When Microsoft introduced Office 2007 they also revealed that they would now store their documents in a XML-based file format. To show the difference between the “old” format and the new, files stored in XML get the ‘X’ added to the file extension.
Retrieving images from a Word document (or any other for that matter) has never been a simple walk in the park. In earlier Office versions it was if not easy, but everyone managed to use copy and paste. You could also save the document as a HTML-file and retrieve the images from the file folder it created.
With the “new” XML-based file formats it’s actually gotten way easier… Read the rest of this entry »
If you’ve been around computers a while, you should remember the good (well not good perhaps, but) old Windows 98. Back in the days a great piece of software. For the savvy home user, Windows 98 came with a really great enhancement: Windows 98 Plus! Which (if memory serves me right) had to be bought separately.
The Plus! pack was a set of themes to edit the appearance of your windows by changing the system colors, icons and screensavers – fun fun fun.
With Windows going on 8 we are getting used to the idea of changing themes and the graphic layout of our computer, but back then… this was as high-tech as we could get. Funny thing is – these “enhancements” still works today – on your Windows 7.
So if you feel like going Retro, or simply have a stroll down memory lane…
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Once again we prevail (I really wish we had smiles here). A few days back I posted an article about creating your own handwritten font. Unfortunately I missed the fact that it was no longer a free service, upsetting some of our faithful readers. So I took it upon myself to rectify this and contacted yourfonts.com.
They kindly offered a 50% discount coupon code for our readers.
But where did I store that serial ??
Did I keep the email containing it ? Where’s the original package? Where’s the Cover of which I’m sure I wrote it down on? Do I have every single serial I need before deleting everything ??
Worry no More !
In Windows 7 that menu-bar isn’t there anymore (at least not appearing as default). A search on google will mostly tell you that you have to access the folder options through the Control Panel.
There is in fact a faster and simpler way…