PowerPoint supports a number of common audio and video formats. We'll go through the details and show you how to incorporate audio and video files into your presentation slides.
Excel provides over 16 dozen geometric shapes that you can size and manipulate to your specific needs, plus hundreds of special effects.
Almost any PowerPoint presentation would benefit from clever animation, and the Internet has an endless supply of animated templates
Excel can send alerts based on spreadsheet data, but you'll need to write a macro to do it. We'll show you how.
Excel creates most commonly used barcodes, either from free installed fonts, or add-ins for a price. Here's how.
Excel tables have many benefits that regular spreadsheets lack. The biggest is the option to use data from multiple tables to create queries and reports.
Can Microsoft Word read to you? Yes, it can. The Speak feature was incorporated into Microsoft Office back in version 2003. Here's how it works.
Microsoft Word can translate a word, sentence, paragraph, or an entire document into 62 languages with a few clicks. Here's how.
Play background music across all the slides
Excel can convert currency given the right tools. Here's how to use the Excel Add-In called EUROTOOL.XLAM
Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? Yes: Here's how to freeze and unfreeze columns and rows.
Yes, with the Speak command (aka Text to Speech feature)
Can Excel track changes? Yes, similarly to how Word does it. Here's how to add Track Changes to the Ribbon menu and use it with your spreadsheets.
Excel can sort by cell color, font color, cell icon, and values. Here's how.
You may have used Excel for years without delving into Styles (or stylesheets). We’re going to cover Cell Styles, and Smart Art, Drawing, Graphics, Picture, and Chart Tools.
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