Conflict Resolution Mode in Word

In the following tip, you’ll learn about the new conflict resolution mode in Word 2010 and how to use it. Microsoft Office 2010 includes new co-authoring features and functionality that make it easier for users to work together on the same document without. You can take advantage of the new co-authoring in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010…

Where is My Office 2010 Product Key?

Are you trying to find your Office 2010 product key? It can be in one of several places, and how you obtained your copy of Microsoft Office 2010 determines where you will find your product key. For example, if you purchase a copy at a retail store, the product key is likely on the product…

Add Artistic Effects in Word

Just because you’re using a computer doesn’t mean you can’t let your artistic side shine through — even if you’re making a document for business purposes. In the following tip, you’ll learn how to apply artistic effects to your pictures in Word 2010. If there’s a budding graphic designer in you, you’ll love the new…

Use the Crop Tool in Word

Have you ever had to deal with an image in your Word document that’s just a little too big or in need of having a certain part of it cut down to size? In the following tip, you’ll learn how to use the crop tool in Word 2010 to crop an image to a different…

Turn Off the Mini-Toolbar in Word

The mini-toolbar in Microsoft Word can be a helpful tool, but some people feel that it gets in the way of an otherwise good time. Do you number yourself in the former or latter category? Have you ever had the need to turn off the mini-toolbar in Microsoft Word? In the following tip, you’ll learn…

Create a Curved Arrow in Word

Have you ever wondered how to go about drawing a curved arrow in Microsoft Word? In the following tip, you’ll learn how to draw a curved arrow in Word 2010. If you’ve ever wanted (or needed) to add a curved arrow to your Word document, you may have thought that it’s as simple as using…

What Do Formatting Marks Mean?

There are many ways that plain old text can be jazzed up to give the reader something a little more than the same old format every time. In Microsoft word, formatting marks show you the different formatting that has been applied throughout your Word document. For example, formatting marks show you where section or page…

Embed .WAV Audio Files in PowerPoint

Why in the heck would you want to jazz up your boring old PowerPoint presentation with a .WAV audio file? Isn’t it just going to be shown to a bunch of mid-morning, caffeine-deprived zombies (as most of us are) in a meeting designed to prod them into being more attentive to some counterproductive, company mandated…