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applied tips : may 2008

Here's what I've put together for you in this issue: 

  • Outlook: It's the first program you always start in the morning, right?  Make Windows start it for you automatically.  Read!
  • Word: It can be pretty hard to find something in a long document, so create an index of important terms automatically.  Read!
  • Excel: Become a financial guru with these Excel functions built around loans, interest, depreciation, and more.  Read!
  • PowerPoint: Adding a header and footer to your slides is a quick way to get your name, date, and other information throughout the presentation.  Read!
  • Access: This second article on Queries explains how to find duplicate and unmatched information in your tables.  Read!

cell phone law reminder

You've got six weeks to make sure you and your employees are using hands-free headsets.  The one I recommend is currently $35.43 at

Find other recommendations at the new Applied Storefront.

classes in stockton

Applied Office is proud to announce a series of classes in Stockton, CA.

Each session is from 1-4pm, and located at the beautiful Pacific campus in a state-of-the-art hands-on computer lab.  The following classes will be offered:

May 22 (Thu) Excel 2003 - Beginners Only
May 23 (Fri) Excel 2003 - Expressions and Functions
May 28 (Wed) Word 2003 - Enhancing Your Document
May 30 (Fri) Mail Merge (Word, Excel, and Access 2003)
Jun 11 (Wed) Access 2003 - Introduction and Basics
Jun 13 (Fri) Access 2003 - Queries
Jun 16 (Mon) Access 2003 - Forms and Reports
Jun 17 (Tue) PowerPoint 2003 - Enhancing Your Presentation

For more information or to register, please visit Upcoming Classes.

If you're a Pacific employee, be on the lookout for even more classes offered through Continuing Education this summer.

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Thanks for reading Applied Tips!  Be sure to forward the newsletter to anyone you think might enjoy reading, and please keep your feedback and questions coming.

-David Diskin