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.…

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You asked about … watermarks

So many Office customers ask about watermarking that we’ve gathered the best answers here–links to our top instructions for using watermarks in Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel. (Excel doesn’t have an actual watermark feature, but you can still create watermarks in Excel using photos or words.) Not sure what we mean by watermarks? Not to be confused with backgrounds, which fill the entire page, watermarks are usually ghosted words, such…

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Power Tip: Maximize the use of TempVars in Access 2007 and 2010

Today’s tip is provided by Juan Soto, Senior Access Developer at AccessExperts.net. His blog is at AccessExperts.net/blog and you can subscribe to it by clicking here. Juan is a frequent speaker at Access user groups nationwide and was a participant in the last Access developers kitchen for Access 2010. He can be reached through his website or his blog. The TempVars collection has the ability to save you time, improve…

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Power Tip: Maximize the use of TempVars in Access 2007 and 2010

Today’s tip is provided by Juan Soto, Senior Access Developer at AccessExperts.net. His blog is at AccessExperts.net/blog and you can subscribe to it by clicking here. Juan is a frequent speaker at Access user groups nationwide and was a participant in the last Access developers kitchen for Access 2010. He can be reached through his website or his blog. The TempVars collection has the ability to save you time, improve…

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…

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How to embed a PowerPoint presentation on a web page

You can display a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation on your web page, such as your blog or SharePoint wiki page.Here’s a step-by-step guide: The presentation is stored in a public location in Windows Live SkyDrive, where you copy an HTML tag that you paste into the HTML of your blog or wiki page. That way, people can see the presentation without having to go to the SkyDrive folder. They advance through…