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Feb 22, 2021

Transparent Images in PowerPoint 2013

Here are two useful options to work with transparency of images in PowerPoint 2013. 1. How to make an image’s background transparent This is useful when you want [...]

Sep 08, 2020

Do the Quick Step in Outlook

In Outlook, what is a quick step? It is a way to make a common action you perform in Outlook 2010 or 2013 take a single click. It isn’t like a Rule that often happens [...]

Apr 15, 2021

Tips for managing your team throughout their stages of development

Managing a team throughout various stages of development can begin by looking at Tuckman and Jensen's four-phase model for achieving a high performing team. It’s [...]

Mar 09, 2021

Instant calculations in Excel

The ability to create formulas in Excel using worksheet functions is one of the applications' most important features. However, for six of these functions, it’s [...]

Jun 10, 2020

4 tips to make you a Windows 8.1 pro

In one of my previous blog post, I went through 3 tips for Windows 8 - how to use multiple monitors with more flexibility, hide recent files from your jump list, and [...]

Mar 04, 2021

Creating Building Blocks in Microsoft Outlook

Building blocks are a feature in Microsoft Word that are simply pre-made snippets of content that can be inserted into any document. Quite a number of building [...]

Feb 17, 2021

Time saving tips in Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is probably the most widely utilised Microsoft Application in the world and in my opinion, it is also the application that should have the most [...]

Feb 05, 2021

3 helpful tips for Windows 8

Windows 8 was released in 2012 and offered users a completely redesigned operating system (OS). The new OS was developed taking into consideration touchscreen use and [...]

Jan 29, 2021

5 tips for successful project management

When it comes to project management, there are many challenges from beginning to end. There are several external and internal factors that may affect the original [...]

Jan 14, 2021

Master the tricks behind numbered lists in Microsoft Word

Are numbered lists in Microsoft Word frustrating you? More often enough, people aren't using numbered lists correctly. I see many cases where people just type in the [...]

Dec 13, 2020

Manipulate dates with custom number formats in Excel 2010

Imagine you’re in a situation where you want to send a list of the employees’ birthdays so that everyone in the company will know when to send their regards to others in [...]

Dec 04, 2020

Quoting in PowerShell for newbies

Quoting in PowerShell and embedding strings of text or evaluating expressions and variables in cmdlets are one of the main things that tend to trip up most newbies. [...]

Nov 20, 2020

Quickly jazz up your Excel comments

Do you need your Excel comments to stand out? Did you know that it's possible to change the colour of Excel comments as well as the shape of the comment? Follow these [...]

Nov 14, 2020

Understanding Airbrush in Photoshop

The Airbrush Typically, an airbrush is a tube connected by a hose to a source of compressed air. Located either on the bottom or top of the tube is a small attachment [...]

Oct 28, 2020

Select layers without using the layers panel in Photoshop

Panels have their purpose, but they can also obstruct the view of your Photoshop canvas. Oftentimes, though, you don't actually need to show a panel in order to use it. [...]

Oct 24, 2020

2 tricks that make formatting text in Photoshop easier

When making changes to text in Photoshop, you first highlight the text. This is problematic because you can't see the colour of your text while it's highlighted. Rather [...]

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