The cloud is here

August 21, 2011
One of the simplest and largest cloud storage serv­ices, with 25GB, Microsoft’s Sky­Drive is accessible through a versatile Windows Live account.
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Slide Masters just got easier

August 20, 2011
Many people shy away from working with Slide Masters because they think they’re too complicated. With the newer versions of PowerPoint, Slide Masters are a breeze.
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Guard your time with at-a-glance Outlook calendars

August 17, 2011
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a calendar that provided valuable information at a glance? In Outlook, you can. When you create an appointment, you can categorize an item with a label, decide how to show the time (busy, tentative or free), or get very specific about start and end times.
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Keyboard Shortcuts: Outlook

August 14, 2011
Forward email with a simple shortcut—hit Ctrl+F … Move email to folders using Ctrl+Shift+V … Categorize email automatically.
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iPad for business: Getting started

August 11, 2011
You love the idea of using the iPad for business, but will it really work? Here are some of the best apps to help you make the transition:
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Change multiple line spacing in Word 2007 and 2010, for good!

August 6, 2011
Some people aren’t comfortable with the 1.15 line spacing, which Micro­soft instituted to improve readability. To change line spacing, right-click on a paragraph formatted in the Normal style and choose Paragraph …
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Spotlight the presenter, not the PowerPoint slides

August 5, 2011
Think about how you present your PowerPoint slides. Do you cram every­thing on just a few slides? Some­­times, that’s a good thing, for example, when generating self-directed presentations and print collateral. But when you want to make the presenter the star of the show, not the presentation, here are a few things you can do.
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Change your style: Word docs

July 29, 2011
Making a change to a currently used style is a piece of cake. Simply format a selection of text that carries the style you want. Then right-click the selection, choose Styles, then update “style name” to Match Selection …
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Speedy subtotals

July 26, 2011
Q. Is there a fast way to do sub­totals in Excel?
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Get organized with rules in Outlook

July 22, 2011
Quickly create a rule in Outlook by right-clicking on an email that is the subject of your rule. For example, right-click on an email whose subject indicates that the email should be filed under a particular folder. Choose your options in the Create Rule dialog box …
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