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 between the ribbon and the top of your page (see the top right of the screen shot below). To solve…

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.  Below is my brief set of tips and reminders for Access: How to set an Icon in the Title Bar:…

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 post UPDATE: MAR 2014: SP1 for Office 2013 does NOT resolve the issue. IMPORTANT NOTE: the video is not really…

SOLVED: How to Manually Configure Outlook 2007 2010 2013 For Office 365

After your have download and run the “Office Desktop Apps” update from portal.microsoftonline.com/download/default.aspx and Obtain the required info from OWA: Log into OWA, in the upper-right corner, click the question mark (Help) icon and the click About. Locate and note the Exchange Client Access Server Name, Mailbox Server Name, and Host name. Create a new Outlook profile and choose Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Select Exchange and when prompted for the Exchange server you…

SOLVED: Outlook Links Result in: This Operation Has Been Cancelled Due To Restrictions

When clicking a link from Outlook you see the following error popup: The problem is that your Browser is apparently not set as default for Outlook.  Personally, I see this whenever someone installs/uninstalls Google Chrome. There are two ready ways to fix this: You can either use the Microsoft online FixIt tool HERE  or Fix the registry yourself using the your browsers GUI: Start Internet Explorer. Click the Tools icon and click Internet Options. Click…

Outlook Problems? Use the New Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer to Fix Them

…Two Microsoft engineers with more than 30 years of combined experience in supporting Office, Outlook and Exchange Server have produced the Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT), a useful program that will scan your Outlook 2007/ 2010 profile for common issues and report on anything it finds… … On our test PC, for instance, we were told that one of our folders contained too many items. And if your copy of Outlook has crashed a few…

Microsoft 2012 Product Roadmap – Windows 8, Server 8, SQL 2012, IE10, Office 15…

Below is a quick table providing the the 2012 roadmap: Windows 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 2/10) Windows Server 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 1/27) System Center 2012 Anticipated release: Early 2012(UPDATED 2/7) SQL Server 2012 Anticipated release: First half of 2012 (UPDATED 1/24) Internet Explorer 10 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 “Office 15” Anticipated release: Q4 2012 (UPDATED 2/10) “Exchange 15” Anticipated…

SOLVED: How To Reset Word 2007 2010 2013 Settings Without Reinstalling

If you have changed your default font, boarders, page size, and you can’t remember how to undo those changes or if you just have a weird Word 2007 2010 2013 problem, you can easily reset your settings back to default by deleting a few files. Before you begin, close Word. Delete NORMAL.DOTM and BUILDINGBLOCKS.DOTX Normal.DOTM and BuildingBlocks.DOTX usually reside in C:\Users\<your user name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates The default NORMAL.DOTM files used for new profiles are stored C:\Users\Default\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates These…

SOLVED: How To Remove Shared Calendar That Does Not Exist in Outlook

As soon as you click (right or left) on a rooms calendar that is in your Outlook but removed from Exchange some time previous,  you may receive the error: “The connection to Microsoft Exchange is Unavailable.  Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action”. Outlook is online but, again, the room has been removed Exchange 2007 some time previous. ANSWER: Right click on any other calendar first and you will see the expected full list of options, including DELETE ROOM.  Then right clicked on…

Office 15 Technical Preview Released and Is Already Full

What this means is that there is a pre-Beta of the next version of Office, but you can’t get it. “Not since Office 2003 has Microsoft taken such an “ambitious undertaking” to reinvent the productivity suite. Today, PJ Hough, CVP of development for Microsoft’s Office division, announced the “technical preview” for the suite’s next version and then rudely announced it’s “already full”. Oh yeah? Why the frak tell us about it then? It’s that ambitious…

Office 15 – Office 2014 Beta 1 To Be Released in January 2012 CES

While no one knows for sure, the rumours are, and Microsoft’s historical release pattern, predicts that the next version of Office will enter Beta 1 at the January 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. The beta at CES will likely show off the new “Metro” styled interface with an emphasis on simplicity and pen/touch screen input. WinRumors is showing the simplified interface below.  You can read their full story HERE.   Share This With Your Friends Now:

SOLVED: How to View Unread Messages in Outlook 2010

To avoid a major rant, let me just say that I can not think of a single good reason for Microsoft to remove the VIEW, UNREAD MESSAGES option that has existed in Outlook 2000 and 2003.  To the point, if you want to view your unread messages in Outlook 2010 simply: Click the VIEW tab in Outlook 2010 Click the VIEW SETTINGS button Click the FILTER button Check the ONLY ITEMS THAT ARE box Select UNREAD…