Sorting Tables in Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Sorting Tables in Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity H ave you ever wondered or tried to sort a table within Microsoft Word ? Do you already have a table set up in Microsoft Word, but dont want to copy to Microsoft Excel and back again, just to sort it? Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word Y our boss comes up to you and asks you to take a look at an e-mail that he/she just sent you. You open the e-mail and open the Microsoft Word attachment. You notice that there is a picture within the file and your boss asks you to resize it. How can you change the actual file size, though?

Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, September 04, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity D o you create letters or labels in Microsoft Word ?

Copying Pictures To and From Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Copying Pictures To and From Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Monday, January 28, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity H ave you ever wondered how to copy pictures from and to Microsoft Word ? If you would like to copy pictures into Microsoft Word , copy the picture from another program (copying will depend on what program you are using). Click Insert, Picture, From File.

Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 13, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity D o you know what a macro is? Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

Productivity Multiplier: Google Cloud Connect Now a Reality

Productivity Bits

W e all know about Google as the search engine mogul and most know about Google Docs — an online version of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentations software. But if you’re like me, you are far more comfortable using Microsoft Office products.

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Productivity With Shared Files

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Home About Me Advertise Productivity With Shared Files By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Organize , Productivity D o you share your files with others in your firm? Do you find that you are being bombarded with updates to the same files time and time again? Imagine that your boss comes to you and asks you to merge several files into one main file ( Microsoft Word document).

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Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP

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Home About Me Advertise Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity I recently had a vendor send us an Excel spreadsheet that he created in Microsoft Word 2007 format. Unfortunately, our firm still only has Microsoft Office XP and was curious as to how this would work.

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5 Fast and Easy Ways to Create a PDF File

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  Creating a PDF file (one that can be read easily regardless of the computer it is being opened on) used to be cumbersome. You either needed to purchase expensive software or have a graphics person create the file for you. The other day my client asked me how to create a PDF file. So, I went to my trusty resources and asked: " Quick tool question: What do you use to create PDF files? "

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7 Steps to Improve Your Filing System

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Home About Me Advertise 7 Steps to Improve Your Filing System By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, September 27, 2007 Filed Under: Organize , Productivity A re you having trouble with your filing system? Here are 7 simple things you can do to improve your filing system: Try filing your documents into file folders, then put them into hanging file folders. Place your most current files in the front of each file folder, for easier access.

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Closing Shared Files While Away From Desk

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Home About Me Advertise Closing Shared Files While Away From Desk By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you share files on a network within your office? One thing that Ive noticed and I have been a suspect of this as well in the past, is that people tend to leave their shared files open on their computers while they are gone for long periods of time. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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How to Create Mail Merge Letters

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Home About Me Advertise How to Create Mail Merge Letters By The Professional Assistant on Sunday, August 26, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook E ver have trouble doing a mail merge in Microsoft Word? Here are the basic steps to take to do a simple mail merge (make sure you have either a contact list created in Excel or Access for this, otherwise you can create a list within Word, once asked): Start Word.

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Copying Tables, Pictures or Text in PDF Files to Other Sources

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Home About Me Advertise Copying Tables, Pictures or Text in PDF Files to Other Sources By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 17, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity D id your boss just ask you to copy a table, picture or text to another source of software, such as Microsoft Excel or Word ? If you want to copy text from a PDF file into another source, click on the following icon shown below.

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Top 11 Writing Apps for iOS (iPhone and iPad)

Daily Writing Tips

Arguably the best word processor in existence, Microsoft Word, was designed with Windows in mind. Whether you need a full-scale word processor or a simple notetaking app, there are several great options for iOS users. Pages is Apple’s response to Microsoft Word.

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Top 10 Writing Apps for Android Smartphones

Daily Writing Tips

Whether you are writing professionally or casually, clarifying the spelling or meaning of a word is important and nothing to be ashamed of. The Dictionary.com app boasts 2 million definitions and synonyms and it is guaranteed to help you stay up to date on the words you use.

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Overworked? Unload Your Workload to a Freelancer!

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Filed Under: Prioritize , Productivity D o you need extra help with your workload ? Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of tasks that keep getting piled on your desk like a never ending mountain of files? How to Organize Tasks Effectively How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word 4 Ways to Cope with Difficult Colleagues Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

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Learn Software Faster with A Wallpaper

Simple Productivity Blog

Type the list into a program that can make picture files (like Paint). Most software packages include a help file that is accessible under a help menu. In addition, most PC computer packages will present the help file by pressing F1 (there’s your first shortcut!).

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5 Techniques for Increasing your Focus in 5 Minutes

Dumb Little Man

One of the main reasons I got distracted from working was the fact that I used Word for writing. Though I have nothing against Microsoft, Word simply sucks when you want to focus on writing. To make this, just create a new text file. Not a Word document.

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Administrative/Clerical: Switching to a Tablet for Work

Office Dynamics

While it''s true that tablets have much less hard drive space to work with, you can still move important files from your primary work computer to the tablet. For less important files, there''s a variety of options available to you.

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A Capitalization Cheat Sheet

Daily Writing Tips

Emphasis: Capitalize only in ironic contexts—“He was apparently a Big Man on Campus”; do not capitalize entire words, except perhaps to denote a newspaper headline or signage (and then, small caps are recommended).

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10 Tools and Resources to Write the Perfect Resume

Daily Writing Tips

While there’s nothing wrong with hand-crafting your resume in Microsoft Word (or your word processor of choice), there are plenty of online tools that can save you lots of time by formatting your resume in seconds.

