Compare and merge slides in PowerPoint 2010

One of the little trumpeted but extremely valuable features in PowerPoint 2010 is the ability to compare and merge slides from separate decks. To use this feature, first open your main presentation file and go to the Review tab. Click the Compare button: Select the file you wish to compare it with and click Merge:…

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Customize the Word grammar checker to match your style

Tired of the Microsoft Word grammar checker underlining mistakes that are actual part of your personal writing style or company style guide? Try tweaking the settings to reduce the green squiggles that indicate a grammar error. In Word 2010, go to File, Options, Proofing and click the Settings button next to Writing Style: In Word…

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Save time when reviewing tracked changes in Word

If you review and Accept/Reject changes regularly, here’s a quick tip to add some time back to your week and reduce wear and tear on your clicking finger. Don’t accept any changes as you read through the feedback from your stakeholders, just reject the ones you don’t want. Then click the arrow under the Accept…

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Word to the wise: Change documents (and chronic mistakes!) with Track Changes

Today, we have a guest blogger. Elyssa is an editor and project manager at Brainstorm, a leading provider of online and onsite software training and one of our partners that provides customized content for your Productivity Hub. —- In any given day, I edit all sorts of documents, often sending them back and forth with…

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Revisions in Word – don’t go crazy!

I’d like to introduce a guest blogger today. Lindsay is from Brainstorm, one of our partners and a leading provider of end-user software training. Brainstorm also provides customized content for your Hub. Lindsay has some tips on integrating comments from multiple comments in one document.   As a trainer, I have helped countless people, just…

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