Friday, January 18, 2019
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Frustrated with selecting large areas in a spreadsheet?

I often hear from my students that they take a long and frustrating time to select the information they need in large spreadsheets. They use the mouse to click hold and...
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Need just a few characters from a long string in an excel spreadsheet?

My students come to me with all sorts of questions. The one that seems to come up every so often is how to easily change the length of a piece of...
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Want to open files quickly from the application Icon on the Task Bar?

Using Windows 10 you have a jump list from the icon of each application on the task bar. This is a great way to open a file that you have recently...
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Find only what you need in your document. Replace with different formatting.

In my last tip I covered the basics of searching for a word or number in a document. I also covered that you can search in just part of the document...
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Search only part of a Word Document or an Excel Spreadsheet.

There are many times when you need to find a certain word or number and searching visually can take a long time. Not only that you may miss a few entries...
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Citations and Bibliography – A mystery?

In my last tip on how to create Footnotes and Endnotes, I said that I would investigate Bibliographies. They are not the same thing. A Bibliography according to the Cambridge Dictionary...
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Which should I use, a footnote, endnote or bibliography?

Do you have a large document that you’ve created over the past few weeks or even months? Or you may be writing a Blog. In it you have referred to many...
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How to create a Bookmark in Word

When you read a book you probably use some sort of bookmark that will help you find the place you finished reading last. Folding down the corner, a piece pf paper...
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Comparing two documents in Word

We have all at some point had the arduous task of comparing two documents that should be the same but are not due to various reasons. It is so time consuming...
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Using the FV Function in Excel

Have you ever thought if it’s worth setting aside a few pounds a month for a rainy day? Do you know what it might give back if invested? Don't go down...

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Two spreadsheets that need to come together? Consolidation might be the answer.

You may well be tasked with creating one spreadsheet that has data coming from two or more spreadsheets. This could be a daunting prospect...
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Ford, IBM and others pilots blockchain/supply chain for cobalt

Ford Motor Company (Ford), Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global plan to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals....
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The CJEU limits the reach of the Right to be Forgotten

Google has had a rare good result in its ongoing battles with the EU. It has received a significant decision from a senior advisor...
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Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Enterprise Times recently went to Omaha, Nebraska. While there, we talked with Scott Dally, Director of the Security Operations Centre for the Americas Region...
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Vermont heads down insurance blockchain road

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation and Secretary of State are collaborating on a captive insurance blockchain pilot. The Secretary of State, Jim Condos,...
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Rivetz adds Sentinel Protocol’s threat intelligence platform

Rivetz, an embedded, decentralised cybersecurity vendor, and Sentinel Protocol (Sentinel), a crowdsourced threat intelligence platform built on blockchain technology, have announced a partnership. This...
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Jelurida’s Ardor offers Java with Ignis lightweight contracts

Jelurida, a Swiss blockchain company, is now offering the possibility for external enterprise systems to integrate with blockchain using a streamlined smart contract life...

EduHash’s Main-net blockchain reaches >1M TPS

Wisetone has certified that the EduHash Silicon Valley Labs (EduHash) Main-net blockchain, developed from scratch by EduHash, can handle 1,196,966 TPS (transactions per second)....
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Igloo targets Tesla owners with new app

Small energy supplier Igloo Energy is targeting Tesla owners with its latest app. The app will allow Tesla owners to charge their cars when...
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Devvio reveals another high tps blockchain

Devvio announced its presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by showcasing its Devv blockchain technology. This is a high-performance blockchain protocol which seeks...
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These mysterious non-printing characters. What are they?

Do you get a word document sent to you that looks badly laid out with things not sitting quite where they should be. When...

Over 200 customers for RippleNet

Ripple has added 13 financial institutions to its payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait,...

Blockchain-based informed medical consent via Rati-Fi 

Rational Surgical Solutions (Rational) is offering its Rati-Fi blockchain-based process for confirmation of informed consent for surgical or medical interventions. Rati-Fi extends blockchain technology deeper...

Transmute launches blockchain decentralised app engine

Transmute has launched an initiative to bring the power of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the enterprise. Along with the launch, Transmute also announced it...