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Archive for April 2012

How to Add Quotes to Your Cells in Excel Automatically

This tip is going to be mostly helpful to people who working with databases. But, if you work with Excel and find yourself needing to deal with repetitive formatting, you might also appreciate the technique. When working with CSV files you may need to add quotes to either side of a cell’s contents in order…

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So You Want to be a Graphic Designer?

This week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by a student from a high school in Illinois, who was doing a research paper on jobs they might want after graduation. What kinds of things do you design? I design things related to the internet (Web sites, banners, eblasts, etc.), and just about anything on…

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What Twitter Desktop App do you use?

Question What is the Twitter desktop app you use? Or do you use one? Answer I fluctuate between Tweetdeck and Hootsuite. Both are great at managing social media. Both: Let you post to multiple social media services from one place. Can send the same message to multiple services at once. Have mobile apps that sync…

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Share iTunes Across Multiple Users on Same Macintosh

I decided recently that I wanted to have multiple users on my main machine to divide my work items from my play items. It’s hard to get work done while you that Facebook bookmark it staring at you. Likewise, it’s tough to enjoy yourself when you are looking at the latest project looming in your…

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