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.
Here’s a handy little add-in in Powerpoint if you want to add a timer to your presentation. For example, if you are having a coffee break in the middle, you can set a timer that lets your participants know when you will be restarting your session.
I saw this super-easy hack on TikTok to create an organisation chart in PowerPoint. Start with a list and use tabs to create a hierarchy of staff. Then all you need to do is convert the list using SmartArt.
Missing Windows Movie Maker? Worry not, it’s been reborn under the photos app! A delightfully simple and easy to use interface, makes it a great starting point for anyone inexperienced with editing together film and images. In this very short introduction we show you how to get started.
Within moodle – there’s an Office 365 option which allows you to link to your files in OneDrive – this saves you having to re-upload files when you update Word and PowerPoint files image CC-BY-SA-4.0 via Wikimedia
In this video we’ll show you how to use the basic online similarity checker for Microsoft Word online – it’s great for checking for similarities and also a great tool for gathering information for your bibliography