Productivity Apps

Productivity software is application software dedicated to producing information, such as documents, presentations, worksheets, databases, charts, graphs, digital paintings, electronic music and digital video. Most common programs and suites such as Microsoft Office and LibreOffice have their own topics. Office suites, which brought word processing, spreadsheet, and relational database programs to the desktop in the 1980s, are the core example of productivity software, but they can include communications software, personal information managers, groupware and log analysis software.

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I have an admin using Outlook 2010.  She has her calendar set with her name (e.g. Jane Doe).  She also appears to have created a second calendar called Jane Doe - Staff.  This calendar she shared out with her team and they used it to track time off.  So anyone desiring time off, could update this shared calendar with their time off.

She somehow removed it from her calendar view accidentally.  So all of her team can see it, but she can't.  How do we get this back for her.  Originally, she shared it with us, but not sure if we have to share it back to her??
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Hello Experts

I need a template preferably in Excel or an Online Tool where i can track the time i am spending on Projects .

I Guest consultants are using such tools

Rgds
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Need free alternative to Adobe Acrobat to edit PDF's

I sometimes need to update a PDF but hate the huge fees charged by Adobe.

What FREE options are there?

I have MS Office 365

Thanks
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Google Drive has gone a long way in allowing you to set up default folders in Windows for backup to Google Drive through the Google Backup & Sync 'preferences' selection.

This seamlessly creates checked folders for Desktop, Documents, and Pictures by default and allows you to add additional folders for automatic backup to Google Drive as well.

Google Drive then lists out those items very clearly under your 'Computers' section inside of your Google Drive online so that you can easily find what you are looking from when you are not at the computer being backed up.

Contacts from your Android phone can also be automatically backed up to google contacts which takes care of that problem.

My Bookmarks in Google Chrome are now also automatically backed up which takes care of that problem.

Photos can be automatically synced with Google Photos which solves that problem also for both Windows and Android.

How do I obtain a similar solution for handwritten notes so that I can also pull those up on my desktop if needed?
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I’m looking to subscribe my school (as part of school governing board) to a online workflow management tool.  

I’m Looking at Monday.com and am aware there is also LeanKit, Asana, Trello and others.  

I’m looking for a personal recommendation (not something that a friend of a friend told you) in which you have tried and can recommend and justify pls.  

We need to assign tasks to governors of the school, other staff, ensure take and products are completed etc.
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Hi,

I have to create an explorable visualization of a protein network.
I saw this component which looks good for my needs.
The problem is that it is too limited.
Is there a way to add features to it, or is it only up to the Microsoft team to develop.
Are these other recommended options that don't require heavy development, that can give similar results.

Thanks,

Eran
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Need a plan for getting cross-links to my website

I would like to start writing articles about my research, and using them to get cross-links to other news websites.

I have a Wordpress website and wonder what plug-ins can help.

Also, what kind of conventional word counts and page formats are most typical for me enticing other sites to want to cross-link?

Thanks
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Question about scheduling an alarm or alert of some kind that would help me keep focused and on task. This may sound simplistic but I have some focus issues and looking toward ways to keep on track. Searching for an audible solution but there may be other solutions I am not familiar with. I was thinking a beep or .wav or mp3 clip that would remind me to check in on my task list for the day. Back in my day I remember the radio DJ's used to send a message out ....."Turn so you won't burn!".... every half hour of the day. Bottom and top of every hour. So you knew the time and you knew 30 minutes have passed.

I have brand new to me (Samsung Galaxy S6) A spare phone I bought in a deal from AT&T. I know how to create an event and noticed that loaded up my calendar view so it is almost worthless from the number of blocked out time slots. Is there a simple way to do this on this phone or an APP that might be perfect for what I need. I also take a medication to help me focus and other time based events like everyone else does who tries to plan or schedule anything.

Any thoughts or advice appreciated.
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Users are being forced to upgrade to latest skype client, currently v8.25, but from what i can see the user is not able to increase the chat text size.   This is troublesome and a backwards step for particularity elderly people using 1080+ screens.  

