Access

Northwind 2010 Web Database is now available

We’re excited to announce that a longstanding Access tradition continues. A new version of the Northwind sample database has just been released. The best way to get to the template is to start up Access 2010, under Office.com Templates, click on Sample Templates, and then click on Northwind Web Database. You can also get the template here: Northwind Web Database.  As before, Northwind shows you what an Inventory/Orders system might…

Outlook gets social: See how you can Facebook while reading your email

Today, the Outlook Social Connector lets you connect with Facebook and Windows Live, and it works for Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007, along with Outlook 2010. Cool beans. I gotta say that I have been using this and it’s quite pleasurable–plus a time-saver. How do you use it? Let me show you in this quick video (complete with a warning) on the Outlook Social Connector. Learn more about the Connector and…

Outlook

Use the Outlook Social Connector with Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Windows Live!

  Outlook is the premier communications tool to stay connected with colleagues, friends, and family. Your email messages, even from multiple accounts, are in one place. Connections and communication also happen on websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Windows Live. Through these sites, you find new contacts and reconnect with old ones. You can share who you are, what you think, what you are doing, and what you like…

News

How PowerPoint font embedding and replacement can save your presentation

No doubt about it, fonts can add significant visual appeal to a presentation. As long as they make it onto the screen for your audience to see, that is. If you created your presentation on one computer, but deliver it from another (say, in a conference room), you could be stuck without the very fonts you were counting on, causing some possibly acute pre-show panic. But not to worry. Font…