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  • Office Live add-in means you’ll never lose another document | IT Business
    webpage For people working strictly with Microsoft Office with a minimum of collaboration this product is great Although it allows for sharing documents over the Web I find that for sharing and collaboration Google Docs is still a more comprehensive solution Unlike the Office Live add in Google Docs allows multiple users to simultaneously edit a single document and it doesn t require all users to purchase a compatible version of Office This may all change when Microsoft finally releases free web versions of its Office 2010 Suite However the offline abilities of Google Docs are rudimentary at best and this is where Microsoft Office still shines Michael Scalisi is an IT manager based in Alameda California Source Computerworld com Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Exploited IT workers will jump ship when recovery comes Britney Spears Twitter hoax says much about security on social networks Managing Business Mobility beta documents excel Microsoft Office Office Live powerpoint Word What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business February 27th 2013 Microsoft Office coming to iPad despite alternatives January 2nd 2013 AOL launches new Alto email tool October 18th 2012 Cloud based property management just a click away for landlords August 15th 2012 Microsoft s Office 15 embraces software as a service model July 18th 2012 First look at Microsoft Office 2013 customer preview July 16th 2012 Best freeware alternatives for expensive business software June 22nd 2012 Updated B C tech map includes 1 400 companies June 20th 2012 How to create your first Microsoft Access database April 24th 2012 10 provocative PowerPoint presentation practices April 17th 2012 Four early concerns ahead of Windows 8 beta December 12th 2011 Zoho Docs offers comfortable flexible productivity suite August 31st 2011 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining

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  • Three ways to get your money’s worth from Microsoft Office | IT Business
    programs and should not underestimate their own negotiating power Microsoft really wants your firm s business writes McLeish Work with purchasing to make Microsoft prove why Office is a must have for all of your workers Integrate Office Tools with other Business Apps If you ve invested in Microsoft Office tools Forrester recommends integrating it as much as possible with Sharepoint and whenever possible with business apps from SAP and Oracle The Forrester report claims that more training is needed on how to use Office tools particularly how to integrate Office with collaboration software Sharepoint There s more opportunity than ever to improve collaboration with Office and Sharepoint from publishing Excel files as Web pages to synchronizing calendars and contacts from Outlook writes McLeish in the report Forrester notes that to make the most of your Office investment enterprises should remember that Office is more than just a set of productivity apps it can also be a front end to business applications from SAP and Oracle A prime example is Duet writes McLeish It s a joint product offered by Microsoft and SAP that allows workers to access numerous SAP functions directly from Office interfaces Shane O Neill is a senior writer at CIO com Follow him on Twitter at twitter com smoneill Source CIO Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Exploited IT workers will jump ship when recovery comes Britney Spears Twitter hoax says much about security on social networks Managing Business cloud computing google apps Hosted applications Microsoft Office office suite Office suites Operating systems software What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Live Webcast SAP Sapphire Now day 2 May 15th 2013 Roamly offers businesses lower roaming charges May 13th 2013 Why a Toronto startup wants to reinvent online project management April 22nd 2013 Cloud based offerings make ERP more agile Report April 9th 2013 Pour some sugar on your cloud in the name of CRM April 9th 2013 Five cool new features for the Google Translate Android app April 9th 2013 Windows XP s long goodbye one year to end of service April 8th 2013 Waterloo students competing in March Madness of computer programming March 27th 2013 Markham vendor takes agenda management solution online March 13th 2013 Cloud regulatory environment in Canada improving BSA March 11th 2013 Adobe says we re not gonna take it anymore March 6th 2013 IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards March 6th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes

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  • Microsoft Warns of Chaos if Word Sales Are Halted | IT Business
    Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Passengers want WiFi in the sky but airlines slow to respond Five Benefits of the Microsoft Nokia Partnership Managing Business Best Buy Dell hewlett packard Microsoft Office sales Word What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Small form factor workstations a fit for small businesses May 16th 2013 Dell measures 400 variables to gauge brand what do you do April 2nd 2013 Dell unveils full HD XPS 18 all in one March 14th 2013 Is credit card alliance Foursquare s saving grace March 4th 2013 Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business February 27th 2013 Former Radian6 employees join relationship capital mining startup February 13th 2013 How to scale your video sharing service to handle 6 million users in 30 days February 13th 2013 Microsoft Office coming to iPad despite alternatives January 2nd 2013 Dell positions itself squarely behind Windows 8 push December 19th 2012 Dell cloud tools connect users to remote data November 27th 2012 SalesChoice readies all Canadian alternative to Salesforce com November 19th 2012 iPad mini launch day delayed by Hurricane Sandy November 2nd 2012 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry

