Excel

College student and household budgets: From good to great in under 5 minutes (video)

If you’re like me, and you’re still trying to get started on your New Year’s resolutions, hope is not lost. If you made a resolution around getting your budget set up or organizing your monthly financial expenses, you’re in luck. There are some great Excel templates and videos available to show you how to turn your monthly budget spreadsheet into a work of art, all in under 5 minutes! And if…

Access

Use code to “undo” things in Access

One of the more common tasks on a computer is to undo something you just did by mistake. At least, it’s one of my more common tasks. CTRL+Z is my friend. But not everyone uses keyboard shortcuts – that’s why there’s an Undo button in the Microsoft Office user interface. Trouble is, sometimes folks just don’t see it. Moreover, in Access it’s possible that they can’t use the toolbar because…

Excel

Win an Xbox & Kinect – Get those votes in before it’s too late!

As many of you know, throughout January we’ve been celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Excel. The big online party is over on the Excel Facebook page, where there’s a contest to post your best memory of Excel. Thousands of folks have already shared their memories, and the votes are starting to pile up. But it’s not too late for you to win one of two Xbox & Kinect packages (the…

Word

Change the footnote or endnote separator (video)

If your Word document contains footnotes or endnotes, Word will automatically place a small line between the body text and the note text. This line is called the note separator. You can change the footnote or endnote separator to whatever you like or you can remove it by following the steps in this video. <div><img alt=”DCSIMG” id=”DCSIMG” width=”1″ height=”1″ src=”http://m.webtrends.com/dcsygm2gb10000kf9xm7kfvub_9p1t/njs.gif?dcsuri=/nojavascript&WT.js=No” mce_src=”http://m.webtrends.com/dcsygm2gb10000kf9xm7kfvub_9p1t/njs.gif?dcsuri=/nojavascript&WT.js=No”/></div> For more information, see Insert or create footnotes and…

PowerPoint

Fabulous free templates await: The PPT165 project is complete

Happy to announce that all 165 templates created by PowerPoint MVP Julie Terberg are now available as free downloads at Office.com. You can use these templates as-is, or unlock your inner designer (reproduction steps appear in each template’s Notes pane in PowerPoint). This is a sequel of sorts; we created PPT157 on the first set of Terberg’s templates and, well, you don’t mess with success. See more about the project including…