color

Thu
01
May
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'Debut', and 'Color Console'

Debut Debut is a simple, easy to use video recorder that lets you capture video files directly on your PC using a webcam (video camera), or capture device (from video). This software can also capture and record almost anything that can be played or ... displayed on the computer screen. http://www.nchsoftware.com/capture/index.html Color Console ColorConsole brings a little color to your Windows console. Features include the ability to export to HTML and RTF, copy, paste, cut and make custom font styles and colors. http://www.softwareok.de/ (view more)

Mon
05
Nov
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Paragraph Shading in Word 2007

You can put color behind your text in a word document: not just highlight it, but add color to the entire paragraph! It is fairly straightforward to do in Microsoft Word 2007. Follow the steps below to learn how: Launch MS Word 2007 if it is not ... already open. Key in the text to your document. In the Home tab on the Ribbon, in the Paragraph group, you will see a button that looks like can of paint. This is the Shading button. Click on the down arrow and on the resulting menu you will see a palette of colors that you can choose from to shade your paragraph. Select your color of your choosing. ... (view more)

Thu
12
Jul
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Grid Line Colors in MS Excel

Although I find that the light gray color of the grid lines in MS Excel is just right for me, some folks have problems with it. Luckily, you can change the grid line color to something more suitable to your tastes. Follow the steps below to change ... the color of the grid lines: Select Tools | Options from the main menu. On the View tab, find the Window option section. Choose a color from the Gridlines Color (Excel 2002, 2003) or Color (Excel 97, 2000) drop-down list. You are now returned to your worksheet with grid lines the color of your liking. When you become a member at CarolsCornerOffice. ... (view more)

Tue
08
May
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Changing Line Color in a Drawing Object: MS Excel

Lines are used for all graphics in MS Excel. Lines are typically used to outline the shape, but you can also use them for arrows and for drawing directly on your worksheet. Excel allows you to specify the color or pattern that should be used for ... your lines. To change the line color used in an object, follow the steps below for a version prior to 2007: Make sure the Drawing toolbar is displayed. Click once on the object whose line color you want to change to select it. Click on the Line Color tool o n the Drawing toolbar. The color of the lines in the object are changed to the color used in ... (view more)

Wed
11
Apr
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Track Changes to a Document: MS Word

Instead of relying on comments, you can set up the Track Changes feature to enable others to change the text and show what they have added and deleted. When you activate this feature, any added text is displayed underlined and in a different color. ... Any text that is deleted is shown a strikethrough and in a different color. Each person's changes are signified by a different color. Once the changes are made, one person must review them all and decide which changes to make permanent. The Reviewing toolbar has buttons to make this process go quickly. To start the Track Changes feature, choose one ... (view more)

Fri
06
Apr
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Change Image Control Settings: MS PowerPoint

After you insert a picture and have selected it, you can change it from colored to black and white, adjust the contract or alter the brightness of the image. You can use the toolbar or access the dialog box for more control. To use the mouse, follow ... these steps: To change a picture in one of the following ways, click the Image Control button and select one of the options: Automatic - Restores the picture's original colors. Grayscale - Shades of gray. Black and white - Changes your image to pure black and white. Watermark - Converts the picture to preset levels of brightness and color contrast ... (view more)

Thu
19
Oct
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Apply a Fill Effects Background: MS PowerPoint

To use one of the fill effects options, choose Format | Background, click the drop-down list, and then click Fill Effects. When the dialog box appears, you can choose between four possible background types. To apply a gradient background, follow the ... steps below: Click the Gradient tab. The Fill Effects dialog box now includes the options that are available for applying a gradient background. You can now select one of the options that are described after step 2. After you have chosen a fill option for your presentation, click OK to return to the Background dialog box. From there, you can: ... (view more)

Thu
12
Oct
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Make Excel Charts Easier To Read By Adjusting Data Markers: MS Excel

Brighten it up! You can adjust the color and spacing of your data markers to organize and codify your Excel charts. This explanation will show you how easily you can make the data easy on the eyes, too. When an Excel Chart Wizard charts a single ... data series in a bar or column chart, all data markers have the same default color. This can be hard to read, especially if there are a lot of points in the series. You could click on each data marker individually and change its color, or you could have Excel change them all for you. Follow these steps: Select the chart, then click on the data series ... (view more)

Thu
06
Apr
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Color-Code Contacts by Category: MS Outlook

Microsoft Outlook provides a new feature in versions 2000 and forward that allows you to color-code items that meet certain criteria. Using this feature you can identify a set of items without having to group or sort them. In fact, Outlook does it ... all for you! First you have to assign a common Category code to each contact you wish to assign to a color group, and then you can apply a color to that category group. To assign categories to your contacts: Launch MS Outlook. In the Contacts folder on the Tools menu, click Organize. In the Organizer, click Using Views, and then click to select by ... (view more)

Thu
14
Oct
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Print web pages in black and white (not color)?

Infopackets Reader Jean T. asks, " How can I change the print color when printing a web page? Some web sites use color and I would like to print in black because black ink is cheaper to maintain. " My response: Defining the print color or print mode ... is usually done at the time of printing the page. Each "print option" window is different for every user because it is the print driver which defines the options available to you at the time of printing a page. And, it is the printer manufacturer that defines how the print driver operates. The next time you go to print a page, ... (view more)

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