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When you enter dates into cells in Microsoft Excel you're initially limited to a short list of fairly boring formats. Using custom date formats means that you can display your dates in almost any way you like!
This article looks at one of the new features in Conditional Formatting in Excel 2007/2010 which we can use to make our boring lists more interesting!
Following on from the article discussing simple conditional formatting in Excel, this blog shows you how to add Data Bars to your lists for that extra bit of pazazz!
This short article looks at the basic settings for creating conditional formatting rules in Excel.
If you've ever had the tedious job of manually scrolling through a long list of data to remove the duplicate entries in Excel then this blog is for you! Discover how to hide or delete duplicated data in Excel 2003, 2007 and 2010.
The InputBox function in Visual Basic for Applications allows you to get - as the name suggests - input from the user. This blog shows how to use it!
If you've ever tried to enter fractions in Microsoft Excel you'll probably have become frustrated when Excel insists on converting them into dates! Read this blog to see how to prevent this from happening.
The MsgBox command in Visual Basic for Applications allows you to display basic messages, but you can also make it prettier, and even use it to ask questions or display multiple-line messages! Read on to find out more about this versatile VBA command.
If you've ever inserted a company logo or other image onto a slide with a coloured background in Microsoft PowerPoint you'll probably have been really annoyed when the image looks as though it's contained in a white box. Read this blog to find out how to remove the box and make your image appear transparent.
Have you ever been asked to reproduce your company's brand colours in your latest PowerPoint presentation, or wanted to use your corporate font colours in your latest Word report? This blog will show you how to pick your colours accurately in any of the standard Microsoft Office applications.
If you've upgraded from Access 2003 to either Access 2007 or 2010 you might be wondering why your forms don't look like forms any more. Read this blog to see how to change a simple setting that will return your forms to their normal state!
This blog explains the nuts and bolts of Excel VBA variables, including how to declare them, how to set their scope and all sorts of other tips and tricks. The blog also covers constants in Excel macros.
The VLOOKUP function in Excel is perfect for categorising a continuous range of numbers. This topical example shows you how to calculate an exam grade based on a numerical score.
Did you know that you don't have to use cell references in calculations in Microsoft Excel? You can use range names to create sensible, plain English names to refer to your cells and use those in your formulae instead. Read this blog to find out how.
Have you ever needed to change the font that you've used for a PowerPoint presentation and laboriously clicked through each slide to change it one-by-one? Well the next time you find yourself in this situation you'll be able to do this in one go. Read on to find out how.
Do you get annoyed when you see the font size shrinking automatically as you type text into a PowerPoint slide? Us too! Turning off the AutoFit options is an easy way to stop this from happening. This blog explains how to do exactly that in PowerPoint 2003, 2007 and 2010.
Use this free online training in Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to learn how to program macros within Excel. The tutorial covers everything from basic recording through to creating classes - something for everyone!
This blog shows the various techniques within Excel Visual Basic for moving around and selecting cells relative to the active cell or selection. The blog includes a discussion of the Offset, End, Resize, Range, EntireRow, EntireColumn and CurrentRegion methods.
This blog gives the various possible ways to select cells, ranges, columns and rows using Visual Basic for Applications in Excel. Useful for the VBA newbie, but even gurus might find one or two commands they'd missed!
If you've ever spent time customising the same calendar or the same field every time you create a new file in Microsoft Project, you'll definitely want to know about the Organizer. This handy tool lets you copy any customised content into the Project Global template so that it will be available to every new project that you create!