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IT tips #5: Grow font sizes with the keyboard in Word

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This is really handy when you’ve got just a few words to put on a poster, title page or address label, and you want to get the maximum size possible, but aren’t sure what size font you can go to without splitting … Continue reading

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IT tips #4: Sort things in Word, even when they’re not in a table

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Anything you put in a table in Word can be sorted – alphabetically or numerically, ascending or descending (go to Table>Sort and click on the options). But you can also use Word to sort things which aren’t in a table, … Continue reading

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IT tips #2: Get rid of text-wrap when copying and pasting into Word

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Most people know about search and replace, but fewer know that you can search & replace weird stuff like paragraph marks. This is a life-saver if you want to get rid of fixed line-breaks in text that you’ve copied and … Continue reading

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Advent calendar 2011: tips from a former Kelly Girl

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Back in the 80s, Kelly Temporary Services was called Kelly Girl, and the term ‘Kelly Girl’ was frequently a synonym for anyone employed as a temp.  Kelly were a brilliant company, who used to hold little get togethers for their … Continue reading

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Great Zotero tips

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Zotero fans – here’s some great tips, even though they’re from 2008: 12 must know Zotero tips and techniques from The Ideophone. I still think that one of the best short introductions to Zotero is this guide from The Old … Continue reading

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