Outlook

Share your Outlook calendar: Your time is my time

There are three different ways in which you can share your Outlook 2010 calendar: By email, where your calendars can arrive in your recipient’s inbox as an attachment, and with a “Calendar Snapshot” in the body of the message, With Exchange Server, where you and others using Exchange and can share calendars and manage permissions, too. By sharing your online, Outlook Hotmail Connector-synchronized calendar with whomever you want. It just depends on what…

Outlook delegate access helps shoulder a principal’s burden

The issue of getting elementary schools—public or otherwise—on board with electronic communication has taken some time. It takes a strong leader, possibly in the form of a principal, to guide that effort. When you’re a busy school principal or administrator, your administrative assistants, secretaries, office managers, and other support staff are of vital importance to the day-to-day operations of the front office. If you’re using Outlook with Microsoft Exchange, you can hand off some…

Updated! Interactive Excel files on web pages: An Excel PM explains

Update: See near the end of this post for the latest Office how-tos on embedding Excel and PowerPoint files. Hi everyone, My name is Larry Waldman and I’m a program manager on the Excel team. This week the Crabby Office Lady was nice enough to let me combine a couple of Office’s cool features to highlight one of my favorite little tricks. (Note that this post and these features refer to…

Updated! Embed PowerPoint or Excel into web pages

Updated! See the end of this post for the newest how-to-embed info. Last July I told you about the new Office Web Apps, where all your documents are created, edited, and stored on a server…a server located somewhere in the clouds (hence the term “cloud computing”). Since then more than 20 million folks have used Office Web Apps  to work with  Office documents from anywhere with a browser and an Internet connection.…

Crabby’s Monday tip: Change where the cursor moves after entering data in Excel

I tell you, I learn new things—sometimes even elementary things, that even typing monkeys already know—about Office programs every day and today I’m offering the newest one.  I’m going to make this short and sweet today. You can thank Kathy, a Crabby reader who posed this question: “In Excel, when I hit enter the cursor moves to the right, which is what I want (most of the time).  How can…