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    Office HTML

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    As a web developer, one of my biggest gripes with Office used to be the bloated HTML it would save out. I mean, give me a break, I type two words in a Word document. I expect something like this: <html> <head> <title>Wayne...
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    Command-line and PowerPoint Show files

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    PowerPoint supports a handful of command-line parameters. Use these to create special Windows shortcuts (right-click the desktop | New | Shortcut ) or to perform PowerPoint tasks quickly from the command prompt. Of course you need to modify the commands...
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    Linked Excel text boxes

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    One cool feature in Excel is the ability to link any OfficeArt textbox's value to an Excel cell. Here's how: Launch Excel and find a cell containing some text or a number you want to link to. I'll just type my name into cell A1...
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    Outlook ink signature

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    One of the major pieces of work the OfficeArt team did for Office 2003 was add Tablet PC ink support. In this post, I'll show you how to create a signature that looks handwritten and stick at the bottom of your emails. Although you'll get...
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    Slideshow shortcut keys

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    PowerPoint has a bunch of shortcut keys you can use while presenting in slideshow mode. A few of my favorites: B blacks out the screen and W turns the screen white. Hit the key again to go back to your slides. I find this useful for hiding slides...
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    Welcome!

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    I've been on the fence for a few months on whether to start up a new blog. I had one in college as part of my personal web site , but got lazy and only updated it about twice a year. I've decided to give this another shot though. About me... After...
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