Kelly LaForest

Microsoft Office 365 blog by a OneNote MVP.

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Free Access to Thousands of Online Courses with GVPL Card

Did you know that you have access to thousands of top quality online courses for free with your Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) card? Public Library cardholders in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada have access to more than 3,500 courses and approximately 144,000 video tutorials on the an online learning platform, Lynda.com. All you need to do …

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Top Six Best Random Text Generators

I’m grateful Microsoft changed the random text up and we don’t have to stare at paragraphs of “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” anymore. I do like that the sample text that is inserted into a Word 2016 document when you type =rand() is informative, and offers tips on new features in Word 2016. However I’m starting …

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My Strategy to Switch from OneNote 2016 to OneNote for Windows 10

This post is inspired by an inspiring tweet from Craig McBain (@CVSTech) where he shared a big step he took recently to use OneNote 2016 less, and the OneNote for Windows 10 App more. What He Did: “unpinning OneNote 2016 from my taskbar and pinning the OneNote app” It is a big step, and a great idea! I …

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List of SharePoint Resources

I was recently asked by a fellow Victoria Office 365 Users Group member: “Can you recommend a forum where I can go for questions in regard to SharePoint functionality?” My response was:  When I am seeking answers about SharePoint, these are the publicly accessible sites and forums that I visit: Microsoft SharePoint Support Microsoft SharePoint …

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How to Make the OneNote Web Clipper Icon Visible in your Chrome Browser

Some time ago my OneNote Web Clipper extension for my Google Chrome browser disappeared. I was rather annoyed that I had to click on the vertical three dots icon to access theClip to OneNote button. I lived with this annoyance for over 6 months before feeling compelled to figure it out. It was an embarrassingly …

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Resize and Move Images Around in OneNote for Android

My Android phone received three new features in February 2018: Resize and organize Lasso select Better support when handwriting notes I’m often late to the party, but always game to try new things so let’s take each of these for a spin in my next three posts. In this post I’ll review the Resize and Organize …

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Using the Recipe Option in the OneNote Web Clipper

I am amazed how tools that I use every day continue to provide surprises. I stumbled upon one the other day when using the OneNote Web Clipper. The OneNote Web Clipper extension for the Chrome browser is a huge time saver that makes collecting and organizing research easy. I find the Clip to OneNote interface simple …

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