Custom margins and backgrounds in Word

This tip will show you how to insert a bordered picture as a background into Microsoft Word and adjust the margins so you can compose text in Word for a poster or certificate etc. We’ll use an example picture created in the free Adobe Spark, downloaded A4 size, but similar pictures with wide borders can

How to AutoArchive your IMAP email in Outlook 2016

When your inbox starts to receive full quota alerts you can turn on Auto-Archive.  This will free up space and move mail to a local personal folder. For POP and IMAP accounts, Outlook lets you create an Archive folder or choose an existing folder to use as an Archive. You can set AutoArchive by mail

How to back up your IMAP email in Outlook 2016

Knowing how to do periodic backups of data like your email is essential. Outlook lets you export mail to a .PST file. You can keep the backup PST file on the computer or copy it to a USB drive that you can take off site etc. Note: This tip explains how to make COPIES of

How to save Word document to PDF format?

Click File at top left hand corner. Click Save As. Select the destination where you want to save the PDF to, e.g. Desktop. Click “Save as type” drop down and select PDF. Click Save

Create Vic modern cursive script with dotted lines

Kindergarten staff often ask us where they can download a dotted version of Vic modern cursive script so they can produce printing exercises for their children. Unfortunately we have not found such a font. So we have come up with an easy solution in Microsoft Word that uses a custom WordArt style! First: If you don’t have

Format the template for multiple enrolments in KIM

In our training course Introduction to KIM, we cover how to format the .csv template to upload multiple child enrolments for a Single Service in KIM. If you have enrolment information ready in a spreadsheet, using the template may be quicker than entering enrolments individually in KIM. The data needs to be in a specific

New Portfolio Templates for Word – Australian nature theme

If you have completed our ‘Create a Children’s Portfolio' course you will be familiar with the idea of a template. A template is a sample document with a predefined layout for images, text and font style. Templates save you time when making several similar documents. Microsoft Word lets you save a copy of any word

Portfolio Templates for Word

If you have completed our ‘Create a Children’s Portfolio’ course you will be familiar with the idea of a template. A template is a sample document with a predefined layout for images, text and font style. Templates save you time when making several similar documents. Microsoft Word lets you save a copy of any word

Create Letters or Labels using Mail Merge Wizard

(Instructions are based on Microsoft Word 2007, but are similar in Microsoft Word 2010). Use the Mail Merge step-by-step Wizard when you want to create a set of labels or documents such as a standard letter that is sent to multiple recipients. You will need: 1) A letter or blank document. 2) Your recipient information

Format & Sum currency data in a Spreadsheet

Learn how to quickly format data to currency and calculate the total in a Spread Sheet How to Format Data (currency format) Enter the data into the cells, then using your mouse left-click and drag across the cells to highlight the data Using the mouse, right-click on the highlighted data and select Format Cells. The

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