Tips & Tricks


Extend selection when highlighting in Word

In Microsoft word to extend selection when highlighting click at start and press F8 – click where you want to finish then press Esc

Format Cells in Microsoft Excel

To format cells in Excel press CTRL + F1

Format Painter in Microsoft Office

Use the Format Painter in any presentation, word document, spreadsheet or outlook to copy the formats of the text or object you have highlighted. Double click will keep it on – ESC will cancel it.

Moving to and from fields in Outlook

To move to previous field in reading pane press CTRL + TAB
To move to next field in reading pane press SHIFT + TAB

Clear search results in Outlook

To clear your serach results in Microsoft Outlook press ESC

Jump to previous worksheet in Excel

To jump to a previous worksheet in Microsoft Excel press CTRL + Page Up

Selecting 'ALL' in Microsoft Office

To select all in the page you are working from press CTRL + A

Moving the page up and page down in Word

In Microsoft Word to move the page up press CTRL + PGUP
To move the page down press CTRL + PGDN

How to black out the screen in PowerPoint

In slideshow view in PowerPoint to blackout the screen press B
In slideshow view in PowerPoint to whiteout the screen press W

Accessing Page setup in Word

To access the page set up in word, double click on the grey part of the ruler.

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