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How to create smart Microsoft Word templates

Learn how to make interactive document templates using Word’s Content Controls.

7 Great Google Spreadsheet Gadgets

One of the best-kept secrets of Google Docs, these gadgets add powerful features to your spreadsheets.

How to Create Advanced Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets

Learn how to control Excel worksheets with spin buttons, scrollbars, option buttons, and checkboxes.

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How to Use Microsoft Word as a Desktop Publishing Tool

Here are ten great tips for producing elaborate documents using Microsoft Word.

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How to Design a Brochure Using Microsoft Word

Put your skills to work and create a great-looking brochure for your business.

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How to Build Your First Database With Microsoft Access

Your copy of Office Professional 2010 holds a powerful tool that you're probably not even using. Allow us to introduce you.

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How to Use Microsoft Word to Create an Ebook

The secret is to create a template that will work for most any ebook format.

10 Secrets to Punch Up Your PowerPoint Presentations

Buried within PowerPoint's many toolbars and menus are tricks that the average user tends to miss. With these simple steps, you can leave a lasting impression.

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Make Data Entry Easier in Microsoft Excel: 10 Tricks

If you find entering data into spreadsheets to be mind-numbing drudgery, then you probably don't know about these cool, time-saving tricks that make Excel 2010 do the heavy lifting for you.

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10 Spelling Checker Secrets for Microsoft Word

These tips can prevent you from confusing 'advice' with 'advise,' stop Word's habit of flagging your favorite acronyms, and make you look more literate.

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Givit Enables Private Video Sharing

The Givit app steps you through capturing and sending video, and then stores it securely and limits viewing to people you select.

Hands-On: Adobe Photoshop Touch for the iPad 2

Photoshop fans have been waiting a long time for something akin to Photoshop for the iPad. Now that it's here, how well does it work?

Work Faster in Microsoft Excel: 10 Secret Tricks

Uncover hidden features, new uses for old tools, and handy workarounds to speed up your everyday work in the powerful spreadsheet application.

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Work Faster in Microsoft Word: 10 Secrets

These hidden Word tricks and techniques will add punch to your documents and speed up your workflow.

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Make Image Magic in Microsoft Office 2010: 10 Cool Tricks

There's more than meets the eye in Office 2010. These hidden tips will show you how to dress up images in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2010, and make your work stand out in a crowd.