Visio

Microsoft Visio is the best way to build complicated flow charts and hierarchical organization charts without having to pull out all of your hair. These tips will make the most complicated diagrams easy to create with Microsoft Visio.

The More Button in Microsoft Office

The More Button in Microsoft Office

There are a lot of “hidden secrets” in Microsoft Office that are actually sitting there right out in the open. A little bit of curiosity will go a long way toward making you into a Microsoft Power User. One of my favorites is the More button. The More button is ubiquitous throughout Microsoft Office, and… Keep Reading

Accessibility Features in Office 2016 Strengthen

Office 2016 Accessibility Strengthens

Features that make computer software accessible are often over-looked by mainstream bloggers because they don’t understand them. People who work with the disabled, and those who work for organizations that want to communicate with them, however, know that this is the place where we need to put our strongest efforts. Like most people, I hadn’t… Keep Reading

Microsoft Office 2016 Coming Soon…

Office 2016 Coming Soon

In fact, it is coming sooner than many people expected. Even though Microsoft had already launched Office 2016 for Macintosh earlier this year, some people were expecting the launch of the Windows version to be delayed. Microsoft seems to be having a lot more success with their Windows 10 rollout, however, and is looking more… Keep Reading

Ribbon, Ribbon, who’s got my d@$#n Ribbon!?

Ribbon Comparison in MS Word

The introduction of the Ribbon in Microsoft Office 2007 programs rocked a lot of peoples’ worlds. In fact, it was the number one reason many long-time users felt compelled to go back and starting taking software classes. It’s ubiquitous today, but there was a time when many people predicted its demise. And that day is… Keep Reading

Using Hot Keys in Microsoft Office

Hot Keys in Microsoft Office

I want to follow up on yesterday’s post about using keyboard shortcuts, and show you a different type of shortcut that’s built into Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office products use something called Hot Keys that give you the ability to navigate the Ribbon without ever actually touching the mouse. This type of keyboard shortcut doesn’t involved… Keep Reading

Keyboard Shortcuts and Option Tweaks for Microsoft Office Programs

Options in Microsoft Office

I want to talk with you today about one of my favorite tips for getting around in Microsoft Office programs: keyboard shortcuts. Microsoft has given us multiple ways to accomplish any task, including the Ribbon, right-clicking the mouse and keyboard shortcuts. Any power user will tell you, however, that you will work more proficiently if… Keep Reading