Configuring Autoarchive in Outlook 2010

Configuring Autoarchive in Outlook 2010

So this week is a super quick blog we were asked by one of our clients how to Autoarchive in Outlook 2010 as their mailboxes were reaching capacity so here is a step by step guide. This is how you set up Autoarchive in Outlook 2010 Outlook 2010 Auto Archive feature is not enabled by default. To turn it on, click on the File tab then click on Options. The Outlook Options dialog opens click Advanced then the AutoArchive Settings button. The AutoArchive dialog opens notice everything is greyed out, check the box next to Run AutoArchive every (amount of days)   You can choose the settings for how you want to manage the AutoArchive feature, from how long back to items that have expired like calendar items etc....
Convert a Row into a Column in Excel

Convert a Row into a Column in Excel

Sometimes you may have entered data in a column in Excel, only to think later that it would be better to have this data in a row or the other way round. So this is how you switch a Row into a Column in Excel :- Heres my data in Excel 2010 but it works all of them going back to 2000 Select all the cells you wish to convert, and simply press Ctrl+C Now, right-click in the cell where you want to put the data in rows, and select “Paste Special…” Check the box at the bottom that says “Transpose”, and then click OK. Now your data that was in columns is in...
Sharing Documents using clipboard in Office 2010

Sharing Documents using clipboard in Office 2010

This week I am going to show you how the Microsoft Office clipboard works and how it got bigger in Office 2010. The Clipboard Allows you to copy up to 24 multiple text and graphical items from Office documents or other programs and paste them into another Office document. For example, you can copy text from an e-mail message, data from a workbook or datasheet, and a graphic from a presentation and then paste them all into a document. By using the Office Clipboard, you can arrange the copied items the way that you want in the document. I am going to show you in Word 2010, and use one of my old blog posts to show you copying images and text. Highlight the text you wish to copy and copy it (There are 3 ways of doing this Ctrl+C, Right clicking the selected area or clicking the copy button on the home tab) This is now stored as one of the 24 items you can store, you can access it and see all the items stored in it by clicking the show Dialog icon at the bottom of the “Clipboard” group. Clicking on text will paste it into the document, the item stays in the Clipboard so you can click it again and it will paste a fresh copy. Likewise this works with images, copy an image and a thumbnail will be shown in the clipboard As mentioned the Clipboard will store 24 items, when you get to the 25th item clipboard automatically deletes the oldest one first. NOTES The Office-Clipboard is not available in views where the Copy, Cut,...
Centring a Picture in Word 2013

Centring a Picture in Word 2013

This week I am going to be looking at how it can be difficult to centre a picture in a document just by dragging it around. So we are going to show you how to centre pictures, images, and other objects perfectly in Word. Centring a Picture in Word First there needs to be a picture in your document. I am going to use this wonderful picture of my two kiddies Aida and Max. To show the picture formatting tools you need to click on the photo or image and you will notice the extra menu appear. To set the picture to be just where you want it to be all you need do is click the Position button to get some quick placement options, including centred in the middle of the document or on the top. This process works the same with text-boxes and Clip art allowing you to make your documents looking...
Schedule Auto Send & Receive in Microsoft Outlook

Schedule Auto Send & Receive in Microsoft Outlook

Many of us use Outlook as the main email client, but what you might not know is you can schedule how often it checks for new messages. Today we show you how to schedule how often auto send/receive occurs If you’re busy during the day and need to keep up with your emails, you might want Outlook to check for new messages every few minutes Outlook 2013 To schedule Auto Send/Receive in Outlook 2013, click on the File tab then Options. Once you have clicked on Options a new window appears, click on Advanced and scroll down to Send and receive and click on the Send/Receive button. In this Send/Receive Groups window look for “Setting for group “All Accounts” check the box Schedule an automatic send/receive every minutes. It is set to 30 minutes by default and you can change the minutes to whatever you want it to be. Click close and you’re...
Using the Advanced Font typography in Office 2010

Using the Advanced Font typography in Office 2010

Font typography help your documents pop and stand out and can be easier to read, Office 2010 helps you take your fonts to the next level with support for OpenType ligatures and stylistic sets. I am going to show you this week how you can play with these new features in Word 2010 but it works in most of Office 2010. Office 2010 includes the new font Gabriola, which includes an incredible number of beautiful stylistic sets and ligatures, and Office 2010 including support for OpenType ligatures, stylistic sets, number forms, contextual alternative characters, and more.  These features are available in Word, Outlook, and Publisher 2010, and work the same on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. Windows has several OpenType fonts this are Calibri, Cambria, Constantia, and Corbel all include multiple number forms, while Consolas, Palatino Linotype, and Gabriola are just on Windows 7 only Using the new advanced Font typography in Word 2010 Heres how you do it, open a new document, select an OpenType font, type in some text (in this case I am using the =rand(1) to generate a paragraph of random text to show you).  Click the arrow on the bottom of the Font section of the ribbon to open the font properties. Now go to the advanced tab to see the OpenType features. You can change the ligatures setting (printing a character or piece of type that consists of two or more letters joined together, e.g. ‘æ’) Choose Proportional or Tabular number spacing… And even select Lining or Old-style number forms. Here’s a comparison of Lining and Old-style  for numbers in Word 2010 with the...
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