How to easily insert message and input boxes into a Microsoft Word 2016 doc?

Sometimes, we need to make our Word documents interactive and capture some user input. We typically use message and input boxes for that.. As the name suggests a message box is a piece of information that is given to the users. Also input box is something where user’s given input is stored in a variable […]

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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 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?

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? If so, this post will be helpful. As today we’ll show you how to delete email duplicates without […]

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How to insert an animated .gif image to an Outlook 2016 message or signature?

Here’s a reader question: I would like to add an animated file into an Outlook message that i want to send to a friend having her 50th birthday. Not sure how to this is done. Any help is appreciated. Thanks for the question. The process should be pretty simple, i will explain the process using […]

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How to add a form to a Microsoft Access 2016 application?

Here’s a question from Washi: “I am pretty new to Access. Could you explain how can i create a form to allow s the user to add some entries into a table”? Thanks for the question. Read on for the step-by-step explanation. Creating a table  (we assume that you still didn’t create your Access database. […]

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How to display the header and footer text only on my Word 2016 document first page?

Here’s a note we got from our reader, Diana: I am using Microsoft Word 2016 to author a report. My question is whether i can set my header and footer to appear only in the first page only? Here’s our answer: To have Header and Footer appearing only in the First Page: First, we’ll define […]

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How to flip text in a Word 2016 document?

With Word Art you can easily create decorative text which can be inserted in your Microsoft Word document. Word Art allows us to modify the text with different colors, size and styles. THis includes the capability to type text in a flipped manner or to mirror text. So with no further ado, let’s learn how […]

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How to auto refresh my inbox mail in Outlook 2016?

If you ever used Microsoft Office Outlook as your e-mail client in your personal computer, you might have noticed some delay in the time it takes your incoming mail to arrive compared to when using web based services such as Yahoo/Gmail/Outlook.com that typically auto update your inbox entries whenever new email hits your account. In […]

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