Microsoft 365 Hacks

Making task management less of a task! (Microsoft To Do)

Maintain an overview when it comes to tasks in your project team by working collaboratively with Microsoft To Do task lists. Simply share the tasks with your colleagues. This month’s “Guide of the month” will show you how.

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 staff, processes and technology. 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 August

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:

Add a shared channel (Teams 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to create a shared channel that is accessible to people inside and outside your organization.

Add file to a task (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to attach a file to a task in Microsoft To Do. This can be useful if you want to add more context to your tasks. Besides, this feature can be helpful to save time, as clicking on the task also gives you direct access to the file associated with the task and you do not have to look for it first.

Adjust brightness of the Webcam (Teams 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to adjust the brightness of your webcam in Teams.

Check off or uncheck a task (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to check off and uncheck tasks in Microsoft To Do. This is important as you want to keep track of your already completed and still open tasks.

Create a screen capture (Windows 10)
In this guide, you will learn how to take a screenshot of a specific area on your screen using the Screen snip function within the Action center. This function can be helpful if, for example, you want to show a colleague a problem on your PC in a more detailed way without having to describe it.

Insert fill text (Word 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to insert a filler text automatically. This can be helpful when you layout documents.

Jump to the last edited position (Word 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to use a shortcut to quickly jump to the last edited position.

Lock a meeting for other participants (Teams 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to lock a Teams meeting.

Merge shapes (PowerPoint 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to merge two overlapping shapes.

Move multiple items via the Explorer ribbon (Windows 10)
In this guide, you will learn how to move files via the ribbon in the File Explorer. This feature is useful, for example, in order to move several items at once to a folder that is not stored in the same location in Explorer and you cannot perform the process of moving using drag and drop.

Set reminder for a task (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to set a reminder for a task. This funtion can be very useful in order for you to keep everything on track.

Share a task list (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to share a task list that you have created with other people. This function enables you to assign tasks to your colleagues and keep track of these tasks.

Show or hide completed tasks (To Do)
In this guide, you will learn how to display and hide checked-off tasks in Microsoft To Do. This can be helpful if you want to concentrate on your pending tasks in Microsoft To Do and don't want to see any other tasks.

Use suggested replies in a chat (Teams 365)
In this guide, you will learn how to send automatically generated replies to your chat partners in teams.