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PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 for Windows? Learn about the key features in Microsoft’s powerful presentation app.

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Delays, deals and drastic actions: Microsoft responds to the pandemic

Because it makes Windows and Office, two tech cornerstones of most modern corporations, Microsoft's response to the COVID-19 outbreak matters a lot. Here's a rundown of what's changed.

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Microsoft Excel: Why your spreadsheet is so slow

When Microsoft Excel complains it "cannot complete this task with available resources," or it's "Out of memory," here's what to do.

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Excel: How to create simple and dependent drop-down lists

Drop-down lists in Excel let you create a list of valid choices that you can select for a given field. We'll show you how to use tables, named ranges, formulas, data validation, and table styles.

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How to fine-tune Gmail for maximum productivity

Give Gmail's interface a much-needed minimalist makeover — and watch your email efficiency soar.

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Microsoft reiterates October end for Office 2010 support

Although the company has extended support deadlines for a variety of its offerings, that's not the case with Office 2010 and Office 2016 for Mac.

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Microsoft to shift SMBs' Office subscriptions to 'Microsoft 365' brand

The change, which takes place April 21, is designed 'to reflect the range of features and benefits in the subscription' plans, the company said.

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How businesses can save money when everyone needs Office to work from home

When companies scatter their workforces, they can save money by providing the new remote employees with the right kind of Office. Here are several ideas.

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Microsoft unveils Teams-equipped 365 subscription for front-line workers

The new plan, priced at $4 per user per month, gets the Microsoft 365 F1 moniker and is due to arrive April 1.

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Excel formulas: The most popular functions and tools, with examples

Excel has over 475 formulas in its Functions Library, but we've selected the most popular, from date and time functions to mathematics and simple data manipulation.

News to use, for youse: Where to find info about Office 365

It's not always easy to keep track of the details about Microsoft products, especially Office 365. Here's some help doing so.

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Excel percentage formulas: Percentage of total, percent increase or decrease, sales tax and more

Excel percentage formulas can get you through problems large and small every day. We'll walk through several examples, including turning fractions to percentages, and calculating percentage of total, increase, or decrease.

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G Suite vs. Office 365: What's the best office suite for business?

Choosing an office suite used to be a no-brainer, but Google’s G Suite is now a powerful, feature-filled alternative to Microsoft Office. We break down the pros and cons of each suite to help you decide which is right for your...

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How to create Excel macros and automate your spreadsheets

Excel macros are like mini-programs that perform repetitive tasks, saving you a lot of time and typing. Here's everything you need to know to start programming macros yourself.

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How to use, modify, and create templates in Word

Word templates provide the design consistency that any organization (or individual) needs to look professional. Here's how to use pre-made templates or create your own.

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Is your Gmail inbox setup slowing you down?

Give your inbox new energy for the new year by optimizing it for your work style.

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Microsoft targets frontline workers with Teams walkie-talkie feature

A push-to-talk option will be integrated with Samsung’s new Galaxy XCover Pro ruggedized handset.

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OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Evernote and Microsoft OneNote have taken different approaches in their quest to be the best note-taking app. Here’s where each one shines.

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