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Excel Merge and Center Icon is Grayed Out, Not Functional

Question: All of a sudden my Excel’s Merge and Center icon became grayed out. I cannot activate it at all. Is there anything I can do to make it work? I am using Excel 2010. Answer: There are several reasons which can cause this to happen: 1. Editing option has been turned on for multiple users: …

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How to Add Useful Shortcuts on Windows Task Bar

Question: I have seen a colleague of mine who has links to the Desktop items and various folders on his taskbar. He is able to quickly access certain folders without having to use Windows Explorer. How do I add those features to my taskbar? I am using Windows 7. Answer: Perhaps you are asking about …

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How to Reduce MS Word Document File Size by Compressing Images

Question: I am creating a word document for my project which has several images. The file size is turning out to be 32 mb. I am unable to email such a large file. Is there a way I can reduce the file size? Answer: Yes, MS Word offers an option to compress image size which …

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How to Enable Editing for Word Documents Which Have Limited Formatting Rights

Question: I have a possession of a MS Word document (form) which has restricted areas and no formatting rights whatsoever. The document does not need to have these controls anymore. Is there anyway I can get rid of all the restrictions and enable formatting rights? I can type in the fields but cannot edit any text; I cannot …

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How to Take a Quick Screen Shot of the Screen

Question: Is there an easy way to grab screen shots of the screen without having to deal with any fancy graphic designing software? Answer: Yes! There are several ways.  Screen capturing is great way for taking digital notes (grabbing a map location, taking a snapshot of an important document, etc). 1. Windows 7 Snipping Tool: This tool …

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