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Patch Tuesday, Software Patches and Updates

February 3rd, 2010

In order to keep your computer’s operating system running safely and efficiently, it is important that you regularly install the latest software patches and updates.  In this week’s Tech Tip, the Loyola University Information Security Office provides information and resources to help you keep your software up-to-date. What is Patch Tuesday? Patch Tuesday refers to […]


Easily Extract Images from a Word Document

October 22nd, 2009

Once an image is included in a Word document, it is embedded as part of the file.  If you would like to use an image that is part of a Word document, luckily there is a quick and easy way to extract and save images from Word.  Saving a Word document as a Web page […]


Free Office 2007 Online Tutorials

August 13th, 2009

If you’ve recently upgraded to Office 2007, then you are most likely aware of the learning curve involved to adapt to the new version. If you are still learning the ropes or are planning on making the switch, it’s helpful to know that Microsoft offers free tutorials to help you with the transition.  Guides to […]


Easily Share an Excel Workbook

June 4th, 2009

There is an incredibly helpful collaboration feature built into Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 that many people aren’t even aware of.  In both versions you can share an Excel workbook so that multiple users can make modifications at the same time.  If you store Excel files on Loyola’s shared network you can share your file with […]


Microsoft Office Templates for Just about Everything

Microsoft Office Templates for Just about Everything

November 6th, 2008

Why be satisfied with that old PowerPoint, newsletter, fax, or memo design, when you can get an exciting new one for free from Microsoft!  You can find templates for brochures, calendars, greeting cards, labels, memos, invitations…even floorplans, paper folding projects and tournament brackets! Just go to the templates page of Microsoft Office’s Website and look […]


Sharing Files between Mac and PC

Sharing Files between Mac and PC

August 15th, 2008

If you’re a Mac user and you share Microsoft Office documents with PC users then you need to make sure that the file extension is included when you a save a file. A file extension is typically a three letter code that appears at the end of a file name and is used by the […]