SOLVED: Keyboard Shortcut for Quick Print

We recently needed to print the same document 50 times but needed to clear a bizarre hardware error between each job.  Every time the error was cleared, so was the print queue so the work around was to simply print the document separately 50 times.  Because Office products like Word now use a “back stage view” printing requires FILE > PRINT > PRINT each time which after a few times becomes monotonous.  So we wanted…

SOLVED: Microsoft Lists vs ToDo vs Planner vs Project Whats the Difference?

If you are a Microsoft 365 user you know there has been an explosion of new apps including three that plan things todo in lists (see what I did there!).  There are definitely similarities between the products but they each have different use cases. Lets start with the similarities. What is Microsoft SharePoint? Lists, ToDo and Planner are all running of a Microsoft SharePoint in the background.  SharePoint has been around for more than a…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Easily Swap Rows & Columns in Excel

In this short video we explain and demonstrate how to easily swap / switch / rotate / transpose rows and columns in Excel.  The process is to: Select the rows and columns you want Right click and select COPY Right click on a cell in an open area of the worksheet (or a different worksheet) and select PASTE SPECIAL Select the TRANSPOSE option We also demonstrate that some of the instructions given, even by Microsoft,…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Easily Remove Third Party Menu Items From Word Excel PowerPoint

Do you have garbage addins, like PDF tools, Printer tools, Camera tools or other junk cluttering the menus in your Office products like Word Excel and Outlook? Get rid of them. We demonstrate how to disable and how to permanently remove junk menu items in Word Excel and PowerPoint. These add menu items from Adobe, Samsung, Cannon, HP, … and others are: not helping your machines performance add visual clutter which slows YOU down most…

SOLVED: How To Stop Skype From Automatically Starting

It seems that every few years we have to create a new cookbook of how to stop Skype from starting up automatically at login.  This is definitely a frustrating situation as Microsoft knows better than most they should not force software on users.  Today the problem is that there are several different versions of Skype; the full desktop client, the Universal Windows App and the web client. The web app is easy enough to avoid;…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How to Install Version 2 Exchange Online Commandlets

Verison 2 of Exchange Online Commandlets (aka EXOv2 Cmdlets) are new commands that much simplify the command line administration of hosted Exchange.  In our case, we need these new commands to more quickly manage our Office365 Exchange Online implementation.  The problem is that EXO v2 commands are not included in the latest version of Windows 10 20H2 or in PowerShell 7.  Fortunately there is an easy way to add them: Launch a PowerShell as an…

SOLVED: How to Remotely Wipe a Cell Phone from Exchange Online O365

If you need to wipe out a cell or tablet remotely using Exchange Online the process is quite simple: Login to the Exchange Management Console in Office 365 As an admin, login to portal.office.com as an administrator if you are a standard user you will need to contact your admin to perform this task Click the ADMIN link Expand the ADMIN CENTERS Click EXCHANGE link Alternately you could go directly to the Exchange Management Console:…

SOLVED: What Browsers Do Microsoft 365 Apps (Word, Excel, Outlook…) Support?

Below is the most current list of supported browsers for opening and editing Microsoft 365 Apps (formerly Office 365 webapps) like PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and more. We offer a free 30 day trial of Office 365 for up to 25 users directly from Microsoft HERE. Windows 10: Google Chrome Internet Explorer 11 IE11 stops being supported for O365 Apps August 17 2021 IE11 stops working with MS Teams November 30, 2020 Microsoft Edge…

SOLVED: How To Record Audio PowerPoint

There are three ways to use PPT to add audio: INSERT tab > click AUDIO add what you want then RIGHT CLICK on the audio > select STYLE and select PLAY IN BACKGROUND.  This will set the audio to play through all slides INSERT > RECORD SCREEN (this will allow you to screen capture whatever is on the screen and the audio with it, including the very PPT you are working on – you can…

SOVLED: What are The New Names for Office 365 Products?

On March 30th 2020, Microsoft announced naming changes of Office 365 subscriptions for small and medium businesses. “…The Office suite is core to the Microsoft productivity experience, and that’s not changing. But over the last several years, our cloud productivity offering has grown well beyond what people traditionally think of as “Office.” Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are more important than ever before. But in Microsoft 365 we’re breathing new life into these apps with the…

SOLVED: Teams Audio Conferencing Dial In Number is Missing

If a user finds that their DIAL IN number in Teams is not showing in Teams Meeting invites, there are three things to do to solve it. If you know what you are doing and have run through the more obvious stuff, just scroll down to #3 to see how we fix it. 1 – Determine if this a Teams issue or an Outlook Issue Make sure this is not really an Outlook problem by…

SOLVED: Outlook Not Showing Teams Presence Icons

If you are used to Skype for Business or Teams, you know that one of the their fundamental functions is providing presence information to Outlook.  You can bring up an Outlook email and see the status of the people in TO and CC fields, which can be very helpful. The problem is that presence icons may not appear in Outlook in some circumstances.   The details of troubleshooting Teams presence icons is below but what was…