Colby Apps Drive is a great place to create and share documents, but what if you have a document created in Microsoft Word or Excel or a PDF? In the following video I’ll show you how you can upload those files to your Colby Apps Drive and convert them so they are fully editable on the web.
NOTE: Colby Apps Drive is NOT the place for private, institutional or sensitive information (as defined at here)
NOTE: After this recording Google changed their Toolbar location, for more information check this post.
Google recently added a new feature to their webmail system that allows you to easily create calendar events based on the contents of e-mail messages. Here is a brief video showing how this feature works:
Most of us are used to seeing e-mail messages in our inbox show in reverse chronological order with the newest at the top. But did you know that you can change how your messages appear in your Colby Apps E-mail inbox such that you might be able to increase your productivity?
Formatting a bibliography with hanging indents in WordPress isn’t quite as straight forward as it is in some word processors like Microsoft Word, but it isn’t very hard either. Here is a video tutorial showing two techniques for formatting your bibliography in WordPress to have hanging indents.
Creating Contact Groups in your Colby Apps E-mail can save you a lot of time when it comes to sending e-mails to large groups of people, but did you know that you can also use these same Contact Groups to streamline processes like sharing Colby Apps Documents or inviting people to a Colby Apps Calendar event?
Using data in a spreadsheet to automate the e-mail process can be a huge time saver, but Google doesn’t have that sort of functionality built into their e-mail system. Thankfully they do allow for the creation of custom scripts that can add this functionality. Below is a video showing you how to use a Google Spreadsheet with a built-in e-mail merge script.
Organizing your e-mails can be a daunting task, especially if you receive several hundred e-mails a day. Colby Apps E-mail has a tool called “Filters” that is designed to automate part of this process.