Webinar: Creating forms in Word

Need a form fast? We’ll show you how to grab a professional made template in Word, personalize it, even lock it down so folks can’t monkey with the various fields. You can print them out of make it a fillable online form.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • How to search and download templates
  • Working with the Developer tab, without losing your wits
  • Creating a fillable form
  • How to use a scanned form

 References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series.
 –Doug Thomas

Webinar: What is Yammer?

Does your business use Yammer? It could be just a matter of time. See how this private social network can help your company stay connected and share information and ideas. We’ll show you the basics and have plenty of Q&A with Yammer experts.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • Is Yammer just another social network?
  • Communicate with co-workers
  • Create areas for projects or teams
  • Wow, you may not use email anymore

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series. You can also add the webinar series to your calendar.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar: OneNote for iPad updates

Learn how the OneNote update for iPad makes it faster and easier than ever to create notebooks, work with sections, and create lists in your favorite app for organizing your life.

OneNote also is available on Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Phone, and Android. If you’ve been using OneNote on your other devices and want to learn how to get it up and running on your iPad, join us and we’ll show you how to get started, plus share some cool tips especially for working with OneNote for iPad.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • How to get your OneNote notebooks on the iPad
  • How to create notebooks in OneNote for iPad
  • How to add, rename, delete sections
  • Automatic list detection

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb to see more about the webinar series.
–Dave Ludwig

Webinar: Handouts for PowerPoint with guru Rick Altman

Do you print your PowerPoint slides to hand out afterward? We’ll show you how to do it, while our guest, author and presentation expert Rick Altman, explains how you can avoid “handout hell,” where neither the slides or the handouts are effective. Rick has been helping folks create better talks for more than 25 years and notably authored the popular and provocatively-titled Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Suck. Join us for this special webinar to ask Rick your questions about PowerPoint.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • Ways to print handouts
  • Examining the reasons people print handouts
  • Making smarter slides
  • Your questions for Rick

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar: 1-minute Office timesavers

In this week’s webinar, you’ll learn the most excellent timesavers to get work done faster. More than the typical keyboard shortcuts, these take a minute to learn and can save you hours in the long run.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • How to get work done, not just email
  • The best way to start a PowerPoint deck
  • Moving items smartly
  • Tell the audience your own favorite timesaver

References for this webinar

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Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar: What do you want to learn about Office this year?

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to learn something new about Office? Maybe get a handle on your Outlook inbox or figure out PivotTables in Excel? We’ve posted the links we talked about with webinar listeners below for reference.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • Answer questions submitted in previous webinars
  • Show you content live about the best places to start

References for this webinar

PivotTables

Access

OneNote

SkyDrive

SharePoint

Power View

Outlook

Office 365

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series live.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar on cool tools: Office Remote and Mouse without Borders

Want some free stocking stuffers to help you get more done faster, and gain admirers too? With the new Office Remote you can control presentations with your phone, and Mouse Without Borders lets you control several PCs with one mouse and keyboard.

What you will learn at the webinar

  • A demo of Office Remote controlling presentations with your Windows Phone
  • A demo of Mouse Without Borders to control multiple PCs with one mouse

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar: Big new updates to the OneNote Windows Store App

Learn how to find and view the notes you care about most faster than ever with the latest big OneNote update for the Windows Store App.  OneNote was already available for laptops, Windows phones, iPad, iPhone, and Android–now it’s on Windows 8.1 touch devices too. See how OneNote has been re-imagined in this live demo spotlighting the latest features that just rolled out last week.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • New features on OneNote for Windows 8.1
  • Capture pictures, screenshots, whiteboards (& search them too)
  • Yes, it looks like a speedometer
  • OneNote for other devices

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series. You can add the webinar series to your calendar.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar: The latest features in Word Online

The free Office Online have some new, much-requested features to show off. Starting with Word Online, we’ll look at simultaneous editing, also called real-time co-authoring, and we’ll even show you where the Save button went (it’s a good thing). Also, we’ll show you how to get started with Office Online.
Note: Word Online was formerly known as Word Web App.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • How to begin with an Office Online
  • Five new features for the Word Online
  • See how up to 25 folks can edit at the same time

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series. You can add the webinar series to your calendar.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar: OneNote for (holiday) planning

Dear Kris Kringle:

Please don’t put me on the naughty list, but your long scroll of paper has to go. OneNote simplifies list-making (and saves trees too), and you can add photos and share easily since there are apps for all the elves’ devices. Plus, you can keep track of your lovely wife’s “honey-do” list and plan your post-ride holiday party. We’ll show you all of that if you can take a few minutes off on Tuesday.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • What is OneNote?
  • Making a wish list and sharing it
  • Using Outlook tasks in OneNote
  • Plan that major renovation or vacation

References for this webinar

 

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series.

— Doug “on the nice list” Thomas

Webinar: Getting Office 365 for your nonprofit

Office 365 is now available for qualifying nonprofits through its software donation program. The donation allows nonprofits to get the latest services such as  robust, commercial-free email, calendar, instant messaging, and web conferencing tools.

Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • What you get for free with Office 365 for
  • Office 365 for Nonprofits plans and pricing
  • Help protect your data
  • Share a doc, or keep it private 

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series live every Tuesday.

–Doug Thomas

Webinar: Tips for writing college papers

Outline, MLA, format, citation, bibliography—there’s a lot to know when you write a research paper. We’ll give college students tips and templates to organize and format fast.

First, we’ll go over the importance of using an outline, so that you can organize your paper easily. Then we’ll show you the handy MLA template that will set the margins, spacing, font size, and page numbers for you. And last but not least, we’ll generate a bibliography, an incredible feature that is often overlooked.

What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar

  • How to download and use the MLA template
  • How to create a multilevel outline list
  • How to quickly convert your outline to a draft
  • How to insert citations
  • How to insert a “Works Cited,” or, bibliography

References for this webinar

Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to join the series.

–Dave Ludwig