One of the most frustrating things about Windows 8 is that the Search and Run boxes seem to have disappeared. They are still there but hidden. To quickly access the Search box just start typing whilst the Start screen is displayed. To quickly display the Run box, hold down the Windows button on the keyboard…Details
Word tables are used to set out lists of information in an easy to read, organised way. There are a number of ways of inserting a table into Word – the Insert Table option, drawing a customised table or converting existing text to a table. Regardless of which method you use the table can be…Details
Formatting tables involves anything from changing the size of columns and rows to applying shading and borders to cells. After a table has been created, the Table Tools toolbar will be displayed automatically whenever you select the table. When formatting a table, remember to select the row, column or cell that you want to format…Details
The Precedent Manager can be used to insert a Precedent into an existing letter or to create a document from scratch. Insert a Precedent into an existing letter Create your letter by clicking the To Associate drop down on the Matter Centre toolbar and selecting the To Associate or To Client option. With the letter…Details
If you use the drawing objects in Word or PowerPoint for example you’ve probably noticed that you only have the option to choose a rectangle or an oval but what do you do if you want to draw a square or circle. Select the rectangle or oval and hold down the SHIFT key whilst drawing…Details
If you find the text a bit hard to read because it’s too small (or if it’s too large), hold down the CTRL key whilst scrolling up or down with the mouse wheel. If you want to revert back to 100% really quickly press CTRL+0 (zero).
If you’ve changed the size of a Window and you want to maximise it really quickly double click the title bar. If you want to revert back to the size it was before maximising double click the title bar again.
If a document has already been saved to MatterSphere the quick save option can be used to bypass the Save wizard. Press CTRL+ALT+S on your keyboard when saving a document. NB: If the save process requires data to be entered e.g. you have not saved the document before, not selected a Client and Matter or…Details
If you use some of the MatterSphere options regularly you can add them to the Quick Access toolbar so they’re easily accessible (Office 2007 and later). The Quick Access toolbar is normally positioned in the top left corner of the screen. If you want to add a large number of icons to the toolbar it…Details
If you’ve drawn a shape that is the right size and has been formatted to fit with the rest of your document and need the same shape elsewhere you don’t need to try and remember how you formatted it. Click the shape to select it and press CTRL+D to duplicate it – all you need to…Details