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Thu
01
Jun
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Enhance Characters: MS Word

Although it's very easy to apply the previous font formats by clicking items on the Formatting toolbar in MS Word, many other options are available in the Font dialog box. Here you can change characters to superscript, subscript, outline, or ... embosses, choose from a variety of underlining styles, et cetera. Other tabs of the dialog box allow you to control the spacing of letters -- either squeezed together or stretched out -- as well as to add special effects such as a sparkle. These formatting options are used much less often, so they don't need to be placed on the toolbar. Nevertheless, you ... (view more)

Tue
02
May
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Show Full Menus and Organize Toolbars: MS Word

Whether you're working at home or at a remote location, the steps below will make administrating MS Word a breeze by placing commonly used controls at your fingertips. In this lesson, you'll learn how to: Always show full menus Show the Standard and ... Formatting toolbars on two rows List Font Names in their own font Show Screen Tips on toolbars Below are the steps to make that happen: Open Word if you haven’t already done so and Click on Tools and select Customize. In the dialog box that opens, select the Options tab. Make sure there is a check mark next to Always show full menus. Check ... href="/news/1145/show-full-menus-and-organize-toolbars-ms-word" class="more-link">view more)

Tue
15
Jul
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Free TTF Font packs?

Infopackets Reader Bhushan G. from India writes: " Dear Dennis, I have the Windows XP Home Edition Operating System, as well as Office 2000 Professional loaded on my PC. I would like to know the site where I can get free TTF* fonts. The fonts that I ... have at present (which come standard with Office 2000) are very old. Does Microsoft give access to their font library? I will appreciate your reply! " Side note: The acronym TTF stands for True Type Font, and is the standard font format used for Microsoft Windows and word processing applications. My response: I have always had a hard ... (view more)

Tue
12
Nov
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Shopping for an LCD monitor, Part 2

Last week, I left you with some thoughts on my LCD Monitor purchasing experience. If you didn't catch the first part of the article, you can read about it here . The article from last week signed off with a cliff-hanger, where I was about to tell ... about some things that I didn't like about my LCD monitor. RE: LCD Native Resolution While I was completely amazed out how crystal clear my LCD monitor was at 1280 x 1024 resolution*, the fact is that the LCD monitor looks crystal-clear *only* at this resolution. This is referred to as the monitor's Native Resolution. Generally speaking, native ... (view more)

Thu
17
Oct
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Outlook Express sends multiple emails to a recipient when an image is attached

Since we're on the topic of Outlook Express, I thought I'd add more coal to the fire and ask the Infopackets Readers for yet another problem that I do not have the solution to. Here is what Harold S. says about his problem: " When I go to send out ... my pictures as an attachment (using Outlook Express), the recipient receives anywhere from 5+ of the same email (from me) in a row. I checked for a virus several different ways, and found none. I also found that the I cannot change the font size, change the colors in the font, and plagued by several other minor things I can't change and it all ... (view more)

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