Microsoft 365 Hacks

Are your documents accessible?

Accessibility isn’t just about getting rid of steps at entrances or putting braille buttons in an elevator. Let us show you how to make sure your Word documents, PowerPoint presentations and Excel worksheets are accessible, too. That way, all your team members can work together without exception.

Microsoft 365 Hacks

Word, Excel, Outlook – who isn’t familiar with them? Nowadays, the Microsoft 365 applications can be found on virtually every PC in organizations large and small. However, do you also know the tips and tricks that go with them and make your working life much easier?

Our tts performance suite acts in the moment of need to provide you with precisely the support you require for the Microsoft application you are using at the time. The concise, easy-to-understand guides take you through the application step by step.

To keep you up to speed, we will be sharing our monthly Microsoft 365 hacks with you. You’ll get to know the latest features, and discover new, practical tips that you can incorporate directly into your everyday work.

By the way, as a Microsoft Empowerment maintenance customer, you can enjoy automatic access to the Microsoft 365 hacks every month via the download portal.

Office alone does not make a workplace digital

Microsoft 365 applications and services are essential to practically every digital workplace, but digital workplaces aren’t just about writing emails or creating PowerPoint presentations. Generally, there’s at least one other system for staff to grapple with, such as ERP, CRM or PLM software.

This is where our digital adoption solution comes in, bringing together people, processes and technologies. Only when these three variables interact smoothly is there a chance that the potential of new software applications and constantly changing business processes can be exploited in full.

Our solution, the tts performance suite, helps you boost digital adoption in your organization – regardless of whether that involves SAP S/4HANA, Salesforce, Microsoft 365, etc.


New guides in July

Each month, our guide of the month presents you with step-by-step guides that we will make available to you in the tts performance suite. You can find out more here:

Activate/Deactivate Night light (Windows 10)
In this guide, you will learn how to activate Night light in Windows 10. This feature reduces the blue components of the light emitted by the screen, which provides a warmer color tone and is supposed to improve sleep at the same time. Night light can not only be used in the evening, but also during the day without any problems.

Activate search in audio and video recordings (OneNote 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to enable searching for words in audio and video recordings.

Add subtitles to a video (PowerPoint 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to create and insert subtitles to a video inserted in PowerPoint. This feature can help you if you want to make a video more accessible. The subtitle is then displayed as text on the screen during the playback of a video.

Check accessibility of a document (Microsoft 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to use the Accessibility Checker in Microsoft applications. This function can be useful to ensure that your content is readable and editable for people with disabilities before you share a document.

Create alternative text to a shape, image, chart, SmartArt graphic, or other object (Microsoft 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to edit or generate an alternative text for shapes, images, charts, SmartArt graphics, or other objects in Office applications. Alternative texts help people with visual impairments better understand images and other graphical content. When someone uses a screen reader to view documents, they will be able to hear this alternative text.

Create new tiles and groups in the Start menu (Windows 10)
In this guide, you will learn how to create new tiles and groups in the Start menu. This can be helpful if you want to access your frequently used apps faster and sort them by subject.

Cross-device synchronization (Windows 10)
In this guide, you will learn how to sync the settings of your work account on several devices. This can be useful if you are using more than one device and want to have the same settings on every one of them.

Dictate text (Word 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to use the dictation function.

Remove format from a copied text (Word 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to remove the format from an inserted text.

Run a spell check (Microsoft 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to check spelling in Office documents and immediately make individual corrections. This can be helpful, for example, if you want to make sure that there are no spelling errors in an Excel spreadsheet before publishing it.

Shrink text to fit on one page (Word 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to automatically format a text so it fits on one page.