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WORD: Concentrate and type more
Did you know you can remove the clutter from Word and put it into Focus mode… with just one click? Here’s how to do it.
WORD: Do whatever you want with one click
Here’s how to create your own Quick Access Toolbar, so you can get to the tools and settings you use most often with just one click.
WORD: Get rid of the annoying welcome screen
The Word welcome screen is great… the first time. Did you know you can skip it every time you open Word, so you can get straight to work?
WORD: Insert chunks of text with a click
If you use Word a lot, you’re probably typing in the same information again and again and again. Save time by using the Auto Text function. Let us show you how.
WORD: Insert chunks of text with shortcodes
Always typing the same information into Word? Save time and get it right by using shortcodes. You’ll wonder how you ever lived without them. Here’s how to set them up.
WORD: Do mass personal emailing
Did you know you can send mass personal emails from within Word? Here’s how to make multiple emails look personal to every recipient, without leaving Word.
WORD: Print mass personal letters
Do you have a lot of letters to send and want to personalise them? Learn how to insert personal information, merge and print multiple letters.
WORD: Start a new document quicker
If you find yourself copying or overwriting old documents, you need to start using templates. Here’s how to create, save and open them.
TEAMS: Blur or change your background on a video call
Did you know you can blur your background or change it entirely in Teams? Here’s how to make your backdrop look professional, without having to do any tidying.
TEAMS: Look like you are in one room
Remote working is great, but you can still miss that ‘together’ feeling when you’re on a Teams call. Here’s how to make it look like you’re all in the same room.
TEAMS: Master ALL the shortcuts
Shortcuts are great, but only if you know about them. Use this handy tip to see all Teams shortcuts in one place. It’ll change the way you use Teams.
TEAMS: Only allow interruptions from your boss
But what if your boss is trying to contact you? This video shows you how to use Priority Access to block everyone except your boss.
TEAMS: Quickly mute your mic during a call
This really simple shortcut shows how to quickly mute your mic, so your co-workers don’t have to listen to every cough, sneeze or dog bark.
TEAMS: Quickly turn off your camera during a call
Have you ever been on an important Teams call, only to be interrupted by your children or pets in the background? here’s a quick tip.
TEAMS: Send messages without breaking your workflow
In this video, we show you a different way to use messages without having to leave the screen you’re working on. Here’s how.
TEAMS: Stop the pings with Do Not Disturb mode
If you’re finding it difficult to get your work done due to constant interruptions, then you need the Teams equivalent of a closed door. Here’s how.
POWERPOINT: Add sound to your slides
If you want to create a PowerPoint presentation that will impress, consider adding sound. Audio files can make your presentation stand out. It’s a lot simpler than you actually might think.
POWERPOINT: Change your pointer to grab attention
When you’re presenting in PowerPoint, how do you focus the audience’s attention? Quickly change the standard pointer, so everyone’s attention stays exactly where you want it.
POWERPOINT: Create and insert screen recordings
A video’s worth a thousand PowerPoint slides for communicating information. In this video, we show you how to create and insert screen recordings directly into your slides.
POWERPOINT: Send the fonts in your presentation
You’ve created the perfect PowerPoint presentation… only for it to look terrible when it’s opened by someone who doesn’t have the same fonts.
POWERPOINT: Make everything symmetrical
If you want all the elements of your PowerPoint slide to line up, but don’t want to spend ages moving them about. We show you how to make everything line up perfectly.
POWERPOINT: Turn Word into PowerPoint
Don’t waste hours cutting and pasting. Instead use our next-level PowerPoint tip to automatically turn your Word document into a presentation. Here’s how.
POWERPOINT: Use 3D models in your slides
It’s time to ditch the clip art in your PowerPoint presentations. Here’s how to insert 3D models directly into your slides and take your presentations to the next level.
EXCEL: Always see the headings when scrolling
Can’t see the column headers, have to scroll back and forth to check what the data means? There’s a great time saver which can lock the headers in place? Here’s how to do it.
EXCEL: Easily zoom in and out
When you’re looking at data in Excel, make sure you’re looking at the bigger (or smaller) picture by using the Zoom functions. This video shows you how to zoom in and out easily.
EXCEL: Get to the top row without scrolling
If your Excel document is very long, it can take a lot of scrolling to get back to the top. Find out how to do it quickly, without moving the mouse or endless scrolling back to the top.
EXCEL: Instantly see all data in columns & rows
Sometimes the column sizes need to be adjusted so you can see the data clearly. Rather than trying to change all the column and row sizes manually, we show you how to do it.
EXCEL: Speed up typing
Do you find yourself typing duplicates into Excel? You can speed up this process by using the clever Flash Fill feature. It’ll save you from having to type out the same info multiple times.
EXCEL: Do super-fast sums without formulas
Do you find your head spinning trying to remember how they work, we have the ultimate Excel hack for you. This video shows you how to do super-fast sums without formulas.
EXCEL: Turn numbers into money with one click
If you’re using Excel to track budgets or other financial data, it can be helpful to have your currency symbol alongside the numbers. Here’s how to turn numbers into money, with just one click.
WINDOWS 11: Automatically arrange all your open windows
A desktop full of open windows can make it hard to see the wood for the trees. Here we show you how you can snap together your important windows and reduce the clutter.
WINDOWS 11: Copy & Paste a million times faster
This feature could change your life… well, help you and your computer work faster. We show you how to use a powerful Windows feature to make copying and pasting even quicker.
WINDOWS 11: Copy text between your computer and phone
If you’ve found a piece of text on one device, but would like to use it on another, you can now magically copy and paste it across. We show you how to save time and stop re-typing content (currently only available on Android phones).