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Easily Convert to PDF in Office 2010

As a new feature in Microsoft Office 2010, you can easily convert your document to a PDF from any Office program (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). In previous versions of MS Office, you needed to have additional software installed to create… Continue Reading →

Looking for Help with Office 2010?

Many Loyolans are now running the 2010 version of the Microsoft Office Suite from their desktops. Loyola traditionally offers technology workshops in January and August through our Training Central program, and starting January 2012 the Office classes – Excel, PowerPoint,… Continue Reading →

Office 2010: Have You Made the Switch?

Odds are you’ve heard something about the campus-wide upgrade to Windows 7.  If not, here’s the short version: By the end of the calendar year, all labs, classrooms, and faculty and staff computers will be running Microsoft’s latest. But other… Continue Reading →

A Microsoft Word Timesaving Tech Tip: Format Painter

Have you ever wondered what that paintbrush icon on your toolbar in any of your Microsoft Office applications actually does? Most likely, you’ve never used it or might be that you’ve not even noticed it. This little paintbrush icon is… Continue Reading →

Preview Documents in Word

If you can’t remember which document you need, Word 2007 allows you to easily preview documents before opening them. After you open Word, go to the Microsoft Icon and select Open. To enable the preview, click on the icon in… Continue Reading →

Using Formatting Styles in Word 2007

If you want to create a professional looking document, the preset styles in Word 2007 make it easy to choose headings, subheadings, and font themes that are designed to complement one another. Using the Quick Styles feature can help save… Continue Reading →

Track Changes as you Edit in Word

Track Changes in Microsoft Word is a helpful feature for viewing and editing revisions while you work in a document. This tool can be incredibly useful when multiple users are editing the same document. Also, if you are a professor,… Continue Reading →

Adjusting Auto-Save in Office 2007

If you’ve ever lost your work due to a computer freeze or power loss then you know how frustrating it can be.  In Microsoft Office, there is a way to help prevent such a disaster. All you need to do… Continue Reading →

Reduce the Size of Large PowerPoint and Word Files

With Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, large files are almost always caused by images.  You might have high resolution digital photos from your digital camera that you’ve inserted, high quality scans, or uncompressed graphics all throughout your file. Reducing file size… Continue Reading →

Easily Extract Images from a Word Document

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… Continue Reading →

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