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How to work with Microsoft Word's cursive, script or handwriting fonts

Microsoft Word offers a variety of cursive and handwriting fonts. For this story, we'll discuss the ones available in Windows 10.

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7 free GIMP scripts and plug-ins for filters, brushes, textures and more

Some of GIMP’s greatest assets are the plug-ins and scripts created by numerous independent programmers. We'll find some good ones for you.

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GIMP basics: Best tips and tricks for beginners

GIMP has matured into a truly incredible photo-editing program. If you’re coming by way of Photoshop, however, use these tips to ease the transition.

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Excel: Top 10 tips for beginners

If you're just getting started using Microsoft Excel, these tips will help you create a spreadsheet and write a formula.

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Alternatives for Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop and more

Adobe's move to subscriptions has left some users looking for options. Here are some good alternative programs, and more information on why subscriptions are here to stay.

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Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

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5 ancient software programs we refuse to give up

We know you're out there: Users who cling to an ancient software program because it just works. We name six programs that many people just won't give up, and why.

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How to create a PowerPoint presentation for a kiosk or trade show booth

You can compile your PowerPoint presentation to run automatically in a show booth or kiosk, without human intervention, and it's much easier than you’d imagine. Here's how.

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How to use audio and video files in PowerPoint

PowerPoint supports a number of common audio and video formats. We'll go through the details and show you how to incorporate audio and video files into your presentation slides. 

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How to create, edit, and format images in Excel

Excel provides over 16 dozen geometric shapes that you can size and manipulate to your specific needs, plus hundreds of special effects.

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PowerPoint animation tips & advice

Almost any PowerPoint presentation would benefit from clever animation, and the Internet has an endless supply of animated templates

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Create Excel Alerts, then write a macro to email them

Excel can send alerts based on spreadsheet data, but you'll need to write a macro to do it. We'll show you how.

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How Excel creates barcodes

Excel creates most commonly used barcodes, either from free installed fonts, or add-ins for a price. Here's how.

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How to create, filter, and format tables in Excel

Excel tables have many benefits that regular spreadsheets lack. The biggest is the option to use data from multiple tables to create queries and reports.

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Microsoft Word reads to you: How to use the Speak and Read Aloud commands

Can Microsoft Word read to you? Yes, it can. The Speak feature was incorporated into Microsoft Office back in version 2003. Here's how it works.

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How Word translates text between languages

Microsoft Word can translate a word, sentence, paragraph, or an entire document into 62 languages with a few clicks. Here's how.

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How to add music to your PowerPoint presentations

Play background music across all the slides

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Can Excel convert currency? Using the EUROTOOL.XLAM Excel Add-in

Excel can convert currency given the right tools. Here's how to use the Excel Add-In called EUROTOOL.XLAM 

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