Posts by Ben Fish

Text Shortcut Keys in Word and Outlook

Everyone knows Shortcut Keys save you heaps of time. Here are our top five for working with text in Word and Outlook. Shift + any of the arrow keys, ← ↑ → ↓ to select text Shift + F3 to change case Alt + Shift + ↑ to move paragraph up Alt + Shift + ↓ to move paragraph down Ctrl + Shift + N to apply the Normal [...]

Dictate in Office 365

The Office 365 version of Office includes an easy to use dictation tool. It is currently available in: Outlook PowerPoint Word You’ll find the Dictate command on the Message tab when composing a message in Outlook. In PowerPoint and Word its sits on the Home tab. To use it do the following: Click Dictate Select the language [...]

Word – Alt Key

The Alt key doesn't always get much love. However it has some pretty cool functionality. Watch this short video to see a couple of our favourite ones in [...]

SharePoint – Format Columns

Applying colour can help to make key data stand out. You can now do this in SharePoint to highlight due dates, status and numbers. Watch this short video to see [...]

PowerPoint – Design Ideas

Trying to make your slides look good can be a tiring and unrewarding process. Instead of getting frustrated use the Design Ideas feature to quickly turn your slides into something cool and stylish. Watch this short video to see [...]

OneNote – Calculations

OneNote has all sorts of uses and cool functions. In this short video you'll see how to use it for [...]

PowerPoint – Insert a Form

PowerPoint is generally used to create slides to support presentations. However you can use it for all sorts of other things including training. By inserting a Form you'll be able to take this to another level by adding surveys and quizzes to your [...]

Office – SmartArt

Diagrams can often make processes easier to understand. As long as you can enter text, SmartArt will do the hard work for you. SmartArt can be found in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Watch this short video to see how to create a process [...]

Excel – Leading Zeroes

Have you ever entered a phone number that starts with a zero or a code that start with zeros into Excel. If you have the zeros usually disappear. Watch this short video to see how you can keep those leading [...]

Excel – Drop Down Lists

Excel has lots of smarts for us to use. Here is one that will help you make it easier to control and input data. Watch this short video to see [...]