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Tue
14
Aug
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'Hacking Firefox: The Secrets Of About:Config', and 'File Search'

Hacking Firefox: The Secrets Of About:Config Many of Firefox's settings aren't exposed through the Tools -& Options menu; the only way to change them is to edit them manually. In this article, we'll explore some of the most useful Firefox ... settings that you can change on your own and that aren't normally available through the program's graphical interface. http://computerworld.com/action/ File Search This application allows one to search files on your computer fast using rules very similar to those used in popular Internet search engines. It is possible to not only list words or parts of ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jun
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'File Box Extender', and 'Tera Copy'

File Box Extender FileBox enhances Windows by adding several advanced functions to the standard Open File and Save File dialog boxes. FileBox adds two handy buttons to these standard dialogs, which appear on the right side of the Windows dialog box ... title bars. These buttons appear next to the minimize, restore, and maximize buttons with which you're probably already familiar. FileBox can also forcibly resize the standard Windows file management dialog boxes so they're bigger, and thus easier to use if you've got lots of files in a folder. FileBox eXtender has a nifty option to display these ... (view more)

Thu
31
May
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Setting File Level Protection in MS Excel

File level protection is the most controlling type of protection that is available. Passwords can be used to restrict access to the file. There are two types of password options which are listed below: Password to open. This type of password ... restricts who is able to open a file. Password to Modify. This type of password restricts who is able to make changes to a file. If a password is used to protect a file, remember to write it down in a secure location. If a password used to open a file is lost, the file can never be re-opened. In my next article I will show you how to set file level ... (view more)

Wed
30
May
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Protecting Data in MS Excel

Many times it is necessary to protect worksheet information that is used and shared with others. Private information should be protected from unauthorized access. An expense report worksheet with complex formulas should be protected so that someone ... cannot unintentionally destroy the design of the report. Excel proves several ways to control and restrict the use of workbooks, worksheets and the data they contain. Protection can be established in a variety of ways depending on the extent of control that is needed. Below you will bee the levels of protection that are available to you: File Saves ... (view more)

Tue
29
May
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Updating Linked Data in MS Excel

Let's get back on track with our series on linked data in Excel! Source data that is referenced within the same workbook is updated automatically. However, when source data is stored in a separate workbook file, you can decide when the update should ... occur. By default, you will be prompted to update the data when the file is opened. Data can be updated as the file is being opened or after the file is in use. To update linked data when opening a file, follow the steps below: Open the workbook that contains the external cell reference(s). You will see a Message box asking whether to update ... (view more)

Tue
08
May
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Ashampoo Burning Studio 7 Review

I've got some *very* exciting news to share today! The folks over at Ashampoo sent me a friendly email today to announce that the beta version of Ashampoo Burning Studio 7 -- their flagship, simple-to-use, feature rich CD / DVD recording program -- ... has now been released! Well, that may not sound too exciting, but read on -- because you won't want to miss this one! Ashampoo: Deal of the Century In order to celebrate the release of their flagship product, the company is offering an extremely generous discount of over 25% off Ashampoo Burning Studio 7 -- but only if you order Burning Studio 7 by ... (view more)

Fri
04
May
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Embedding a Font in a PowerPoint Presentation: MS PowerPoint

To ensure that the formatting of your slides remains static when a presentation is opened by someone else, you should stay with the default fonts that ship with Windows. It is not guaranteed, but usually it is safe to use Arial or Times New Roman ... fonts. Having said that, your presentation stands out from the mundane when you use different fonts. Using one or two different fonts within your presentation makes it more interesting. The only drawback to that is that if your audience doesn't have the fonts that you used installed their system, then PowerPoint will select a font substitution and it ... (view more)

Fri
27
Apr
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Ashampoo Burning Studio 7: Free Beta Download!

I've got some *very* exciting news to share today! The folks over at Ashampoo sent me a friendly email today to announce that the beta version of Ashampoo Burning Studio 7 -- their flagship, simple-to-use, feature rich CD / DVD recording program -- ... is near completion. The final version will be available May 7th, 2007. Well, that may not sound too exciting, but read on -- because you won't want to miss this one! Ashampoo: Deal of the Century In order to celebrate the release of their flagship product, the company is offering a massive and extremely generous discount of over 50% off Ashampoo ... (view more)

Thu
19
Apr
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'File Menu Tools', and 'Synergy'

File Menu Tools File Menu Tools allows you to customize the context menu of the Windows Explorer. Features include: adding built-in utilities in order to do operations over files and folders; adding customized commands which run external ... applications; copying/moving to a specific folder or delete specific file types; configuring the SendTo submenu, and enable/disable commands added by other applications to the context menu. http://www.lopesoft.com/en/fmtools/info.html Synergy Synergy lets you easily share a single mouse and keyboard between multiple computers with different operating systems ... (view more)

Tue
03
Apr
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'File Savvy', and 'Restart'

File Savvy FileSavvy provides a graphical way to automate common file management tasks. If you are tired of repetitive jobs like backing up, preparing files for development builds, gathering files for distribution or any other complex, yet ... reproducible set of file management, then FileSavvy may just make your life a little bit easier. http://www.fungusware.com/ Restart Restart is a system utility for advanced users with more than one operating system installed on their machine. The program installs an icon in the notification area, and with a single click the computer, will shutdown and ... (view more)

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