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Create a Doodle program – Part 1

Create a Doodle program – Part 1

| February 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

  Follow these instructions to create a doodling program in Visual Basic Express 2010. This is a VB 2010 Express Edition program that lets you to doodle onto the screen. The program starts with a small window that you can draw on by dragging with the mouse. A line is drawn between the point you [...]

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Excel:  Print Right

Excel: Print Right

| February 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

  If you’re like me, you have a litany of Excel printing horror stories to tell. It seems that when things go wrong when printing an Excel worksheet they never go wrong by halves – it is usually a spectacular disaster. Hit the big red switch Well your printer probably doesn’t have a big red [...]

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5 Cool Excel Chart Tips

5 Cool Excel Chart Tips

| February 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

See how to tame unruly data by: – using multiple axes in Excel – adding pictures to charts – resize chart bars – add data to charts -deal with missing data Creating a basic chart in Excel is simple but when your data requires just a little bit extra attention to look its best, you’ll [...]

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7 Cool ‘Must Know’ Excel functions

7 Cool ‘Must Know’ Excel functions

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

At its heart, Excel 2010 is a great tool for making calculations and Excel functions are the key to getting the work done fast. Here I’ll show you some of the most effective functions that Excel has to help you make calculations using worksheet data. 1          Calculating workdays To calculate the number of days between [...]

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Hyperlinks in Word

Hyperlinks in Word

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Consider the situation where you are working on a Word document and you want to refer someone to an Excel worksheet. Instead of telling them where to find that worksheet it would be much more useful to give them a link to it that they could click to open it. You can do this using [...]

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ClipArt in Office 2007 and 2010

ClipArt in Office 2007 and 2010

| February 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

How to use the Microsoft Clip Organizer and some handy things to add to it. Since the early days of Microsoft Office, there has always been a tool for finding and using clip art in your documents, worksheets and presentations. While the clip art that comes with the Microsoft Office suite may not be to [...]

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