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A Quick Tour of PowerPoint 2003
By Rebecca Altman, Rick Altman
Nov 26, 2003
Trying to get a handle on the new features in PowerPoint 2003? The authors of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide will give you a tour of what's new, so you can more easily decide if it's time to upgrade.
Absolutely the Last Article You Need To Read About Absolute References in Excel
By Maria Langer
Jan 7, 2005
Ever copy a formula you think is perfect and have surprising (and incorrect) results in the destination cells? You might be missing out on a feature of Excel that can make your spreadsheet work easier.
Adding PayPal Payment Buttons to Your Site
By Michael Miller
Aug 31, 2011
For many individuals and small businesses, the easiest way to sell on their websites is to use PayPal payment buttons. But how do you add these buttons to your site? It's easy, as Michael Miller explains.
Adjusting to the Office 2011 Ribbon
By Steve Schwartz
Mar 30, 2011
Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac marks the introduction of a major interface enhancement known as the Ribbon. Unless you're also an Office for Windows user, the Ribbon will be foreign to you. Steve Schwartz, Office guru and author of many Microsoft Office for Mac and Windows Visual QuickStart Guides, spells out what you need to know about the Ribbon: how it works, how to use it, how to hide or remove it, and how to customize it.
Advanced Digital Video Editing Techniques with Adobe Creative Cloud
By . Adobe Creative Team
Aug 5, 2013
Learn how to use more advanced editing techniques to create a static title with the Abobe Premiere Pro Title tool; work in your Timeline to apply various clip-trimming techniques, apply and modify an effect to clips, incorporate RED footage, create simple dissolve transitions between clips, and generate a preview render of your Timeline; edit closed captions, use the Warp Stabilizer effect to smooth unsteady camera movement in a clip, and upload a file and sync your settings to Creative Cloud.
All About Keyframes in Photodex ProShow
By Jon Canfield
Apr 28, 2009
Keyframes allow you to create all of the spectacular effects you see in advanced shows. This chapter explains what keyframes are and how you create them.
Animate Your Slides for a Killer Keynote Presentation
By Richard Harrington
Aug 11, 2006
Adding animation to your slides is an important step in finalizing a presentation. You can create several types of animation in Keynote. Two of the most common are builds and transitions. This chapter will give you step-by-step instructions to animate your slides and give sizzle to your presentations.
Apple Remote Desktop 3, Part 1: How You Can Plan a Remote Desktop Installation
By Ryan Faas
Sep 1, 2006
Most users recognize the power of Apple Remote Desktop for observing and controlling remote Macs and Mac OS X Server, but that is only a small fraction of the features and capabilities offered by this powerful tool. In this first article in a five-part series, Ryan Faas shows you how much more Remote Desktop can be used to accomplish; and how to plan, configure, and deploy Apple Remote Desktop efficiently and effectively in a Mac network.
Apple Remote Desktop 3, Part 2: Interacting with Users
By Ryan Faas
Sep 8, 2006
After you have Apple Remote Desktop installed, you can use it to interact with users by text chat or one-way messages and alerts. Find out how to respond to user problems, observe one or more remote computers, and take control of Mac workstations remotely to improve security, enhance classrooms, and improve teacher/student interaction or help desk operations. It's all part of Ryan Faas' series on learning how to use and get the most out of the robust features of Apple Remote Desktop.
Apple Remote Desktop 3, Part 3: Gathering Information about Remote Computers
By Ryan Faas
Sep 15, 2006
Having accurate information about the computers in your company can be critical for any number of tasks. General inventory, purchasing decisions, software license compliance, tracking usage patterns, theft identification, upgrade planning, and update deploying rely on knowing as much as possible about the computer you manage. Constantly keeping track of that kind of information is typically a daunting challenge unless you make use of Apple Remote Desktop's vast reporting capabilities. In this third installment of Ryan Faas' Apple Remote Desktop 3 in-depth series, find out how easy it can be to have detailed and current reports on everything you need to know.
Apple Remote Desktop 3, Part 4: Deploying Software, Files, and System Changes
By Ryan Faas
Sep 22, 2006
Deploying small but critical updates and making minor changes to every computer across a network can be a daunting task. In the fourth installment of his series on Apple Remote Desktop, Ryan Faas shows you how to harness Remote Desktop to make installing anything from new fonts, to rolling out a complete list of Mac OS X and application updates, to making simple or complex configuration changes across every Mac in your network almost effortless.
Apple Remote Desktop 3, Part 5: Automating Remote Desktop
By Ryan Faas
Sep 29, 2006
Once you know how to use Apple Remote Desktop to manage workstations, deploy software, interact with users, and generate detailed inventory and system reports, you might think that's the extent of this powerful tool. But Apple has given Remote Desktop even more power and flexibility by making it completely scriptable and including easy-to-use scheduling and automation features. In this final article covering Apple Remote Desktop 3, Ryan Faas shows you how to schedule individual tasks and create automated workflows from combinations of tasks and reports, and provides an introduction to further programming Remote Desktop using AppleScript and the Mac OS X Automator utility.
Build the Budget Worksheet
Jan 29, 2007
Build the Budget Worksheet with Excel 2007
By Maria Langer
Mar 16, 2007
Join Maria Langer as she dives into Excel 2007 and shows you how to create a worksheet to use for professional budgeting.
Building a Budget Worksheet in Excel
By Maria Langer
Aug 26, 2005
Need to start living on a budget, but overwhelmed by the complexity of it? Excel can help you get organized and stay on top of your finances. Find out how in this sample chapter.
Building a Mac Home Media Center, Part 2: Watching and Recording TV with Your Mac
By Ryan Faas
Nov 17, 2006
No home media center is complete without a way to watch TV. When building a Mac media center, Elgato's EyeTV software not only enables you to watch TV, but its digital recording capabilities also allow you to replace your TiVo or the cable company's DVR device. In part two of Ryan Faas's series on building a Mac home media center, find out what hardware you need to watch and record live and scheduled TV programming on your Mac, as well as all the ways you can use that video once it has been recorded.
Building a Slideshow Presentation with Picture Tasks
By Donna L. Baker
Jul 14, 2006
Suppose you need to present a series of photographs to a committee that will decide which one belongs in a company brochure. Or imagine that you are preparing a collection of shots, one of which will appear in a newspaper ad. How can you present the selection of possibilities to a client in a way that is both professional and interesting? Acrobat 7 includes a plug-in called Picture Tasks that allows you to easily manage a group of images and prepare different types of output, including a slideshow and various print options. In this chapter's project, you'll learn how to use the plug-in to create a slideshow and customize it, as well as to send the final product automatically by e-mail from within Acrobat.
Building An Access Database in Dreamweaver MX 2004
By Sean Nicholson
Nov 13, 2003
Sean Nicholson shares some intricacies in working with databases and Dreamweaver MX 2004 to create a human resources management system.
Choosing the Right PayPal Payment Solution
By Michael Miller
Aug 24, 2011
PayPal offers a variety of payment processing solutions for merchants of all types and sizes. Which of PayPal's various solutions is best for your business? Michael Miller helps you choose the right payment solution for you.
Create Effective Fliers And Mailers That Really Work
By John McWade
Oct 6, 2006
Is it possible to design a low-budget flier that really sells a product? Yes, if you can keep all eyes on the product. Just follow the steps in this sample chapter, and you'll improve the vitality of your fliers and mailers through simple, yet effective, design techniques.

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