Everyday Tutorials For Everyone
I’ve created this page in an effort to make some of the knowledge I’ve gained over the years available to the people who need it.
I get asked how to do things a lot at work, and most times it’s easier for me just to do it myself. But, I really enjoy passing on knowledge. Not just because that’s less work for me down the road, but because I know I appreciate being told how to do something when I’m in that situation.
And, while walking someone through how to do something works some of the time, it doesn’t always stick. Sometimes you just need to look it up, see how it’s done a couple of times before it’s second nature to you.
That’s where this blog comes in. This collection is for all of my co-workers, friends, and hey, even myself. Because, it may be months before I have to use that particular tool or function, and some of these tutorials will have multiple steps.
So whether you’re an everyday user of these programs just looking up how to use a tool you didn’t know about, or a complete newcomer, I hope you can all find something helpful.
I plan on adding tutorials for Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, Excel, Acrobat and maybe even some WordPress tutorials. So if you don’t see anything now, check back in at a later date.
I realize that most of the time there are multiple ways to accomplish a task. So, if you know of a better way to do anything you see on this site, feel free to let me know! I’m always looking for ways to do things faster.
There are a few different ways of accomplishing this task. If you’re just splitting a short list of names with no suffixes, then text-to-column is probably your best bet. Life is never that easy though, right? Let’s say you’ve been handed a list of names from one database and you need to import it into […]
There are many reasons why you may need to combine data in different columns in excel. For the purposes of this tutorial, I’ll demonstrate how to take a column of first names and combine it with the last names column. Sample excel spreadsheet Step 1. Create the column you would like to use. In this […]