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?

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. What I meant was to resize the picture so that it looks larger or smaller within Word.

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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 ? Microsoft Word has quite a lot of features, even some that I don’t know and are still exploring. One of my readers asks: I’ve been making labels in Microsoft Word using text boxes.

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).

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? O ne of my readers asks: With Word 2007, is it possible to create a “cliff notes&# version of a document using the Styles function or Macros?

4 Easy Steps To Setting Your Microsoft Word Language Default

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Do you keep using the English - US spell checker in Microsoft Word, but can't figure out how to change it and make something else the default? Tags: Productivity MS-Word Do you reside in a country that is outside of the US? This happened to one of my colleagues. He was going crazy tryiing to figure out how to change the dictionary to English - Canadian and make it the default as well, so that he wouldn't have to change.

Keeping Words Together in Microsoft Word

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A quick way to keep words together in a Word document is to use the Shortcut Keys. Tags: splitting up names Keeping words together shortcut keys Administrative Assistant For example, I never like to split a name up in a letter i.e. Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Instead of pressing the Spacebar after ‘Mrs.’, press Shift Ctrl Spacebar and then type Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Smith will now stay together.

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Virtual Assistant Business - What the heck is this?

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I would do e-mails, phone calls, updating clients' calendars, word processing, etc. Microsoft Word Meetings Productivity Job Seeking Microsoft Access Microsoft Outlook Research Prioritize Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Travel Customer ServiceImage by cogdogblog. U nfortunately, I got let go from my job due to restructuring and am looking for work now. This was the bad news.

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Me and my Quick Keys Again.

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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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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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Set And Reach Your Goals With This Practical Guide To Forming A Habit

Dumb Little Man

Writing in a journal, Microsoft Word, or anything to get my writing muscle pumping was important to me and I knew it was a habit that would be incredibly beneficial to me. “To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals–this alone is worth the struggle.” William Penn Writing is a huge part of my life.

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5 Fast and Easy Ways to Create a PDF File

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" Here are the quick and easy ways they make PDF files and you can too: 1 -- "Microsoft Word, save doc as PDF."    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.

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Top 11 Writing Apps for iOS (iPhone and iPad)

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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. It isn’t flashy, it won’t cure cancer, but it will help you write down words. If you are looking for a great, free word processor, iA Writer Pro is the right app for you. Pages is Apple’s response to Microsoft Word.

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12 Essay-Writing Hacks That Really Work

Dumb Little Man

Microsoft Word will catch a lot of mistakes, and Grammarly will as well. Writing essays can be difficult and time-consuming, and this can be stressful when you have looming deadlines for different subjects. However, we’ve put together several essay writing hacks that you can use to ensure that you finish your essay on time and that it looks neat and professional. Hire a Writing Service. A writing service is a great way to get a professional and quality essay.

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5 Things to Take Off Your Resume Right Now

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Microsoft Word. If you can't use Microsoft Word, you probably also can't figure out how to unlock your front door. It can be daunting to write a resume. First, it's a lot of work. Second, you're never sure what to include or omit on a resume -- what if an employer really does care that you have a Goldendoodle?

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Top 10 Writing Apps for Android Smartphones

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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. DropBox offers you a seamless cloud experience, the ability to edit your word files, and so much more. Writer Plus doesn’t shy away from what it really is, a simplified word processor.

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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. Not a Word document. Did you know that for every distraction, you will have to wait for at least 25 minutes before things return to normal? Yeah, I didn’t know that either. That’s why increasing your focus is vital.

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7 Best Grammar Checker Apps

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They go far beyond the simple spell checkers of the past: they’ll spot cases where you’ve used a real word but in the wrong context. Many of the more advanced ones will point out instances where your style could be revised, too (such as where you’ve used a more complex word than you need to, or where you’ve included cliches in your writing). Google Docs is a free online word-processor provided by Google. 2: Microsoft Word.

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3 Ways Knowing Software Can Save Time

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Here’s an example: to make something bold in Microsoft Word, you can press Control+B. But most word processors can do that for you, either by printing labels, or by printing on the envelopes themselves. Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. Do you know how to use your software? I mean REALLY use it? Not just the basics, but things that can make your job easier? You might think, “who has time? I need to get the job done!&#

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Featured Soloist Bob Andelman: Be Willing To Do Whatever It Takes

The Solopreneur Life

Word-of-mouth has been replaced by word-of-tweet. Microsoft Word, Firefox, Audacity, Audio Hijack Pro, Skype, iTunes, iCal, Photoshop Elements. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Bob Andelman. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses.

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Can You Robot-Proof Your Career?

Dumb Little Man

Many employers offer educational tools and courses from Microsoft Word primers all the way to blockchain crash courses. Welcome to an automated future. Just this year, Amazon opened a totally cashier-less grocery store, the first of its kind. While Amazon certainly has no lack for employee talent with over 500,000 employees on the payroll, Amazon Go is a working experiment on the impact of automation on employment. Automation Is The Future.

