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PUBLISHER - Getting Started

Publisher by Microsoft takes at-home or office desktop publishing to the next level, (over and above Word.) The software comes with extensive built-in publication templates — varying from business cards to newsletters, post cards to brochures, etc. —...Publisher_-_Choose_a_publication
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EXCEL - File Types and Name Extensions

To conclude our series on Excel this month, we'd like to explain a few of the various Excel file types, name extensions, and what they're used for.     .xls Typical Excel Workbook A workbook file for versions predating Excel 2007   .xlsx Ty...Excel-Save-As Box
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Using Office 365 - The PowerPoint App

After reviewing the Microsoft Word and Excel web apps over the last few weeks, I have come to realize that I need to start looking at the Office 365 service in a new light. It is no surprise that I had high-hopes for this service to potentially repla...insert slide options
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Microsoft Office 365 – Taking your workspace to the cloud

Ever since it was first announced in October of 2010, I have been anxiously waiting for the launch of Microsoft Office 365. This past June (2011), the online service finally went live.  Offering Office 365 as a SaaS (software as a solution) gran...
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  • Claire Langfield, Executive Assistant

    Chippewas of Rama First Nation

    The majority of my computer training focused on Publisher. I have received positive comments and feedback from several of my colleagues on the changes between my first attempt and current expertise creating the monthly internal newsletter for my department. They enjoy the updated format and the way in which the information is presented. 

    Deborah assisted me through a learning curve, as I had not previously had any exposure to this program prior to joining Rama. She also provided me with a refresher course on PowerPoint and Excel.  Deborah is a patient teacher and tailored the training to suit my job requirements.