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Adding Tasks in Outlook

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Need to remind yourself of what to do? You could keep a to-do list on paper at your desk, or in a spreadsheet. But in Outlook, you can easily create powerful Tasks. You can keep a lot of powerful, trackable information about your tasks. And by adding Tasks in Outlook, you’ll keep a record of what you’ve done. Adding Tasks Click New Items > Task on the Ribbon. Give your Task a Subject. If you have Start and Due Dates, add them. You can use Status, Priority, and % Complete to record more information about this Task. Need a reminder?…

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Paste without formatting in Microsoft Word

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Is it possible to paste without formatting in Microsoft Word? Let’s say we want to copy text from a webpage or an email. When you highlight, copy (Ctrl + C), and then paste (Ctrl + V) the text into Word, all the formatting comes with it. Like this: But what you want is this: You can clear formatting after you’ve pasted, but let’s just cut to the chase and paste without formatting! To paste without formatting: Right click in the Word document where you want to paste your text. On the menu under Paste Options, choose the third option, “Keep…

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Export PowerPoint slides… in any way!

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Did you know you can do more than just save your PowerPoint as a handout? Here we’ll show you how to export PowerPoint slides as a handout (because yes – it’s such a good thing to know!), as a PDF, as images, and as a video. First, for any way that you want to export your PowerPoint: Open your PowerPoint. Go to File > Export. Then, choose what you want to do! Create Adobe PDF To export PowerPoint slides as a PDF – so that each slide is a page in a single PDF document – simple choose “Create Adobe PDF”. It will…

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How to take a screenshot on iPhones and Android Phones

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“Just take a screenshot and send it to me,” someone asks you. Maybe you know how to do this on your computer, but without a dedicated “print screen” button on a phone, it’s not as intuitive on your mobile device. How do you do this? Don’t worry – it’s easy! If you have an iPhone, do the following: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button (you can find this on the top or side of your phone). At the same time, press and release the Home button. Find your screenshot in the Photos app > Albums > Camera Roll. If you have…

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3 ways to convert a Word document to a PDF

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Sometimes you need to convert your Word document (.doc or .docx) to a PDF, so you can share it more readily, or protect its contents from modification. But how do you do that? Here are 3 ways to convert a Word document. Method #1: Use Save As in Word This is the fastest, most widely available option! Since you have a Word document, you almost certainly have Microsoft Office and the desktop version of Word. In Word 2016 Go to File > Save As. Choose “PDF (*.pdf)” from the file extension drop-down, beneath the document title. Then click the Save Alternatively……

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