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2 Great Word-to-Email Commands You Never Heard Of

Microsoft Word has commands you may never have heard of, since they don't appear on any Ribbons.  In this post we will look at two of these little known commands that make it easy to share content through email. How to find commands that DON’T appear on any Word...
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Back to the Desktop – Real-Time Co-Authoring in Microsoft Word 2016

The emergence in recent years of the Web-based version of Microsoft Word has led some people to speculate that the desktop version of Word would one day soon become obsolete.  But nothing could be further from the truth.  In the 2016 release of Office, Microsoft...
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What Can I do to Motivate Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Ensure Better Compliance with Deadlines?

With the start of a new year, our thoughts often turn to ways to improve our processes and procedures. Let’s focus on how to improve our relationships and team-building in order to keep the content rolling our way as deadlines loom. Managing SMEs is a challenge for...
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Sample Library Structures

In the previous post we used distinctively formatted labels to organize the content in a master ‘Content Library’ document.   In this post we will look at some sample Main Category and Subcategory structures for a cross section of industries. These samples are for...
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Copy/Paste a Macro

In the previous post we demonstrated how you can Record a Word Macro using Word’s ‘Record Macro’ function.   In many of the posts on this BLOG you will find sample code and Expedience ‘Copy Cat’ macros (that is, macros based on our Software Suite) that cannot be...
Bullet Lists in Excel

Bullet Lists in Excel

“How do I insert bullet lists into Excel?” This is one the most frequent Excel questions that we receive at Expedience. Unlike Microsoft Word, Excel does not provide a simple way to apply bullets to a list. However, with a few simple tricks you can leverage Word’s...

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Checking-In on Google Docs

Checking-In on Google Docs

Google Docs:  Ready for Power Proposal and RFP Response Users? We frequently monitor the progress Google is making with Google Docs. Given the ubiquity of the Google offerings and their web-based approach we wanted to see what’s changed in the last year that may add...

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Why Professional Implementation Services?

Why Professional Implementation Services?

Most software implementations involve some amount of setup and configuration. So how do you know what the right amount of assistance is right for you? Yes/No Decision Let’s make this quick – take the help. Your budget request should include a line item for services to...

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Locksmithing for Excel RFPs

Locksmithing for Excel RFPs

 I respond to a fair number of RFP’s in Excel. The RFP’s are usually locked so I can only edit the answer cells, but sometimes there are other restrictions too, like not allowing images or not allowing me to even select and copy the locked cells. How can I tell what...

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The Awesomeness of AutoCorrect

The Awesomeness of AutoCorrect

 AutoCorrect is an automatic editing feature that is often maligned for causing unwanted and sometimes embarrassing word substitutions. It is also a long standing feature of Microsoft Word that can be used in some surprisingly powerful ways. You are probably familiar...

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Expedience Styles Survey Results

Expedience Styles Survey Results

If you struggle with the process of formatting proposals, you are not alone.  Here are a few of the comments we received in our Styles Survey: “Your survey taps into all the concerns I have when doing manual Proposal responses.  Nice to see that everyone has the same...

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