How to Cut Out Part of a Picture in Powerpoint for Office 365

While there is a tool in Windows called Paint that lets you edit pictures, many users aren’t comfortable in the application, or even know that it exists. Image editing programs like Paint are helpful for performing minor edits, such as cropping a picture. But Microsoft Powerpoint also has a cropping tool that you can use […]

Can Microsoft Word Read to You?

Microsoft Word has a ton of features, many of which are never used by a large number of users. But some of these lesser-used features are pretty interesting, including one which will have Microsoft Word read your document to you. This feature, called Read Aloud, is part of Microsoft Word by default. It can even […]

How to Insert as Text in Microsoft Outlook for Office 365

If you have a document or an HTML file that you like to use in your emails, then you are probably familiar with the “Insert as Text” option in Microsoft Outlook. This feature lets you insert the contents of a file directly into the body of an email message. If you often use a specific […]

How to Make a Thicker Bottom Border in Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel displays a series of gridlines by default which let you see the boundaries of your cells. But these gridlines won’t print by default, and they may not be as pronounced, or they may not be the right color when you do set them to print. Adding borders to your cells gives you more […]

How to Add Line Numbers in Microsoft Word for Office 365

Are you working on a document with other people and finding it difficult to reference particular parts of the document? Or are you looking for a simple way to number a list of items? Microsoft Word has an option that will let it automatically number each line in the document for you. These numbers appear […]

How to Change the Voice in Microsoft Word When Reading Aloud

Microsoft Word has a feature that will cause it to read your document aloud. Simply click where you want it to start, enable the feature, then click the “Play” button. This feature has some default settings, including the speed at which it reads, as well as the voice that it uses. But the settings that […]

How to Bottom Align in Microsoft Word for Office 365

New documents that you create in Microsoft Word will align your content to the top of the page by default. This means that when you start typing, the text will appear on the top-most line in the document. This is a very common requirement for most documents, and many people find this to be the […]

How to Change the Gutter Position in Microsoft Word 2016

Microsoft Word includes several settings that let you control the margins and spacing around the document. Many schools and organizations have their own specific requirements for the sizes of these margins, but you may encounter a new setting that is unfamiliar if you need to bind your document. Since binding takes up some additional space […]

How to Convert Microsoft Powerpoint to PDF

While Microsoft Powerpoint is a very common tool in both organizational settings and school, not every situation requires a Powerpoint file. You may find yourself needing to share or upload a Powerpoint presentation somewhere, but a PDF file is either requested or simpler to use. Luckily you don’t need to resort to an online converter […]

How to Convert a Microsoft Word Table to Excel

While Microsoft Excel features a number of advanced tools and settings to work with data in spreadsheet and table formats, Microsoft Word has some of those options, too. If you’ve created a document in Microsoft Word that needed to reference some data, then it’s entirely possible that you have elected to present that data in […]