documents

Fri
21
Sep
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Presenting Google 'Presentations'

Google has released the newest component of Google Docs: a presentation component that carries a typical simplistic moniker, Google "Presentations". Like Google Documents and Spreadsheets, users can email and upload documents to edit online. Unlike ... Documents, however, Presentations can only handle documents created in PowerPoint. Further, uploads must be smaller than 10MB. Google has certainly overtaken Microsoft on the aspect of search. Does Presentations have the potential to offer Google similar success? In a nutshell, no. Ars Technica's Eric Bangeman, a frequent PowerPoint user, tested ... (view more)

Fri
06
Jul
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Create Hyperlinks from One Word Document to Another

I bet you didn't know that you can link documents together in MS Word. Well guess what? You can! Why bother linking documents together? You can hyperlink documents together so that the folks who read them can click on a hyperlink that will take them ... to a previous document that is referred to in the instant document. Say you've written to a colleague asking them to use information from a sales database to create a mail merge letter announcing a "Spring sale". You can create a hyperlink to a document instructing them how to create a merge letter. Word makes it super easy to link to ... (view more)

Tue
15
May
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Use Word 2007's Options To Change Your Default Document Folder

Each time you save a Word 2007 file, it winds up in the My Documents folder. I will tell you how to change your default document folder for Word 2007 files. In Windows, all your Word documents save to the My Documents folder by default. However, you ... may require that you save your documents to a folder on a network server. Rather than navigating to the network server every time you need to save a file, you can change the default so your Word 2007 files automatically save to the correct folder. Follow the steps below: Click the Office button. Click the Word Options button. Click Save. Under ... (view more)

Thu
03
May
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Set The Default Margins In Word 2007 Documents

Most folks use the same margins for all of their documents. It's just as easy to set the default margins in Word 2007 as it was in 2003. Follow the easy steps below so that you only have to set your margins once. If, for instance all of your ... documents have one-inch margins, you can set them once, and then make it the default setting for all new documents. Follow along with the easy steps below: In the ribbon, click the Page Layout tab. Click the Margins tool in the Page Setup group. Click Custom Margins. Change your right and left margins to one inch. Click the Default button. Click Yes. All ... (view more)

Sat
30
Dec
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Apple Under Fire For Alleged Forged Documents

Federal investigators are reviewing Apple stock option documents that may have been falsified by company officials. Reports state that the investigation puts Apple at risk for possible criminal prosecution. (Source: cnn.com ) The allegedly falsified ... documents were uncovered during an earlier investigation on Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Although Jobs was cleared of any wrong-doing over stock options, the investigation uncovered additional problems. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver ... (view more)

Tue
24
Oct
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Google Docs & Spreadsheets: Free and Collaborative

Google has forayed into the word processing industry by releasing a test version of Google Docs ... (view more)

Fri
22
Sep
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Working with Margins: MS Word

Creating a document is as easy as starting Word and typing text. If you choose, you can work with Word's default settings. However, many documents require different layouts. It's important to know how to change the settings so that you can change ... the way the text looks on the page. If you haven't changed the settings in your Normal template, you'll find the defaults (in the U.S. version of Word) to include top and bottom margins set to 1 inch, left and right margins at 1.25 inches, header and footer margins at .5 inches, gutter position left, paper size is 8.5X11 inches, portrait page ... (view more)

Tue
19
Sep
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Saving Documents: MS Word

You can spare yourself a lot of grief by simply saving your document and saving it often. Before you make one keystroke -- save your document! There are a multiple ways to save your documents in Word: Click File | Save or Save As. Ctrl + S. Click ... the Save icon on your toolbar. Word's default folder for saving your documents is My Documents. However, you can change that location to any folder you like, such as Open Cases, Closed Cases or whatever is intuitive for you. Go to Tools | Options. lick on the File Locations tab. Highlight Documents. Click on the Modify button. You can then change the ... (view more)

Sun
09
Jul
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Google Spreadsheets

In early June, Google launched its free online spreadsheet program to beta testers. Some say the release of the web-based spreadsheet is a sign of Google's increased exploration into the sector of office software that is currently dominated by ... Microsoft. (Source: macWorld.com ) The spreadsheet service is available to public now that Google has purchased web-based word processing application, "Writely," which delivers an online simulation of a word processor. How it Works Deemed as the "The Web Word Processor", Writely allows users to import Microsoft Word documents along with ... (view more)

Wed
31
May
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Insert Page Breaks: MS Word

As documents grow longer and extend past one page, MS Word automatically calculates how much room is available and starts a new page when needed (keeping widows, orphans, and other text flow options in mind). MS Word also allows you to specify where ... to begin a new page by inserting a hard page break where you want one. Sometimes you only need a short page, such as a cover page, or perhaps you want to start a new part of the text on a new page. You wouldn't want to have to press Enter repeatedly, just to force Word to insert a page break. Instead, you want to control where page breaks occur. ... (view more)

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