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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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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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Excel Shortcuts

I’m starting a series of articles here about shortcuts in Microsoft Excel. Becoming more productive across all applications is important, and to help you n your way there are a series of keyboard shortcuts that can be used. Firstly I’ll consider moving around a worksheet. Keyboard shortcuts for moving around workbooks This is only a …

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Word Shortcuts

Become more productive when working in Microsoft Word by using these useful tips. Get something done quickly or to format your text more in a more pleasing way, these all work in different versions of Word too. Press Ctrl+Enter to start a new page. A manual page break is inserted, which forces a new page …

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