Tag: Office 2010

Looking Up E-mail Headers in Outlook 2010 or 2013

Here’s a quick tip for Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 users out there. Love it or hate it, the Office ribbon was a big change from the traditional menus of old which made accessing some functions easier whilst others just seemed to disappear altogether. One such function that seemed to disappear was the ability to …

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Enable or Disable Auto-Complete in Outlook

For whatever reason, you may need to disable or re-enable the auto-complete function in Outlook but locating the setting can be difficult as it differs between the various versions. As such, I thought I would consolidate the methods to re-enable this feature for each version of Outlook: Outlook 2003/2007 Click Tools, Click Options, On the Preferences tab …

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Office 2013 – First Impressions

Last night I decided to try out Office 2013 – perhaps not the smartest thing to do just as the university semester is getting underway but I couldn’t help myself. Anyway, I just wanted to share my first impressions of it with you starting with the installation. First of all, the time between kicking off …

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Open Regularly Updated Documents Quickly in Windows 7

Excel Jumplist

Here’s a tip for the Windows 7 users out there with Office 2010. Hopefully, you will be familiar with the concept of pinning applications to the redeveloped taskbar in Windows 7 so you can launch them straight away without having to go through the Start Menu. What you might not have realised is that you can also …

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Unlimited Photos and Documents for Windows Live SkyDrive

Here’s a quick update for those users of SkyDrive out there (and that includes you too Windows Phone folk). It seems that Microsoft will be uncapping the allowed storage for photos and documents for its SkyDrive cloud storage service. This could be seen as a form of response to Apple’s forthcoming iCloud service (which uses …

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Watch for New eBay Auctions Using RSS

eBay RSS Feed in Outlook 2010

RSS is a great tool to make sure you can keep on top of new events without having the continually poll a stack of websites in your browser. One such example might be if you are keeping your eyes peeled for some bargain auctions on eBay but would get pulled up for having eBay on …

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Learn How to Copy Your Documents to Your Kindle

Kindles are very good for packing a stack of documents into a lightweight device but not everything comes in PDF format. Sure, you could send an e-mail to your personalised e-mail address for your Kindle and have your document (of a supported format) converted and transferred to your Kindle over 3G for a fee but …

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Office 2010 Service Pack 1 – Out of the Gates

Just a quick heads up on another development from Microsoft in what is shaping up to be a busy week for them. Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010 has just been released and is available though Windows Update in both 32-bit and 64-bit flavours. You shouldn’t need to worry about which version you require …

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Make Your Own PDF Documents

CutePDF Printer

Another quick one for tonight. At some point you may have written up a document which you want to share with someone but are wary of them tampering or altering your original content (perhaps even going to the extent of using it as their own). These could be PowerPoint slides or important Word documents. Otherwise, …

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TPG Unlimited 24×7 – One Month On

A month ago, I wrote a blog entry regarding TPG’s introduction of their new ADSL2+ Unlimited 24×7 plan at selected exchanges. TPG is still rolling out the availability of this plan at exchanges as it requires the provisioning for suitable backhaul (presumably using the recently acquired PIPE as the, umm, pipe). So how did the …

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