Using Office 365 Home Premium? The method described below doesn’t work in Office 365 Home Premium. You’ll need to follow a different route, which I describe at the end of this article. Also note that these instructions are for those using Windows 7 or before, although they should work on Windows 8 and Windows 10 […]
No doubt you’ve used Google Image Search to find images, but did you know you can do the reverse: feed an image to Google Image Search and it will let you know the where, the what, the who and/or the when of the photo?
Here’s a handy list of major services that were affected by the Heartbleed bug and which require a password change, plus Geekgirl’s recommendation for a password manager to ease the burden of changing your passwords.
Become familiar with Microsoft Word’s ruler, tabs, tables and basic spacing techniques and you’ll find it easy to produce any type of document, from a résumé to a report.
How do you create a password that’s both secure and memorable? Here’s a foolproof method (or two)…
Creating a budget is of one the simplest and most useful tasks you can do using a spreadsheet. Here’s a step-by-step guide to simple budget creation in Excel.
One hundred million people have a Dropbox account. Discover why you should join them.
Windows 8 is not for everyone. Should you upgrade, or should you stick with Windows 7? Here are 10 reasons to stay with 7, 10 reasons to take the leap to 8.
Although search in Windows 7 is pretty good, it’s geared towards finding documents. So if you’re searching for a program file or a library file (.dll) or some other non-document file, it’s not much help. Windows Search also searches file contents as well as filenames, which is useful but slow. To find any file fast, […]
Interactive, on-the-fly parameter queries add a huge amount of flexibility and power to run-of-the-mill static queries. Learn how to create your own using Microsoft Access.
Learn how to start building more complex database queries, such as comparative and action queries, using Microsoft Access.
Queries let you make sense of the data you have stored in your database. Learn how to create simple, yet remarkably useful, queries by example.
Not sure which series of database tutorials on Geekgirl’s Plain English Computing is right for you, Databasics or Databases from Scratch? Here’s a quick description of their contents.
This third article in the Databases from Scratch series delves into the database heartland by exploring relational database design.
The second in a series of articles on choosing, designing and using a database program. This one covers simple table design.