The quick access toolbar is an incredibly useful feature that in my mind is often overlooked. If you regularly use Microsoft office, and particularly if there are certain functions that you use often, customising the quick access toolbar can shave minutes off a job, helping you to provide a fast and efficient service for your … Continued
I recently had a piece of work to do for a client that appeared on the surface to be a simple task. Just mail merging a document using a standard excel spreadsheet. What I thought would be a quick job turned into something much longer when I discovered there were hyperlinks in the spreadsheet that … Continued
In a previous article, we talked about uses for footnotes and endnotes and how to insert them into a document. One of the drawbacks of using built in functions of Microsoft Word is that the ability to customise the results is often limited. This is exactly the case when working with footnotes and endnotes.
Footnotes and Endnotes in Microsoft Word allow you to reference additional information or credit external sources in a document. You will have seen them in reference books, press releases and research papers (and many other documents besides that).
The best virtual assistants always have a bank of time saving tips and tricks, useful gadgets and bits of software that help us get the job done quicker than the average Joe. As our time is our biggest asset, it makes sense to be able to get jobs done as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Writing and printing letters in Microsoft Word is a fairly simple task that all virtual assistants must know how to do. Yet recently, I was asked a question that I actually didn’t know the answer to. I was asked “what are the measurements for placing the address block in a letter in the correct place … Continued
When you are working with large documents in Microsoft Word, it can sometimes be hard to keep track of where you are. Navigating your way around these documents is confusing and can be time consuming.
Sometimes when transcribing audio files, it’s necessary to insert time codes into the transcript. A common example would be where there is a point in the dictation that is inaudible and you want to flag it up for the client to check.
Ever thought about how much time you waste saving files in the wrong place? For most computers and programs, the default save location is set to ‘My Documents’, which is a useful place to save files! However, sometimes when using Microsoft Office for business, it might be necessary to save your files in a different … Continued
Following on from part one of this series on editing documents in Microsoft Word, we now go on to look at styling a document.