Which SharePoint version are you using?

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At the start of a training, we usually ask the participants which version of SharePoint they’re using. And the answer is often: “I don’t know”.

That’s not surprising, because SharePoint doesn’t have a version button or an ‘About’ section where you can find this information.  Still, it can be helpful to know which software version you’re working with – when you’re following a SharePoint training, for example 😊.

Work smarter in Microsoft Teams with / and @

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Slash commands in Teams’ search bar are general shortcuts that help you look up information in Teams efficiently. @ commands are just as helpful as slash commands. You can start chatting with someone just by typing ‘@’ and selecting a name from the list of suggestions.

PowerPoint: From screenshot to screen video

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PowerPoint has a different version of the Screenshot feature. It’s called Screen Recording and it’s also located on the Insert tab, under the Media group to the right. The icon shows a video camera instead of a photo camera, indicating that you can use it to capture a video instead of an image.

Microsoft Teams: Nathan’s top 5 interesting facts

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5 reasons to use Microsoft To Do

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To-do lists have become a vital part of our daily lives. There are countless things we need to keep track of: social activities, work, household chores, administration... How could a list make it easier to remember everything? Well, just try Microsoft To Do.

Excel: How to use cell names to block a cell in a formula

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As an Excel user, you undoubtedly know that you can use the $ sign to block a row or column in a formula. This creates an ‘absolute address’. Excel offers another method to block a cell or a cell range: by naming the cell(s).

My 5 steps to create a great PowerPoint presentation

As a Learning Consultant, I give presentations often, so I have a lot of tips and tricks to share. Here are my 5 steps to create a great PowerPoint presentation.

Microsoft Teams: How do you create a private channel?

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Maybe you know that a channel in Microsoft Teams is a place where all conversations and files about a certain subject or theme are collected. All members of the Team can view this information. If you need to discuss confidential topics with just a few members, such as budgets or reorganisations, you can create a private channel to shield this information from all other Team members. 

Excel: How to name one or more cells

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Every Excel cell has its own address: a letter that identifies the column and a number that indicates the row. Did you know that you can rename a cell? Discover how naming cells in Excel can help you in this blog post.

Excel: Format dates with the TEXT function

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In this blog post, I’ll let you in on a date formatting trick. I’m not talking about date formatting through Format Cells, but about the date format you enter manually when using the TEXT function. 

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