Monthly Archive for December, 2014

Microsoft Project Tips: How to Create a Milestone

Sometimes you may want to mark major event in a project, for example indicate the beginning and end of the project or display the end of a major phase. You can use milestones to do that. To create a milestone follow the steps:


  1. In Gantt Chart View, in the Task Name column, type the name of a milestone
  2. In the Duration column type 0 and press ENTER


In the Gantt Chart the task will be displayed as a black diamond symbol ♦.


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Microsoft Excel Tips: How to Personalize your Table

When you use Excel the table can look really boring and plain; however in the newer versions (2007 and

Microsoft Excel 2007 Cell Styles Menu

2010) you are able to customize your tables by using different font styles and colours as well. There are also different shades of colour and sizes of text you can use. To change you table here’s how to do it:


  1. Click on the Cell Styles link on the toolbar
  2. This will give you a list of all the different styles that are available to you when making your table
  3. Click on the cell you want to personalize and then choose the style you want.



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