How to insert or change a signature into your Outlook emails?

Here’s a question that we received from a reader: Hello folks. A customer of mine sent me a note that had a quite fancy signature in the bottom, complete with his details, address, contact details. Wanted to ask you how can i insert a signature of my own into my Outlook email. Note that i […]

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How to cancel Outlook new incoming message notifications?

Here’s a question from a reader: I am setting up my new Outlook installation, and started to get emails from different people. One thing i notice is that i started also to receive those small black alerts that keep popping up on my Windows 10 desktop.  The alerts also play an annoying beep sound. I […]

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How to import and add slides into your PowerPoint presentation with VBA?

Here’s a question from a reader: As part of my quarterly report to management presentation, I often need to copy several general information slides from other presentations. Not a big deal, but it would be a significant saver to be able to automate this exercise.  Any VBA help is appreciated! You can automate the slides […]

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How to use macros in PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 slides?

Here’s a question we got from a reader: I have a need to automatically resize all images stored in a specific presentation I have to prepare for my management. As the slides are quite standard, this looks like something I could automate using a Macro. The thing is that I don’t find the macro recorder […]

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How to easily insert message and input boxes into a Microsoft Word document?

Last update:March 2018; applicability: Office 2016, 2013, 2019. Sometimes, we need to make our Word documents interactive and capture some user input. For that we typically use message and input boxes . As the name suggests a message box is a piece of information that is given to the users. Also input box is something […]

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How to run a macro using a button in Word 2016?

Couple of days ago we learnt how to develop new macros in Microsoft Word 2016. Today’s quick tip will focus on how can run our macros with a simple button click from the ribbon. This tip was written for Word, but applies to Excel as well. Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint don’t have an integrated Macro […]

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How to insert macros into Microsoft Word 2016 and 2019 documents?

Here’s a question from our reader, Krish:  I am a teacher and I am using Word 2016 to write important documents. I repeatedly need to change the font and size for the paragraphs. Is there a way to change them to my preferred font on one click? Here’s our answer: To set same font of same size […]

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How can you setup and synchronize your Google Mail account in Outlook 2016?

Here’s a question from a reader: I use Google Mail for my personal correspondence on a daily basis, but spend much of my day in Microsoft Outlook as i use it for business purposes. Is there a way for me to add my Google Mail account into Outlook, so i can more easily stay connected […]

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How to remove duplicate email messages in Outlook 2016 and 2019?

Applies to: Office 2019, 2016, 365. Windows and MAC OS X (with small adjustments). Last update: August 2018 Have you ever got a bunch of redundant duplicated email items, contact persons and calendar entries in Outlook and wanted to quickly clean up your inbox so you can focus on stuff that needs to be done? […]

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How to automatically import Excel data into an Access database?

Updated: August 2019 Applicable to: Office 2019/2016/365 Here’s a question from Mike: “I know how to create Access forms and insert user input into a database table, but is there a way to automatically import data from an Excel workbook into an Access database table instead”? Good question, Thanks. Yes, you can automatically import data […]

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