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Mon
17
Dec
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Add Autonumbering to your MS Excel Spreadsheet

Autonumbering will advance your numbered rows and keep them current, even if you should delete or add a row. Unfortunately, MS Excel does not ship with an autonumbering feature (like that found in MS Access), that increments a number each time you ... add a new row. In Excel 2003 and 2007 however, you can use the Row function to add your own autonumbering to a list. Say you want to create a list of all of your school's classes and their corresponding learning materials. Follow the steps below to add autonumbering to the list: In A1, enter the formula below: =TEXT(Row(A1),"000-000") Enter the name ... (view more)

Fri
16
Nov
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World Challenges U.S. for Fastest Computer

An Indian computer has been ranked the fourth-fastest in the world. It's the first time India has even cracked the top 100 in speed rankings. Computers from Sweden and Germany are among five new entries in the top ten, which was previously dominated ... by US-built machines. The list was announced at the SuperComputing 07 conference in Reno, Nevada. It's the 30th edition of the list, which comes out every six months and is compiled by experts from universities in Tennessee and Germany and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center in California. (Source: Top500.org ) The Indian ... (view more)

Tue
17
Jul
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PC Pitstop Optimize Review

In Computer Science -- more specifically, in the creation of software programs -- there are efficient ways of achieving a result, and there are not-so-efficient ways of doing the same thing. In fact, many refer to Microsoft Windows as bloatware: ... software that "is so overloaded with functionality that its performance suffers." (Source: techweb.com ) Unfortunately, Microsoft isn't the only one to blame. In the race for profit, many software developers are guilty of adding useless and abundant features to their programs for nothing more than a marketing tactic. (Source: wikipedia.org ... (view more)

Fri
09
Mar
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Perform a Multi-Column Sort: MS Excel

There will be some occasions when you will want to perform a sort using more than one column in MS Excel. You already know how to perform a sort using one column and now if you follow the steps below you can add a little to your Excel knowledge of ... sorting. Position the active cell anywhere within the data list. Choose Data | Sort The Sort dialog box will appear. Select the first column to sort by in the Sort by List box. Choose Ascending or Descending. The names of the columns appear if the list is designed correctly and the Header row option is selected in the My list has area of the Sort ... (view more)

Wed
07
Mar
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Sorting Data: MS Excel

Sorting data refers to organizing the records in a data list so that they are presented in a certain order. If data is arranged in a list structure, data can be automatically sorted by choosing one individual cell within the list to define the sort ... criteria. All corresponding data will be repositioned on sort order. The Sort Ascending and Sort Descending button on the Standard toolbar can be used to quickly sort a list by one column. Follow the steps below to sort by one column: Select one cell anywhere within the field (column) upon which the sort will be based. Click on the Sort Ascending ... (view more)

Wed
28
Feb
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Microsoft Releases Vista-Compatible Apps List

If you're wondering how compatible a number of applications are with Vista, you'll be pleased to hear that Microsoft's latest operating system supports most notable entries. The company has recently released an official list, which includes 100 of ... Microsoft's own products. In addition, a number of surprises appear from direct competitors of the Washington state based company, like Google Toolbar. The list Microsoft has comprised is officially called its "Certified" applications. The titles that make the grade have been labeled "Certified for Windows Vista", in a somewhat similar manner to ... (view more)

Thu
01
Feb
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Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam

As I was working with my email today, I realized that I was not alone in trying to combat the scourge of Spam! Many are working to reduce the space and time it takes to transfer the stuff, in many cases at very real expense since there are a number ... of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that charge the user for the amount of data transferred. Some companies, such as AOL and Yahoo, have come up with preventative strategies that don't really work all that well (charging bulk emailers for Preferred Status) and tend to cause difficulties for everybody. When it comes to the user reporting spam in ... (view more)

Thu
14
Dec
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'Ie Cache List Lite', and 'Why Reboot'

Ie Cache List Lite IECacheList Lite displays the contents of Internet Explorer's index.dat files, including 'lost' and hidden content. http://exodusdev.com/ Why Reboot WhyReboot is a small (~60KB) Windows application that displays a list of pending ... file operations that will occur after rebooting your computer. http://exodusdev.com/ (view more)

Fri
25
Aug
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A Night at the Movies: Best Film Sites on the Internet

Who doesn't love watching movies? And of course, there's the thrill of the big theater experience: a giant screen, a large tub of popcorn, and the excited hustle and bustle of hundreds of other people. And then there's the relaxation and comfort of ... staying at home and cozily spreading out on your living room couch with a DVD, a bag of grapes, and a mug of beer. Whichever option you choose, there's something undeniably magical about sitting back with a good flick and getting swept up in another world. Whether you're a diehard film buff or just a casual moviegoer, the following websites are ... (view more)

Tue
22
Aug
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Printing Comments: MS Word

You can print the markup balloons as they appear in a document by selecting the 'Document Showing Markup' option from the 'Print What' list via the Print dialog box. You can also print the Reviewing Pane without the document text by selecting the ... 'List Of Markup' option from the Print What list. Markup balloons printed with the document appear in the margin designated on the 'Track Changes' page in the Options dialog box. Whether you print comments with the document or just the Reviewing Pane, the number of the pages on which the comment mark appears is included with the comment text, as well ... (view more)

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