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Cedarville Insights provides answers to your pressing questions about Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, as well as college undergraduate and graduate programs, theological and philosophical questions, and general purpose information.

Clear Saved Passwords (Remember Me)

When you log in to a specific website, sometimes your web browser will ask if you want it to remember the password for that site, or it may say "Remember me?" meaning "Do you want this site to hold on to your login credentials?" If you click for the browser to remember your password or to remember you, the browser will store your login information and autofill the login fields each time you go to access that specific site. Warning! Information technology strongly recommends that you do not...
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Use Schedule View in Outlook

Schedule view is an alternate method of viewing calendars that allows you to easily see when events overlap and where there is free time between those calendars. Schedule view is especially helpful when planning meetings between multiple people. Use schedule view to view multiple calendars Select the calendars you want to display. In the "Arrange" group in the "Home" tab, click "Schedule View." Change schedule view default settings Outlook will default to showing your calendars...
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Create a Recurring Calendar Appointment in Outlook

A recurring appointment is an appointment that happens several times. By adding recurrence to an appointment, you can duplicate the appointment information without having to create a new appointment. Add recurrence to a new or existing appointment To create or add recurrence to a calendar appointment: Go to the Calendar in the navigation pane. In the ribbon, select "New Appointment" or open an existing appointment from the calendar to add recurrence information to. In the ...
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Outlook: Desktop Alerts

Desktop alerts are messages that appear on your screen whenever a new email arrives. You can open, flag, or delete an email directly from the desktop alert. Turn desktop alerts on or off Go to File > Options. In the left column, click Mail. Look for the "Message arrival" section under this tab. In the “Message arrival” section, check or uncheck the box next to "Display a Desktop Alert." Move desktop alerts You can move desktop alerts to a different place on...
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PowerPoint: Presenter View on Dual Monitors

When working in PowerPoint with dual monitors, the presenter view in PowerPoint 2013 automatically appears on both screens when you view the slideshow. One screen shows the actual slideshow preview, and the other screen shows the presenter view of the slideshow (preview of next slide, speaker notes etc.). You can disable the presenter view from appearing on the second screen by following the instructions below.

To disable the presenter view:

  1. Within PowerPoint, click the [Slide Show] tab.
  2. Locate the "Monitors" group > Uncheck "Use Presenter View."
  3. Within the "Monitors" group, click the "Monitor" dropdown menu > Select the specific monitor on which the slideshow should display. (The default option reads "Automatic.")


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Word: Bullet and Numbering Keyboard Shortcuts

Word will automatically format the list types with either of the shortcuts below. If the keyboard shortcuts do not work, you may need to first set automatic numbering or bullets.To start a bulleted list:Press the [*] asterisk button(Shift + 8) where you would like to begin your list.Press the spacebar and begin typing your text.To start a numbered list:Type a number one followed by a period (1.) where you would like to begin your list.Press the spacebar and begin typing the rest of your text.To...
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How to Set Default Document Folder Location in Windows

Warning! On University computers running the Windows operating system, documents do not automatically save to your H: network drive. Instead, documents default to the C: drive, which is only stored locally (not backed up) on the computer. Whenever you receive a new University computer running Windows, it is imperative that you follow the following instructions to set your default documents folder to be your H: network drive. Failure to do so could lead to you being unable to access saved files from another computer or losing data if your University computer malfunctions.


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Google Mail: Create Manage and Delete Contact Groups

Google Apps organizes all the people and groups you correspond with—both personal and within the Cedarville organization—within an online address book called the Contact Manager. This help page addresses how to create contact groups, manage contact groups (edit a group's name, add contacts, and remove contacts from a group), and delete contact groups.Warning! If the steps below do not work for you, you may be using the older version of Google Contacts. To create and manage Google...
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Google Chrome: Import Bookmarks from Another Web Browser

When you start using Google Chrome as your default web browser, you don’t have to manually enter all your bookmarks from your old browser into Google Chrome. You can import them from your old browser into Google Chrome automatically. To import bookmarks from another web browser: Ensure no browsers are open. Open Google Chrome. Click the customize/control icon (three parallel horizontal bars) in the top-right corner. Click “Settings.” From the &ldquo...
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How to Organize Labels in Google Mail

Labels are Google's version of folders. They do everything that folders do, except you can apply more than one label to a message. You can organize what and how labels appear in the mail sidebar in a variety of ways. Show/Hide Labels Google sets up "system labels," including "Important," "Drafts," "Starred," and more, so if there are ones that you won't use often or at all, you can choose to hide them from the sidebar. You can also hide custom labels. In Google Mail, click the gear...
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