It’s always interesting to hear a person’s perception of what a template is for them. Technically, a template is a specially prebuilt document you create a new document from. A template is a perfect starting point for your new document or presentation, such as a letter, newsletter or report, and includes all of the defaults, [...]
As you can probably guess, we work with a very large number of businesses who will have an interesting selection of Office versions. For us, this makes for more of a challenge in developing the templates, but does raise some cross-over questions for the users, who don’t always get the training they need.
In just the [...]
Anyone who has used Word for any amount of time will know that it can ‘try to help’. This is a very clever semi-intelligence that Microsoft have built into the software, but we all know it as those annoying little things that happen as we work. What you probably didn’t know, is that you can [...]
The Office suite has a fully-fledged programming language built into it. Visual Basic for Applications [VBA] is a sub set of the very powerful Visual Basic used to develop full applications on the Windows platform. In Office, VBA can extend almost any feature or function within Word and, to a lesser degree, in PowerPoint and [...]
There’s nothing like a list of problems to get us interested at Operandi. Some of which most people don’t realise they have, and often as not we just get on with it and deal with them as part of the work. Every few projects we get something that really stretches the grey matter, and a [...]keep looking »