How to open an Excel 97/2003 .xls file in Excel 2016?

Last updated: April 2018 Applicable to: Office 2016, 2013, 2007. Windows and MAC OS X. Here’s a question from our reader, Skyler: “I work as an analyst and have a significant number of old xls files were created in the previous version of Excel. Now that i have upgraded to version 2016, Excel won’t open […]

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How to easily make a brochure using Word 2016?

In Marketing, brochures are typically used to get people to know, understand and talk about your product, company or event.  You don’t have to be a professional marketeer to create and print professional brochures. You can use built in templates on top of Microsoft Word to create our great looking own brochure, pamphlet, flyers and leaflets. […]

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100+ best blogging tools and resources to skyrocket your productivity

  Since starting out EasyTweaks.com few years ago, we got multiple questions from readers about our recommended blogging toolkit. So we decided to take a stab at that and put together this comprehensive guide which includes over 100 resources, tools and applications that you should consider when starting a blog on WordPress. Over 95% of […]

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How to recall and resend an Outlook email message?

The other day, a colleague called me to ask whether there was a way to retract a mail message that he sent in Outlook. Recalling an email item in Outlook 2010, 2013 and 2016 is quite simple if your organization is using a Microsoft Exchange Server. So first off, you’ll need to verify that this […]

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How to find and mass replace text and numbers in Word andExcel 2016?

If you have used Microsoft Word or Excel at school or work, you might have realized that it’s a bit challenging to mass find and replace certain text or numbers automatically. This is exactly, what we’ll show you in today’s quick tip. Word: Open Microsoft Word document. Enter the data in word document . To […]

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Password protect and un-protect Word, PowerPoint and Access 2016 files

Here’s a question from Kyle: “I know all our documents in Microsoft Office can be pass-protected. Can you explain how to add and remove passwords to my docs and presentations?” Thanks for you question. You can add password protection to your mail, spreadsheets, documents, presentations and databases. In today’s post we will learn together how […]

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How to automatically highlight alternate rows or columns in Excel 2016?

A reader was asking about whether we know of a method or formula to highlight every other row and column in Excel. Today, we’ll learn how to apply different color schemes to alternate rows or columns in Excel. There are several ways to alternate row colors, but today, we will focus on two main ways […]

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How to merge and remove duplicated contact people in Outlook 365?

Here’s a question we got the other day: “I have many duplicated entries in my Outlook 2016 people list, can you provide me a solution to consolidate the list and get rid of any dups?” Good question, there is a little trick to find those redundant contacts and remove or merge it. In this post, […]

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How to make Office 2016 your default Microsoft Office application?

Last updated: April 2018 Applicable to: Office 2019,2016,2013, 365; Windows 7, Windows 10 and partly to MAC OSX Here’s a question we received from one of our readers: “I’ve installed a new version of Office 365 in my system, but after the installation all my Office documents are showing up as unknown file types. Can […]

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Automatically format cells, dates, columns and rows in Excel 2016?

Here’s a question from Krithi: “I know that Excel has some cool capabilities for setting automatic formats (such as colors/fonts sizes / height / styles) of individual columns, rows, cells specially when it relates to dates and times. Can you provide more information about auto-formatting in Excel spreadsheets” Great question. In this post we will […]

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