “We will hold a discussion on it soon”, you’d have to…

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Microsoft Word – using the CreateDate field

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If you are setting up a letterhead template you may want to insert the date, so that when the template is used, it inserts today’s date into the document. However, once you have created your letter…

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Microsoft Word – getting a blank row above a table

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On occasions you may have started a table at the beginning of a Word document and it then seems impossible to type directly above the table. If this happens to you, click within the top row…

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Outlook e-mail search options – current folder as default rather than current mailbox

Above your email messages, there is a Search box. By default, if you are in the Inbox, it will say Search Current Mailbox, if you have another folder selected, it will search that folder. To change settings so that it … Continue reading

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Keyboard shortcut for Snipping Tool

I was doing Windows 10 and Office 2016 training earlier this week and was asked about setting up a keyboard shortcut for starting the Snipping Tool. To set up a keyboard shortcut for the Snipping Tool, search for the Snipping … Continue reading

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Microsoft Excel – splitting currency symbol from amount

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A client had a spreadsheet in which he had a column with monetary values in the form EUR2000, AUD234, USD55555, etc. He wanted with split into two columns with the currency symbol in one column and…

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Making an Outlook e-mail into a task attachment

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We have previously looked at transforming an Outlook e-mail into a task in our To-Do list and then making that into a Calendar appointment as good time management. When we do that the e-mail is still…

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