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11 Did You Know ? Secret-Shortcuts Hidden Features and Functions in Windows-7 and Microsoft Office Andrew WS Ainger 20121107
Did You Know ?... http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/keyboard-shortcuts-for-microsoft-word-HP010370109.aspx http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/keyboard-shortcuts-in-excel-2003-HP005203781.aspx http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/oops-7-keyboard-shortcuts-users-hitting-mistake/ http://www.smallbiztechnology.com/archive/2012/08/app-of-the-week-keyrocket-helps-users-learn-keyboard-shortcuts.html/ http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/use-the-keyboard-to-work-with-ribbon-programs-HA010091908.aspx
…that Microsoft Office contains over 1,000 ‘Functions and Features’ Source: http://www.information-management.com/issues/21_6/three-technology-trends-you-cannot-ignore-10021494-1.html?pg=1
Of these 1,000 functions, the average office user uses about … Source: www.information-management.com 2012
Of these 1,000 functions, the average office user uses about … 10 Source: www.information-management.com 2012
Because 990 of these functions are HIDDEN! Source: www.information-management.com 2012
The good news is that our competitors are using the same 10 features and shortcuts Source: www.information-management.com 2012
The good news is that our competitors are using the same 10 features and shortcuts What this means though is that we're not getting any true competitive advantage Source: www.information-management.com 2012
So we need to ask: What features would be great for our sales group (or HR, or accounting department, or systems people, etc.) ?….. Source: www.information-management.com 2012
… features that are so buried in the software that no one knows they exist? Source: www.information-management.com 2012
Most departments don’t ask because they are too busy. So, if we're not asking, who is? Who in our organisation is looking at the tools we already have and asking if they are being under-used? Source: www.information-management.com 2012
Chances are the answer is “no one.” As such, it’s safe to say that all our ICT tools are under-utilised Source: www.information-management.com 2012
So, if we could ALL try and identify just ONE function or feature that WE find useful, and SHARE it with others, we could become more competitive! Source: ICT 2012
Did You Know that in Microsoft WORD for example…
Source: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/keyboard-shortcuts-for-microsoft-word-HP010370109.aspx Shift + F5 returns you to the place you edited last, even if was the week before you went on holiday!
Source: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/keyboard-shortcuts-for-microsoft-word-HP010370109.aspx CTRL + ; Enters the date In Microsoft EXCEL …..
Source: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itproui/thread/0d1dd848-7d44-4934-9ffb-ee1fcb20555b And then there is always the old Windows-7 trick of... Ctrl + Alt + the down arrow key Go on, give it a go, you know you want to!
So, can we try and collect the most useful features we use in our department?
Remember, the “more we learn the more we earn” and the more competitive we become! Source: http://www.peopleandland.org/resourcelibrary/pillars/PAL_Pillar_2.pdf 2012http://www.peopleandland.org/resourcelibrary/pillars/PAL_Pillar_2.pdf
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Source: ICT intranet 2012 and the STIG will enter you into the Mastermind monthly competition where you could will up to £25 worth of vouchers! And remember, SELEXworld Residents can claim 100 SG$ for every one submitted! Just visit the SELEXworld Bank to claim your credits.