Excel

The Excel part of mail merge

Hey, the holidays are fast approaching, which means you’ve got to get your cards signed, sealed, and delivered! This post goes out to those of you who keep your address list in Excel and need to figure out how to use it to create mailing labels in Word.  Creating labels can be intimidating, mainly because there are a number of steps and you’re typically working across different programs—in this case,…

OneNote

Free update for OneNote 2010 improves SkyDrive and sync features

In response to customer feedback that many of you have reported on the OneNote forums on Microsoft Answers in the past months, the OneNote development team has released a free update for the desktop client version of Microsoft OneNote 2010. When applied, this update improves the user experience for SkyDrive integration features and the sync status interface for shared notebooks on SkyDrive and on SharePoint. Read the full blog post…

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…

OneNote

6 reasons why I used OneNote to plan a project

Earlier in the year, Jennifer Bost and Michael Oldenburg, two Office.com bloggers, took a road trip to Canada to video tape how a high school teacher was using OneNote in the classroom.  To plan for the adventure, they captured all of their research, trip details, and video storyboarding in a shared notebook. Jennifer Bost writes today’s blog post describing their process and how they used OneNote to help them collaborate…