Category Archives: Excel

How To Create A Reminder Email For Outlook Email From Excel

Do you want Excel to alert you of an approaching due date? Do you want to be able to send an automatic email to a person related to an item in that spreadsheet? Try it this way: Continue reading

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Insert a Drop Down Calendar Menu In Excel – Choose a Date!

So you want to create a drop down calendar in Excel? Apart from sending alerts to Outlook from Excel (working on that article as well) this has been the most requested how-to as of late. For example: Reader Tim Asks: … Continue reading

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Preview a PowerPoint Presentation, Word Document, Excel Spreadsheet In Outlook 2007

Reader D. Rogers Asked: “Is there a way to embed a powerpoint document in Outlook so that you can actually view the presentation from the body of the email?” Yes there is! If you are using Outlook 2007 there is … Continue reading

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How To Use Spell Check in an Excel Spreadsheet or Workbook

This came up in a conversation with my boss . .  How do you spell check Excel? There are two ways, you can check a single spreadsheet or an entire workbook. To check a single sheet Click where where you … Continue reading

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Embedding An Outlook Calendar Event in an Office Document

I received a request for the following how-to: “I want to embed an outlook calendar entry in a document to allow people to click on the object to add an event to their outlook calendar. How do you do that?” … Continue reading

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