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A couple of little Office tips

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This week I've been updating some information with a lot of vendors, and I'm finding it a little difficult to keep track of where I am in the process. I created a spreadsheet and have been adding dates and color coding things to indicate what's done, but occasionally I need to add a note with some extra details specific to a vendor.

Office programs have an option to add comments, and this has been a perfect way for Present Kerri to leave Future Kerri some extra information. CommentExample

To add a comment in an Office doc...

  1. Select the content you want to comment on.

  2. Go to Review > New Comment, and make your comment. If you want to make changes to any of your comments, just go back and edit them.

Show or hide the ribbon in Office

Have you ever accidentally "lost" the ribbon (with all the menus and options) in Word or Excel? Or have you ever wished it would go away to give you more screen real estate? I always forget where this setting lives and have to look it up. I just looked it up again this week and want to share what I learned!

The settings for how the ribbon behaves are found in the upper right-hand corner. Here's what they look like...
RibbonSettingsand here's a link to Microsoft's "Show or hide the ribbon in Office" article. 


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