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6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

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  They say: " Over 5 million people worldwide have used Basecamp to collaborate on over 4 million projects, track 57 million hours of work, share 46 million files, and complete 43 million to-dos. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Writing

Daily Writing Tips

Ten years ago, you could use a service like Google Translate, which essentially ran all the words through an English-Spanish (etc.) Instead of translating word by word, it now translates more accurately by phrase or sentence – through an AI system.

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Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007's Formula Bar Size

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Home About Me Advertise Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007s Formula Bar Size By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity D o you find that trying to either write or fix formulas in Microsoft Excel can be a pain?

How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers

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Home About Me Advertise How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 Filed Under: Office Gossip , Productivity D o you find that some of your co-workers can be extremely annoying, rude or just plain inconsiderate?

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The Promise and Peril of Editing in Proof

Daily Writing Tips

The last iteration would then be given to a typesetter, who would transcribe the text using a word-processing device, incorporating the last set of penciled-in revisions as he or she went along, and would format it according to its intended mode of presentation.

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7 Reasons to Create Information Products

Step It Up VA Coaching

If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file. by Donna Toothaker. It has never been easier to create and give away (or sell) information products. You’ve probably downloaded a few of these yourself as a giveaway on a website. They are also known as free reports, eBooks, digital products, audio downloads, and pretty much anything you can create and email as an offer.

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Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

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Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Well, believe it or not, Microsoft decided to add this feature into the 2007 edition of Outlook. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

7 Reasons to Create Information Products

Step It Up VA Coaching

If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file. by Donna Toothaker. It has never been easier to create and give away (or sell) information products. You’ve probably downloaded a few of these yourself as a giveaway on a website. They are also known as free reports, eBooks, digital products, audio downloads, and pretty much anything you can create and email as an offer.

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Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007

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Home About Me Advertise Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007 By The Professional Assistant on Friday, November 20, 2009 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook Y ou sent a meeting request to a bunch of people.

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Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice.

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By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, July 07, 2010 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity Y our boss calls you over to their office and asks that you send her a list of something that you’ve created in Microsoft Excel.

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Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, November 19, 2009 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Organize , Productivity D oes your department have an administrative procedures manual?

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No Budget for Training? Do It Yourself

Administrative Arts

Usually, they’re getting bogged down with a few tasks in a particular software – they can’t fix footers in Microsoft Word or rearrange pages in an Adobe.pdf file. I’m certainly no expert, but I’ve mastered what I need to solve most issues I’ve run into with any Adobe.pdf file. I could’ve spent my time upgrading my knowledge of the accounting software (which I use occasionally) or becoming better at Word (which I use every day). Create PDF Files for Free.

How Long Should a Paragraph Be?

Daily Writing Tips

It can unfold for countless pages or consist of one word — even one letter. The determination to make in composing a given paragraph is not the number of sentences or words or letters, but the number of ideas. A paragraph should consist of six to seven sentences. No, it should be no longer than three sentences long. Actually, it should include a topic sentence, several supporting sentences, and possibly a concluding sentence. Can I end this paragraph yet?

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How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

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Home About Me Advertise How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 30, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word P eople often ask me, "How do you copy a table from Word into Powerpoint?" Here are the simple steps on how to copy tables: Open your Word document that contains the table. Open Powerpoint and click on File, then select New, then Blank Presentation.

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Co-Workers Annoying You?

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, December 31, 2007 Filed Under: Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity A re your co-workers annoying you at work by talking to loudly? How to Organize Tasks Effectively How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word 4 Ways to Cope with Difficult Colleagues Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One? Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, July 16, 2009 Filed Under: Productivity A re you a big fan of Windows XP? How to Organize Tasks Effectively How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word 4 Ways to Cope with Difficult Colleagues Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One? Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work? Home About Me Advertise Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista?

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Kallout To Research Information

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Home About Me Advertise Kallout To Research Information By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 20, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity , Research Y ou’re reading an article for some research that you are doing for our boss. At this point, you need to highlight the particular word or phrase and then a small blue symbol will appear on the right side of the highlighted text. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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Need To Create a PDF? Don't Have the Software? Don't Panic!

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By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity Y ou receive an e-mail from your manager. All you need to do is go through your regular print routine with the following steps: Click File, Print or CTRL-P as the keyboard shortcut. Now select Microsoft Office Document Image Writer. This will enable you to create a PDF-like file where no one can manipulate information.

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Do Not Disturb - Training In Progress

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Home About Me Advertise Do Not Disturb - Training In Progress By The Professional Assistant on Friday, January 18, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Meetings , Productivity D o you get staff members coming to you for all sorts of questions? Just right-click on the picture once you see it and click "Save Picture As…" If you prefer to create your own, just use Microsoft Word. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving

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Home About Me Advertise Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving By The Professional Assistant on Friday, September 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , System Security D o you back up your e-mails in Microsoft Outlook ? It even happened to me a few times, where people would create files themselves, then send it around to others to review and make changes, but never save it on the network drive.

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Calculation of Discounts in Excel

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Home About Me Advertise Calculation of Discounts in Excel By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel H ave you ever wondered how to calculate discounts on certain products/services that you or your firm offers? I then checked Excels help file and there it was. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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Blogging Here and There - Part 2

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Home About Me Advertise Blogging Here and There - Part 2 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, April 24, 2008 Filed Under: A s you may have noticed, I havent been posting any articles for quite some time now. How to Organize Tasks Effectively How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers Resizing Pictures in Microsoft Word 4 Ways to Cope with Difficult Colleagues Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

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