How to navigate the programs pinned to the Taskbar
The programs that are pinned to the Windows taskbar and the open programs that have been minimised to the taskbar can be opened by holding the windows key down and then pressing a number key.
Windows Key + 1 = the first pinned program
Windows Key + 2 = the second pinned program
and so on.
Find Formula issues with the Evaluate Formula Tool – How to use the tool
This video shows you how to use the Evaluate Formula Tool in Microsoft Excel. This is a great tool if you have created a formula and it’s not quite working properly or you have inherited a spreadsheet and you want to see what is happening with a rather complex formula.
How to use the Access Zoom Box
The Access Zoom Box allows you to temporarily change the font properties within the zoom dialog box e.g. colour and size of font in order to make viewing or editing easier.
How to Cut or Copy to Spike in Word
The Spike is a feature I don’t see used very often. When you normally copy and paste the copy goes into the clipboard, but you can only copy one section at a time. The spike allows you to copy several sections one at a time and stacks them together so when you past from the spike all the sections are pasted. This also removes the copied sections from the spike.
Change Prices or Values on Spreadsheet without using Formulas
If you have an Excel spreadsheet with lots of values and you want to change them all very quickly then watch this video. You can add, subtract, multiply or divide all the values in one go.
Remove Page Break Lines in Excel
This video explains how to remove those really annoying page break lines on an Excel worksheet using one line of VBA code. Any level of user can do this.
Sub PrintLines() ' 'Removes page break dotted lines 'Create in Personal Macro workwook 'PERSONAL.XLSB 'Place link in Quick Access Tool Bar ' 'InITLearning.net ' ActiveSheet.DisplayPageBreaks = False End Sub
F12 Key – Save As
The F12 key is a great way to select the Save As dialog box.
Ctrl + S is the shortcut for Save.
Pressing the F12 function key gets you to the Save As dialog much faster than clicking the File ribbon tab for the backstage view and then clicking Save As.
Windows 10 Virtual Desktops
This is an ideal way to organise the work you are working on during the day. This is great if you a multitasking several jobs at once. Also if you wish to toggle through the desktops without the mouse then hold the windows key and use the arrow left and right arrow keys.
VLOOKUP – Approximate Match
This video shows how to use an approximate match Vlookup to find year groups of pupils based on their date of birth.
Excel Shortcut – Ctrl + Enter
How to keep the active cell in position after an entry and how to replicate data across a range.