CP017: Top 10 non-Excel MS Office tips for you – Interview with Paul Woods – Office MVP & Blogger
In the 17th session of Chandoo.org podcast, lets leave Excel aside and talk about other MS Office apps.
Thats right. We will be learning 10 tips on how to use Word, Power Point, Outlook etc. Ready?
What is in this session?
A while ago, I got an email from Paul Woods. Paul is an Office 365 MVP, fellow blogger, father of twins and intrepreneur. Since we have several coincidences in our lives (both of us are MVPs since 2009, dads to twins, bloggers & started businesses), I wanted to know more about him. I invited him to a podcast interview so that he can tell us his story and teach us how to use MS Office better.
In this podcast, you will learn,
- About Paul
- Ten tips for MS Office
- 1. Use Excel to communicate instead of just calculations
- 2. Paste Special
- 3. Double click trick!
- 4. Inserting screenshots
- 5. Turning off notifications
- 6. Reply with a meeting
- Bonus tip: Type plain English notation of dates in meeting requests
- 7. Outline view in Word
- 8. Styles
- 9. Presenting slides online
- 10. Use One Note
Go ahead and listen to the show
Links & Resources mentioned in this session:
Paul Woods websites
Many thanks to Paul Woods for sharing beautiful tips with all of us in this podcast. Please visit his websites to know more about his work & life.
Follow up tricks
- Format Painter (and 7 more formatting tips)
- Format Painter for charts
- Double click tricks in Excel
- Using Paste Special in Excel
Transcript of this session:
What are your favorite non-Excel office tips?
I like the tips about outline view & presenting online from this podcast. Apart from these 10, I also like alignment tools, slide transitions in Power Point, mail merge in Word.
What about you? What are your favorite non-Excel Office tips? Please share using comments.
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