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Adjust Table Columns in Word (Auto Fit)

You can manually adjust the width of any table; however, the following tips may allow you to fine-tune your tables with less effort. To adjust table row and column size in Word: Click anywhere in the table. In "Table Tools" click the [Layout] tab > locate the "Cell Size" group and choose from of the following options: To fit the columns to the text (or page margins if cells are empty), click [AutoFit] > select "AutoFit Contents." To fit the table to...
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Adobe Acrobat Combine Multiple PDFs Into One File

Note:This functionality will not work in the free Adobe Acrobat Reader Program. However, you can install Adobe Acrobat Professional on your Cedarville University computer through Start > All Programs >  _CedarNet > Graphics > Adobe Acrobat Pro 11 .Open Adobe Acrobat Professional 11.Go to "File" > "Create" (or choose [Create] on your toolbar).Choose "Combine Files into a Single PDF...."A "Combine Files" dialog box will open.Click [Add Files...] in the upper left of...
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Arrange Items in Outlook

In Microsoft Outlook, you can arrange the items in your inbox and folders so that emails you want to be able to see are more easily accessible. Outlook gives you the option to sort items in each folder by specific criteria, such as when it was sent, who it was sent by, or how large it is. By default, all items in your inbox and folders are sorted by date with the most recent items on top.If you change how Outlook sorts items in one folder, it will not change how other folders are organized....
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Google Mail General Settings

There are several options available under the general settings menu for Google mail. These options allow you to change everything from how many emails appear on one screen to what stars you can use to label messages.


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Convert Audio Files

You may need to convert an audio file to another format for various reasons (e.g., to use as voicemail message, to transfer to an MP3 player). Depending on the file types you are using, you can use either Audacity or Adobe Audition. Both are available from CedarNet. Audacity is located under Language & Literature, and Audition is located under Com Arts. Use Audacity Audacity is more streamlined with less features and will work well for simple file conversion. However, Audacity cannot work...
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How to Format Email Messages in Outlook

Learn how to format emails in Outlook using HTML, Rich Text Format (RTF), or plain text.


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Outlook View Delegated Email and Calendar

Viewing Delegated Mail Go to the Mail section of Outlook in the navigation pane. In the navigation pane below the list of your folders, you should see a list of any delegated email addresses and folders. Click on the delegated folders to access those emails. Viewing Delegated Calendar Go to the Calendar section in the navigation pane. In the navigation pane, check the box next to the name of the calendar that has been delegated to you. It will display in the view...
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How to Save and Send Documents from Office Programs in Outlook

If Microsoft Outlook is set up as the email client on your computer (the default program to handle mailto links), you can use the "Save & Send" feature in other Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. The "Save & Send" option allows you to send a file as an email attachment directly from the Microsoft Office program that you create the document in.Note:You can only use the “Save & Send” feature if you have an email client, such as Microsoft...
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Find a Time Feature or Busy Search in Google Calendar

The "Find a Time" feature allows you to compare schedules of guests, whether you are scheduling a meeting or inviting friends to lunch, to pick a time that is free for everyone.


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Microsoft Office Compatibility Mode

Compatibility Mode is a feature in Office 2016, 2013, 2010, and 2007 that allows you to open and edit older Office documents such as .doc, .ppt, and .xls files. Opening any of these types of documents in an Office 2016, 2013, 2010, or 2007 application will activate the Compatibility Mode automatically. If you make changes to your old document and save them, the document will save as the old format.


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