How to Enable Intelligent Services in Word 2016

Microsoft Office 2016 programs like Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint have access to some interesting capabilities. These include things like Powerpoint Designer, Editor, Smart Lookup, and more, which can help you in your document creation. However, these options are not turned on by default, and are only available to those individuals with Office 365 subscriptions. So […]

Can I Name a Worksheet Something Other Than Sheet1, Sheet2, etc in Excel 2013

Excel files are often referred to a spreadsheets, but they are actually files called workbooks, and they can contain multiple spreadsheets within them. These spreadsheets are called “worksheets” and can be navigated by clicking a tab at the bottom of the spreadsheet. You might already be familiar with worksheets, and have maybe even figured out […]

Word 2013 – Guide for Working with Hidden Text

Sometimes when you write a document in Word 2013 there might be information that you are unsure about whether or not to include. Or, perhaps you are showing a document to multiple audiences, and those different audiences requires some different information. Rather than having two documents, it can be beneficial for you to simply hide […]

How to Add a Send and Receive Button to the Quick Access Toolbar in Outlook 2013

You may find yourself often clicking the Send and Receive button in Outlook 2013 if you feel that you aren’t getting your messages fast enough. This button is located in the navigational ribbon, at the far-right end of the Home tab. But you might be interested in adding that button to the toolbar at the […]

How to Add the Developer Tab in Word 2016

The Word 2016 navigational structure is based around the ribbon at the top of the window. By clicking any of the tabs on that ribbon you are presented with a set of tools and settings that fall within the category identified by the ribbon tab. But if you are trying to perform a specific action […]

How to Change Print Quality in Excel 2016

I wish I could work in Excel and not have to worry about printing. Spreadsheets are much easier to deal with on a computer (in my opinion), and the default settings in Excel aren’t ideal for the majority of the situations where I find myself printing in the program. Unfortunately spreadsheet printing is here to […]

How to Size Your Slides for Legal Paper in Powerpoint 2013

Printing on legal paper can be a little more difficult than it should be in some situations, and you may have found that one of those situations can come up with Microsoft Powerpoint. The legal paper size is often ideal for certain types of presentations, particularly if you need the extra page space when you […]

How to Change the Name of a Ribbon Tab in Excel 2016

The tabs at the top of the navigational ribbon in Excel 2016 have been very similar for several versions of Excel. This continuity makes transitioning from version of the program to another a little simpler. But if you find that you are struggling to remember where a particular option or setting is located, then you […]

How to Turn Off Drag and Drop Editing in Word 2011 for Mac

When you are working in Word and Excel on a computer with a touchpad or a sensitive mouse, it’s very easy to accidentally select words and move them around. This happens because of a feature in Word that allows you to select something in the document, then drag that selection to a different location. While […]

How to Turn off Automatic Lists in Powerpoint 2013

Bulleted and numbered lists are great visual tools to use in slide shows. It lets you separate ideas into distinct units that you can then evaluate as you discuss a slide. But you may find that Powerpoint has a habit of always thinking that you want to make lists, and creating one any time you […]