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Tue
15
May
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Google Admits: Search Results Biased

Under investigation for abusing its domination of the search market, Google has floated a new argument: that the way it chooses and arranges its search results qualifies as protected free speech under the U.S. First Amendment. The new approach is ... part of an attempt to stave off government investigations that could seriously hamper Google's ability to operate, as well as its profits and its reputation. The investigation is based upon two related issues: first, that Google has a dominant position in the search engine market, and second, that Google uses this position to support its own ... (view more)

Thu
26
Jun
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Align Numbers in a Table Using a Decimal Tab in PowerPoint 2007

Sometimes you want to use numbers in a table, but darn! you want to use currency numbers and it takes forever and a day to tab and space in a table in PowerPoint! Well guess what? Your troubles are over because I am going to tell you how to ... accomplish this! To align a number to a decimal tab in a table cell, you must insert a tab character before the number in a PowerPoint 2007 table. Follow the steps below to learn how: Add a Decimal Tab to a Single Table Cell: In the Navigation pane, click the slide that you would like to edit. If you do not see the Ruler, click to select the Ruler check ... (view more)

Thu
13
Sep
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Use Word's Tabs Dialog Box To Set Multiple Tabs

You can use the ruler in Word to easily set tabs exactly where you need them, which is what I almost always use. It may be easier sometimes though, to use the Tabs dialog box if you find that you need to set leader tabs, which you cannot apply on ... the ruler. Suppose you need to set two left tab stops at 1.5" and 3.5" from the left margin and a right leader tab stop 5" from the left margin. I will show you how to set them all at one time! Follow the steps below: Position your cursor where you want the tabs to be set. Click Format | Tabs. In Word 2007, click Page Layout tab | ... (view more)

Tue
17
Apr
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Apple Plans Touch-Sensitive Mouse

No one can deny that when it comes to design, Apple is the reigning champion. But although the company has mastered almost everything from MP3 players to GUI (graphical user interface) screens, it never produced a truly amazing mouse. But this may ... soon change -- Apple has filed a patent application for an innovative new touch-sensitive mouse. (Source: theinquirer.net ) In early December of 2006, iPhone interface designer Brian Huppi filed the patent application for the next-generation Apple mouse. The mouse is capable of switching between operational modes depending on how the device is held ... (view more)

Thu
04
May
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Move and Resize AutoShapes with the Mouse: MS Word

The buttons on the Drawing toolbar have useful tools for drawing objects, such as shapes and lines. Not only can you make simple squares, circles, ovals, and lines, but Word provides AutoShapes, a gallery of typical shapes such as stars, pentagons, ... block arrows, and so forth. Word 2002 (and later) comes with a wealth of AutoShapes that you can use to build flow charts, room plans, and banners for your letterheads. These AutoShapes come with sizing handles that appear when you select the object. By manipulating the sizing handles with the mouse, you can change the size, shape and position of ... (view more)

Tue
11
Apr
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Consistent Tabs Across Paragraphs: MS Word

When you select anywhere inside a paragraph, Word's ruler bar shows the tab settings for that paragraph. If you select multiple paragraphs, however, the tabs on the ruler bar may be grayed out. This occurs when the paragraphs have different tab ... settings. In almost any case, an option that is grayed-out infers that the "option" (whatever it may be) is unavailable. With a grayed-out tab, however, that is not the case. One way to set consistent tabs for multiple paragraphs is to select [highlight] the paragraphs and then use the Format | Tabs command from the main menu. To do so: Double-click ... (view more)

Thu
15
Sep
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Pokie Magic Totem Treasure 5 Review

Synopsis: Love to play slots? Then you'll love Pokie Magic Totem Treasure 5 slot simulator! Developed by a true Aussie gambler, Totem Treasure is a slot simulation game that will have you clicking on the 'spin' and 'bet' buttons from now until the ... sun comes up! Register Totem Treasure now and you'll also receive four great Pokie Magic fun games, featuring: Totem Treasure 5, Totem Treasure 6, Totem Treasure 7 and Totem Treasure 6 Special Edition! Are you feeling lucky? Download Pokie Magic Totem Treasure 5 and start playing today! Totem Treasure 5: Screenshots Click to view: Page 1 | Page 2 | ... (view more)

Tue
10
Jun
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Explorer Windows won't open maximized when launched?, Part 2

Last week, I asked Infopackets Readers if there was a way to make Explorer Windows always maximize when launched. Recall: " While flipping through emails and web pages in a fiendish learning frenzy, I offset an Explorer window to one side in order ... to get to another. When I finished what I was working on, I closed all Windows and shut the computer down. Since then, all Explorer windows I launch are opening in an offset position. Why does this happen and how can it be fixed? " Explorer Windows won't open maximized when launched? Since then, I received over 50 suggestions from ... (view more)

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