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7 Reasons to Create Information Products

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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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Administrative/Clerical: Switching to a Tablet for Work

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Soon even Microsoft Word will be available for tablets, so there is no excuse for not making the switch. For years, desktops and laptops have dominated the work computer market because they have big screens, roomy keyboards, and large hard drives for storage. When tablet computers were in their infancy, most lacked all of these things, but times have changed.

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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.

2011 116

Learn Software Faster with A Wallpaper

Simple Productivity Blog

If you never need to open a Word Count dialog in Microsoft Word, leave that one off the list. A word of warning: while it might seem a good idea to put the limited number of shortcuts for all the packages you want to learn on one wallpaper, don’t. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. One of the best ways to increase your productivity skills in software is to learn the shortcuts.

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Featured Soloist Nichole Bazemore: “Do You.”

The Solopreneur Life

Microsoft Word and Excel, Quickbooks, Basecamp, WordPress. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Nichole Bazemore. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet Nichole Bazemore, who is based in Atlanta. If you would like to be the “Featured Soloist,” please send me an e-mail, Larry@TheSolopreneurLife.com.

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10 Writing Resources to Explore

Daily Writing Tips

particular words. ProWritingAid is easy to get started with, and you can use the premium version in conjunction with Microsoft Word, Google Docs and Chrome. Like ProWritingAid, Grammarly doesn’t just make suggestions – it explains why you’ll probably want to change a particular word or phrase. #5: You might already have a preferred word processor, but if you don’t, Google Docs is an excellent choice. (It’s Market: Tools to Spread the Word About Your Writing. #6:

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9 Free Programs That'll Help You Build a Side Business

Dumb Little Man

Here are 9 different software alternatives to “brand name” software that can get your business up and running quickly, with no financial investment: LibreOffice/Google Docs (replaces Microsoft Word/Powerpoint/Excel) First, if you need to work with documents, you need software that can handle them. Unfortunately, while Word is the standard, Microsoft has priced it out so that any business looking for the latest software with no money is left in the dust.

2011 219

Featured Soloist Kelly Newsome: “Lessons Annihilate Regrets”

The Solopreneur Life

Site hosting: WordPress; finances: Quickbooks online; documents: Microsoft Word for Mac. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Kelly Newsome. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet Kelly Newsome, who owns a yoga business in Washington, D.C.

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Featured Soloist Jim Sheard: “I Try To Be the Best ‘Me’ Possible”

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: I write books and develop related products, including paraphernalia for golfers with my logo and/or words of inspiration. Microsoft Word is what I use as a writer. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Jim Sheard, Ph.D. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. This week we meet author Jim Sheard, Ph.D.

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7 Forms of Emphasis in Writing

Daily Writing Tips

At least seven strategies for calling attention to one or more words exist, but few of them are appropriate for a document that one wishes to consider professional looking. Boldface is often used for display copy (headings, subheadings, and other text other than the running text, or default wording in a piece of content); another use is to highlight introduced terms that may be defined within the text or in footnotes or a separate glossary.

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Featured Soloist Revka Stearns: “Don’t Wait For Perfection”

The Solopreneur Life

I regularly use WordPress, Notepad++, Photoshop Elements (I just upgraded to the full-blown version of Photoshop and am still learning my way around there), Microsoft Word, Core FTP Lite, Primo PDF, Firefox, and Skype (great for training sessions). T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Revka Stearns. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses.

2010 178

How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers

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2009 152

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? I remember back in the day when Microsoft Excel 2003 and prior versions didn’t have this feature. Then we upgraded to Microsoft Office 2007 and voila!

8 Great Essay Writing Tips for Students

Daily Writing Tips

I was an undergraduate student in the back in 2003-06 and back then, the most sophisticated tool I had to help with my writing was Microsoft Word 2003’s spellchecker! Tip #6: Look Up a List of Commonly Misused Words. Some words are very easily confused with one another, or used incorrectly. It’s worth checking through the words and phrases that people commonly get wrong just to be sure you’re not making any mistakes.

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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.

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

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They describe their tool: " Central Desktop for Office radically improves the way users collaborate on Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2011 205

Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

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Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook , Productivity D o you have trouble trying to book several managers’ meetings, yet you have access to their calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2007? Well, believe it or not, Microsoft decided to add this feature into the 2007 edition of Outlook. Really?

Hungover vs. Hung Over

Daily Writing Tips

The spelling and grammar feature in Microsoft Word recommends either hung-over or hung over. My advice to the reader is to save his feelings of irritation for something that matters and spell the adjective for “suffering from the after-effects of alcohol” as two words when it follows a being verb and as one word when it precedes a noun. Misused Words

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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? 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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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. You can also find more Microsoft Excel tips and tricks here. Home About Me Advertise Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice Versa?

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Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista?

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