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Word 2003 viewer – replaces Word 97 and all previous viewers – you can open, view, print and copy all MS and Mac Word files, and files saved in many other formats.

Excel 2003 – replaces Excel 97 viewer – you can open, view, print, copy Excel 2003, 2002, 2000, and 97 workbooks.

PowerPoint 2003 – replaces PowerPoint 97 – MS says this lets you view presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and on up. No mention of copying or printing.

We’ll be posting soon about some of the intricacies and myths of WordPerfect to Word.

12 Steps to Becoming a Charismatic Speaker
. Also from Ellen Finkelstein, an excellent page of links, super for anyone who wants to rev up their usage of PowerPoint.

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then Crystal Xcelsius‘ interactive visual analytics is the block buster movie.  Learn more about making the presentation of data come alive, and view a stunning gallery and demos here.

The “Right” Click

February 16, 2006

Have you noticed how often various tips suggest you right-click (aka as alternate-click)?

When you right-click a selection or an object, you’re presented with a shortcut menu. You’re exposed to many choices – and learn more, more efficiently, as you go. This is why I think right-clicking and using shortcut menus is so valuable.

Happy right-clicking!!!

Objects, images, shapes, etc. can be manipulated many ways in PowerPoint (you can apply this lesson to objects in Word and Excel as well.) You can easily change the way objects are “ordered”, i.e., stacked on top of or behind one another. Read the rest of this entry »

A Bucket of Undos

December 18, 2005

Not that you or I ever make a mistake or have to use the Undo feature in PowerPoint … but just in case … you should know how to increase the number of “Undos” PowerPoint is willing to do (or undo?) for you. Read the rest of this entry »