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Microsoft Office SmartArt – curving text in shape

Recently someone I was teaching had created some Stacked Venn SmartArt similar to below but she wanted the text to follow the curve.

Select the text, then on the… 63 more words

Microsoft Office - labels for stacked column totals

If you create a stacked column chart it is easy enough to show data labels for the individual parts of the stacked column but not so obvious how to create a label just showing the column total. 163 more words

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Four Microsoft Office Tips

Pamela Smith, an instructor with Spindustry Training, who has been teaching students about Microsoft Office products for 20 years, shares these four tips with you. 472 more words

Microsoft Office

Dump text from your slides! Here’s how – without forgetting what to say (or skipping key details)

How many of your slides serve double duty? Let’s look at an example of what I mean

Suppose you have a slide with several contact numbers and email addresses on it, like the one shown below… 908 more words


Microsoft wants you to write better, stay focused and bore fewer people

Microsoft announced a number of updates to Word, PowerPoint and Outlook today that will bring more of its machine learning smarts (among other things) to some of its core Office suite products. 533 more words


Grab them from the get-go

(I published this as a LinkedIn Pulse post a few months ago. But I’m re-publishing it here on The Oomph! Blog to lead off as the first post on our newly re-designed website. 1,525 more words

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Dynamic infographics with Microsoft Excel data on a real map

Have you wished you could plot numbers in a table on a real map; and not use map picture. Also, this infographic thus created should dynamically refresh based on data. 353 more words