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Microsoft Outlook – Classic Ribbon vs Simplified Ribbon

From Office 2007 onwards, there has been a ribbon structure at the top of the opened package with various tabs showing various commands. On opening Microsoft Outlook on a computer belonging to a client recently, the ribbon showed some icons … Continue reading

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Microsoft PowerPoint – how can I stop my hyperlink changing colour when it is clicked

Not everyone is using PowerPoint for presentations; some use it to produce notices or reports. If you are creating something to put on a wall, you don’t want some hyperlinks to be differently coloured to others. The reason this happens … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – printing contact list with notes

A client wanted to be able to print off contact details with Notes from Microsoft Outlook. This is easy enough for one contact – open up the contact details, then click File – Print. The contact details will be printed, together … Continue reading

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Searching File Contents Using File Explorer

I was at client site recently and was told that File Explorer wasn’t searching within files but only file names. I checked on my laptop and didn’t have the same problem. It turned out that their Search options were configured … Continue reading

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OCD – intrusive thoughts

This is not something I would generally write about in this blog but “If Only I’d Known That” I may have saved my son from some very troubled teenage years. When people think about OCD, they think about people who … Continue reading

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Microsoft Excel – Don’t want to see Page Breaks?

I always thought it was good to see the Page Break dotted lines in an Excel worksheet – they are shown if you have gone to File – Print or to Page Layout view or Page Break Preview. However, one … Continue reading

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Microsoft Excel – pictures not moving with sorted or filtered data

Some organisations have pictures of products in their workbooks. A client I visited this week was complaining that sorting and filtering data did not move their pictures with the data. To overcome this, select the first picture, then click Ctrl … Continue reading

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Microsoft Excel – number of weeks between dates

You may want to know how many weeks it is between two dates. In the example below, I want to know how many weeks it is since I invoiced them. I can combine the Weeknum function and the Today function … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Good Work-Life Balance

Why It’s Important A healthy balance between work and home should be a priority for everyone. Implementing proper work-life balance offers many important benefits. There are, however, many hazards linked with an unbalanced work and home life.  Risks Poor health: … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – 5 SEO Tips for Your Online Business

You run an online business and look for SEO tips so that your business can be found on the first page of Google’s results, right? How did I know? I guessed based on the fact that you clicked on the … Continue reading

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