Category: "Computing"

Using the Windows Taskbar

Some time ago I wrote about how to organize your desktop to speed switching between opened files in Excel. Of course, you can easily switch between programs in Windows 7 and above by clicking the taskbar icon at the bottom of the screen. Here's another… more »

Microsoft Word Outlining Primer

Introduction If you believe the endorsements of others I'm an expert in Access and Excel. I certainly don't know everything about either program, but compared to others, I’ve probably better harnessed the power of those programs than most.  I suspect I… more »

Seven Languages of the Web

  From: 12/30/2007 I was at a Mensa gathering a couple months ago and a couple of people there were talking about their web pages. These were smart people, but they didn't know much about the way today's web works. This is a simple guide to understan… more »

From Eudora to Thunderbird

I've been using the Internet since 1995, and have moved from Eudora to Outlook to Pegasus to Thunderbird. In the last few weeks I've moved all of the saved emails to a single IMAP email account. The most difficult transition was getting my Eudora emails… more »

Controlling Excel Windows

Excel Window Displays Unless you change the default, Excel 2007/2010 opens all new workbooks in maximized view. In maximized view you do not see both workbooks at the same time. The confusion about this is so common that I put together the following ex… more »

CPA Exam UX

A little more than a week ago I took the REGulation section of the CPA Exam. Of course, I can't tell you what was on it specifically, and I don't really want to say anything about the general content of the testing. However, there is one thing that stoo… more »

Review Notes on Your Smartphone

  Creating a navigable notes document for CPA review.   If you are intense about studying for the CPA exam, you have probably found times when you could be studying except that you don't have anything with you, except your cell phone. Waiting for a s… more »
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