Category Archives: Microsoft

Email Calendar Availability

Here’s an easy step to send someone your Outlook calendar availability! From the calendar tab, select E-mail Calendar. Select the desired Date Range. In the detail section, select the desired availability options you want to share. Select/deselect the working hours … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Calendar Use in Office 365

Simplify your scheduling A busy day means a complicated calendar. With Office 365, students at SMU can easily set up and manage your meetings–saving you time to get more done. See other people’s calendars Add a team member directly to … Continue reading

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4 easy steps to keep the leading zero in Excel!

When working on spreadsheets you might have a need to have a column that has leading zeros. For example, let’s use an ID number, if I was to input the beginning of my id “0010” Excel would automatically remove the first two zeros.  … Continue reading

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Tips for Using OneNote in Office 365

Keep your notes close at hand Stay organized and collaborate with teammates using OneNote in Office 365 on all your devices. Your notes are saved automatically as you make them—just like a paper notebook. They go with you everywhere too … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Excel in Office 365

Let your data tell a story With Office 365 you can easily tell the story of your data. Perform complex tasks quickly, visualize your data to understand it better, and share your workbooks for better results. Analyze your data instantly … Continue reading

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O365 for SMU Students

A better way to work for SMU students With Office 365, you can read, write, collaborate, and present ideas—from virtually anywhere with consistent, clean, and fast experiences. Simplify sharing Your files are saved online, so you can send everyone a … Continue reading

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OneDrive for Faculty, Staff, & Students

In case you haven’t heard, OneDrive is now available for all SMU faculty, staff, and students! What does that mean? OneDrive for Business is a Microsoft online service that provides resources for file storage, collaboration, and communication. Students and Employees … Continue reading

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Office Time Saver: Using Groups in Microsoft Outlook

I was just composing an email to a number of people I will be writing on a regular basis. Rather than reinserting each individual or wasting time searching for that last sent item and forwarding to all, I decided to … Continue reading

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Capturing Screenshots in Office

To follow along with last week’s post we wanted to give you a few tips on using screenshots in the Microsoft Suite. From the Insert tab (available in all of the Office products), select the Screenshot icon.  Microsoft gives you two … Continue reading

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Student Email Migration

Here are a few things you need to know about the student email migration to Microsoft Exchange: After migration, you will have 50 GB of storage in your email mailbox. Your email address will not change. All of your content … Continue reading

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