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OneNote: An Underrated Program

Written by Skilled Application Instructor Patrick Galligan

What if someone told you there was a program that integrates with Outlook task lists, behaves as a file storage folder, has database functions, and looks like a notebook?  Well, there is. Welcome to OneNote by Microsoft!

4 Microsoft Excel Tricks You May Not Know About

Mastering the Double-Click & Today's Date

Learn the power of the Double-Click and how it can be helpful in a few situations you may not have known about. Also, there are two ways to enter the date (other than manually) that will produce two different results. The dates will look the same on the spreadsheet. However, clicking on the date and checking the formula bar will reveal which date will update automatically and which will remain static.

Microsoft Office 2016: Upgrades for the Modern Workforce

San Diego Applications Instructor Patrick Galligan shares three new features in Office 2016

What's new in Office 2016? Key features that enable collaboration and support a productive, modern workforce. In today’s world, one person is rarely in charge of an entire project.  More often than not, you’re collaborating with other people on a team, if not in an entire network of teams spread out through the entire country or the world. Here are three new features that attempt to make collaborative work easier.

Reusing Slides in PowerPoint

Top 25 Instructor Ruth Romano shares her tips for reusing slides in PowerPoint

If you ever find yourself copying slides from another PowerPoint Presentation and pasting them into the one you are currently working on, you may feel like it requires delicate navigation skills. Many times I ended up copying or pasting the wrong slide(s). However, there is a “Reuse Slides” feature in PowerPoint. This easily fixes the problem of trying to navigate around multiple windows and avoiding a click in the wrong place.

Use the Slide Master and Be the PowerPoint Master


Slide Master is the tool that will give your presentations a uniform look. Have you ever fussed with trying to put a logo in the exact same place from slide to slide? Not anymore. Have you ever wanted to make your own slide layout templates? Now you can.

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