Thursday, December 29, 2011

How To Add / Insert Watermark In Microsoft Word 2007

Watermark is intended to provide an identity, a sign or warning on a drawing, photograph, video or a document.
To give a watermark on a document in Microsoft Office 2007, here is the way:

• Open  MS. Word Document that you want to give the watermark
• Click on the Page Layout tab
• Click on the Watermark

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Easy Way To Know The Unknown Extension File

Maybe you will be confused when one day you have to open a file, for example there is an attachment from someone or your relationship, or you just download a file, etc, while you  do not know what type of the file it is and you don't know must be opened using which program/software application, because that is an unknown extension for you.

The easy way to know the properties of the extension file,

Thursday, December 22, 2011

How to make moving / running text on Blog or website ( marquee and it's variations)

One of way to draw attention to a word or phrase in a blog or website is with using  variations to  that word or phrase. We can use  Marquee / running text (the movement of text from left to right or right to left, from top to bottom or bottom to top, also combined from those both variations).

Here is the html code for various variations on the marquee:

1• Moving from right to the left
<marquee> Text or phrase </marquee>
2• Moving from left to the right
 <marquee direction="right"> Text or phrase </marquee>

3• Moving from right to the left and from left to the right
 <marquee behavior="alternate"> Text or phrase </marquee>

4• Moving from bottom to top

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Enabling Default Games In Windows 7

A simple game is needed for refreshing  when you are working and feel boring.
In windows 7 the default games are not enable. and you have to set manually to show or to enable them.

• Go to Control Panel
• Choose Programs -- > Programs and Features --> Turn Windows features on or off

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Reduce picture/photo file size using a simple tool

For uploading to the blog, website, social networks (facebook, twitter, friendster, etc.), send to mail, and others type of sharing, an image (picture / photo) should be resized to smaller file size. it is intended to be fast uploading process, and next fast for accessing or downloading process.

Not only for internet or web actifity, for office activities, inserting image to word /office document, the picture is needed to be resized to the smaller size.
Often we found the word document have a big and large file size because of inserting image/picture to the word without resizing first.

There are many software/ tools for resizing or reducing the file size, one of them is PIXresizer, verry good tool for reducing photo / picture files. Support for Windows (98/ME/NT4/2k/2k3/2k8/XP/Vista/7 ). The installer file is about 3MB.

Here is an example picture reduced by PIXresizer
Double click the picture for enlarge

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Setting Gmail On Ms. Outlook

Gmail provides POP (Post Office Protocol) so that we can use a local mail client software to be able to receive and send e-mail without having to open the browser to open Gmail.
Benefit more by using email client software to open the email is access will be faster, and we can open the email without having to always be online because the mail will be downloaded to our computer.

Here's how to setting Gmail  using Microsoft Outlook 2007, (for Ms outlook 2003 and Ms. Outlook 2010 are not too different )

• The first step, go / login to Gmail through the web browser to activate the facility of POP

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Trick to write on the hard copy form using Ms.Word

When you have to fill out  in hard copy form, an application, questionnaire, etc,  and you do not have a typewriter, the way below may be used as a solution.

• Scan the form / application and save it  as a picture file (jpg, png, gif dll)
• Run Ms Office Word  and create a New Blank Document
• Double Click at the Header area

Thursday, December 1, 2011

How to make keyboard shortcut for launching an aplication

Other than using the mouse, we can also use the keyboard for launching an application, with pressing the combination  keys of the keyboard ( Ctrl+Shift+'Character'  or  Ctrl+Alt+'Character' ). This combination key called Keyboard shortcut. Using keyboard shortcut is faster than using mouse click.

How to create a keyboard shortcut for  an application :
For example we will create a keyboard shortcut for the Application : Ms. OfficeWord

• Go to the Start Menu Programs where MS Word is (or may exist on the desktop)
• Right-click on Microsoft Office Word, then left click on Properties