Monday, September 21, 2020
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Create a Shortcut key for the strikethrough effect in Word

I had a student approach me the other day who asked if there were shortcut keys to change a highlighted word into bold or underlined or even italic. And could you...
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When two files have almost the same headings and need to be combined.

In my last tip I wrote about how to combine, or consolidate, two or more spreadsheets that had the same layout and headings. These needed to be combined in an all-inclusive...
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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 if you do not know about “consolidation”....
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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 you try to correct them or add...
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All things Page Break in Word

Microsoft Word is a word processor that creates the documents you require in a text format. The length of each page is governed by the size of paper you have chosen...
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Dual screen for the price and space of one.

I do sometimes wish that every person in a company goes through a proper introduction to their PC on the induction course when then first join the company and then every...
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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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Rapyd launches European card acquiring platform

Rapyd, a global fintech and "Finance as a service" company announced a major expansion of its European card acquiring platform. The company has added...
BCG DeFi and BCG Platinion’s report on DeFi

0 and BCG (Boston Consulting Group) Platinion have released a report on Decentralized Finance (DeFi), an area they see as being where growth is...
Girl Graduate Image by fredy martinez enamorado from Pixabay to graduate partner channel

1, the fast-growing work management platform is strengthening investment in its partner ecosystem. The company has made a series of announcements including the appointment...
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New Salesforce initiative targets talent gap

Salesforce has launched the Salesforce Talent Alliance. The alliance aims to help increase the number of skilled Salesforce workers in the ecosystem. The target?...

Mastercard launches testing CDBC platform for central banking

Mastercard has launched a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to evaluate CBDC use cases. The platform enables the simulation of issuance, distribution...
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Another Zerologon bug exploit code published

On Monday, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) warned that it has seen publicly available code for CVE-2020-1472. Called Zerologon and discovered by Tom...

TAG completes DLT pilot for digital advertising

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has completed a 12 month cross-industry pilot programme to evaluate the feasibility and potential benefits of Distributed Ledger Technology...
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Digital Rivers unveils new products and initiatives

Digital River has pushed it biggest product release to date, and declared continued growth in partnerships and new customers. The company has also announced...
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Pulseway adds remote control for Apple Macs

Pulseway now supports remote control for macOS devices. It extends the capability of the remote control for Windows solution that Pulseway launched last year....
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Remote workers, smart home devices and apps are a risk to corporate data

“Smart home devices and their apps represent a major weak link in the corporate cybersecurity chain as the lines between work and home life...
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Changepoint partially lifts curtain on Services Automation 2020

Changepoint has unveiled more updates to Changepoint Services Automation (SA) 2020, previously Changepoint PSA. In a recent blog, it revealed the next phase of...
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46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center (FSC) has written to 46,000 veterans. It is warning them that their names and...
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Tech Mahindra to offer solutions built on Amazon Managed Blockchain Services

Tech Mahindra, which already is part of the AWS Partner Network, is to team up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build solutions based...
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Healthcare firms get funds to improve cybersecurity

Healthcare companies in the UK can now access government funds to improve the cybersecurity of their products. Digital Infrastructure Minister, Matt Warman, has announced...