How to add a Cover Page into a Word document?

Here’s a question that we got from Marcus: Hi, I am handing over my first project report which i wrote using Microsoft Word. I thought to include  my project title and a short resume in a first cover page. Could you propose a simple way to create a professional looking cover page for free? Thanks […]

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How to add an Excel table into a Word 2016 document?

Here’s a question from David: I have a nice spreadsheet that i would like to insert to a Word document. Any ideas? Thanks David. Here you go: Embed a static snapshot of your spreadsheet in Word: Note: This option will allow you to embed a screenshot of your spreadsheet, which you won’t be able to […]

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How to embed videos (from Facebook, Youtube and other sources) into Office 2016 files??

Here’s a question from Diana: Guys, i see that you are answering questions relative to Microsoft Office, so i thought i would add one of my own. What’s the easiest way to embed a  video into my PowerPoint presentation? Thanks in advance for your help! Here you go: In PowerPoint 2016 or 2013: Open your […]

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How to add a drop-down menu for data validation in Excel 2016?

Capturing user input using drop down menus in your Excel spreadsheet can be leveraged as a very powerful data validation technique. In today’s tutorial we’ll take you through the process of creating the drop down menu, validating user input and showing an error message if a invalid data is entered. Read further for the procedure. […]

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How to customize the background of Powerpoint, Excel and OneNote 2016?

Here’s a question from Randy: When possible, could you provide a detailed guide about how to modify the backgrounds of Excel and OneNote? Thanks! Thanks Randy. For simplicity, we have used Office 2016 to write these tutorials. The steps are almost identical in Office 2013 and 2010. Change the background of your Excel 2016 worksheet […]

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How to insert a chart into Excel, Word and PowerPoint 2016 files?

Here’s a question from Nelson: I have collected a fair amount of user demographic information as part of a survey i run. My next task is to prepare a report to share with class. What would be the best way to represent the data in Office applications? Thanks for your question Nelson, you have many […]

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How to recover deleted email in Outlook 2016?

We all know how distressing is to find out that we might have accidentally deleted some important email from our mailbox and don’t seem to be able to find it. Luckily, Outlook comes well equipped to handle those situations. In this post we will discuss the various recovery option for deleted email in Outlook 2013 […]

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How to insert symbols and special characters in Microsoft Word 2016?

If you have used Microsoft Word to write your school assignments, you might haverealized that it’s a bit challenging to add symbols such as arithmetic operation signs, Greek letters, currencies or even the registered, trademark or copyright signs into your document. In this post we will learn how to insert different kinds of symbols and […]

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How to modify your PowerPoint slide background color?

Here’s a question we just received: I just applied a new theme to a PowerPoint presentation, but i am not too satisfied with the background coloring. What’s the easiest way to modify my presentation theme format? Thanks in advance. Thanks for asking. Luckily, it is pretty easy to change your PowerPoint slide background. Here’s a […]

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How to create a Sway presentation and embed it in Facebook and Tumblr?

Lately, i have been playing with Sway and was able to create beautiful interactive presentations. Among Sway’s key features is the ability to share your presentations directly to  your favorite social networks. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how toembed your Sways in Facebook and Tumblr. Creating a Sway presentation: First off, create yourself a Sway […]

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