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Does anyone have a hack/workaround for the text size?   If Microsoft have not built the setting into the initial design I can't imagine they will be adding it anytime soon.

Thanks,
--Paul
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Hi experts,

My printer has seen some better days; its not working right now and I need to sign a pdf document and email it to a coworker.

How can I digitally sign a pdf document?

Is there a free option?

Thank you.
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Why has Adobe Send and Track stopped working in Outlook?
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After many years of using iPhone's, I'm now a new Android Phone user and have just purchased a Samsung Galaxy S9+ 256GB 4GX for myself and I'm finding the transition to be difficult.

A mate of mine on EE has explained how to get apps from the Google Play store but rather than bug him privately all the time with my endless questions, I thought I'd raise a question here and hopefully get some answers to my most pressing questions at the moment.

1.  On my iPhone, I had utilities and was even able to just use Windows File Explorer to transfer things like pictures and videos to and from my computer. Yet I'm having a lot of trouble finding something that will allow me to do this with my Samsung.

What I basically want (and I'm more than happy to purchase) is something which will allow me to view my Samsung in a Window/Utility that lets me copy individual things like Movies, Pictures and so on, both to and from the phone. Surely a tool like that exists for Androids as well?

  • Recommendations for tools that are available for my Samsung would be highly appreciated.

  • Please provide links and advise if you have personal experience with using what you recommend.


  • BTW, I know how to google, but doing so just makes it more confusing :)

2.  I currently use Smart Switch which was recommended to me by Samsung Support Chat as a way to Backup my Samsung (and restore if needed) and more importantly, to be able to Syncronize my Outlook Contents with my phone.
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I currently upload finish line pictures from races I time to Google + and share the gallery with race finishers so they can find their picture.  I would like to take that a step further and share each finishers individual picture with them.  I believe Google Vision has the technology to do that...albeit for a cost...by pairing participant bib number with bib in the image.  Is anyone familiar enough with this api to give me some direction as to how to do this?  Also, any idea how this product is priced?
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If I have a Skype for Business Online account  most folks reach me by a regular 10 digit telephone number.
But should people be able to reach me also at a sip address like sip://joebob@acme.com?
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I am currently in a trial with Citrix Sharefile... but find the pricing a bit too much for our company at the moment..   Love the features .. Large File send.. Encryption .. all integrated into Outlook.   In my email signature I have a link for people that need to send me files... etc..etc..     Does anyone know of any other companies that offer this type of service that might not be as expensive?

Cheers

GoRaps!
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Years ago, I used a program called Managing your money (the DOS version, to give you an idea of how long ago this was). This came out before quicken and had more features than just checkbook management,

One key feature was a reminder list as part of its calendar.  You could put in a recurring or one time event like you can in Outlook now. But also let you set a window for reminder.  So for  a birthday for example, you could set it to 7 days and on a reminder page that came up when you first went into the app but also available at any time, that reminder would show up for 7 days before the birthday. A nice way to let you know what was coming up and give you time to send out a card. Rather what seems to be the case now with Outlook when you get to that day and see it's someone's birthday and rush to get a card out.  Once the birthday passes, that reminder falls off the reminder list till 7 days before the next year's birthday.

Of course, now I see it's important for reminders for clients for tax payments due, etc.

We've grown to suggest clients put in a recurring event starting days before the actual date, then after they deal with the tax payment, they manually move it to the next month, quarter or year as appropriate.

Is there likely some blatantly obvious equivalent in Outlook that I don't know about?  A way to make a single entry (again, using the birthday analogy) that can be recurring but also allow alerts for a selectable amount of time before that will also …
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I have a trust center policy established for Office, Word, etc. 2010. Yet the last two times I've installed Office 2010 for a user I get the "read only" banner at the top of the document. I've had to go to options > trust center ..., in Word, Excel and powerpoint on the workstation and specifically add the redirected folder location in order for the user to be able to edit the documents without having to "Enable for editing" each time something is opened. In my Group Policies I have:

Protected View, Trust Center Office 2010 > Policies > Administrative Templates: Policy definitions > Microsoft Word 2010 > Word Options > Security > Trust Center > Trusted Locations > Trusted Location #1, set to \\mail.hprs.local (AD/DC), Enabled and subfolders are checked.

