Teams Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

What is the Difference between Microsoft Teams and SharePoint? & How to Use Them to Help Locate Exactly What You Need

Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Here at Crestwood we’ve been using Microsoft Teams for approximately a year now and we’ve become very familiar with its features. Saying that, doesn’t mean we know it all, because we don’t, or at least I don’t. I can honestly tell you we learn something new just about every other week. … Read more

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Adobe e-Signatures
Mary Lenehan

How Do You Sign a Document Working Remotely or Without a Printer?

There’s no doubt that working from home can be challenging, especially if you don’t have an office full of equipment. If you don’t possess a printer, how do you execute documents that need a signature? If you are running Acumatica, you can integrate the signed documents directly into your system where they belong. There are … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren Christoff

Automatic Alt Text for Images in Microsoft Word

Did you know that every time you add an image to your Word document, it automatically generates “Alt Text?” Do you know what Alt Text refers to? Alternative Text or Alternative Descriptions are written copy that describes the image. This text also helps screen-reading tools describe images to visually impaired readers. It will appear in … Read more

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Teams Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

OFFICE 365 UPDATE: No Better Way to Collaborate Other than Chat

Update from January 2020 Post: No Better Way to Collaborate Other than Chat Microsoft is eliminating the ability to initiate a chat directly with a co-author of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint document. This change will take affect mid-April (across the web, Windows, and Mac versions of Microsoft Office). Moving forward, users can communicate with others … Read more

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Microsoft Teams Files locked
Joe Jacob

How to Resolve File Lock Issues in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has many great collaboration features for sharing files.  At times, you might receive one or more of the following issues, all regarding file locking.  If you encounter one or more of these messages, try following the resolution steps below. Problem Messages in Teams: Other messages include warnings that you cannot delete or move … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren Christoff

Get Started Quickly with the Start Screen in Microsoft Word

One of my favorite new features of Office 365 – 2016 is the get started quickly with the Start screen. This feature runs across the board with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. The Start screen gives you quick access to the most recently used documents, or open other documents from local or cloud storage … Read more

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