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Tue
07
Apr
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Google, Yahoo Refine Geo-Results, Picture Search

The major players in the Internet search market continue to add new tweaks to their presentation: Google is putting more emphasis on local results, while Yahoo has launched a refined image search feature. Previously, Google would supply search ... results based on the location of the IP address. For example: searching for a "museum in Cameron, North Carolina," using a mobile phone would produce results towards the phone's current location. Local Links Without Log-in From now on, people searching from a computer will get their usual results, but for appropriate search terms they'll also ... (view more)

Fri
30
Jan
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IE8 has Zero Impact on ClickJacking, Experts Say

The security researcher who recently discovered an especially sneaky way of spreading spyware online says Internet Explorer 8 will have "zero impact" on the problem. It comes as attacks using the 'clickjacking' technique spread to other browsers. ... 'Clickjacking' lures users into clicking on a button that at first appears legitimate but actually does something altogether nasty. The usual way of doing this is to hijack a legitimate web page and use frames to overlay it with a transparent web page. This means victims are actually clicking on a button they can't see, which will usually 'authorize ... (view more)

Thu
29
Jan
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Headers and Footers in MS Word

One of my subscribers, Greg, wrote me to say that he had a document and wanted his company logo on the first page of his document but not in the subsequent pages. This is actually pretty easy to accomplish, using the Different First Page feature. ... Follow the steps below to learn how: Click on File | Page Setup and select the Layout tab to display the dialog box. Check the box that says Different First Page under Headers and Footers. After I advised him how to accomplish this, he wrote back to me asking me how he could make a different header of each of the subsequent pages of his document. ... (view more)

Mon
08
Dec
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Google Adds Search Commenting

Google has unveiled technology that allows search users to customize their results and even post comments about particular sites for other users to read. However, the firm has dropped a separate unbranded search engine which it had been using to ... test out new features. The main feature of the new SearchWiki tool is a series of buttons which appears next to each result whenever you search while signed into a Google account (such as Gmail). The first, an arrow pointing upwards, allows you to move a site up the list of the results. (After doing so, you also then get the option to move it down ... (view more)

Wed
19
Nov
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Print Relevant Pages Only in MS Outlook!

I always try to do things in a "green way" to leave the planet a bit better and not use up all the resources for the next generation, and you can do the same! Follow the steps below to learn how: With HTML or Rich Text emails, you can easily ... designate which page you would like to print, either by page range or page number. For Plain Text messages, you can print All or only Odd or Even pages. If you want better control over the printout, open the message and: Click on Edit | Edit messages. Select Format | HTML. This will change your printing options. When you become a member at ... (view more)

Fri
01
Aug
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Google Gloats: Search Engine Index Hits A Trillion Pages

There are now more than a trillion web pages...and those are just the ones Google knows about. Google's index of web pages has grown from 26 million in 1998 to a billion (one thousand million) in 2000 and now to a trillion (one million million) in ... 2008. The search engine firm announced the statistic as a way of publicizing its position as the market leader (ahem, gloating). Writing in a post on the company's blog, software engineers Jesse Alpert said that the Google system reprocesses the entire index several times a day, each of which is equivalent to checking every road intersection in a ... (view more)

Fri
11
Apr
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Suppress Page Number on the First Page in MS Word 2007

One of my subscribers wrote to me recently asking how to suppress the page numbering on the first page of her document. She said she knew how to do it in an earlier version of MS Word but the latest version was giving her problems. Luckily, it is a ... very simple fix. Follow the steps below to learn how: Click on the Insert ribbon and select Page Numbers. Choose the format of your liking. Then, click on the Page Layout Ribbon. Click the arrow in the lower right-hand corner of the Page Setup group and select Different First page from the Layout tab that of the dialog box that appears. Click OK. ... (view more)

Thu
27
Mar
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Add a Border to a Title Page in MS Word

MS Word's Borders and Shading feature allows you to control exactly where to place a border in a document. For example, let's say you want only your title page to have a border along the left and right margins. Follow the steps below to make it ... happen: Select the title page. Go to Format | Borders and Shading. On the Page Border tab, select a setting. Decide on your formatting by making selections from the Line Style, Art, Width, and Color drop-down lists. In the Preview section, click the buttons to turn off the border at the top and bottom margins. Select This Section - First Page Only from ... (view more)

Wed
06
Feb
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Shrinking a Document to Fit your Page: MS Word

Once you have created a document you notice that one or two lines flow over onto the next page. What do you do? Wouldn't it be nice if you could make it all fit onto one page without going through a lot of rigorous formatting changes? Well you can! ... There is a nifty feature in MS Word that will allow you to shrink your document to fit on one page. Follow the steps below to learn how: Click on File | Print Preview. Click on the Shrink to Fit button. That's how simple it really is! When you become a member at CarolsCornerOffice.com, you have access to this and many, many more articles that ... (view more)

Tue
29
Jan
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Shrinking to Make a Document Fit on Your Page: MS Word

I am sure that you have on more than one occasion run into the problem where you have just completed a document and it is perfect except that the last sentence of two flows over onto the next page. Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could have that ... document fit on one page without going to a lot of trouble to change the formatting? Well you can absolutely make that happen in MS Word! Follow the steps below to learn how: Launch MS Word if it is not already open. Open the offending document that will not fit onto one page. Click on File | Print Preview. Select Shrink to Fit. That's really all ... (view more)

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