Have you ever needed to get someone’s attention in Teams? Mentions and normal chats not cutting it? Microsoft has a feature for that–no matter how urgent the need is. There are a few different urgency settings you can adjust when sending messages in a chat. Read more
Did you know that Outlook is capable of resizing/compressing any or all images embedded in an email? If you have ever had to send loads of screenshots, only to have the email be way too large, keep reading to learn how to compress all of those images at once. Read more
Microsoft recently added different calendar views to Teams that really improve the calendar experience. Speaking of Teams Calendars–an out-of-the-box solution for group calendars has been confirmed and is currently in testing! I am hoping that the new calendar views are also hinting toward the group calendar feature rolling out soon. In the meantime, check out the new views for your personal calendar below.
For a long time, Microsoft Teams allowed you to select “Favorites” in your Team menu by selecting the “…” button, then selecting “Favorite”. The Team would appear in a “Favorites” section in Teams. This has recently changed to “Show” or “Hide”. Read more
If you have ever needed to normalize the cases of words in Excel, this tip is for you! Excel actually has functions for this: PROPER, UPPER, and LOWER. Read more
Maybe I’m the odd duck here, but up until recently I ignored the “Conditional Formatting” options in Excel. Boy, was I missing out! Conditional formatting is great, and Excel actually offers some really helpful options. Below, we will walk through highlighting blank cells in Excel, but I encourage you to check out the other possibilities as well.
Microsoft has made it easier than ever to use multiple accounts with Office 365. Keep reading to learn how to sign in and switch between multiple accounts.
Did you know that you can use Team or Channel @mentions in Teams to snag every team/channel member’s attention? Maybe you’re posting an Announcement or just want to check in for a status update–whatever the case, learn how below!
Microsoft recently added the ability to create “announcements” in channels. Announcements look sharp and will catch your users’ attention–especially if you mark it “important”! We’ll walk through creating one below.
This tip is an oldie-but-goodie. If you want to categorize or color-code your emails and appointments, you’ll have to customize the Categories in Outlook. Please note that categories are easiest used with Exchange mailboxes, though it is possible to assign keyboard shortcuts to categories and assign them to non-Exchange mail that way. Read more