The Electric Wand

Weekly tips from the "Tip o' the Week" email distribution inside of Microsoft.

February, 2011

  • Tip o’ the Week #10: Navigate Outlook with shortcuts

    More Outlook tippery this week. Many of these may be familiar to the “ Mouse? Mouse? We don’t need no stinking mouse! ” keyboard fanatics – if you’re a shortcut junkie, think of this as a refresher. Since we spend more time in Outlook than any other application...
  • Tip o’ the Week #11: SharePoint alerts

    Some of us use RSS, many of us use SharePoint, but all of use email. Did you know that you can combine these three great technologies to keep you up to date on what other people are doing? Most areas of SharePoint allow you to request to be alerted when...
  • Tip o’ the Week #16: All wiyht. Rho sritched mg kegtops awound?

    Even the best of us make common typos – “teh”  instead of “the”, “Exchnage” instead of Exchange etc. Microsoft Word’s Autocorrect feature has mopped up a lot of the common ones – have a look if you’re interested, from the File Menu/BackStage in Word...
  • Tip o’ the Week #17: Broadcast PPT to customers & partners

    Many Microsoft folks have experienced the joys of scheduling Live Meetings with customers and partners, where they get an email or meeting request with lots of links, asking them to install software on their PC before they try to join the meeting. How...