Display archivesUsing Advanced Web Search Techniques

June 12th, 2014
Search engines do a lot more than immediately meets the eye. If you’re getting results that aren’t relevant, if you’re getting too many results, if you want to find something on a particular web site, or if you just want to do a quick calculation or measurement conversion, there are some pretty cool tricks that you can do. Some of these techniques will work in any search engine, but the coolest features work only on Google.

 

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Display archivesHow to Format Excel Sheets Using Styles

May 21st, 2014
When you want to format cells in Microsoft Excel, you can do it manually, by selecting fonts, font color and size, background colors and borders, or you can do the formatting quickly and automatically using styles. If you used styles in other programs, you’ll be familiar with the concept: a style is a mixture of formatting that you can apply over and over, like paint.

 

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Display archivesHow to Host Your Own Webmail with Roundcube

May 5th, 2014
If you have a custom domain for your website, chances are you’d like to have a professional-looking email address, like myname@mycompany.com. It used to be free and simple to use Gmail or Hotmail with your own domain, but you’ll now have to pay $5/month for Gmail with your domain and you can no longer use Outlook.com that way…

 

Get the full tutorial article and screencast for free on TutsPlus.

 

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Display archivesHow to create a table of contents in Microsoft Word

April 28th, 2014
When you’re editing a long document in Microsoft Word, you’ll probably have to create a table of contents. That might sound like a chore, but fortunately, you can do it in just a few clicks. Then, if you change the document, Word can update the table of content instantly. Best of all, Word includes hyperlinks to the various sections in your table of contents, so it isn’t just a visual aid for printed documents, but also is perfect to make easy-to-browse online documents and PDFs.

 

Tutorial article and screencast published by TutsPlus.

 

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Display archivesTame your Outlook inbox with Subfolders, Rules and Filters

April 16th, 2014
Getting floods of e-mail doesn’t have to be a nightmare! In Outlook, you can easily find and group messages if you sort them into subfolders, and you can even have Outlook do the sorting for you automatically. Another option is to apply formatting that stands out to messages that are important, with or without sub-folders.

 

Tutorial article and screencast published by TutsPlus.

 

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Display archivesMicrosoft Office for iPad

March 27th, 2014
Microsoft released Office for iPad today, and the initial screens look very good. This adds to OneNote and OneDrive, which were already existing products. The apps are free, but you need an Office 365 subscription to use them.

 

CNET has a good, initial review, along with screen captures.