Microsoft Office Tips

Microsoft Office


Question: When I click on a Word attachment in Outlook, it is opening in reading view and not in Word. How can I correct this?

Open Word, go to File > Options and deselect the box labeled “Open e-mail attachments and other uneditable files in reading view.”outlook_reading _view


Question: How do I change the settings in PowerPoint so when I connect to a projector I do not see the extended view?

In PowerPoint, go to File > Options and select Advanced. Scroll down until you see Display. Deselect the option to Automatically extend display when presenting on a laptop or tablet. Click OK.

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Office 365

Question: As a teacher, I want to share a document with the students in my class. Is there a fast way to get all of my student emails or do I need to search for students one at a time?

Using ESP Resource Center, you can generate a list of students in a class that you teach.  ESP Resource Center for Student Emails

Question: As an administrator, I want to find an email list for my entire staff. Where do I find this information?

Using the User Management System to Get Your Staff Emails in One Group to see the steps necessary to find all the staff emails in one location.

Question: I am no longer seeing the Browse option in Office 365.

Go to the settings gear in the top right menu bar and click on Show Ribbon.

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Question: What is Forms? How do I use this app?

Microsoft Forms is a new part of Office 365 Education that allows teachers and students to quickly and easily create custom quizzes, surveys, questionnaires, registrations and more. Microsoft Office 365 Forms  will help you start creating. Additional Microsoft resources available via link. 

Duplicate Forms This handout will explain the process of opening a form that has been shared with you by another teacher or student. A duplicate is a Form that has already been created for you and all you need to do is duplicate it and the results from the document will come to you in the response section of the Form in  your account. Microsoft Office 365 Forms using Duplicates

Question:  Why can’t I save directly and/or access my Office 365 account from Office?

Microsoft Office requires that you are logged in and connected to Office 365 to allow for direct access (open/save) to your Office 365 account.  If you cannot open or save directly to your Office 365 account, select File – Account and see if your Connected Services are visible.  If not, select Sign Out and then sign back using your full email address.  You will see your Office 365 account reconnect to Office.