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Thu
15
Mar
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My Yahoo Start Page to Begin Beta Testing

Last Thursday, Yahoo announced a new beta version of its personalized My Yahoo start page. The launch will be gradual and will begin over the next few months. Although only a limited number of Yahoo members will be able to try out the beta version, ... these users will have access to create their personalized space by simply dragging and dropping the content they would like to include on their My Yahoo start pages. Beta testers will also have access to a pre-created My Yahoo page based on the other Yahoo services that they use. For example, members who often use Yahoo's shopping service will see ... (view more)

Wed
07
Feb
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How Do I Make Page Numbers Appear as Text in MS Word?, Part 2

In response to a previous tip showing you how to make your page numbers appear as text , I received a subsequent inquiry from a reader asking: " My question is how do I get the pagination to capitalize the numbers (words)? And can I get the ... pagination to read "One of eight" for instance? Thank you in advance. " My reply: To display the page number in capitals, click inside the page number field and press SHIFT + F9 to display the field code. Add \*upper before closing the brace. The code should now look like this: {PAGE\*cardtext\*upper} Press F9 to hide the field code and update ... (view more)

Wed
31
Jan
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Use GoTo to Locate Text in a Document: MS Word

You can always use your keyboard and mouse to navigate through a long document, Word provides several handy techniques for quickly moving to a certain page, section, heading, footnote, endnote, etc. Use the Edit | GoTo command. Click the Select ... Browse Object button on the bottom of the vertical scrollbar. Display the Document Map It is very easy to lose your place when working with a long document if you're trying to find a particular item such as a name or a footnote, etc. Knowing the above techniques will help you to quickly find your place so you can spend your time concentrating on wiring ... (view more)

Tue
30
Jan
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Modify Footnotes and Endnotes In Outline View: MS Word

After a note has been created you may have a need to modify it. You don't have to repeat the Insert | Footnote command; this will only insert an additional note reference mark. Instead, avail yourself to one of the actions below to change the text: ... In Normal view, choose View | Footnotes. This opens the footnote pane, where you can make changes to the note text. In Print Layout view, scroll to view the bottom of the page. Make changes as you would any text. If your footnotes are too long to fit on the corresponding page, they will extend to the next page. To show continuation of footnotes ... (view more)

Thu
04
Jan
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Wikipedia Co-Founder Planning 'Google Killer'

"Search is part of the fundamental infrastructure of the Internet. And, it is currently broken." Those harsh words come from Wikipedia.org co-founder Jimmy Wales. (Source: wikia.com ) Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, has quickly become a bona ... fide Internet sensation. Now Jimmy Wales wants to expand his horizons and challenge the big boys. And they don't come any bigger than Google! Wales has announced plans to create a search engine of his own. The project -- which is called Search Wikia -- is already being dubbed a "Google Killer." But don't hold your breath just yet. "We're not ... (view more)

Wed
15
Nov
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Use Advanced Text Alignment Feature with Graphics: MS Word

After you've changed a picture into a floating object, you can further control how the text flows in relation to the picture. You can edit the wrap points to control how close the text wraps next to the picture. To do so: Click to select the ... picture. Click the Text Wrapping button and choose Edit Wrap Points. The picture is then surrounded with a red dashed outline with small black handles at each angle. To move the wrap point, click and drag it. To add a new wrap point, click anywhere on the red dashed line and drag. The text wrapping changes immediately. Click outside the picture to get rid ... (view more)

Fri
10
Nov
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Position a Picture: MS Word

When you've inserted a picture in a page and adjusted its size and so on, the next step is to position it where you want it. You can handle that in one of two ways. As an inline picture. This means a picture is considered merely one character on a ... line. As such, you can center it by clicking the Center button, indent it by pressing Tab or clicking the Increase Indent button, or even align it with a caption by including it in a table. As a floating object. This means a picture exists o n a different layer than the text itself. You can drag a floating object to move it anywhere on the page, ... (view more)

Wed
18
Oct
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'Sizer', and 'Backlink Checker For Page Rank'

Sizer Sizer is a freeware utility that allows you to resize any window to an exact, predefined size. This is extremely useful when designing web pages, as it allows you to see how the page will look when viewed at a smaller size. The utility is also ... handy when compiling screen-shots for documentation, using Sizer allows you to easily maintain the same window size across screen grabs. http://www.brianapps.net/sizer.html Backlink Checker For Page Rank This free tool uses search engines to find inbound links for arbitrary page or web domain, and shows those pages with their PageRank. It shows ... (view more)

Wed
20
Sep
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Headers and Footers: MS Word

Every new Word document contains an empty header and footer automatically. Headers are repeating text or graphics that appear at the top of every page of your printed document. The footers appear at the bottom of each page. Some folks put their ... company logo in the header. Many times, you put your letterhead information in the header. You can use the header and footer in various ways. Below is more pertinent information regarding the use of headers and footers in your documents: Typically hold such document elements as titles, chapter headings, page numbers, confidentiality notices, document ... (view more)

Thu
14
Sep
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Changing Section Level Formatting MS Word

Most section-level formatting is controlled by the Page Layout dialog box found on the File menu of MS Word. The dialog box is made up of four tabs, each controlling a separate category of section formatting: Margins, Paper Size, Paper Source, and ... Layout. Margins Since margins are section-level formatting, when you change any margin at any point in a section, you change that margin for the entire section. If your document is just one section, then changing any margin at any point in the document changes that margin for the entire document. To change one or more margins: Click File | Page ... (view more)

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