All articles with 'office' Tag

Pin Frequently Used Documents to File Menu to Save Time

Published on Sep 4, 2009 in Learn Excel
Pin Frequently Used Documents to File Menu to Save Time

Here is a quick productivity tip if you work with same set of excel (or word or powerpoint) documents everyday. Just pin the documents to recent documents list in the Office Menu in MS Office 2007. See this: More excel 2007 productivity tips & double click tricks.

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Soon you can use Excel on the Web

Published on Oct 30, 2008 in technology
Soon you can use Excel on the Web

Yesterday Microsoft announced in PDC (professional developers conference) that it will be releasing a web based version office applications – Word, Excel, Power Point, One Note later this year. This is an exciting news since you can access the goodness of these powerful desktop apps inside a browser for free. No more hassles of upgrading […]

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Use Enter to Paste Copied Values in Excel [Quick Tip]

Published on Oct 17, 2008 in Learn Excel
Use Enter to Paste Copied Values in Excel [Quick Tip]

Here is a simple copy pasting tip. Next time when you want to paste a set of copied cells to another area, instead of using CTRL+V, just use ENTER. See this: Learn 16 more excel copy pasting tricks today.

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15 MS Excel Tips to Make you a Productivity Guru

Published on Oct 16, 2008 in Featured, Learn Excel

We all like to customize things, to personalize them so that we feel better, faster and smarter using them. Microsoft Excel is a perfect example of highly customizable software. It is simple to learn and use, and at the same time it is relatively easy to change the way it works for you. Here is […]

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Calculating Paydays in a calendar year using Excel

Published on Sep 17, 2008 in america, Learn Excel
Calculating Paydays in a calendar year using Excel

In India salary is usually paid on the last working day of a month – the payday. It is slightly different in countries where payrolls are processed every 2 weeks. For eg. in US most companies pay salary on every 2nd Friday / Thursday. We can calculate the paydays / payroll periods in excel with […]

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Dear Microsoft, Blog is a real word

Published on Jul 25, 2008 in blogging, Humor

Dear Microsoft (and other guys who design software that can be used to write something): Blog is a real word, just like bog or bloc or blot or blow or blob. So please add it to your esteemed dictionaries and stop harassing everyone with the wiggly red lines. Of course you can blame me for […]

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Telling a kid how software development teams work

Published on Apr 24, 2008 in Humor, Powerpoint Cartoons, technology

Inspired from a meeting incident 🙂 See other powerpoint cartoons as well

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Do not disturb : I am scheduling a meeting

Published on Apr 16, 2008 in Humor, technology, wonder why

If there is one thing that Darwin’s theory of evolution cannot explain, it would be “why humans evolved to schedule meetings?” I am no qualified biologist. Heck I don’t even know a mulberry from blue-berry. But I have spent exactly 3.1415 hours yesterday alone scheduling exactly 1 meeting. This my dear reader, qualifies me to […]

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Powerpoint Cartoons #1

Published on Mar 17, 2008 in Charts and Graphs, Humor, ideas, personal, pics, Powerpoint Cartoons

Saturday night was fun with a part at colleague’s house. Then…, You can also see all the 3 panels together here.

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Why do notebook page layouts suck?

Published on Feb 23, 2008 in business, ideas, wonder why

My job takes me to numerous meetings, even though I hate to go to so many of them. Most of the time during the meetings I end up writing lots of notes about, good ideas things to do, action items usual meeting notes mind maps, diagrams and of course doodles well, this brings me to […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah #9

Published on Jun 4, 2007 in personal

We shifted, uneventfully that is. New house is demanding a considerable amount of travel, add to it lack of internet, that should explain the reason for nopost days. My plans for CalvinFund have taken a neat shape and currently the unbooked profits stand at 4-5%. But I am going to stop it and buy the […]

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An Irish Evening

Published on May 18, 2007 in dublin, personal

After a hectic day at office and client site, we had a wonderful evening on Wednesday. It all started when one of my collegues suggested that we have a pint to cheer up the hard day at work. So off we went to a near by pub. There I got introduced to Guinness, Ireland’s own […]

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Say NO to Default Charts Forever!

Published on Mar 20, 2007 in Charts and Graphs, hacks, Learn Excel

or Excel Charting Hacks # 2Roughly 35-40% of my working time in office is spent with powerpoint. As one of my mentors said, powerpoint gives neither the power nor the point. Apart from writing truck loads of bullet points and using auto shapes, I also work alot with numbers and charts. Obviously I resort to […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah # 7

Published on Feb 28, 2007 in Movies-Books, personal

I have been reading Investment Biker, Freakonomics and No Comebacks. The last one by Frederick Fosyth, a short story collection. Investment Biker is a good books if you like travelogues, biking and investing in any order. I have seen a ton of good movies recently including Blood Diamond, American History X and Schindler’s List. I […]

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Are fund managers poor marketers?

Published on Feb 20, 2007 in media, personal finance, wonder why

Come Ferbruary, every fund house worth its NAV comes up with a hoard of ELSS / Tax planning mutual fund offerings and promotions. These days you open any (business) magazine and you see atleast a dozen ads on how MFs can save you Rs. 33,360* or something on taxes. First up the claim that they […]

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