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Word 2016: A guide to its desktop publishing tools

Better graphics, better features, more options

How to create a Windows 10 recovery USB drive

The ability to make a recovery disk or USB drive is one of the most useful troubleshooting tools included with Windows 10.

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How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Regretting the loss of DVD playback on your fancy new Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to get that capability back for free.

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Photoshop fonts: Creating swashes, swirls and flourishes

Photoshop lets you make any font fancier with swashes, swirls and other flourishes. Here's how.

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Photoshop fonts: Using Text Type and Text Editing to transform fonts

Adobe Photoshop's Text Type and Text Editing tools let you manipulate standard fonts for greater visual impact.

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How to manage your digital music library

It doesn’t matter how big your music collection is if you can’t find the tunes you want. This in-depth guide will help.

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How to use Microsoft Excel's Conditional Formatting

Excel's conditional formatting lets you formats cells based on the value of those cells or their formulas. Learn the basics of this amazing feature.

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How to launch Chrome faster with Native Lazy Tabs

If you have Chrome set to start with all your previous tabs, the browser's startup time can be slow. The extension Native Lazy Tabs can fix that.

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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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Excel tutorial: How to import and parse complicated data

Importing data into Excel from other sources can result in long, messy strings of text you need to parse. We'll show you how.

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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.