Inserting the Date and Time into a Worksheet

It happens often, current date and/or time is to be added to a worksheet, perhaps while making a time stamped log of activities. Maybe there is a requirements to have the current data or time displayed automatically in a cell every time formulas are recalculated. There are several ways to insert the current date and …

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PowerPoint Presenting Tips

One of the most heard phrases I hear in relation to any of the available presentation suites is “Death by PowerPoint”. In other words there’s total overkill in its usage, and very often it’s totally unnecessary, often as a result or poor presentation skills. When presenting, remember that PowerPoint is a tool to aid effective …

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Excel Quick Shortcuts – Formatting

In this article we once again consider some key tips utilising keyboard shortcuts, this time in relation to formatting. There are many possible number formats, all of which can be accessed through the Format cells dialog box. There are however some preformatted options that can readily be accessed using keyboard shortcuts. In many cases these …

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Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry

AHB Information Technology Solutions is now a member of the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a completely independent and not for profit organisation with one straightforward objective: to promote and facilitate business between our members and others, therefore representing the best interests of the community by …

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Word Shortcuts: Working with documents

Continuing the series of articles about Word shortcuts, in this article we are looking at some of the basic document functions. There are a few essential skills that everyone should master, including opening new documents, closing documents, open existing documents and saving documents. One the essential skills have been mastered using shortcut keys can improve …

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Cookie Tracking Deadline Approaches

Recent research has indicated that many UK based organisations have not yet fully comprehended the upcoming computer legislation according to the BBC Technology News website. The worrying aspect in reading this is that independent research suggests UK based organisations have not digested the upcoming computer cookie law. According to an independent study there are on …

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Windows 7 – Using the Windows Logo Key

In this article we’ll be looking at more keyboard shortcuts for Windows. This time we’ll be looking key combinations that use the Windows logo key . Most Windows-compatible keyboards include a Windows logo key that can be used to open the Start menu, or can be used in combination with other keys to start certain …

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Member of Business Club Scotland

AHB Information Technology Solutions has joined Business Club Scotland. Launched in 2009, Business Club Scotland is an initiative to help Scotland’s business community capitalise on the country’s ambitious events programme. The development of a club unique to Scotland was one of the key elements in the bid to bring the Commonwealth Games to Glasgow. Supported …

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Use it or Lose it – the sad truth about training budgets

Employees inevitably account for the biggest chunk of many organisations’ budgets. They are also any organisation’s greatest asset. The benefits of offering staff training and creating an environment which encourages self-development are well documented: better skilled employees have better morale, and people valued and cared for are more productive, more committed, and are more likely …

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Facebook for Business

All businesses need to promote themselves,and ask yourself, how many people do you know that have a Facebook account, most people about you I would guess. its the fastest growing media right now so it’s useful to spread the word. Facebook allows users to create additional pages, something really useful for small businesses. Why would …

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