How to Change Layers in Powerpoint 2013

You might decide that you need to change layers in your Powerpoint slideshow if an object in a slide is covering, or being covered by, another object. This can be important to know if you have transparent pictures in your slideshow, and you are trying to position your text boxes and pictures so that they […]

How to Open A Desktop Shortcut in Your Non-Default Browser in Windows 7

The default browser on my main computer is Google Chrome, as I generally prefer to use that browser. But occasionally a certain site will work or look better in a different browser. This happens a lot with older Web apps that were specifically designed to work in Internet Explorer, and might be problematic when you […]

How to Print Powerpoint 2013 Handouts Without the Date and Time

Handouts are an important part of Powerpoint presentations, as they allow your audience to follow along with the information on the presentation, while also serving as a means to include additional information that might not fit into the slides themselves. But you might find that you need to remove the date and time from the […]

How to Change or Edit an Existing Header in Excel 2013

The header section of an Excel spreadsheet is a great place to add a page number, or include important information that can help to identify the printed sheet. But if you have a worksheet that you update periodically, you might find that the information currently contained within the header is no longer accurate, and that […]

How to Combine Three Columns Into One in Excel 2013

Excel 2013 makes it possible for you to automatically generate and combine data that you have already entered into your spreadsheet. One way that you can do this is the CONCATENATE formula, which allows you to combine three columns into one in Excel. This is a powerful Excel tool to know, as it can help […]

How to Count the Number of Characters in a Cell in Excel 2013

Excel 2013 has a lot of formulas that can help you to analyze your data. Often these formulas allow you to perform mathematical operations on your cells, and formulas make it easy to update those operations if you happen to change the data in one of those cells. Occasionally, however, you might need to use […]

How to Change Tracking Numbers from Scientific Notation in Excel 2013

Many large businesses will ship dozens, if not hundreds or thousands of packages in a day. Almost all of the customers receiving those packages will want a way to track their shipments, so you may find yourself in possession of an Excel file with a lot of tracking numbers. But Excel has an annoying habit […]

How to Delete a Font from Microsoft Word 2013

Microsoft Word 2013 has a rich repository of font choices that you can use to customize your documents as you see fit. Each of those fonts can be customized in a number of different ways, such as changing the color, or size, making the text bold or italic, or applying a number of other formatting choices […]

Why Is Excel Still Printing Lines When I Have Already Turned Off Gridlines?

Excel spreadsheets can be difficult to read when you print them without any kind of lines to separate data in cells. On paper this can cause the data in the cells to appear to blend together, making it difficult to determine the physical separation of each cell. But sometimes you will be printing a spreadsheet […]

How to Stop Excel from Removing the Second Decimal Place If It’s a Zero

Excel 2013 has a wide range of formatting choices that can be applied to cells in a worksheet. But some of the default formatting choices can be frustrating to deal with, especially when you need your numbers to display a certain way. One characteristic that you might be dealing with involves numbers with a second […]