Posts by Ben Fish

Track Appointments that are Nearing Completion

If you use a calendar application e.g. Outlook, you'll be familiar with reminders before each appointment starts. However, how do you make sure you are tracking to finish the appointment on time? Using a combination of Power Apps, Outlook and Teams the solution confirms staff: Finish their current appointment on time Get to their next [...]

Automatically File Emails to a Server or SharePoint

One of our clients was frustrated with the amount of time staff spent filing emails to their server.By using Power Automate we helped our client save the equivalent of 2 full time employees a month.Power Automate can also be used to automatically file emails and attachments to SharePoint and OneDrive.Watch our short video to see an [...]

Text Shortcut Keys in Word and Outlook

Everyone knows Shortcut Keys save you heaps of time. Here are our top five for working with text in Word and Outlook. Shift + any of the arrow keys, ← ↑ → ↓ to select text Shift + F3 to change case Alt + Shift + ↑ to move paragraph up Alt + Shift + ↓ to move paragraph down Ctrl + Shift + N to apply the Normal [...]

Dictate in Office 365

The Office 365 version of Office includes an easy to use dictation tool. It is currently available in: Outlook PowerPoint Word You’ll find the Dictate command on the Message tab when composing a message in Outlook. In PowerPoint and Word its sits on the Home tab. To use it do the following: Click Dictate Select the language [...]

Word – Alt Key

The Alt key doesn't always get much love. However it has some pretty cool functionality. Watch this short video to see a couple of our favourite ones in [...]

SharePoint – Format Columns

Applying colour can help to make key data stand out. You can now do this in SharePoint to highlight due dates, status and numbers. Watch this short video to see [...]

PowerPoint – Design Ideas

Trying to make your slides look good can be a tiring and unrewarding process. Instead of getting frustrated use the Design Ideas feature to quickly turn your slides into something cool and stylish. Watch this short video to see [...]

OneNote – Calculations

OneNote has all sorts of uses and cool functions. In this short video you'll see how to use it for [...]

PowerPoint – Insert a Form

PowerPoint is generally used to create slides to support presentations. However you can use it for all sorts of other things including training. By inserting a Form you'll be able to take this to another level by adding surveys and quizzes to your [...]

Office – SmartArt

Diagrams can often make processes easier to understand. As long as you can enter text, SmartArt will do the hard work for you. SmartArt can be found in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Watch this short video to see how to create a process [...]