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Office: Word, Excel, Outlook…  // Office Apps like Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, Project, Powerpoint, 2003, 2007 and 2010

Microsoft Relaunches HotMail/Live Mail as Outlook

The new OUTLOOK.COM looks very similar to Windows Mail in Windows 8 (and to a lesser degree Outlook 2013) with an ultra clean “metro” layout.  Microsoft said the new web interface has 60% fewer pixels that Hotmail and as you can see in plain screen shot below, I don’t think they are miscalculating. Outlook.com also provides free WebApps, […]

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Office 2013 Will NOT Work on Windows XP or Vista

XP I understand but Vista is hardly old.  Vista has only 8% market share and that was likely a large factor in Microsofts logic. Share This With Your Friends Now:

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SOLVED: Where is Office 2013 / 15 Preview – Public Beta

I spent the last 30 minutes trying to locate the damn thing!  Very frustrating.  It is NOT on connect.microsoft.com microsoft.com/office microsoft.com/office2013 microsoft.com/office15 … From what  can tell so far there are only two options for the beta: www.office.com/preview which requires that you sign up for a free Office 365 account and gives you a copy of […]

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SOLVED: Calendar sharing is not available with the following entries because of permission settings on your network

Well this was a minor annoyance I could have done without.  Fortunately the solution is very simple. If you are trying to SHARE a Calendar in Outlook and you receive the dreaded: Calendar sharing is not available with the following entries because of permission settings on your network           you have […]

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SOLVED: What Will The Next Version of Office Be Called (Code Name Office 15)?

It will be called Office 2013.  According to Marry-Jo Folley, TechEd 2012 had a few demos using Office 2013 branding so while this has not been officially announced yet, it would appear to be the case.  See the yellow bar in the graphic below Office 15 = Office 2013   http://i.zdnet.com/blogs/excel2013rt.png She also says: Office 2013 is […]

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SOLVED: Missing HEADING 2 in Word 2007 2010 2013

If your STYLES are in a messed up order or are missing a few items like STYLE 3 or HEADING 2, on the STYLES group of the HOME tab in Word 2007, 2010, 2013, or 2016 you can “correct” the situation by: Click the STYLES WINDOW popup Click the OPTIONS button Click the RECOMMEND tab […]

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Whats New In Office 15?

Office 15 (likely Office 2013) is in private beta now and will have a public beta your can play with next month, in June 2012.  The product should release to manufacturing (RTM) late this year and likely be available to buy very early in 2013.    Initially users will notice that the new products all use a […]

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SOLVED: Word 2007 / 2010 Does Not Display Header

See the attached screen shot for both a picture of the problem and the steps to resolve it. If your Word document does not display the header but does display the footer then you have most likely disabled “SHOW WHITE SPACE BETWEEN PAGES”.  You can accidentally turn this off by double clicking on the space […]

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VIDEO: SOLVED: How To Merge / Join Data From Tables In Excel Using vLookup

Have you ever had data in two different Excel tables and need them joined / merged into one table? If so, this short video is for you.

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FREE Visitor Management Software With Photo ID

I recently had a client request to supply some Visitor / Guest Management software for a office reception that saw between 5 and 30 visitors a day.  They felt that their sign in log book made the company look old and out of touch. After an hour of research I could only find $1000+ software that […]

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SOLVED: Microsoft Access 2007 2010 2013 Beginner Tips

I am an old FoxPro guy and gave up development about 10 years ago (best decision I have ever made) but I needed to write a very basic app to track visitors in Access.  When I was writing my Visitor Management software I needed to lookup a number of items I don’t want to forget.  […]

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SOVLED: How To Embed a Vimeo or YouTube Video into a PowerPoint

EMBED VIDEO VIMEO or YOUTUBE into POWERPOINT It is possible to to ’embed’ a Vimeo or YouTube file into your PowerPoint: UPDATE2: May 14 2014: This is now fixed in PowerPoint 2013 with the most recent round of Windows Updates.  READ THIS for more details. UPDATE1: FEB 2014: If you are using PowerPoint 2013 see THIS […]

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