Getting Started

Convert a Document to XML File Format

When you open an old Office 2003 file in an Office 2007 or Office 2010 application – such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, the term ‘Compatibility Mode’ is displayed at the top of the screen. Compatibility Mode prevents you from…

The Ribbon Bar Explained

Long gone are Office 2003 menu bar and toolbars – from Office 2007 onwards, all replaced with the Ribbon Bar. In the simplest form the ribbon bar is made up of Tabs containing groups of tool buttons and commands. There…

Office 2007 – Office Button

One of the most prominent new features of Office 2007 is the Office button – sometimes called the pizza button! The Office button replaces the File menu and includes functions for sharing, protecting, and publishing documents.Whereas in earlier versions of…

Headers & Footers explained

Headers & Footers formally known as “Running Headers & Footers” are separate text areas at the top and bottom of a document page. Headers & Footers are used to insert document information, which must be repeated on each page, but…

Use good email etiquette to enhance your profile

Many years ago, when emails were introduced, Microsoft had a proviso that appeared when you used the Read Receipt option which effectively said: “Just because an email is sent doesn’t mean it’s read and, just because it has been read…