Friday, March 30, 2007

From Project to PowerPoint !

click here for this add-in for Project 2003 you can quickly and easily create a PowerPoint 2003 presentation using information from a Project 2003 file.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Shortcuts for Internet Explorer 7

try the following to quickly get to things in IE7 :

Ctrl D - Add to favourites
Alt Z - for the Add to favourites dropdown
Ctrl + and - for Zoom factor
Ctrl shift I - for favourites menu
Ctrl shift H - for History
Ctrl shift J - for Feeds
Ctrl N - New window
F5 - reload/refresh screen

cheers !! Jamie

Friday, March 02, 2007

Generate some random text in Word for layout checking

Hi again !
my Word tip here courtesy of Microsofts Web cast on Word is to generate some text to play about within a Word doc for alignment testing , layout checking etc.

Use :
=rand(3,3) This will generate some text 3 paragraphs with 3 lines in each paragraph !

Use your own values as required. =rand(parag, lines)

VB Macros - How to speed them up and stop screen updates

When executing a macro you can watch everything that happens in the macro. This is good but when its all working it may be slowing down your macro. It can also be annoying to the user.

Use the following to disable the macro screen updating :

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

Then = True to switch it back on again.

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