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Crabby demystifies strange Internet terms (part 2)
Article Crabby Office Lady As you know, I really enjoy demystifying terms. A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to five of the more colorful Internet terms, and today...
Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003...
Crabby's criteria for effective meetings
Article Crabby Office Lady So you want to call a meeting. What's the best way to do it? And once everyone is gathered together and staring at you, anticipating your pea...
Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003
Demystify e-mail terms and get on with your life
Article Crabby Office Lady Everybody is on e-mail these days. And while it's easy to set up an account and start sending and receiving messages, there are some technica...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Hop on the RSS bandwagon
Article Crabby Office Lady Really Simple Syndication (RSS) has been around for a while now yet some of you are still scratching your heads about it. This week I try to ...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Crabby demystifies Outlook terms
Article Crabby Office Lady Ah, Outlook. Good old Outlook. We use it every day, all day, and still … some of its terminology vexes us. Let's see if I can't assuage some ...
Access 2007, Outlook 2007...
Crabby helps you avoid e-mail scams
Article Crabby Office Lady Webster's Dictionary defines a scam as "a fraudulent or deceptive act or operation." And that's it. There are no secondary definitions. It's ...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Crabby welcomes you back after your lengthy leave
Article Crabby Office Lady Taking a leave of absence from work can be a great way to recharge your batteries and get a fresh outlook on both life and your work. Before ...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Crabby's guide to Outlook profiles versus e-mail accounts
Article Crabby Office Lady These days, I find it very difficult to keep track of my kids, let alone my various e-mail accounts with their separate calendars and contact...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Say it, don't spray it: Dealing with jokes, rumors, and spam
Article Crabby Office Lady This week's column is a bit of a lecture. I'm trying, once again, to beg you to refrain from sending rumors, hoaxes, and jokes, either to or ...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Crabby demystifies strange Internet terms (part 1)
Article February 15, 2008 Crabby Office Lady Welcome to part one of my two-part series about odd and wonderful Internet terminology. This week I offer five of my favori...
Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003...
Crabby demystifies e-mail protocols
Article Crabby Office Lady Let's talk about what an e-mail "protocol" is, what the most popular types are, and why you should care. We're taking this one step at a time...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Take your elbows off the table and mind your e-mail manners
Article Crabby Office Lady I get truckloads of letters imploring me to address the universal lack of e-mail etiquette. From that infernal "Reply to All" button to serve...
Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007...
Crabby finds answers to some of her own problems
Article Crabby Office Lady Even the most tech-savvy of us has days where computer problems and frustrations threaten to sabotage productivity. Today's column is a grab ...
Excel 2007, Outlook 2007...
Crabby demystifies even more e-mail terms
Article Crabby Office Lady The world of computing is filled with terms and phrases that are baffling, if not etymologically strange. I've tackled some of them in previo...
Outlook 2003, Word 2003
Crabby came, Crabby saw, Crabby blogged
Article Crabby Office Lady Crabby has a new blog. But what exactly are blogs? And why are they so popular? We're going to talk about that today and then you can head ov...
Crabby's Font Facts 102: Best practices
Article Crabby Office Lady In Font Facts 101 we got comfy with some of the basics. Now it's time to learn how to use those fonts like a pro. Crabby Office Lady column a...
Crabby's gift for high school grads
Article Crabby Office Lady It's that time of year when high school seniors are graduating, partying, and then panicking. But that last one need not be so. Here are some...
Crabby's Font Facts 103: Designing with fonts
Article Crabby Office Lady In my first two fonts columns, I gave you basics and best practices. Now let's have some fun with using fonts as a design technique. All you ...
Accessibility features make all of us less crabby
Article Crabby Office Lady Everyone sees, hears, feels, and maneuvers around the world differently. Accessibility features exist to help those of us with less than perf...
Crabby's etiquette guide for working ladies and gentlemen
Article Crabby Office Lady There are certain civilized ways of treating each other that years of evolution have encouraged us to realize. Still, some of us seem to have...
Crabby's telecommuting tips, redux
Article Crabby Office Lady Now that I've had some serious telecommuting experience, I'm equipped to debunk a few myths about this style of working and offer some useful...
Collaborate with difficult people the Crabby way
Article Crabby Office Lady Your workplace draws all sorts of personalities. So how do you collaborate with them and still keep your sanity? Let Office be the middleman....
OneNote 2007, OneNote 2003
Crabby's Font Facts 101: Some basics
Article Crabby Office Lady You use fonts all day every day, but still you might be surprised by these pretty interesting facts about them. Crabby Office Lady column arc...
Delay your crabbiness: Outlook features for itchy trigger fingers
Article Crabby Office Lady Hey you, you clever, hot-under-the-collar person who can type faster than a cheetah can run. Think twice (or more) before popping off that ta...
Outlook 2003
Demystify a few computer terms and get on with your life
Article Crabby Office Lady As Olde Grammy Crabbye used to say, "Just because no one understands you doesn't mean you're an artist." This week, let's explore some of the...
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