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How to Sort and Filter Data in Excel

Sorting and filtering data offers a way to cut through the noise and find (and sort) just the data you want to see. Microsoft Excel has no shortage of options to filter down huge datasets into just what’s needed….

How to Use vCalendar Files in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook uses vCalendar files to exchange information about meetings and appointments with others in your home or organization. With vCalendar files, you can easily schedule appointments with others even if they’re…

How to Use the vCard Feature in Outlook

A vCard is a virtual business card that you can attach to emails in Outlook (or elsewhere) and send digitally. Here’s how to create a vCard, send one, or import one in both Outlook and Gmail.

How to Calculate the Sum of Cells in Excel

Microsoft Excel may be known for complex calculations and formulas, but it’s no slouch at simple arithmetic. There are a number of ways to find solutions to simple math problems, like finding the sum of numbers in multiple …

How to Use Exponents in Excel

Exponents are simply repeated multiplications. For example, four to the third power (4³) isn’t 4 x 3, it’s 4 x 4 x 4, which equals a total of 64. If that sounds complicated, fear not; Excel can do the heavy lifting for you…

How to Make a Title Line on an Excel Spreadsheet

There are several ways to add a customized title to a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel. Titles aren’t just for file names—you can place one right above your spreadsheet data so viewers can understand it more easily….

How to Check Emails for Accessibility in Outlook

Emails are convenient for many, but a wide range of disabilities can make the format difficult to use for many of our friends, family, and colleagues. Make sure that your emails are fully accessible by using Microsoft Outlook…

The Best Free Microsoft Office Alternatives

While Microsoft Office is still the ubiquitous choice for word processing, slideshow presentations, spreadsheet calculations, and many more digital tasks, there are still plenty of free alternatives. Avoid freeware full of ad…

How to Change Slide Size in Powerpoint

PowerPoint allows you to format and present the content of your slides in different ways. If you want to print out or display your PowerPoint slides in a bigger or smaller-than-average size, you can change the slide sizes to …

How to Cite Pictures in PowerPoint

Billions of images are on the internet—but not all of them are free to use. When you add licensed photos to PowerPoint documents, you’ll probably need to cite where it’s from and who made it. Here’s how….

How to Delete a Page in Microsoft Word

If you’re wanting to delete a page containing text, graphics, or other content in a Microsoft Word document, or if you’re wanting to get rid of that blank white page at the end of your report that won’t appear to go awa…

How to Add and Remove Comments in Word

Leaving comments in a Word document is a good way to leave feedback on a piece you’re reviewing. If the issue you commented on has been resolved, you can remove the note to keep things looking clean. Here’s how….
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