Category «Software Tips»

A couple of useful Outlook tips

One of the blogs I follow is the Workers’ Edge blog by Dennis O’Reiley of CNET News. Dennis offers “tips and tricks for the cubicle-dweller”. I don’t work in a cubicle, but I do appreciate some of the productivity software tips he gives. A couple of the most useful Outlook tips were: Remove the attachments …

How to Capture Screenshots from Windows Media Player

I don’t do them much anymore, but over the years I’ve done quite a lot of software reviews. I’ve tried several different screen capture utilities with varying degrees of success. Sometimes I find myself using a computer that doesn’t have any such utility installed, so I use the old PrintScreen button to take a screenshot. …

Label templates by email

Avery Dennison, the big office supply company, has an excellent service that lets you receive templates for their products by email. Have you ever bought a package of labels or business cards, and then spent too much time in Word trying to figure out how to lay them out. If you email templates@averydennison.com with the …

Ecofont – less is more

A friend of mine was telling me about an environmentally friendly font, and it sounded like a hoax, but sure enough, there is such a thing. Apparently some people have developed a font that has “holes” in it, and therefore uses less ink. This is supposed to be better for the environment. Appropriately enough, it’s …

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