Whats New In Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook for 2019

I recently attended Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Florida which presented many new useful features and function for Office products. What’s New In Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Desktop LIST TO GRAPHICS Microsoft want out of its way to show of the Artificial Intelligence that is built into desktop Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  The coolest new Office feature demonstrated at Ignite 2018 was a simple but powerful suggestion to move text lists into dynamic graphics using…

New Functions in Excel For 2019

You would not expect much new in Excel after 30 years of development but you would be wrong if you think there is nothing highly useful and new in Excel for 2019.  I recently attended Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Florida which presented many new useful features and function for Office products in 2019 but Excel was a special case.  In addition to all the common functionality explained in THIS article, Excel has some new VERY…

SOLVED: What’s The Difference Between Office 2019 & Office 365 Pro Plus

For many (most?) corporate users, Office 2019 would be a step down from what the Office 365 Pro Plus they are using now.  Office 2019 is a non-subscription based version of Office 365 ProPlus from October 2018 (yes, that is next month).  If you have Office 365 Pro Plus, you already have Office 2019. Microsoft emphatically claims that Office 2019 is the very last version of MS Office that consumers or companies will be able…

SOLVED: How To Easily Ad Google AdSense Adverts Into Your phpBB

Now that Google has Auto Ads, you no longer need to struggle to get advertisements onto your phpBB bulletin board. To Add Google Adverts To Your phpBB: Login to your Google AdSense account and expand CONTENT > AUTO ADS > SETUP AUTO ADS (blue text link in top right corner), the copy the code snippet if you don’t have Auto Ads setup, set it up! Using your favorite FTP tool (we like FileZilla) download and…

SOLVED: phpBB Upgrade Errors: No input file specified and Fatal error fix_user_styles.php

UPDATE 2019: The processes below were very helpful, but we just upgraded from 3.2.2 to 3.2.5 and needed more effort than what is described below so if if this does not work for you, read our new NO INPUT FILE SPECIFIED fix. I just finished struggling through updating phpBB 3.1 to 3.2 on a GoDaddy hosting plan which required me to get through two seemingly complex errors.  Before you get started there are three things…

SOLVED: VIDEO: How To Easily Move Your WordPress Website To A New Server Host For Free

We recently migrated a dozen WordPress sites from one GoDaddy host to another GoDaddy host and then to a totally different host named InMotion.com.  As a result we had to put a lot of time and effort into learning efficient migration strategies.  We moves sites completely manually and using tools.  Below are the videos explaining what we found and how to use them. It turns out that a manual WordPress migration is quite doable, you simply…

SOLVED: Does the Samsung DeX Pad Really Turn Your Cell into Desktop PC That Can Use Word Excel PowerPoint & Outlook?

This video demonstrates the Samsung DeX Pad with a Samsung S9 running Office 365 Mobile Word Excel PowerPoint Outlook as if it were a full ChromeBook.  If you want to work from your cell phone all the time, it is now an option.  When you are in office or at home, you can plug your Samsung S8 or S9 into the Samsung DeX Pad and edit your documents on a large screen with a full…

SOLVED: How To Remove Add-Ins That Are Stuck In Outlook

If you see additional icons in your Outlooks HOME ribbon and can not remove them using the normal process of FILE > OPTIONS > ADD-IN MANAGER you are likely using a hosted backend like Office 365.  In that case you can remove addins from Outlook via Outlook Web Access: Note that you can skip the first 3 steps by just clicking https://outlook.office.com/owa/?path=/options/manageapps  Surf to mail.office365.com and sign in Click the settings COG in the top right corner…

SOLVED: How To See Your Microsoft Partner Client List

If you are a Microsoft Partner and you are reselling services like Office 365 (cloud partner) it is quite hard to find a list of ALL clients you have.  It has bothered me for years that in portal.office365.com > PARTNER > CLIENTS  I do not see all of my customers.  Today I spent half an hour with Microsoft Partner Support trying to locate that list.  Four times, I was told no such list exists but…

SOLVED: In Simple Terms What is IaaS, PaaS and SaaS (as a service)?

In today’s cloud oriented world, it is easy to get confused with the “as a service” acronyms.  They are quite simple to understand if you ignore the sales jargon: What is Anything “As As Service”? aaS means that you are renting something rather than buying something.  If you connect to it online (and it is not hosted inside your company) it is an ‘as a service’ product. . What is “Infrastructure as a Service”? IaaS…

SOLVED: VIDEO: What is Microsoft Bookings?

Microsoft Bookings is an awesome new Office365 tool that allows small businesses to have their customers schedule services.  Bookings is simple to setup and simple to use.  This video shows how to setup Microsoft Bookings: Microsoft Bookings Frequently Asked Questions: Can I buy Microsoft Bookings sold without an Office 365 subscription? No, Bookings requires an Office365 subscription . Which Office 365 offering provide Bookings? All business and enterprise Office365 bundles provide Bookings . Does Bookings…

SOLVED: How To Check Your Office365 Quarentine

If you are using Office365 email, you will periodically need to check the messages that Microsoft has flagged as ‘likely bad’ and moved into a special Quarantine folder.  The Quarantine is on the Microsoft Office365 mail servers and NOT visible from Outlook or even webmail.  To see the Office365 quarantine you need to: SHORT VERSION: Surf to https://protection.office.com/#/quarantine LONG VERSION: Surf to https://protection.office.com and sign in Expand THREAT MANAGEMENT (left menu) Click REVIEW (left menu) Click…

SOLVED: Is Microsoft Sway Still Being Developed?

Sway is a fantastic starter program to build basic websites.  It looks like a competitors web based version of PowerPoint.   Sway is good enough to release to the public, but it is so basic that a friend of mine describes it as a version 0.9 even though it has been available for more than a year. For my customers the problem is that because Sway’s limited features do not see very many enhancements and because Sway has absolutely no promotion,…

SOLVED: CRM Online Solution Install Error ID: ErrorOnAuthorizationCheck

If you are trying to install a Solution into Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Office 365 and see INSTALLATION FAILED or Error ID: ErrorOnAuthorizationCheck, there is a simple solution.  This may be two problems and not one both of which you can work around easily. 1 – CRM – INSTALLATION FAILED error The problem may be recently increased security means that some CRM Solutions will not install through the normal process of surfing to the CRM Portal,…