Posts Tagged:office

Quicktip: Zooming in Microsoft Excel

This tip from Rob Griffiths at Mac OS X Hints was news to me, and SUPER-helpful: If you’ve got a scroll wheel mouse … you can zoom the active worksheet in Excel by holding Control and Command and then moving your scroll wheel up (increase zoom) or down (decrease zoom). Works with the two-finger scroll…

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Windows tip: Change the default filetype in Word 2007

If you are using a windows machine at home there’s a chance you are running Microsoft Office 2007.  I’ve ranted before about this but in this version of MS Office the default filetype is different.  If you’d like to change this aggravating “feature” so that you might actually be able to share your files with…

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WTF is .docx and why should i care?

Microsoft has recently unveiled their latest version of the Office suite for the Windows operating system, but they do not plan on releasing a Mac version for quite a while yet. “So what?” you ask. Well, they’ve gone and changed the standard Word file format (as in Word, the program 98% of the business world…

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