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Being Artistic and Efficient (Little Known Tricks in Word)

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There’s a lot you can do in Word, from artistic treatments that jazz-up a document to using efficiency tricks that save bundles of time. Join this webinar to discover a few ideas you may have missed in this app.

Reduce Stress, Enjoy Organizing Your Thoughts and Naming Files

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You’ll get the same method we showed Donna for organizing thoughts and files, along with naming conventions so you can find everything you need quickly. HINT: Are you familiar with the “Affinity Diagram” … a Total Quality tool? Guest Panelist: Donna Love, Early Outreach and Born to Read Coordinator. Sarasota County Public Library.

Organize Your Files and Desktop

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Learn a strategy for organizing your files and desktop so that you can find what you need quickly and work efficiently.

  • Strategy for stacking folders within folders
  • Naming conventions and tricks
  • How to navigate Windows Explorer more easily
  • Quick ways to put files and folders exactly where you want them

Become a Tech Hero #1B, Word Formatting & Spreadsheets, Basic / Intermediate

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The session features:

  • Simple Tricks in Excel
  • Basic Formula Techniques
  • Formatting Professional-Looking Word Documents

Become a Tech Hero #1A, Word Graphics & PPT, Basic / Intermediate

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The session features:

  • Shortcuts with Text in Word
  • Going from Plain to Sharp Presentations
  • Working with Graphics in Word

Four and a Half Advanced Techniques in EXCEL

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  • Formatting data as a table
  • Absolute and Relative Cell referencing
  • VLookup (verticle lookup)
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Pivot Table

GUEST PRESENTER: Kari Kakeh, Technology and Communications Librarian
Capital District Library Council (NY)

Tips, Tricks, Techniques in PowerPoint

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  • Scheduling animation
  • Applying transitions
  • Using video screen recording (requires PPT 2013 or newer)
  • Avoiding traps with Design Ideas (requires PPT 2016 or newer)

WORD: Setting Up a Document
So that Modifying it Later
Takes Minutes Not Hours

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  • Page and Section Breaks
  • Section Headers and Footers
  • Set Custom Tabs
  • Show-Hide
  • Paragraph Spacing

Become a Tech Hero (Part 1)

Basic and Intermediate

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  • Shortcuts with Text in Word
  • Simple Tricks in Excel
  • Going from Plain to Sharp Presentations
  • Basic Formula Techniques
  • Working with Graphics in Word
  • Formatting Professional-Looking Word Documents

Become a Tech Hero (Part 2)

Intermediate and Advanced

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  • Create an Infographic with a Web Tool
  • Create Professional-Looking Excel Sheet
  • Working with Graphic Images in PPT
  • Using Advanced YouTube for Research
  • Understanding Social Media Options
  • Creating Pivot Tables Made Easy