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Word’s Researcher feature: your trusty companion when writing an article

Kurt Bolsens
20/10/2020

Imagine you need to write an article about a certain subject.  You open a new Word document... and then you realise you don’t know enough about the subject to fill up the page.  Don’t worry! Just let Word’s Researcher feature fetch the inspiration you need. Word Researcher lets you look for information on the Internet, refer to articles and images, or just set up your article’s structure without ever leaving your Word document. 

How to track a sent e-mail in Outlook

Kurt Bolsens
20/10/2020

Imagine you’ve just sent an e-mail to Person X with an important question. You know from experience that Person X sometimes forgets to respond, so you’d like to keep an eye on this. But because the e-mail is in your Sent Items box, it might get lost between all your other sent items.  

Where do you find the link to your Teams meeting?

Kurt Bolsens
26/08/2020

As a digital coach, I travel to our customers’ offices to answer their questions about MS Office and help them with any issues they might have.  Just recently, someone had accidentally removed the link to a Teams meeting in Outlook.  Their question was: “Where can I retrieve this link?”

If you ever find yourself in the same situation, just follow the steps below to retrieve the link to your Teams meeting.

  

Change Consultants, Microsoft, and an inspiring book: a foolproof recipe for change

Raf Danckaert
22/07/2020

Change is a constant factor in our lives. Especially in the business world, we’re confronted with change on a very regular basis. Offline desktop applications have become outdated because they lack the advantages of online applications. For this reason, companies are steadily switching to Windows 10 and Office 365. These software packages are updated regularly throughout the year.

SharePoint: How do you create a news post?

Xylos Learning
15/07/2020

Communicating regularly and clearly is essential if you want your colleagues to stay up to date. One way to do this is by publishing news posts, which you can enhance with images, photos and an attractive layout. 

SharePoint: Discover the power of the Hero web part

Xylos Learning
08/07/2020

With the Hero web part, you can make your SharePoint site look even more appealing and draw attention to certain parts of it. It’s a standard component of communication sites, but you can add it to other pages as well.

SharePoint Online: How do you create a communication site?

Xylos Learning
01/07/2020

SharePoint Online lets you create two kinds of sites: team sites and communication sites. In this blog post, we’ll focus on how to create a communication site.

4 helpful tips for Office 365 Planner

Xylos Learning
24/06/2020

Microsoft Office 365 Planner is a very useful tool – if you know how to use it, that is. To help you navigate your way through it, we’ll sum up four useful facts that will let you master the tool in no time. In this blog post you will learn about Copy plan and Copy task and how to connect Planner to Excel, Power Automate and Outlook.

Which SharePoint version are you using?

Xylos Learning
01/05/2020

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 @

Xylos Learning
23/04/2020

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.

Are you exploring Office 365 and do you have any questions about the software that need answering? Book one of our virtual workshops today. We’ll help you and your co-workers get up and running with Teams, Power BI, Power Automate, Project Online Professional, and other tools.

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