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How to Run a Program through a Hyperlink in PowerPoint 2013

A PowerPoint hyperlink can also run any program from within a presentation. For example, you can create a presentation that explains how to market a new computer program, and then create a hyperlink to [more…]

Change the Appearance of the Outlook 2013 Reading Pane

To make reading e-mail messages easier in Outlook 2013, you can set up Outlook to display your messages in three different ways. The Reading pane can be set to display on the right or below your list of [more…]

How to Create Conditional Formatting in Access 2013

Formatting data based on certain criteria is known as conditional formatting. A report in Access 2013 can display data, but sometimes you may want help in identifying certain types of data. While you can [more…]

How to Adjust Left and Right Paragraph Margins in Word

The Ruler in Microsoft Office 2013 Word defines the left and right margins for your text paragraphs. You can use the Ruler to change these paragraph margins. Follow these steps: [more…]

How to Define a Print Area in Excel 2013

Sometimes you may not want to print your entire Excel 2013 spreadsheet but just a certain part of it, called the print area. To define the print area, follow these steps: [more…]

Ten Office 2013 Keystroke Shortcuts

One common theme of Office 2013 is that all programs look and work alike. After you learn how to use Word, you’ll find it isn't much harder to learn Excel or PowerPoint because the Ribbon tabs all work [more…]

Microsoft Office 2013 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Microsoft Office 2013 comes jam-packed with features. See shortcuts and tips for using the keyboard, mouse, and ribbon to get fast access to the most commonly used commands. You'll master Office 2013 in [more…]

Indispensable Office 2013 Commands

The programs in the Office 2013 suite — Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, OneNote 2013, Outlook 2013, Access 2013, and Publisher 2013 — have these indispensable commands in common: [more…]

Customizing an Office 2013 Program

Office 2013 has made customizing programs easier than ever. Whether you’re working in Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, OneNote 2013, Outlook 2013, Access 2013, or Publisher 2013, you can take advantage [more…]

Adding Visual Elements to Office 2013 Files

Word 2013 documents, Excel 2013 worksheets, PowerPoint 2013 slides, OneNote 2013 notebooks, Outlook 2013 messages, and Publisher 2013 publications are much more attractive and communicate more when you [more…]

Office 2013 All-In-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The programs in the Office 2013 suite — Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, OneNote 2013, Outlook 2013, Access 2013, and Publisher 2013 — have much in common. Master the commands in one Office 2013 [more…]

How to Compare Documents in Word 2013

Word 2013 offers a command for comparing the original document to a revised edition and another for comparing two different revised editions of the same document. After you make the comparison, Word creates [more…]

How to Establish Data-Validation Rules in Excel 2013

By establishing data-validation rules in Excel 2013, you can greatly decrease the chances of errors being entered, and the rules aren’t particularly hard to set up. [more…]

How to Record an Audio Note in OneNote 2013

If your computer can record sound, you can make a voice recording of a note in OneNote 2013. The note is stored as a Windows media audio file (.wma). [more…]

How to Create Rules for Arriving Messages in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 lets you earmark messages and even move messages as they arrive automatically to folders apart from the Inbox folder. You create a rule to move e-mail from a particular person automatically [more…]

How to Create and Enter Data in an Access 2013 Form

It’s easier to enter data in a form than in an Access data sheet. Therefore, you probably will need to create a form within Access 2013. Here's how. [more…]

How to Remove the Background from a Graphic Image in Office 2013

Pictures can be messy. You may have a picture that you’d like to use in an Office 2013 document, but the picture has a distracting background (or even someone you’d like to forget). Fortunately, Office [more…]

How to Present a PowerPoint 2013 Presentation Online

You can play a PowerPoint 2013 presentation on your computer for people to watch on their web browsers. Presenting online is made possible by the Office Presentation Service, a free service for everyone [more…]

How to Save an Office 2013 File as a PDF

PDF files are designed to be viewed and printed in a program called Adobe Reader. Nearly every computer has Adobe Reader, which is why it is sometimes convenient to save your Office 2013 files as PDFs. [more…]

How to Share Your Office 2013 Files and Folders

You can collaborate with others by sharing your Office 2013 files and folders. Sharing enables them to view or edit your work and provide valuable feedback [more…]

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