Tips & Tricks


How do I hide the Ribbon in Microsoft Office?

Press CTRL+F1 to collapse and expand The Ribbon in Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, OneNote and PowerPoint. You can also double click on the ribbon to do the same.

How do I make text bold in Word and other Microsoft packages?

Either click on the word or highlight the words you want to make bold. then hold CTRL and press B.

How do I jump to a certain slide in PowerPoint?

When in slideshow, all you need to do is type the number of the slide and press ENTER.

How do insert the time into my Excel workbook?

Simply click in the cell you would like the date to appear in at hold down CTRL and :

How can I quickly show or hide the Navigation Pane in Access?

When in Microsoft Access all you need to do is press F11 to show or to hide the Navigation Pane.

How do I highlight to the end of the active data?

Click in the cell you would like to start from. Hold down CTRL + SHIFT and use the arrow keys to highlight in the direction you require.

How do I highlight an entire row?

Click on the row you would like to highlight. Hold down SHIFT + SPACEBAR.

How do I replace . with / in Excel

Highlight the data you want to change. Press CTRL+F. In the Find area, type a . Then go to the replace tab and type a / Then press Replace All. Great for dates.

How do I retrieve a closed down tab?

CTRL + SHIFT + T will bring back a closed tab, at the exact page you were originally on in your internet browser. 

How to quickly close virtual desktop

To close the virtual desktop you’re using press the windows key +Ctrl +F4

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