HOWTO: Outlook – Decline meeting but keep on calendar

When someone sends you a meeting request, you have three main options: accept, tentative or decline. Additionally (and if this option was not unchecked by the sender), you can propose a new time.   Accepting the invite means it will appear in your calendar. Selecting the option ‘tentative’ means it will also appear, but it … 

 

Add a watermark overlay in Excel

Excel is a powerful tool with a great deal of features. However, it does not include a feature to add a watermark to an Excel sheet. For example, if a document is in draft mode, you may want to indicate this status by adding a watermark to the Excel sheet. While you could insert an … 

 

Check Disk Quota on Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is an online collaboration suite that is very similar to Microsoft Office, but it’s entirely hosted in the cloud. However, even if your mailbox or documents are now in the cloud, there is a disk quota. So once you go over this quota, you will no longer be able to send or … 

 

Disable OneNote 2016 on startup (icon in tray)

Included in the Microsoft Office 2016 package is OneNote 2016, a tool to organise notes and thoughts. If you do not use OneNote 2016; it will still automatically start up the next time you boot your Windows device. To prevent OneNote 2016 from starting up the Send to OneNote Tool, you can disable this behaviour. To … 

 

Keyboard Shortcut to Autocomplete E-mail/Username in Outlook

In a business/office environment, the Microsoft Office suite is a popular productivity set to manage e-mail, craft documents or create presentations. Especially Outlook is my personal favourite, since it offer a rich set of tools to manage e-mail, calendar and my address book. When using a directory that contains a great number of entries, for … 

 

Launch Word 2016 with new (blank) document

Opening Word 2016 (part of the Microsoft Office productivity suite) will show you the startup animation. Then, you are presented with a bunch of templates to start with. This can be handy, if you are looking for a good foundation to start a document with. But this behaviour can also be annoying. Personally, I mostly …