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Tue
10
Jul
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Print Multiple Sheets on One Page in MS Excel

If you ever have the need or desire to print several worksheets on one page in MS Excel, you can do it. Just follow the steps below. Choose Print from the File menu. Excel displays the Print dialog box. In the 'Print What' area of the dialog box, ... choose Entire Workbook. Click the Properties button. Excel displays the Properties dialog box for the printer. All printers are different so you will have to poke around a bit in your printer's properties to find the right place. With my printer, I select: Options. Paper Set Up. Then select Make Post or Many Pages on a Sheet. Set the Pages Per Sheet ... (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)

Tue
22
Aug
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Get Margin Placement Errors: MS Word

When you try to print an MS Word document, have you ever gotten the message: "The margins of section X are set outside the printable area of the page. Do you want to continue?" If you click No, Word will cancel printing your document. If you click ... Yes, MS Word will print your document, but some of the text may be cut off at the end of the page. The reason this happens is that your margins are set closer to the edge of the paper than your printer is capable of printing. (Most printers can't print all the way to the edge of the paper.) To rectify this problem, you could try to ... (view more)

Mon
10
Jul
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Insert Date and Time: MS Word

You can type today's date quickly by using MS Word's AutoComplete. Word's nifty feature that anticipates what you're trying to do and types it for you. You can also insert the date and time from the menu bar. If you can't remember the date, it's not ... a problem. The computer keeps track and inserts the correct date for you. The way you insert the date depends on whether you plan to print this document once or use it regularly. Need to put a time stamp on a document? There's no need to look at your watch and type it by hand. For a One-Time Use Follow these steps to type today's date in a ... (view more)

Wed
21
Jun
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Create and Use Newspaper Columns: MS Word

Although tables are used to present text that must remain in side-by-side columns, they would be clumsy to use when creating a newsletter. MS Word provides a different feature that lets you create "snaking" or newspaper-style columns, where the text ... flows down the page in a narrow column and then continues to the next column. To establish this multi-column format, you'd use the Columns button in Word. Newspaper-style columns are used whenever you have a lot of text to fit on a page, particularly a large page. If the pages were printed in long lines that ran the width of the page, ... (view more)

Wed
31
May
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Insert Page Breaks: MS Word

As documents grow longer and extend past one page, MS Word automatically calculates how much room is available and starts a new page when needed (keeping widows, orphans, and other text flow options in mind). MS Word also allows you to specify where ... to begin a new page by inserting a hard page break where you want one. Sometimes you only need a short page, such as a cover page, or perhaps you want to start a new part of the text on a new page. You wouldn't want to have to press Enter repeatedly, just to force Word to insert a page break. Instead, you want to control where page breaks occur. ... (view more)

Tue
30
May
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'Finger Print', and 'Firelog Xp'

Finger Print A utility to see if any files in one or more directories have been created, deleted, or changed since the last scan. It's useful for checking if a program, e.g. viruses and trojans, has changed your all-important Windows files (this is ... similar to such security software as Tripwire). The use of MD5 checksums guarantee detection of file changes. FingerPrint can also be used to find duplicate files, search for files with a specific MD5 value, and save MD5 values to file (and compare with). A command line version is also included. http://www.2brightsparks.com/freeware/freeware-hub. ... (view more)

Fri
14
Apr
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Create Custom Worksheet Templates: MS Excel

When you print a worksheet in Excel, do you find yourself adding the same header and footer and resetting the same print options every time? For example, suppose you require that all worksheets are printed with the company's custom header and set to ... print in landscape mode. Each time you create a workbook, you will need to change the default print settings, unless you create a custom template that will automatically give you the appropriate settings. Here's how to create a custom template: Launch MS Excel. Open a blank document; select all sheets. Go to File | Page Setup. In the Orientation ... (view more)

Wed
01
Mar
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Print Linked or Part Pages: Internet Explorer

Need to print part of a page in Internet Explorer? It's as easy and 1-2-3! Simply highlight the required material with your mouse. Choose File | Print from the menu. Checkmark the "Selection" radio button in the print dialog box. If you need to ... print parts of a document that are split across multiple pages (for example: a table of contents with sections which link to separate pages), simply switch to the Options tab of the print dialog and checkmark the box labeled "Print all linked documents." See, I told you it was easy! Visit Carol's web site to learn more tips like this one! (view more)

Fri
06
Jan
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Clean Epson Print Head

Infopackets Reader George S. writes: " Dear Dennis, Since I can't seem to get a response from Epson, I wonder if you have any information about the approximate print head life of a low priced printer like the Epson C66. I have printed about 5,000 ... pages in black, using the normal text mode, and now the print head seems to be showing signs of wear. Is this about normal? " My response: Printing 5,000 pages should not cause your printer to wear-out prematurely. My best guess is that your print head is clogged with ink (rather than worn away). If you used an ink refill as opposed to ... (view more)

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