Using Outlook Web App on Chromebook

School’s who have adopted Google for Education who choose to continue to use Outlook instead of GMail may have the annoying problem of viewing their Outlook web app using a Chromebook. When using a Chromebook and Outlook Web app you only have the option of the “light version” which unfortunately is not great. A great…

Sharing your Outlook Calendar

Send an Invitation to Share a Calendar: 1. Click on Calendar (bottom left of screen). 2. Right-click on the calendar you want to share. 3. Mouse over Share and choose Share Calendar. 4. Enter the email(s) of who you want to share it with in the To… field. 5. Change the Details to what you…

Making the Switch to Word 2013

Office.Microsoft.com continues to provide brief and informative instructional videos for anyone who is using Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.). Here is a great video on transitioning from older versions of Word to Word 2013 (most recent).    What does the video cover: Understanding the interface and ribbon toolbar Easy access to tools and…

Smart Art in Microsoft Word

Here is a great short instructional video by Microsoft on how to use Smart Art graphics to represent your ideas and illustrations. Click here to view.    Classroom Integration: planning, organizing, and illustrating classroom content is happening often within classrooms with teachers and students. Using Smart Art can offer a simple but yet visual way…

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

If you’ve bought a pc in the past year you probably have Windows 8 installed on it and are a bit confused on the interface. The start menus is now in a tile format called metro interface. They added a section called Charms where you have to open up to search, share, show device, and…

Quick Access Toolbar

In any Microsoft Office application, you’ll see on the very top of the screen a thin toolbar section called the Quick Access Toolbar. Here you can add quick shortcuts such as: New, Open, Print, Spell check  Insert Picture, Screenshot, and many many more!  If you want to save a tremendous amount of time in Word, Excel,…

Math and Excel

Microsoft Office support has a great section on their website full of short training videos. Here is a great one I found for using Math in Excel 2010. Just a quick FYI, Office 2010 or 13 are very similar in layout and this particular video should help you regardless what version you are using. The…

20 Common PC Keyboard Shortcuts

Basic Tasks 1. Copy- Hold Ctrl and press C 2. Cut– Hold Ctrl and press X 3. Paste– Hold Ctrl and press V 4. Undo– Hold Ctrl and press Z 5. Redo– Hold Ctrl and press Y 6. Find on Page: Hold Ctrl and press F 7. Select All– Hold Ctrl and press A 8. Print– Hold Ctrl and press P 9.  Search for Files and Folders on computer- Hold  and press F    Working with Windows 10.  Switch between Open Windows-…

PowerPoint Tips and Tricks

Microsoft Office support has a great section on their website full of short training videos. Here is a great one I found for PowerPoint 2010 tips and tricks such as: using Microsoft templates, cropping images into shapes, screen clipping, and more.  Click Here  to view the webpage.