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  • Free online networking service helps Canadian businesses get more out of Office | IT Business
    are local integrated into the redesigned user interface There s a reason Microsoft calls it Fluent the idea is it should be easier for the user to speak to the software to understand it and connect with it in a way that builds productivity For example the original Microsoft Word program had about 100 commands with a bit of time you could actually read the menus and see everything it could do But today Office Word has over 1 500 commands and it s inevitable some will be missed So the new Fluent UI developed after much user consultation product testing focus group feedback and consultation with small business owners groups together common activities and commands in a more logical way The old toolbar has been replaced with the Ribbon and its visually engaging and informative design Next page Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Partnership brings Vircom new customers new markets and increased revenue Stressed out by spam Here s what you can do IT Administration Managing Business Canadian businesses Microsoft Office What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Best freeware alternatives for expensive business software June 22nd 2012 Zoho Docs offers comfortable flexible productivity suite August 31st 2011 Top 10 Microsoft Office add ons to boost productivity May 26th 2011 Hosted version of Microsoft Office unveiled October 22nd 2010 Outlook evolves into a communications hub with Social Connectors July 16th 2010 Facebook Docs won t bring businesses on board May 4th 2010 Office Live add in means you ll never lose another document November 23rd 2009 Three ways to get your money s worth from Microsoft Office November 23rd 2009 Microsoft Warns of Chaos if Word Sales Are Halted August 24th 2009 OpenOffice upgrade gives free office suite wealth of new features December 16th 2008 10 tips for creating an awesome PowerPoint presentation November 28th 2008 15 Ways to Optimize Microsoft Office October 13th 2008 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from

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  • OpenOffice upgrade gives free office suite wealth of new features | IT Business
    is available in Excel was sorely lacking in previous versions of OpenOffice Calc also supports up to 1 024 columns in a spreadsheet as opposed to only 256 in the previous version Impress the slideshow program can now perform a few extra tricks You can import a table from Calc and edit it directly it s no longer just a static image My favorite addition though is multi monitor support I hooked up my MacBook Pro to a projector and ran slides on one screen and my outline on another It s slick and with native OS X support it also ran fast and nimbly Draw has only a few enhancements including a way to crop images by just grabbing handles and moving them Unfortunately even with these new features there s still a lot missing compared to Office 2008 Most critical the latest Microsoft suite uses elements for documents charts tables and other sections of your document that allow you to quickly format your pages They are amazingly helpful a bit like templates but for individual sections of your document When using OpenOffice 3 I also really missed Microsoft Office s snazzy notebook view noteflags annotated audio clips you can export to an iPod multi page printing enhanced auto correction features and advanced document security OpenOffice org also doesn t provide any e mail or calendaring apps which is not a major gripe there are plenty of open source options available Macworld s buying advice The decision here is not whether OpenOffice org 3 is worth the download the program is free but whether you really need to buy Microsoft Office 2008 Ultimately Office 2008 is the superior product You ll get extensive call in support few crashes and the latest and most advanced features On the other hand OpenOffice 3 is one of those 80 20 products It will do what 80 percent of what most of people need it to do and the latest version now does it natively on OS X It s speedy feature rich and does what it says it will do very well And if that s all you really need and if you can live without the latest Office features it s definitely worth the effort Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Jobless IT pros may turn to cybercrime says report An easy four step way to transfer apps between Blackberry smartphones IT Administration Managing Business database excel Microsoft Office OpenOffice software suite What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business February 27th 2013 How Shop ca tapped an enterprise solution to sell more SKUs than Wal Mart February 14th 2013

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  • 10 tips for creating an awesome PowerPoint presentation | IT Business
    Slide Show mode 1 Open your presentation and then choose File Save As from the menu bar 2 Choose PowerPoint Show pps from the Save as type drop down list box at the bottom of the Save As dialog box 3 Click Save PowerPoint saves your presentation as a PowerPoint Show PPS file Now when you double click a PowerPoint Show file it launches it directly into Screen Show mode without even a hint that you re running PowerPoint at all 7 E mail links in your presentations Nowadays it seems like everything you see websites e mail Word documents has an e mail link you can click to send comments directly to the person who created the document You can do that in your PowerPoint presentations You can also add hyperlinks to just about anything on a slide in PowerPoint To do this 1 Select the object you want to turn into a hyperlink 2 Right click the object and choose Action Settings from the pop up menu 3 In the Action Settings dialog box that appears click Hyperlink to and pick the type of hyperlink you want from the drop down list box 4 Choose URL from the drop down list box and you ll see the Hyperlink To URL dialog box Type your email address into the text box using this format mailto your email address someplace com 5 Substitute your real e mail address of course For example if your e mail address is me here com you d type this into the Hyperlink to URL dialog box mailto me here com When someone views your presentation in Slide Show mode and clicks on this e mail hyperlink PowerPoint automatically starts the user s e mail program and fills in your address All the user has to do is type in the e mail message and click the Send button 8 Print handouts of your slides for your audience and allow them to take notes as you present To do this 1 Open the presentation for which you want to print handouts 2 Click the Microsoft Office Button click the arrow next to Print and then click Print Preview 3 In the Page Setup group click the arrow under Print What and then select the handout layout option that you want from the list The Handouts 3 Slides Per Page format provides lines for the audience to take notes 4 To specify the page orientation click the arrow under Orientation and then click Landscape or Portrait 5 Click Print 9 Add a password to your PowerPoint presentation to ensure you re the only one who modifies it To encrypt your file and set a password to open it do the following 1 Click the Microsoft Office Button point to Prepare and then click Encrypt Document 2 In the Encrypt Document dialog box in the Password box type a password and then click OK You can type up to 255 characters By default this feature uses AES

