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How to dictate a document in Word
Microsoft Word

How to dictate a document in Word

The Dictate function available in Microsoft Word allows you to use speech-to-text functions to create content using your microphone.  This function provides a quick and easy way to put your …

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How to convert text to date format in Excel
Microsoft Excel

How to convert text to date format in Excel

Last week I received an SOS from a good friend. She had data that was exported from an LMS and being used for analysis within Excel. A particular column contained …

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How to customise the Title card in Sway
Microsoft Sway

How to customise the Title card in Sway

Microsoft Sway allows you to easily create digital stories which can be shared with other users. The Title card in Sway is used in a similar way that we would …

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How to join a team in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

How to join a team in Microsoft Teams

If you are using Microsoft Teams then you are probably going to want to join other teams. At present, only members within your own Microsoft 365 organisation can join using …

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How to print data on one page in Excel
Microsoft Excel

How to print data on one page in Excel

I’ve run a lot of Excel training. One of the most common questions is “How do I print onto one page in Excel?”. The idea sounds simple, doesn’t it? I …

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How to use Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Windows

How to use Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge

If you have had a moment to look around this website you may have already discovered my article outlining how to use Immersive Reader in OneNote. This amazing tool uses …

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Understanding the Microsoft Sway Storyline
Microsoft Sway

Understanding the Microsoft Sway Storyline

As with any new program, the first time we open an application can feel a bit overwhelming. In this article, I’d like to explain the Microsoft Sway Storyline and how …

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How to create a new notebook in OneNote
Microsoft OneNote

How to create a new Notebook in OneNote

If you are new to OneNote then you are likely wondering how you can create new notebooks for you to store information. Personally, I have around 15 different notebook files …

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How to recall an email in Outlook
Microsoft Outlook

How to recall email in Outlook

There comes a time when inevitably we send an email which was either to the wrong person OR was sent before we actually finished writing it. It happens to the …

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How to create a team in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

How to create a team in Microsoft Teams

If you are new to using Microsoft Teams then you are probably wanting to learn how to get started. You may find that your IT administrator has already created some …

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How to add a header and footer to a document in Word
Microsoft Word

How to add a header and footer to a Word document

If you are working with a document in Word then you are most likely going to want to add a header and footer section. The header and footer section allows …

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The Best Keyword Shortcuts for OneNote
Microsoft OneNote

The best keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft OneNote

Regardless of the program you are using, we all want to make sure we are being productive with our time. Using OneNote shortcuts is the perfect way to improve productivity …

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How to convert PowerPoint to Microsoft Sway
Microsoft PowerPoint

How to convert PowerPoint to Microsoft Sway

There is no doubt that Microsoft Sway is a fun program to create engaging presentations or Sways. But the thought of converting all your existing content into a Microsoft Sway …

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How to add Seesaw into Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

How to add Seesaw into Microsoft Teams

With many schools having to transition to online learning, teachers need to find ways to integrate the technology they use within the classroom, with the tools they have available for …

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How to create a drop down list in Excel
Microsoft Excel

How to create a drop down list in Excel

When you are entering data in Excel you may want to ensure your data is entered in a consistent way. Maybe you have multiple people working on the same file …

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How to access OneNote Online
Microsoft OneNote

How to access OneNote Online

Microsoft OneNote provides various different ways you can access your notebook content. There are two desktop app options available: OneNote 2016 and OneNote for Windows 10 each with their own …

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How to navigate Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

How to navigate within Microsoft Teams

If you are new to using Microsoft Teams, this article is for you. Here I will outline how to log in to Microsoft Teams, the Teams window, how to change …

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How to see more people during Microsoft Teams meeting
Microsoft Teams

How to view all participants during Microsoft Teams meeting

WOW, my first post on Microsoft Teams. I have been using and training participants in Microsoft Teams for approx 12 months now and must say I’m a big fan. There …

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How to share a Microsoft Form
Microsoft Forms

How to share a Microsoft Form

Microsoft Forms is a great program which allows you to create interactive forms including surveys, quizzes, evaluations and much more. Once you have created the form, you are going to …

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How to create a concentration game in PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint

How to create a concentration game using PowerPoint

Continuing on with the idea of helping teachers who are currently delivering online schooling, this is another great question I saw on Facebook. The question was how to create a …

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How to create a spelling test using Microsoft Forms
Microsoft Forms

How to create a spelling test online using Microsoft Forms

With many schools moving their learning to online platforms, the regular processes that happen daily in a classroom must be replaced with an online option. A great question I saw …

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How to password protect your Sway presentation
Microsoft Sway

How to password protect your Sway presentation

If you create a presentation using Microsoft Sway, you can give access to others by sharing the Sway link. You may, however, want a little more security for your Sway …

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How to use Immersive Reader in OneNote
Microsoft OneNote

How to use Immersive Reader in OneNote

Immersive Reader is an amazing tool which uses proven techniques to help users read and comprehend texts regardless of age or reading ability. If you have not yet discovered Immersive …

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How to add a section to Microsoft Forms
Microsoft Forms

How to add a section to Microsoft Forms

If you are creating forms using Microsoft Forms then let me show you how to incorporate sections into those forms. Sections allow you to divide your form into, as the …

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