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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.XLAMĀ 

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Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? How to freeze panes and split screens

Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? Yes: Here's how to freeze and unfreeze columns and rows.

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Can PowerPoint speak aloud & read the text in my slideshows?

Yes, with the Speak command (aka Text to Speech feature)

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Can Excel track changes? How to add Track Changes to the Ribbon menu

Can Excel track changes? Yes, similarly to how Word does it. Here's how to add Track Changes to the Ribbon menu and use it with your spreadsheets.

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Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Get to know the key features in Microsoft Excel 2016 and Excel 2019 for Windows.

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Can Excel Sort by Color? How to Fill Color and use Sort & Filter's Custom Sort

Excel can sort by cell color, font color, cell icon, and values. Here's how.

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Microsoft Office 365 apps are now available in the Mac App Store

You can get Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office 365 apps and use your current subscription with them.

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Loopback 2 review: Elevates the interface for sophisticated sound routing in macOS

This pro-level audio input mixer app for Mac is useful for musicians, DJs, audio engineers, and podcasters.

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The 6 best iPhone apps for weight loss

Whether you want to count calories or learn workouts, you should keep these apps in reach.

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The old guard of Mac indy apps has thrived for more than 25 years

BBEdit and other popular indy Mac apps have been around for over 25 years. Here are insights from over a century of development of Mac apps from four long-term developers.

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