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Apr 04, 2021

Reuse and Share InDesign Presets

Adobe InDesign has many customisation options within the application; such as the ability to create and save workspaces that preserve the arrangement of panels onscreen, [...]

Apr 04, 2021

Creating Logos with Illustrator CC

There are several approaches to creating logos in Illustrator.  Today we're going share one approach using Illustrator CC. Imagine you own Woop Woop [...]

Apr 04, 2021

Close All Excel Files at Once

If you find that you sometimes have more than one Excel spreadsheet open at a time and need a quick way to close and save all of them at once… Close All is for [...]

Feb 22, 2021

Beyond resilience

Oh no, not another blog on Resilience! I know! I know! Actually, I’d rather like to think of it as “Beyond Resilience” because I’ve always [...]

Feb 15, 2021

How-to: Use clipping masks for typography

Step One: Create a new document in Photoshop. If your document is going to be used on the web, I recommend setting the resolution to “72 pixels/centimeter”. [...]

Feb 14, 2021

Is it really that hard to edit a Hosts file?

I have run quite a number of infrastructure courses, including basic networking subjects for many years now, and it still amazes me how often students get stuck trying [...]

Feb 13, 2021

RESILIA™ Hotspot

What is RESILIA™? RESILIA™ is the certification designed to build Cyber Resilience from the top down i.e. from boardroom level to the person manning the [...]

Feb 10, 2021

How REAL is your reality?

In a recent New Scientist article* Dan Jones makes the observation that “… reasoning often starts with established conclusions and works back to find [...]

Feb 07, 2021

Nintex: Read data back into a new Repeating Section control

We know that all the data provided in a Repeating Section is stored in a field. In effect, you are storing many records of tabular data into one single field. For this [...]

Feb 06, 2021

Master Document in Word - Part 3

In today’s blog we will explore creating a Table of Contents from the Master Document. The Master Document now contains a collection of linked Subdocument files [...]

Feb 03, 2021

Custom AutoCorrect entries in Microsoft Office

The main purpose of AutoCorrect is to automatically fix commonly misspelled words. The idea is simple; you type a word incorrectly and, as soon as you press the spacebar [...]

Feb 03, 2021

A good presentation is not about you

A good presentation is prepared, organised and, unlike Dilbert's, well-structured. As a presenter, however, this is not where your focus should be. The [...]

Feb 02, 2021

Restoring the model database in SQL Server

Let's say you do occasional backups of the system databases, master, model and msdb, and you have lost the model database. In this blog you will see what happens if [...]

Feb 01, 2021

Introducing the Query Store

With the unveiling of SQL Server 2016 came a few new features, one of these features is the Query Store. The Query Store helps us to store snapshots of information from [...]

Jan 31, 2021

What is Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)?

Bring Your Own Device or BYOD, the new trend that is being embraced by the workplace, is defined as "allowing the employees to bring their own devices to the [...]

Jan 30, 2021

How adults learn

Reading through an article on Adult Learning* recently, I must confess to thinking that I pretty much had the theory sewn up. You can imagine then, how I felt when I [...]

Jan 27, 2021

Secrets of Excel dates and numbers

This information isn’t meant to be ‘secret’ but I find that not a lot of people will tell you this about Excel. If you go back and read (or reread) [...]

Jan 25, 2021

Photoshop: Using clipping masks for custom photo layouts

In today's blog, I'll be teaching you how to make a custom photo layout in Photoshop. We will go though how to make a grid with four square images, but you [...]

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