display

Tue
02
Jun
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ePaper

Electronic paper, also called ePaper, is a display technology designed to mimic the appearance of ordinary ink on paper. Electrophoretic displays are considered prime examples of the electronic paper category, because of their paper-like appearance ... and low power consumption. Unlike a conventional flat panel display, which uses a backlight to illuminate its pixels, electronic paper reflects light like ordinary paper and is capable of holding text and images indefinitely without drawing electricity, while allowing the image to be changed later. Easy Viewing ePaper is considered more comfortable ... (view more)

Wed
15
Aug
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Displaying the Style Area in MS Word 2007

One of my subscribers wrote to me recently asking: Do you happen to know how to display paragraph style names in the document window under Word 2007. In the old word I used to go to tools, options, style area width and I cannot find it in MS Word ... 2007 and I use it constantly… Lesley My response: You can still display the Style in MS Word 2007. Follow the steps below: Go ahead and start keying in text in your document or just open a document were you have already applied Styles. Click on Alt. Click on F. Click on I. You should now see the Word Options dialog box. Click on Display. Click on ...<a href="/news/2527/displaying-style-area-ms-word-2007" class="more-link">view more

Thu
02
Aug
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The Great iPhone 'Screen' Debate

iPhone users have flooded the Apple support site, as well as numerous other sites, complaining about problematic iPhone screens. Consumers are angry that the screens labelled as LCD panel ID "7" display a faint grid of dots and are dimmer than those ... with a panel ID of 5. (Source: realtechnews.com ) Entering *3001#12345#* (including the asterisks) on an iPhone and hitting the Call button puts the phone into Field Test Mode. From this mode, users can view information about the iPhone's hardware, such as the firmware versions and the LCD panel ID number. The panel IDs that start with a 7 are ... (view more)

Tue
08
Aug
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Time: MS Excel

There are several different methods of entering time into a cell. Take a look below to see them. After you've read all about it, open MS Excel and take them for a test drive. I find that if I use a function I'm more likely to remember it the next ... time I need it. To enter the current time into a cell you can use a keyboard shortcut: Select a cell and press CTRL + Shift + ; To enter the current time into a cell by using a formula that returns the current date and time: Enter the formula: =NOW () To get a formula that calculates the current time, change the format of the cell containing the NOW ... (view more)

Thu
23
Mar
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Display Number Values Greater Than 12 Digits: MS Excel

By default, MS Excel will display large numbers in cells using the scientific notation format. For example, if you were to place the number "1231231231234" into a cell, the resulting display would be "1.23123E+12" as soon as the Enter key was ... pressed. Even if you increased the cell width to accommodate 12 characters, Excel will still display the number in scientific notation. Thankfully, there's a way to display numbers in a format other than scientific notation! The trick is to reformat the cell properties. Here's how to do it: Select the cells that will hold the larger ... (view more)

Wed
07
Sep
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Windows Control Panel

The Control Panel is part of the Microsoft Windows graphical user interface (GUI) menu. It is accessible from the Start Menu, which allows users to view and manipulate basic system settings and controls, such as: adding hardware, adding/removing ... software, controlling user accounts, changing accessibility options, and more. The Control Panel is accessed by going into Start -> Settings -> Control Panel on Windows 95, 98, and Me and directly from Windows XP. Control Panel Categories in Windows XP In Windows XP, the following Control Panel options are present: Accessibility Options: allows ... (view more)

Wed
16
Apr
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Acrobat Reader Pdf Files Wont Open?

Yesterday, Bill B. sent me a question regarding Adobe Acrobat Reader. Wait a sec -- what is Adobe Acrobat Reader? Acrobat Reader is a free-to-use tool which reads documents which contain the file extension ".PDF". The Portable Document Format has ... been around for quite some time and is supported by all major computer platforms (PC, Mac, Unix, OS/2, etc). Acrobat is a popular pick among eBook developers because it provides many useful features, including: document encryption (IE: the ability to copy-protect all / certain aspects of a document), bookmarks, clickable links, clickable ... (view more)

Tue
12
Nov
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Shopping for an LCD monitor, Part 2

Last week, I left you with some thoughts on my LCD Monitor purchasing experience. If you didn't catch the first part of the article, you can read about it here . The article from last week signed off with a cliff-hanger, where I was about to tell ... about some things that I didn't like about my LCD monitor. RE: LCD Native Resolution While I was completely amazed out how crystal clear my LCD monitor was at 1280 x 1024 resolution*, the fact is that the LCD monitor looks crystal-clear *only* at this resolution. This is referred to as the monitor's Native Resolution. Generally speaking, native ... (view more)

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