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Office Tips & Tricks: Create a Microsoft Form


Microsoft Forms is a program within Office 365 (Education) that enables you to create custom quizzes, surveys and questionnaires. You can then invite others to respond (using any browser and using mobile devices).

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Office Tips & Tricks: Create a group in Yammer


Yammer is a private social network that helps you network with others within your organisation, share information across teams, and organise projects or working groups.

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New Support for the Digital Framework


The Digital Framework was introduced at NTU last year and we’ve been pulling together a range of resources and support to help colleagues use the Framework, whether as a personal CPD tool, or as a method to analyse skills in teams or support c

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Office Tips & Tricks: Vertical text in Word


Wouldn’t it be useful to sometimes be able to create vertical text when creating a spine label, or when labelling cells in a Word table?
Word does indeed allow you to type text vertically either using a text box or cells in a table.

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Office Tips & Tricks: Excel – copy & paste only visible cells


Working with Excel spreadsheets containing hidden rows or columns?
Recently we had a query from our colleague, Trevor, who has a spreadsheet with hidden rows and columns and wanted to copy and paste only visible cells onto a new worksheet.

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Office Tips & Tricks: Loop a presentation in PowerPoint

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Ever wondered how to get your PowerPoint presentation to continuously loop? This function is useful for general announcements, marketing or an ‘infomercial’ display.

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Office Tips & Tricks: Outlook’s Clutter tool


Wasting time deleting email messages you don’t want to read?  Outlook’s Clutter tool can help you filter out unwanted or low priority messages from your Inbox.

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OER16: Open Culture conference @ the University of Edinburgh


Last week I spent a sunny two days at the OER16: Open Culture Conference hosted by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) at the University of Edinburgh.

Waverley Station & Princes Street, Edinburgh   Image by R.

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Office Tips & Tricks: Word Styles


Do you create documents with headings, sub-headings and different font styles?  Are you using Word’s Styles feature to ensure consistency throughout?
Word Styles is (in my opinion) a much under-used feature even though it sits in plain sight o

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Get involved in Safer Internet Day 9 February 2016


Did you know that Tuesday 9 February 2016 is Safer Internet Day?

What is Safer Internet Day?
Beginning as a European initiative, Safer Internet Day (SID) is now celebrated in more than 100 countries worldwide.

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