Photoshop Artistic filters alter images to simulate colored pencils, watercolors, chalk pastels, charcoal, pen and inks, crayons, and many other artistic methods.
Microsoft Office 2010 support ends October 13, 2020. This means no more technical support, no more patches, and no more security updates. Here are your options, some of which are free.
Photoshop Blur Gallery tools, plus three Effects tabs for Bokeh, Motion, and Noise, offer many options to fine-tune or transform your images.
Photoshop Blur filters are designed primarily for retouching images—to soften, haze, cloud, fuzz, or distort specific areas of a picture or the entire image. Here's how to use them.
How to access, use, edit, create, convert, and download Photoshop Shapes.
Photoshop styles are works of art that can be applied to text, objects, vector shapes, illustrations, or photos. Here's how to access and use them.
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Adobe's move to subscriptions has left some users looking for options. Here are some good alternative programs, and more information on why subscriptions are here to stay.
These helpful tips can help you cut through inbox clutter and organize Outlook.
DATEDIF(), which means Date + Dif, is a compatibility function left over from Lotus 1-2-3 that Microsoft adopted in Excel version 2000. It's fallen off current Excel menus, but you can still use it. Here's how.
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Blocking senders, setting rules, and other ways to keep the email pile safe as well as sane.
When Microsoft Excel complains it "cannot complete this task with available resources," or it's "Out of memory," here's what to do.
Drop-down lists in Excel let you create a list of valid choices that you can select for a given field. We'll show you how to use tables, named ranges, formulas, data validation, and table styles.
Excel macros save you time and headaches by automating repetitive tasks, and you don’t have to be a programmer to write one. Use these tips to make macro recording a cinch.
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