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Photoshop lets you make any font fancier with swashes, swirls and other flourishes. Here's how.
Adobe Photoshop's Text Type and Text Editing tools let you manipulate standard fonts for greater visual impact.
Excel's conditional formatting lets you formats cells based on the value of those cells or their formulas. Learn the basics of this amazing feature.
Importing data into Excel from other sources can result in long, messy strings of text you need to parse. We'll show you how.
Use commands and formulas to make these tasks a breeze
The bigger and uglier your Excel spreadsheet gets, the more you need these tips to handle the data with as little hassle as possible.
Updating your résumé means more than refreshing the information. We'll show you how to use style sheets, shapes, and text boxes to create a modern, professional layout.
Excel can streamline your global activities if you set up functions to convert metric to American Standard, and dollars to euros.
Word makes it easy to create a newsletter using the Page Layout tools. Make columns and multipage layouts, add images and more. Here's how.
PowerPoint 's Photo Albums feature makes creating a slideshow super-easy, with intuitive menus and dialog screens.
This is where the number-crunching fun starts. Learn the ins and outs of the logical formulas that represent the heart of Excel.
Word's built-in bullet points can give boring reports a bit of bling, but you can do even more by creating custom bullets from an image file. Here's how.
Extracting images from Word is not a simple cut-and-paste proposition. We explain why it's so hard and show you the pros and cons of the workarounds.
DATEDIF(), which means Date + Dif, is a compatibility function left over from Lotus 1-2-3 that Microsoft adopted in Excel version 2000. It's fallen off current Excel menus, but you can still use it. Here's how.
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