Creating new MS Office documents from scratch can be quite a time consuming process. Entering recurring data in a worksheet can be especially monotonous. By using Autofill in Excel we can speed up the process of entering in days of the week, dates, times, etc.
Have you ever noticed that many of the hotfixes listed in the Microsoft Help and Support knowledge base aren’t actually available for download unless you contact support? What you might not know is that there is a secret form on the MS site that allows you to fill out a request for that specific hotfix… it’s just not easily accessible.
Many people don’t realize that rather than installing dozens of applications, you can control nearly any aspect of your computer with simple shortcuts that don’t take up any resources.
A cool trick I learned the other day is inserting an audio file into word documents. There are several instances where this comes in handy. Here we will take a look at a couple different ways to insert the sound files into Word 2007.
As most people know by now, Google bought FeedBurner, and just recently they have started transitioning all of the feeds from the feedburner.com domain over to feedproxy.google.com… which is where the problems began.
Sometimes in your daily work routine you might need some extra features from the Microsoft Office Suite. One way to get extra functionality is through Office Add-Ins. Sometimes these are bundled with Office but not included with the initial installation. These are easily accessed and installed. Here I will show how to install an add-in with Excel.
If you’ve ever had booting problems, spyware or viruses, you’ve likely attempted to boot from the Windows CD and run some repairs… but sometimes that’s just not enough. Sure, you can easily backup your data using Ubuntu, but a much better option is to use the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows.
This article is part of Mysticgeek’s Realm, a How-To Geek blog focused on IT geekery.
Flowcharts are a very good way to get a new idea explained in a presentation. Office 2007 has some great new tools for creating a visual appealing flowchart which can be used from Excel, Word or PowerPoint. Here we will take a look at creating a simple flowchart in Word 2007.