... Trust Center > Trusted Locations > Allow Trusted Locations on the network, is enabled.checked.

The above is likewise set for Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010 and Office 2010.

Why then do the Office programs on the workstation give me the Protected Mode "Read Only" setting and require me to add the location to the trust center locally for each Office component?
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I've been using calendar software called Visual Calendar Planner, since the mid-90's, to keep track of check-ins and check-outs at my B&B.  The software shows a month at a time, allows creation of recurring events, can be shifted forward or backward with arrows, and I can type in guest's names.  The application is difficult to maintain in the current Windows environment, without using WinXP Mode, so I'm ready to replace it.  I've searched for something comparable, without success.  Please see the screen shot and let me know if you are aware of something comparable.
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android7. i want to use my phone and not a computer
contacts are saved under an email address but i have multiple email addresses. i can edit name and phone number fields but can not edit email address. If i saved contact under wrong email address I need to start over. delete and resave contact
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Hello,

I have a client who has 60 hospital clients throughout the US. They are looking to grow but we want to see what attributes these 60 clients might have in common as compared to all of the other hospitals around the US. We'll have access to all kinds of volume, demographic, and other financial information to use in this comparison. What would be the best tool to have the system try to suggest where there might be a disproportionate amount of hospitals that have xyz characteristic in the 60 existing clients as compared to the rest of the US? I have access to IBM Cognos, Tableau and even a free trial of Watson. I just would rather not go through all 200 characteristics of all potential hospital clients one by one manually in order to stumble into one that might be a key attribute we can use to target other similar clients for sales efforts.

Thanks!
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Hi Experts,

Speech  recognition in Power BI  is not working.  Can you please help me in setting up the Speech recognition  and walk  me through steps on how to  use  the Speech recognition and then translate that speech  in to text automatically  and then should show me the  data in  Visual Graph  or  TABLE  ( required KPI) on Power BI Server. All this should happen automatically without any manual interaction.  I mean recognize speech  then translate to text and then display the  data in visual graph (or) table.

Please let me know if I have to download any API's . Please help me with this . Will appreciate your  help in this regard.

Please Note : Q&A is working . But unable to use the Speech recognition(enabled from Control panel)  on Power Bi Server.

Thanks,
Srk.
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When I use The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer for Skype for business connectivity I get an error when it is attempting to obtain the SSL certificate from remote server. please see attached.
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Any suggestions for the best way to search a lot of text readable documents automatically in one go for a single unique key word or sentence.

I am essentially trying to undertake an information discovery for legal purposes  and searching some 50 PDF and Word documents for a set of words or sentence in parenthesise.  

Perhaps a software that I can use to direct it to a particular folder containing all the documents?  It would need to be able to highlight the word or sentence I am looking for, ideally without me having to open each file one by one.  I think Windows search might do something like this, I might need to check.
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Hi All,

I am searching for a support system for a small team of around 10 users.  The features that I would like are:

Integrate with our website so that users can log and create/update support requests;
Create groups for support requests;
Real-time instant messaging;
Customer Database;
Mobile phone app;
Used with a support email address;
To be installed locally;

I have tested many systems but cannot find a system with all these features.  I am looking for something that we can host and pay an annual support fee for.

Any help and suggestions would be great.

Thanks.
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I am new to this version...

Excel Version
And can not even find how to make a graph...

What am I missing?
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Productivity Apps

Productivity software is application software dedicated to producing information, such as documents, presentations, worksheets, databases, charts, graphs, digital paintings, electronic music and digital video. Most common programs and suites such as Microsoft Office and LibreOffice have their own topics. Office suites, which brought word processing, spreadsheet, and relational database programs to the desktop in the 1980s, are the core example of productivity software, but they can include communications software, personal information managers, groupware and log analysis software.

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