You can remove unnecessary pixels from an image directly in Microsoft Word using the built-in cropping tool. You can also crop a photo to fit a specific shape. Here’s how to crop a picture in Microsoft Word….
You can hide slides in Microsoft PowerPoint so that they’re hidden during the presentation but are still a part of the file. You can also show hidden slides during a presentation or unhide them for future presentations. Here’…
If there is a particular slide in your presentation that you feel would be useful in other mediums, you can save that slide as an image and use it accordingly. Here’s how to save a Microsoft PowerPoint slide as an image….
If you have an old eBay account you don’t use anymore, you can submit a request to have the account and all accompanying data completely removed—as long as your account is in good standing. Here’s how….
Emails can get out of hand very quickly. If you want to keep your Gmail inbox tidy, make sure your emails go to the desired inbox tab by creating rules (called “filters”) for them. Here’s how it’s done….
Mirroring an image is useful if you want to print a photo in a flipped perspective. Thankfully, Microsoft’s suite of applications can help. Here’s how to flip an image in a Microsoft Word document.
Most of the world uses the Metric system, whereas the U.S. still uses the Imperial system of measurement. Depending on what you are used to, you may want to change the measurement unit in Microsoft PowerPoint. Here’s how….
If you want to discourage others from making edits to your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation or let them know the file you sent is the final version, you can do so by making it read-only. Here’s how it’s done….
Adding a word cloud to your slideshow helps communicate what’s really important about the presentation by making certain keywords stand out. There’s no built-in tool in Microsoft PowerPoint for creating a word cloud, but it c…
A family tree is a hierarchical chart that details the connection between members of a family. You can create your own family tree in PowerPoint by using one of Microsoft’s many hierarchy style SmartArt graphics. Here’s how….
If the content of another Microsoft Word document is relevant to the content in a Word doc you’re currently working on, you can embed or migrate the text of that document into your current document. Here’s how….
Microsoft PowerPoint gives you the ability to rotate text to better fit your presentation’s slide. You can rotate text by inputting an exact degree or you can go off-script and rotate text by hand. Here’s how….
A Gantt chart is a bar chart that shows the schedule of a project. Thankfully, Microsoft PowerPoint provides several Gantt chart templates for you to choose from. Here’s how to select a template and customize your Gantt chart…
If you want to emphasize important text within a Microsoft Word document so that it’s not overlooked by the reader, you can use Word’s highlighting tool. You can also search for highlighted text within the document. Here’s ho…
Saving files in Microsoft Office is a pretty painless process, but you can make it even quicker by changing the default save location to your preferred folder. Here’s how to do it on Windows 10.
If you’re using Windows 10 and need to free up some disk space, you can uninstall apps you no longer use straight from the Command Prompt. Here’s how it’s done.
Deleting emails is just one of many steps for basic inbox hygiene, but with that comes the occasional accidental deletion of an important email. We’re here to show you how to both delete emails and, with some luck, recover th…
If you use a shared computer, one way to keep other users off certain apps is to require a password for opening that app. You can password-protect individual applications with a third-party application….
Microsoft Word is known for being a great word processor, but you can also use it to make your own calendar. You can design one from scratch or choose one from Word’s library of calendar templates. Here’s how….
Your inbox can quickly get overwhelming. One way to better maintain your email account is to create folders (known as “labels” in Gmail) and organize your emails accordingly. Here’s how to create them in Gmail….
When you send an email from your Gmail account, your display name (along with other information) will be shown to the recipient. You can change the display name associated with your Gmail account in a few steps. Here’s how….
Instead of forwarding several emails individually, you can send them all at once as attachments. You can do this with both Microsoft Outlook’s native desktop client and the online web app. Here’s how to forward emails as atta…
Kerning refers to the adjustment of space between two characters, generally used to improve the visual aesthetics of text. You can change the kerning in Microsoft Word in just a few steps. Here’s how.
Instead of forwarding several emails individually, you can send them all at once as attachments. With Gmail, you don’t even have to save the emails to your computer to do it–there’s a built-in option just for you….
Windows 10 is packed full of keyboard shortcuts, but you can also create your own keyboard shortcuts to launch the applications they are assigned to. Here’s how to create one for launching Google Chrome on Windows 10….