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Replace Genius: find and replace text in Excel and Word files, in batch

Finding and replacing text in multiple text files at once isn’t new, but most people in businesses and homes use Word and Excel files, not text files. If you use Excel or Word extensively and would like to perform find and replace operations right from the desktop (and/or in batch), then check out ‘Replace Genius’,

Jun 7, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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Online presentations service Rvl.io becomes “Slid.es”, adds PRO accounts

Rvl.io, a personal favorite of mine, as been rebranded as the much more logical and user friendly ‘Slid.es’. What it is is an online presentation engine that lets you create sophisticated, Powerpoint-style presentations in the browser, including uploaded images and media, and then view (or share) them via a single link. I first experienced Rvl.io

May 14, 2013
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How to insert live web sites inside PowerPoint presentations

This post is for all those people that give Powerpoint presentations that are forced to jump to a browser whenever they want to demonstrate a live web site. The fact of the matter is that it is possible to display live web sites from within PowerPoint, using a simple powerpoint add-on. We show you how

Apr 23, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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Share PowerPoint presentations on Facebook with the authorSTREAM Facebook app

You’ve posted links, embedded videos, and shared image galleries on your Facebook timeline; now it’s time to give the PowerPoint presentation it’s due as an avenue of human expression, and post those presentations which have hitherto been confined to mass emails to your Facebook timeline. You can do this easily with the FREE authorSTREAM Facebook

Apr 20, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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Pointofix: annotate your screen when giving presentations – easily and for free!

Whether you need to give presentations for business, education, or any other purpose; you know that the best presentations have a large performance or even theatrical component. And no matter how well prepared you are in advance, there is often the need to explain things on the fly, to outline points and figures, and do

Mar 28, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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SlideRocket vs. Rvl.io – two Powerpoint alternatives compared

Do you need a platform to create and view slide-based presentations for business, art or pure entertainment? If so, you’re going to love this post: we’ve got a showdown between two free ways to make such presentations and give you an idea of which is better suited to your needs. So, read on, my friends,

Feb 26, 2013
B.C. Tietjens
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Writer is a word processing alternative that strips away all the clutter

As a professional writer, I am always on the lookout for new tools that can make my work easier or just more interesting. Writer is one that happens to do both. If you’re the type of person that uses a word processor on a regular basis, you may occasionally long for the good old days

Feb 26, 2013
B.C. Tietjens
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Draw diagrams and flow charts with LucidChart

Human beings are highly ‘visual’ thinkers, and whether you love diagrams and use them for every facet of your life, hate them but have to do them for work, or even if you’re somewhere in between … if you need to create a diagram then you will appreciate LucidChart, a web app which integrates with

Feb 25, 2013
B.C. Tietjens
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‘PaperRater’ is a virtual editor that checks your spelling and grammar – for free

Did you ever wish you could have a professional editor check your work before turning it in? Are you familiar with the concept and use of a spell checker but still worried about grammar mistakes? Well worry no more, and put that wallet down! PaperRater is a free web service that uses advanced programming and

Feb 14, 2013
B.C. Tietjens
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Text Deduplicator Plus: easily sort and remove duplicates from a list

What do you do if you have long lists of information that you need to de-dupe or sort? You can use a program like Excel, which is not free, has a very large footprint on your PC, and cannot easily handle really large lists of much more than a million rows. You could fire up

Feb 5, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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Save paper and print from Office more efficiently, with ‘PrintEco Office’

We’ve all had situations where a simple print command from Excel or Word results in numerous almost-blank pages being uselessly printed with a part or fragment of a table or formatting that uselessly spilled over onto blank pages. In most cases this can be fixed via ‘page break preview’ and/or page setup, but what if

Jan 16, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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Convert XLS, XLSX, CSV, PDF and XPS files in batch, with ‘Simple MS Excel Document Converter’

Do you have years’ worth of Excel XLS files that you would like to convert to XLSX or CSV? Or, conversely, do you have XLSX files sent to you that you would rather convert to XLS? If you’ve ever needed to convert Excel files (from or to XLS, XLSX, CSV, PDF and XPS formats) then

Jan 10, 2013
Samer Kurdi
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