excel 2013 to the rescue…

My wife had a spreadsheet with lots of references and complexity that she was working with for hours.  She saved the file in Excel 2007 and something went wrong – she was unable to open or use the file in Excel 2007.  She downloaded the original and spent hours working on a second copy.  I…

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pptplex

We’re almost there – Windows 8 will RTM in a couple of days!  Once Windows 8 hits the RTM (or release to manufacturing) milestone, there will be a wave of presentations surrounding this milestone.  I was reviewing the PowerPoint templates available to me and came across PPTPlex – which allows some novel approaches to presenting…

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office 2013 tip: touch mode for windows 8 tablets

The Office Ribbon is a huge improvement, but on a touch screen what if these options are a little too close together?  In Office 2013, there is a touch mode to give you a little extra real estate for you finger. from the customer quick access toolbar, add touch mode… now touch mode is a…

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office 2013 tip: outlook 2013 notifications on windows 8

A few days ago I posted about using Metro applications.  The more time you spend in Windows 8 and in particular the Metro interface it becomes important that even applications that run on the desktop (or desktop mode) need to be able to grab your attention with their notifications (the notification area is great if…

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