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.
Using Excel as a scheduling tool is a great skill to have under your belt. Learn how to use SUM, DATE, WEEKDAY, IF, Nested IF, and IF/OR functions.
You have just a few choices when working with PDFs and Microsoft Excel. We'll show you how to export PDFs from Excel to Acrobat, and export from Acrobat to Excel.
You have just a few choices when working with PDFs and Microsoft PowerPoint. We'll show you how to export PDFs from PowerPoint to Acrobat, and export from Acrobat to PowerPoint.
For light PDF users, everything you need is in a tool you use every day.
Excel has over 475 formulas in its Functions Library, but we've selected the 12 most popular to make sure you have them all, from date and time functions to mathematics and simple data manipulation.
It’s a lot easier to create custom forms in Word than it used to be. This article covers six Content Controls, pre-programmed tools for adding and customizing interactive content in your Word forms, templates, documents, and web pages.
Excel Add-Ins are applications written by independent programmers that provide enhanced capabilities for the primary software. Here's how to install, manage, and choose the best Add-Ins available.
Make your Microsoft Word and PowerPoint documents stand out by creating your own one-click formatting with Style Sheets (formerly known as style sets).
Blocking senders, setting rules, and other ways to keep the email pile safe as well as sane.
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.
Microsoft Word can accommodate a surprising number of file formats, and even take in Excel and PowerPoint data, though it might look funny. Here's how.
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.
How to locate, download, install, & manage your fonts in Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
The Pivot Table is a tool that Excel uses to create custom reports from your spreadsheet databases. All you need is one common, unique field. Here's how to set it up with multiple spreadsheets.
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