Category Archives: Microsoft Office Tips

Better Microsoft Outlook Searches

Is it easy for you to find an old email in Microsoft Outlook? I always click in the Instant Search box, type a word or two, and hope for the best. That doesn’t always work too well  Fortunately, Alex B … Continue reading

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Access Query Date Criteria Examples

On my Contextures website, the focus in on Excel tips and tutorials. Behind the scenes, I use Microsoft Access too, for time tracking, website statistics and a few other key tasks. This week, I wanted to find files that hadn’t … Continue reading

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Missing Months in Access Report Headings

Today I made a simple report in my Access database, with a list of articles that I’ve written in the past 60 days. I tried to group the articles by month, and that’s when the trouble started. My Access report … Continue reading

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Access Expression On Click Error for Form Button

I use a couple of Access databases to run my business, and things usually go smoothly. Recently though, an error appeared when I clicked a button on the Main Menu form. The button was supposed to open a data entry … 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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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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