A Weekend with Project Server

Well… I have set a goal to learn Microsoft Project by the end of the year, which gives me through… <checks calendar>… Monday. Crap. I run a decent number of projects simultaneously, and want to be able to publicly report on progress to stakeholders through SharePoint. Project has lists, SharePoint has lists.Project has Gantt Charts,…

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Even more Virtual PC/Server images

2007 Office System Demo and HOL Images This virtual machine demonstration environment contains almost 50 Hands-On-Labs, ~25 demos, and more than 10 software packages.  A mere 50GB is needed on your hard drive to install this (large) image! Once you have walked through all of the Hands-On-Labs and demos, you will know more about SharePoint…

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Two Decks and PowerPoint

Learned a neat trick today that I thought I would share with you all.  If you are ever working on a PowerPoint presentation, and want to copy slides from one presentation to the other, you might think it nice to be able to open up one PowerPoint Deck on one monitor, and the other deck…

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Uploading Spreadsheets into SharePoint Lists

Ran into an interesting issue when trying to upload a spreadsheet from Excel 2007 into SharePoint 2007. To do so, you would normally click on Site Actions –> Create –> Import Spreadsheet.  In the past, I have found this to be the easiest way to create and populate a SharePoint List.  however, when doing so…

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Office for Starving Students

Are you a starving student?  Would you like a copy of Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate for cheaper than MS Employees can pick it up at the Company Store? I honestly think that Office 2007 is the best product we have released in a long time.  I am a student myself, and Office 2007 makes it…

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Hyperlinks in Entourage

I’ve been playing around with Entourage on my Mac for the last couple of days (in order to access my Email from Exchange while I am out of the office). It turns out that there is a curious feature missing from Entourage… You can’t highlight a word and then insert a hyperlink. (Don’t ask me…

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Office 2007 – What ever happened to that menu option?

Have you ever wondered where that menu option went in the new Office 2007 applications?  Now you can find the answer with the following interactive guides which can be accessed online or downloaded to your computer.  Excel 2003 to Excel 2007 Online: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel/HA101491511033.aspx Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=89718ABD-2758-47B3-9F90-93788112B985&displaylang=en Word 2003 to Word 2007 Online: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word/HA100744321033.aspx Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9044790B-4E24-4277-B714-66D7B18D0AA1&displaylang=en PowerPoint…

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