The school year is here (even if it doesn't feel like fall down here in South Florida)! Success is often about being organized and being efficient with your time. To help with that, links to previous Belleyre Books school-related posts are listed below so that you have access to what you need in one place. … Continue reading School’s In!
Microsoft Word 2019 in 90 Pages Chapter 6 explains how to create a mail merge list in Word. In this post, you will learn how to use an Excel spreadsheet for mail merge. The Microsoft Word mail merge is a powerful feature for generating personalized documents. For example, I decided to create a campaign to … Continue reading Using An Excel Spreadsheet for Mail Merge
Microsoft Word 2019 In 90 Pages is now available on Amazon in both print and ebook format. New features covered include LaTeX math syntax for better equations, the Draw tab with pens and editing tools for adding Ink to your document, Side to Side page movement in Print Layout view, and better collaboration tools. This … Continue reading Microsoft Word 2019 In 90 Pages
Microsoft Word has the features you need to create professional looking documents. To get the most out of these features, it's important to understand when and where to use them. In this post, we'll discuss how to use tabs, tab stops, and paragraph alignment. Displaying Formatting Symbols When the formatting for a Word document doesn't … Continue reading Microsoft Word 2016 Tabs and Paragraph Alignment Or When NOT to Use Spaces
Since 1883 the Modern Language Association (MLA) of America has been standardizing the way scholarly findings are shared. When you, the student, are asked to write a paper in the MLA format, you are expected to adhere to a set of guidelines for formatting documents and referencing sources. In this post, you will learn how … Continue reading Modern Language Association (MLA) Formatting Using Word 2016
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Computer skills are vital to succeeding in this economy. As adult and continuing education continue to grow to meet marketplace demand, Belleyre Books has been intentional in providing quality materials that are affordable, accessible, and relevant. What's important to realize is that keeping up to date on computer skills, such as Microsoft Office, is necessary regardless … Continue reading Adult and Continuing Education are More Critical Today Than Ever
Several notable improvements to Word 2016 are available through recent updates for subscription based users. Updates include: Grammar & Style proofing option Improved spelling checker Writing style suggestions A new way to view documents: side to side Improved picture background removal Grammar checker, writing style, and spelling checker improvements come by way of a digital writing assistant … Continue reading Microsoft Updates to Word 2016
Spring is a beautiful time of year. Longer days, warmer weather, and flowers blossoming. Even more exciting for many is the anticipation of receiving the long-awaited college degree, diploma, certificate, or one of the many other forms of recognition from hard work, dedication, and focus on higher education. With this accomplishment comes the prospect of … Continue reading Use Word 2016 to Create Your Resume
The title of my post refers to the basic concept behind the In 90 Pages books. I've been teaching, lecturing, promoting, and using Microsoft Office since 1995 (Office 95, aka Office 7). I've written many textbooks more than 400 pages in length, and they served their purpose. But now I'm meeting more and more students who haven't … Continue reading Cut the Fluff, Get to the Stuff