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How to Disable Autocorrect One Time on Excel

May 23, 2022

Posted in: Excel, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Autocorrect, whether in Microsoft Office or text messages, can be a double-edged sword. Without it, your text may be riddled with spelling mistakes and could become very time-consuming to finish and correct tasks. On the other hand, with autocorrect on, you may have to manually change technically correct words but not for autocorrect. In Excel,...

How to Quickly Resize Excel Columns to Fit Contents of the Cells

Posted in: Excel, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Microsoft Excel is popular globally, especially for organizations and small businesses. Spreadsheets are incredibly useful for recordkeeping, filing, calculations, analysis, etc. Excel sheets open with a standard view where the cells have a default size. When you have different lengths of inputs in a column, some cells may show full text while others will cut it...

HOW TO SET DEFAULT PAGE MAGNIFICATION IN ADOBE ACROBAT TO 100 PERCENT

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

Here's a common question that PDF users have: "Every time I open a PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, I have to change view settings from 'fit to width scrolling' to 'fit one full page'; can I set the default view settings to 100 percent?" In other words, users often have to manually set the...

How to Enable the ‘Inclusiveness’ Editor in Microsoft Word

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

Screen shot showing options for Word's Inclusiveness Editor Our language is constantly changing, and lately, there has been a lot of focus on "inclusiveness." When writing any kind of text in Word or otherwise, you want to make sure that you're using the right terms and avoiding making mistakes that may be offensive to certain people. What if there was an editor that...

Automatically Save and Backup Word Documents to OneDrive

Posted in: Excel, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

Screen capture showing how to turn auto save on OneDrive documents. Microsoft OneDrive has an automatic backup feature that can assure your document is saved intermittently. Only documents that are saved into OneDrive will automatically save. Open an existing document and click on File, then Save As. Choose OneDrive as the saving location. You can even decide to save the document in a subfolder. Be sure to confirm...

How to Track Changes in Word Online

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

The ability to track changes has made it possible for people to collaborate on documents without the back and forth of emails that often comes with the process. Begin by going to Office.com, logging in with your Office 365 account and opening Word online. Find or create the document you would like to work on...

How To Download Maps On Google Maps For Offline Viewing

Posted in: Google/Chrome, Tech Tips

Google maps is a great resource that you can rely on anywhere in the world. The only problem is that you need an internet connection to explore its unique features. Downloading a map of your location on Google maps is one way to work around this problem if travelling off-grid. Here are a couple of...

Three Useful OneNote Tips

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

OneNote is a great note-taking application that can make your work-life easier; here are three helpful OneNote tips. Linking To Other Notes or Sections An excellent way to keep track of relevant content in your notes is to link it to related notes or sections. This is especially helpful if you collaborate with others. When...

How to change the font size on your Android mobile phone

Posted in: Google/Chrome, Tech Tips

We're not just referring to wallpapers and theme graphics when we say your Android smartphone has a lot of personalization options. You can adjust the font size in your phone, web applications, and even when writing an email. This is useful if you frequently find the text on your smartphone too tiny to read. Android, like Windows,...

Keyboard Shortcuts in Microsoft Teams

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Screen capture of a teams chat Microsoft Teams gives you a very collaborative workplace. In Teams, you can share files and information and contact your employees through live video conferencing, creating a faster and more efficient work ecosystem in your office. Teams has become quite popular, with many businesses accessing it due to its never-ending array of features that give it...