We love Canva here! And find their presentation templates to be really helpful for creating great looking decks, however sometimes you need to put things into PowerPoint so you can present offline or want to use the presentaion tools in Teams. Luckily for us Canva include an option to download to PowerPoint which creates a… Continue reading #727 Updated! How to save a Canva presentation to PowerPoint
When you need to concentrate, Teams can prove to be a distraction. You can help to manage that by either setting your status to Do Not Disturb or Appear Offline, the only trouble is remembering to reset it when you are done! This handy tip shows you how to set a duration to your temporary… Continue reading #723 How to set a status duration in Teams
In-call notifications for chat messages can quickly become an annoying distraction, particularly in large meetings with a busy back channel. To stop these annoying pop-ups you can quickly and easily mute the chat. In the video below we show how to do this from within the Teams call and how to do it from the… Continue reading #719 Teams chat notifications causing a distraction? Mute them!
In this video walk-through, we show you how you can use Word online to dictate your written feedback. Once dictated, you can then copy and paste the feedback into your feedback tool. Perfect for if you prefer talking to typing! You can even set it to do your punctuation automatically too.
Easily add a video of yourself talking over a slide using the Insert – Cameo feature in PowerPoint. Here’s how:
Recently I have been converting word documents that had transcripts in tables. In order to make the documents more presentable I wanted to take the text from the tables and utilise as regular text in the document. This initially meant quite a bit of cutting and pasting. After a few errors were I cut the… Continue reading #709 Extract text from a table
The Morph transition allows you to animate smooth movement from one slide to the next – without the need for motion paths and animations. A top tip is to duplicate a slide and drag elements around. Here is a very quick demonstration of moving a shape in PowerPoint using the duplicating slide method. Remember to… Continue reading #706 PowerPoint: Try the new Morph transition
Convert is a cool little feature in the Draw ribbon in PowerPoint. It converts your drawings with a stylus or mouse into text, a shape or a mathematics symbol. Here is a quick video to show you how… Also, a big shout out to the #1minuteCPD team on publishing 700 minutes of CPD. That’s over… Continue reading #700 Convert Ink to Text/Shape/Math in PowerPoint
This is a great time saving tip for anyone who uses Excel. If you have a number of columns or rows which you’d like to be the same width as the contents of the cells, this nifty trick shows you how to resize them all in a couple of clicks.
If, like me, you frequently find yourself deleting emails when you simply want to mark them as unread, change your swipe commands! These quick steps show you how to change what swipe left and swipe right do in your Outlook email app. This video guide is for apple devices.