Author Archives: Debra Dalgleish

Fun at MVP Canada Day 2017

Yesterday, I went to the MVP Community Connection 2017 event at Microsoft Canada. It’s certainly in a convenient location – about a 5 minute drive from my house! There are about 200 MVPs in Canada, and it looked like about … Continue reading

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Links in Outlook Email Not Working

You probably get lots of email messages, and a good portion of those have links in them. Maybe a co-worker wants you to look at an online article, or a client sends you a link to check. I get lots … Continue reading

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Name That Office Gadget

In my Excel newsletter last week, I posted the picture below. These are 8 gadgets that I found in the drawers and shelves and other dark corners of my office, while decluttering it. Do you recognize any or all of … Continue reading

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Make It Easy to Read

Happy New Year, and best wishes for a prosperous 2017! And, to get things off to a good start, I’ll post a short, New-Year’s-related rant about accessibility – please make your products/articles easy to read.

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Reminder Excel Course Closing

Did you watch the 3 free data cleansing videos from John and Oz? If you want to learn more, don’t miss your chance to sign up for their full course — Ultimate Excel Power Query & Data Cleansing Online Course. … Continue reading

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Excel Data Cleansing Videos

If you have to work with messy data in Excel, be sure to watch the third video in the free Excel Data Cleansing series from John and Oz at MyExcelOnline. In this final video, you’ll learn how to consolidate Excel … Continue reading

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Excel Errors With Access Database

Recently, I’ve heard from a couple of people who were getting strange errors in Excel, when they tried to get data from an Access database. In both cases, things had been going smoothly for a long time, then suddenly stopped … Continue reading

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Website Backups

Today I’m making some structural changes to my websites, and the instruction page on Hostgator warns that you should make a full site backup before beginning. That sounded like good advice, so I decided to follow it! In their support … Continue reading

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Excel Versions Survey Results

Thanks for answering the 3-question survey that I posted last week, about which Excel versions you’re using. I’ve compiled the results, so you can see what people are using. Is it close to what you expected?

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Installing Excel on New Laptop

Do you like to get a new computer, even though it means a few hours of setting things up? I’m still setting up my new laptop, and experimenting with Excel 2016. There’s lots to do! And there’s a very short … Continue reading

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