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Label Folders Like a Mac… But on XP!

Label Folders Like a Mac… But on XP!

June 7, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I came across the rather brilliant little programme “iColorFolder” today [via Lifehacker]. I have started using my Mac at work a lot more and found that labelling files and folders was a brilliant way of remembering what I was working on or what needed uploading. Now you can do this (with folders at least) on […] … Read More »

Google

Google Notebook Launches

Google Notebook Launches

June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Google have launched their new “Notebook” which allows you to store images, web clippings and notes. You need a Google account to register. Get your Google Notebook here. You can also view more at the “Google Notebook Overview” page. From Google: Google Notebook makes web research of all kinds – from planning a vacation to […] … Read More »

Google

Google Talk/Chat Review

Google Talk/Chat Review

June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Wow, two posts about Google in one day – and before you ask, no my new job doesn’t involve me working for them! I lied when I said I had no-one to talk to earlier this week, I sent an invite to Gmail (after about 30 minutes of searching for the “Invite” box – GreaseMonkey […] … Read More »

Google

Google Notebook Review

Google Notebook Review

June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I think I’m going to find Google Notebook quite handy. What I’ve tended to do when I’ve wanted to keep a website to read later I’ve either emailed the link to myself (where it usually gets deleted in one of my weekly home-inbox purges) or added them to my del.icio.us with a “ToRead” tag, 90% […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Remove All Hyperlinks in Excel and Word

Remove All Hyperlinks in Excel and Word

June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Ever copy and paste something from the Internet and then into Word only to get the hyperlinks embedded? You can removed them easily with the Macro below. Hit [ALT]+[F11] to open the Visual Basic Editor Go to “Insert” > “Module” and in the pop-up window copy: Sub RemoveHyperlinks()Dim oField As FieldFor Each oField In ActiveDocument.FieldsIf […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

What Is That File?

What Is That File?

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Ever looked at your task manager and wonder what all those dodgy looking files and service that were running are? Now you can find out. Head on Over to What Is That File, start typing and it’ll start giving you suggestions in that Web2.0 way we all know and love. If the file isn’t there […] … Read More »

Coding

Inspire your readers – use motivating design

Inspire your readers – use motivating design

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The dictionary defines motivation as: To provide with an incentive; move to action; impel. When someone enters your website, it takes less than 1/20th of a second to decide whether or not they find your website visually appealing or not. This is quite a frightening statistic considering how long some websites take to load (to […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

What version of Linux is best for you?

What version of Linux is best for you?

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Take a quick and simple test to find out which Linux distribution will most fulfill your needs. Based on your computing expertise and what you’ll be using the operating system for, it’s a handy little quiz. Take the Linux quiz here … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Blogging And Personality Types

Blogging And Personality Types

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Bloginality┬áhave an interesting take on the Myers-Briggs personality test by linking it to blogging. Answer a few simple questions and they give you your “Blogging Personality Type” with the added bonus of links through to how this works for careers etc. Here are my results with a few comments added: You Are ISTP: As an […] … Read More »

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