5 Tips for Office Productivity [from my Weekend Reading]

Once again I caught up on my reading of blogs and linked tweets over the weekend (geez, I love Flipboard!) and I've noted these ones for tackling any office software (Microsoft, Apple or Open Source) related projects. From installing fonts, creating pivot tables and syncing documents with Google Docs... check it out! … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Microsoft Word [from my Weekend Reading]

Over the weekend I was doing some reading, and I noticed that I had flagged the following tips for use in Microsoft Word. I hope they're of use to you! Use F3 To Change An Entire Sentence To Uppercase, Lowercase, or BLOCK LETTERS What’s the quickest way to change an entire sentence to Uppercase, lowercase, or BLOCK LETTERS? 10 Ways to recover a corrupted Word document It sucks when docs … [Read more...]

5 Freaky Downloads for Weekend Projects [OpenOffice for Halloween]

Mazon affiliate: Halloween Tricks and Treats (Better Homes & Gardens Crafts) Some downloads in preparation for the Halloween weekend. Get your freak on and put those finishing touches on your Halloween projects with the following downloads. Happy Halloween Address Labels - from the Template Repository. I thought they were really cute! These could also be re-purposed into name stickers in … [Read more...]

Quicklinks: Braille, OOo Draw workaround for PDF, and a convert discusses why he uses OOo

I don't usually post as many links posts within a week, however these are too good to miss! Enjoy! odt2Braille - The release of odt2braille by the Belgian university Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, has brought the ability to work with Braille to OpenOffice.org. The extension adds a "Braille" menu to OpenOffice.org's Writer which allows users to translate documents into Braille formats such as … [Read more...]