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Windows 10: How to customize multi-finger touchpad gestures

Take advantage of the Creators Update precision touchpad enhancements and get more done in less time.

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Google Slides: 3 Chrome extensions for better presentations

Enhance Google Slides with a few choice Chrome extensions. The ones here can auto-create photo slides, turn text to speech and more.

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3 Google Slides tricks to engage your audience

Google Slides has powerful features that can liven up your presentation and keep your audience engaged. Try these first.

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Create custom email addresses & extract domain names from URLs

Use commands and formulas to make these tasks a breeze

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How to unsend Gmail messages with the Undo Send feature

Accidentally send a dirty joke to your boss instead of your bestie? Here's how to bring it back.

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7 Excel tips for huge spreadsheets: Split Screen, Freeze Panes, Format Painter and more

The bigger and uglier your Excel spreadsheet gets, the more you need these tips to handle the data with as little hassle as possible.

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4 Google Translate features you'll use every day

Use these tips to translate documents, build a personal phrasebook, and even improve your own English.

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Word resume tips: Using style sheets, shapes and text boxes for a professional look

Updating your résumé means more than refreshing the information. We'll show you how to use style sheets, shapes, and text boxes to create a modern, professional layout.

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Excel's IF statement made easy

If you can decide what to have for lunch, you already understand Excel's IF logic--you just need to understand the format.

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How to add video to Google Slides for a more powerful presentation

It's easy to add video to Google Slides, so why wouldn't you give your presentation that extra boost?

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How Excel can help with metric and American Standard conversions

Excel can streamline your global activities if you set up functions to convert metric to American Standard, and dollars to euros.

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Word newsletter tutorial: Using page layout features for professional results

Word makes it easy to create a newsletter using the Page Layout tools. Make columns and multipage layouts, add images and more. Here's how.

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Use PowerPoint Photo Album to chronicle corporate or personal events

PowerPoint 's Photo Albums feature makes creating a slideshow super-easy, with intuitive menus and dialog screens.

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3 Windows 10 apps that will boost your productivity today

Manage your notes, projects, and passwords more efficiently with these tools.

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3 IFTTT alternatives for task automation

These tools streamline simple tasks and complex workflows to help you reclaim precious time.