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[TechRepublic] Colorize your Outlook messages to identify e-mail from specific senders

April 22, 2009
Colorize your Outlook messages to identify e-mail from specific senders
A simple but highly useful way to stay on top of important e-mail is to have Outlook display messages from different people in different colors. Here's a quick rundown of how to set this up.

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85 keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Microsoft Excel
Keyboard shortcuts can shave a surprising amount of time off the process of performing various Excel tasks. This list includes all the basics, along with those "I know there's a way to do this more quickly" shortcuts you can never quite remember.

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Hide the Ribbon programmatically in Access and Excel 2007
Developers don't like Office 2007 because the Ribbon is so hard to program. But if you're using Access and Excel, you can hide and display the Ribbon with a bit of help from VBA.

Compute your entire Excel worksheet with a click of the mouse
You already know how to use Excel's AutoSum feature -- now use it to enter all the formulas with just one click and sum it up. Here's how.

Quickly add page numbers to your Word documents
Sometimes, it's more efficient to take a task into your own hands. See how you can save a little time entering a PAGE field instead of making a trip to the Page Numbers dialog box.

Handy copy trick in Excel
It's easy to copy a column of values in Excel using the keyboard.

Office Challenge: How do you move Word table rows up and down?
In this week's Office Challenge, we resolve last week's question and offer a new one: It's common to want to rearrange the data in a table, but how do you move data from one row to another?

IT Cost Cutting: The Ninja Guide
IT Cost Cutting: The Ninja Guide Many IT shops are now operating on razor-thin margins -- with just enough capital to keep the wheels on the operation. But what do you do when you're asked to cut and there is nothing left to cut? It's time to get creative. Download TechRepublic's IT Cost Cutting: The Ninja Guide today!

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10 things you should look for in a netbook
10 ThingsWhen you're evaluating netbooks, you have to weigh the convenience of their small form factor against a variety of limitations. Erik Eckel explains several key considerations that will help you find a suitable middle ground.

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Three cybersecurity wake up calls that the U.S. missed
Bob Gourley is one of the top CTOs in the United States. In this interview, learn the career path he took to CTO via the U.S. Navy. Also, hear about three critical U.S. cybersecurity events that he thinks deserved to be taken a lot more seriously.

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