jsartain

JD Sartain is a technology journalist from Boston. She writes for PCWorld, Network World, CIO, & several other tech magazines.
Excel percentage formulas: 6 common uses
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Excel percentage formulas: 6 common uses

Excel percentage formulas can help with many everyday applications. We'll walk through several examples, including turning fractions to percentages, and calculating percentage of total, increase, or decrease.
7 months ago
Photoshop Tips: Textures, Patterns, and Gradients
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Photoshop Tips: Textures, Patterns, and Gradients

Some of the greatest features in Photoshop are the text, object, and image effects such as Textures, Patterns, Gradients, and Styles. We'll show you how they work.
9 months ago
How to get Microsoft Office for cheap
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How to get Microsoft Office for cheap

It is possible to save some money by buying an older version of Office, but you need to shop carefully. Here's what to consider before you buy.
1 year ago
How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365
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How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365

As Microsoft prepares to end support for Office 2010 on October 13, upgrading to Office 365 is one of your primary options. Here’s how it works. 
1 year ago
Microsoft ends support for Office 2010: What you can do
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Microsoft ends support for Office 2010: What you can do

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.
1 year ago
Alternatives for Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop and more
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Alternatives for Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop and more

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.
1 year ago
Excel: How to create simple and dependent drop-down lists
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Excel: How to create simple and dependent drop-down lists

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.
2 years ago
10 pro tips for creating Excel macros
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10 pro tips for creating Excel macros

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.
2 years ago