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Shed those extra pages (video)

People often have problems with page breaks–especially with deleting them, and especially when they are adding extra, unwanted pages to the end of a document.This is partly because Word has two kinds of page breaks–the kind that it inserts automatically if you keep typing past the end of the page, and the kind that you add manually (for example, by pressing CTRL+ENTER).In this quick video, I’ll show you the difference…

Better PowerPoint presentations: The Office Casual Way (video)

Here’s a little balm to sooth your nerves about presenting at your next meeting. I’ve collected some advice from presentation masters Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki, and Garr Reynolds to help you create better PowerPoint Slides and give better presentations. Plus we’ll look at that ace you have up your sleeve: PowerPoint’s underutilized Presenter’s View tool. Read the full post to find help and how-to links discussed in the video. –Doug…

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.…