Extract Images From A Word Document The Easy Way

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Microsoft Word is one of the most common word processors on the market, but while it’s a great solution for editing text, managing images within a document can be hit or miss. Picking out pictures and saving them manually can be a long and frustrating process – especially in large files with many pages. Fortunately, […]

Use Dynamic Range Names in Excel for Flexible Dropdowns

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Excel spreadsheets often include cell dropdowns to simplify and/or standardize data entry.  These dropdowns are created using the data validation feature to specify a list of allowable entries. To set up a simple dropdown list, select the cell where data will be entered, then click Data Validation (on the Data tab), select Data Validation, choose […]

Instantly Remove Backgrounds from Images using AI

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What would the world be without applications like Photoshop? Computer-based image manipulation has revolutionized publishing and visual arts in general. Best of all, anyone with the right skills can create some amazing imagery using nothing but their computers and the right software. The key word here, however, is skill. Creating great manipulated images requires a […]

5 Great Reasons to Ditch Windows for Linux

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Linux. You have probably heard of this alternative to Windows, but how much do you really know? Linux has developed a reputation for being highly technical and best left to geekiest of computer enthusiasts. What you might not know is that Linux or one of its close cousins run almost everything we use. Your favorite […]

Find Specific Files in Windows Explorer with These Search Tips

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Ever lost a file on your PC and just can’t track it down? With the search tips in this article, you’ll be able to find specific files in Windows file explorer, even if you can’t remember the exact name or location. The more information you know about the file you are looking for the better. […]

Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel – What are the Differences?

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Previously, we wrote about the differences between Google Docs and Microsoft Word and in this post, we’re going to talk about spreadsheets. Spreadsheets are the pillars for our modern day society. Spreadsheets are useful for work, record keeping, collaboration, or just personal organization. Right now, we have two top contenders in the spreadsheet world – […]

Why You Should Be Using Named Ranges in Excel

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Named ranges are a useful, but often underutilized, feature of Microsoft Excel.  Named ranges can make formulas easier to understand (and debug), simplify the creation of complicated spreadsheets, and simplify your macros. A named range is just a range (either a single cell, or a range of cells) to which you assign a name.  You […]

Play Any PC Game with a Gamepad Using JoyToKey

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There was a time when “hardcore” PC gamers would look down on the idea of using a gamepad to play PC games. The mouse and keyboard reigned supreme, especially in the golden age of first person shooters. The truth is that joysticks and gamepads have a rich and storied history on the PC, with genres […]

How to Record Your Screen on Windows 10

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We have included two free methods for recording your screen on Windows 10 in this article. One method is via a feature built straight in to Windows 10 and the other requires you to download free software. For both methods, we will be showing you step by step instructions to record videos and access your […]

Best Programs to Add New Functionality to Windows 10

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Microsoft may try hard to make their operating system as functional and accessible as possible, but it’s easy to look over the small details. You may be surprised at just how much new functionality you can add to Windows 10 by using third party programs. In this article, we have listed some of the best […]