Entries by Robert Bogue

Quick Tip: Microsoft Word: Keyboard Movement and Selection

Keyboard shortcuts are a well-known way to reduce the amount of times you move your hand from your keyboard to your mouse and vice-versa when you’re editing your document. However, there are ways to navigate your document and even select text using just your keyboard as well. I’ll show you in this quick tip how to […]

Book Review-The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don’t (Predictions)

People make predictions all the time. They predict that their team will win the Super Bowl, or they’ll win the lottery. These predictions are based on little more than hope. The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail- but Some Don’t seeks to set us on the right path to understanding what we […]

Quick Tip: Microsoft Word: Quick Parts

If you’re working in a collaborative space, such as a SharePoint library app, you’ll often use certain fields or metadata to contain important information. Microsoft Word can capture this information, and even change it. In this quick tip, I’ll show you how you can use quick parts to update some of the document’s properties, which […]

Book Review-A Spy’s Guide to Thinking

I never wanted to be a spy. Astronaut, yes. Spy, no. I’m not sure why. Spies are glamorized in the movies (unless it is Spies Like Us), but it wasn’t my thing. When the short book A Spy’s Guide to Thinking came across my path, I thought it was worth looking into. It’s a short […]

Quick Tip: Microsoft Word: Record a Macro

Sometimes you need the same piece of text used multiple times over tons of different documents. It could be a short piece of text, like a slogan or trademark, or a longer paragraph. In Word, you can create, or record, a macro, as I’ll show you in this quick tip, and use that macro in all […]

How 3D Printing is Changing My World

At the risk of being redundant, 3D printing is transforming the world. Note that I expressed this in the present tense. It is changing the world today – not tomorrow, and not some day in the future, today. It’s changing how people solve problems in what may seem like small ways – but in ways […]