What You Should Know About Microsoft Teams

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  October 16, 2018  /  Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Teams is Microsoft’s answer to group chat, based off the preexisting 365 environment, including Skype integration. With an Office 365 Business Premium, Business Essentials, OR Enterprise (E1, E3, or E5) subscription, your organization can enable Groups and Teams.

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KnowledgeWave Office 2016 Quick Reference Guides for MSPs

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 9, 2017  /  Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

With the each new deployment of Microsoft Office there are great new features. Sometimes we lose a feature we love (Status Bar Sum Total Disappears 2010 to 2013 Upgrade, not fixed in 2016), but more times than not, we gain better features, and more collaboration options.

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7 Pro Tips to Learn Excel Online

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  August 11, 2016  /  Excel, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

When it’s time for your employees to master Excel, or even step up their game a bit, you probably already have a hunch that you can do it completely online.

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Microsoft Office Online Training Just Got Better!

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  February 23, 2016  /  Microsoft Office, Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

You might be wondering what classes and videos are available in a cohesive online training package. And you probably don’t want to blow your budget sending one person to class. It would be great if that money could go toward providing training opportunities for everybody on the team.

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Multiple Timelines in Microsoft Project 2016 [Video]

Posted by Jon Hood  /  February 10, 2016  /  Microsoft Office, Office 2016   —   No Comments ↓

Timelines are a great way to give stakeholders a snapshot of how a project is going. But a single timeline can get stacked and cluttered. The solution? Multiple timelines in Microsoft Project. In this video, I'll show you exactly how to use this very cool new feature and export an image perfectly for Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Office 2016 Quick Reference Guides and Sways

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  October 1, 2015  /  Microsoft Office   —   1 Comments ↓

It’s here, Office 2016! With the each new deployment of Microsoft Office there are great new features. Sometimes we lose a feature we love (Status Bar Sum Total Disappears 2010 to 2013 Upgrade, not fixed in 2016), but more times than not, we gain better features, and more collaboration options. The new collaborative workflow reflects how people do things. If you want to work even more collaboratively with your team, you'll love Office 2016. It’s all about the collaboration. Learn how to easily solicit feedback on your documents and leverage the new “Tell me” box.

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What’s the difference between Office 365 and Office 2013?

Posted by Jon Hood  /  July 29, 2015  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

You may ask yourself, “Should I get Office 365 or Office 2013?” “Are Office 365 and Office 2013 different?” “Can I get both Office 365 and Office 2013?” These are great questions to consider and I’d like to clear up a few things, including terminology.

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Microsoft Office 2016 for Free?

Posted by David Thibault  /  July 16, 2015  /  Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Well not exactly. Microsoft is offering a free download of Office 2016 preview. Just to be clear, Office 2016 is still in beta testing and Microsoft is looking for Office enthusiasts to test and share their experiences to help develop the final version of Office 2016. Microsoft expects to release Office 2016 sometime late in 2015.

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3 Problems Solved with Office 365 File Storage Solutions

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  July 13, 2015  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365, Productivity   —   1 Comments ↓

In an article he contributed to Fast Company entitled "4 Reasons Your Company Needs A Collaboration Upgrade, Stat" Jacob Morgan writes: "An organization is no longer limited to a physical structure or proximity; an organization is now limited only by its ability to connect employees and information together." So, what if that problem—among others—could be alleviated with one simple solution?

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How to Migrate Microsoft Word 2003 AutoText Entries into Word 2010

Posted by David Thibault  /  May 27, 2015  /  Word, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

This is a step-by-step guide that will assist with migrating AutoText specifically from Microsoft Word 2003 to Word 2010. Migrating AutoText will save you, or more specifically, your users a considerable amount of time because they will not need to reenter their AutoText entries.

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Excel: Clean Your Sheets with TRIM and SUBSTITUTE

Posted by Jon Hood  /  May 21, 2015  /  Excel, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Occasionally, dates or names won’t merge correctly into a spreadsheet. There are extra spaces, for example, and you may want to get rid of them. How do you clean up your spreadsheets quickly? Use the TRIM and SUBSTITUTE functions. Trim blank spaces and substitute text or blanks with something different and clean up hidden characters!

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Excel: Enable or Disable Touch Mode and Mouse Mode

Posted by Jon Hood  /  May 15, 2015  /  Excel, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Working with a touch-screen device can present a challenge when working with the Ribbon in Microsoft Office Applications. You may wonder how to enable Touch Mode in Excel, for example. Can you make the buttons bigger? Absolutely. You can create more open space on the Ribbon so commands are easier to tap.

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Customize and Brand your Office 365 Web Based Sign In

Posted by Jon Hood  /  May 13, 2015  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

 

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Excel: Use Flash Fill, Concatenate and Text to Columns

Posted by Jon Hood  /  May 5, 2015  /  Excel, Microsoft Office   —   1 Comments ↓

FLASH FILL: Excel 2013 has an awesome feature called Flash Fill. How does Flash Fill work? It gives you the ability to take a part of the data entered in a column of a worksheet table, type part of it into the next column over, and fill a series.

Excel detects patterns in your initial data entry! The application then figures out the data you want to copy and even offers a few choices to match exactly what you want. Fill a series without a formula! Instead of manually entering your data or copying and pasting, let Excel do the work. Here’s how...

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Better Organize your Outlook in the Business Setting

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  May 4, 2015  /  Outlook, Webinars, Microsoft Office, KnowledgeWave News, Industry News   —   1 Comments ↓

In this webinar, you’ll learn ways to gain control of your Outlook. This can be very challenging and we’ll show you ways to streamline your workflow and make your Outlook experience so much better. Many of us use Outlook all day but may be unaware of some of the amazing tools and underutilized options that will help you be more productive and organized!

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