word

Thu
24
Dec
John Lister's picture

MS Confirms: Latest Win10 Update Wipes out MS Word

Microsoft has confirmed the latest Windows 10 update has messed up Word 2016 for some users. Fixing the mistake is possible but somewhat complicated. The problem comes with the latest cumulative update to the system, known as Windows 10 Cumulative ... Update KB3124200, released December 17, 2015. The component update that's causing the problem accidentally renames a file during the update, which then causes macros, autotext entries, and styles to no longer load. Autocomplete Among The Messed-Up Features The file in question (normal.dotm) stores all the template information for Microsoft Word 2016 ... (view more)

Fri
06
Feb
Douglas Godbey's picture

'Abbiword 3.0.1', and 'OpenOffice 4.1.1'

Abiword 3.0.1 AbiWord is a replacement for MS Word. It is lightweight (meaning it runs quickly) and includes every feature used regularly in a word processor. It can save files in formats that you can exchange with Word and WordPerfect, plus open ... any of their files, as well. http://www.abisource.com/ OpenOffice 4.1.1 OpenOffice includes effective replacements for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and workable replacements for Access and other Office elements. It supports file formats for multiple office suites in every element. http://www.openoffice.org/ (view more)

Mon
28
Jul
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'Kapow 1.4.4', and 'NovProg 2.0.5'

Kapow 1.4.4 Kapow is a handy little tool that helps you keep track of your work hours. It's especially useful for people who work independently and must report their hours after a set amount of time. This program is compatible with Linux, Windows, ... and Mac OS X. http://gottcode.org/ NovProg 2.0.5 This tool helps you to better understand the word count associated with any of your ongoing word processing projects. It allows you to set daily word count goals and then provides updates on how close you are to reaching that goal. http://gottcode.org/ ... (view more)

Mon
05
May
Brandon Dimmel's picture

MS Office No Longer Essential at Work: Report

A new report finds that fewer business workers are using Microsoft's Office software package. It's also suggested that many firms are wasting money by shelling out thousands of dollars in licensing fees each year in order to use the software. The ... report comes from online application analytics firm SoftWatch, and is based on a three-month study involving 51 companies and roughly 150,000 employees. Most Workers Only View Documents Using Office SoftWatch's major finding suggests that roughly seven in ten workers are not relying on any one of Microsoft's various Office ... (view more)

Thu
09
May
Dennis Faas's picture

Microsoft Overhauls Office Web Apps Suite

Microsoft has announced several improvements to its free, online edition of Office, Office Web Apps. It's also announced that, for the first time ever, editing tools will be available to users of the Android operating system. Office Web Apps has ... been available since 2010. It includes online editions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote, though it only offers each program's basic features. In contrast, Office 365 boasts complete online editions of the these programs. (Source: pcworld.com ) The advantage of Office Web Apps is that you don't have to install any software but can simply access ... (view more)

Wed
06
Mar
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Access Microsoft Office On An Apple iPad

We recently received this email from an Infopackets reader: "Hi there Infopackets, I'm one of many iPad owners who want to use Microsoft's Office software suite on Apple's tablet device. Is there any way to get access to programs like Excel and Word ... while using an iPad? Thanks so much, John T." My response: Great question, John. For the time being it doesn't appear Microsoft has any plans to release an Office app for the Apple iPad or iPad Mini. (Source: cnet.com ) However, there are ways to access popular Office software while using Apple's slate. In fact, there are several applications ... (view more)

Mon
09
Apr
Dennis Faas's picture

Ashampoo Office 2012 Review

Update 2013/06/17: Save up to 75% off on Ashampoo Office 2012! This is the best price we've ever posted to-date, and is limited time (deal expires July 1st, 2013). Proceeds support our website and staff of writers. Thanks for your support! You can ... click here to go straight to the discount offer ; otherwise, please enjoy our review, below. Question: what's better than Microsoft Office, but costs only a fraction of price? Answer: Ashampoo Office 2012. -- Next to web browsing, office suites and word processing are arguably the most widely used software tools for every computer user. In fact, it' ... (view more)

Thu
03
Nov
Dennis Faas's picture

Researchers: MS Word Flaw Enables Duqu Virus; No Fix

New reports are surfacing with details of the latest and what's considered to be one of the most dangerous Internet worms, dubbed "Duqu." It's said the worm can install and spread itself due to a security loophole in Microsoft Word. As reported last ... week, Duqu's programming code is very close to that of the Stuxnet worm that wreaked havoc back in 2010 . Stuxnet was a particularly sophisticated virus which infected Windows-based PCs, and in turn, attacked computers that controlled equipment in Iran's nuclear program to the point where it caused irreversible damage to equipment. So ... (view more)

Mon
18
Apr
Dennis Faas's picture

'Word Art Generator 1.0', and 'Zoom Player Home Free 8.00 RC2 Beta'

Word Art Generator 1.0 Word Art Generator is engineered to help you design and create WordArt, similar to what is used in Microsoft Word. It can show all font names, font and font preview of the file name, can set the visual display of the system in ... the style of all the fonts. You can even customize the display font size, format and color and real-time view font effects. The result can be exported into PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP image formats, and support for transparent background. The interface is simple and easy to understand, and very easy to use. http://www.wordartgenerator.com Zoom Player Home ... (view more)

Mon
04
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

PictoWords

Description Got an eye for words? Challenge your word savvy by using your artistic wit. Each PictoWords level combines fun pictures and letters to create words. For instance, how would you spell the word M-A-I-D using pictures? Earn extra points for ... longer words and quicker solutions. Fun bonus rounds are available and hints are handy in PictoWords, a visual Word game. Key Features Word & Puzzle picture game Fun bonus rounds Name that word! Requirements OS: Windows XP/Vista CPU: 800 Mhz RAM: 256 MB DirectX: 7.0 Hard Drive: 19 MB [ Try Now ~ 66.58 MB | Buy Now @ only $6.99*! ] NOTE: More ... (view more)

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