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/10-tips-for-creating-an-awesome-powerpoint-presentation/8160 (2013-06-02)
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  • 15 Ways to Optimize Microsoft Office | IT Business
    calculator if you need that sort of thing No need to worry about compatibility with Microsoft Office formats OpenOffice handles all of those as well as open source formats Each program in the suite offers just about all the power you ll require If this free suite has any drawbacks it s that the interface isn t as polished as Microsoft Office s and it lacks a few bells and whistles Still free is free and if you re seeking a way to avoid spending big bucks for a suite it s a great choice Download Open Office Price Free Next page Outlook Related content Microsoft Office 2007 a worthy upgrade End Office and Windows annoyances Five Smart Fixes for Dumb PC Annoyances Smart fixes for Windows woes 10 fast fixes for nagging PC problems 15 ways to optimize Microsoft Office Outlook PowerPoint and Word Excel Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Put Performance Evaluations on the Web Plan IT right and you will succeed Part 2 IT Administration Managing Business downloads efficient Microsoft Office optimize tools What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Apple s iTunes U surpasses 1 billion downloads February 28th 2013 Many Canadian workers see desktops as a dying breed September 25th 2012 RIM celebrates 3 billion downloads on App World July 9th 2012 Best freeware alternatives for expensive business software June 22nd 2012 Angry Birds Space gets 10 M downloads three days after release March 26th 2012 Apple s app store hits 25 billion downloads March 5th 2012 10 Microsoft Word power tips to blaze through work January 6th 2012 Let there be LED light startup declares December 7th 2011 15 must have open source apps for managing Windows Server September 21st 2011 Zoho Docs offers comfortable flexible productivity suite August 31st 2011 Secure your PC with crucial free downloads August 4th 2011 Top 10 Microsoft Office add ons to boost productivity May 26th 2011 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/15-ways-to-optimize-microsoft-office/14135 (2013-06-02)
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  • 15 free and fabulous downloads that help you get the most out of Microsoft Office | IT Business
    lives for statistics the total number of messages you ve exchanged appears at the top of the screen along with more information that isn t of much practical use but is interesting regardless The add on offers plenty more too including a Xobni Analytics utility that gives you more information than you need about your e mail use Want to know the average amount of time you take to respond to people by day month and week It s in there So is the median time you take to respond to specific people and to people at a particular domain Those statistics though aren t the real reason for using this program It s the only Outlook add on I ve ever tried that actually lives up to the promise of solving e mail overload Download Xobni Price Free Lookeen This add in for Outlook 2003 and 2007 performs lightning fast searches and offers several tools for managing and finding e mail It integrates directly into Outlook so you don t have to fumble with a separate program when doing searches Thanks to its various organizational tools you can list all conversations with a specific contact for example and show all e mail messages for a given day week or month The program also automatically summarizes messages Lookeen does its job by indexing your files and then searching that index rather than your entire data store Because of that you ll have to wait a little while before you can start using it the program may take up to 20 minutes to finish its initial indexing Download Lookeen Price Free SendShield Worried that the Office documents you send may have private information buried in them This program like Metadata Analyzer see the previous page solves the problem When you send a Microsoft Office document in Outlook the utility examines the document for private information It then shows you the results and lets you delete that information The program deletes information only from the copy you send the original file stays intact Download SendShield Price Trial price not currently set Outlook Duplicate Items Remover Duplicate information multiple copies of e mail messages contacts and other details tends to clutter up Outlook It may arise because you ve imported data from an earlier version of Outlook or it may show up for no apparent reason The free Outlook Duplicate Items Remover solves the problem handily adding a new Outlook menu option that will eliminate duplicates for you Click the ODIR menu option choose Remove Duplicate Items and select a folder Then click Remove Duplicate Items The program will kill the copies but it will also keep a backup in case you want to restore anything Download Outlook Duplicate Items Remover Price Free Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Working With Office 2007 s New Formats Fifty fabulous downloads to speed up your PC Part 1 Human Resources

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