By Alicia Katz Pollock | Friday, February 6, 2015
When working on a complex document, it’s common to have each chapter or section start on a new page. Instead of manually inserting Page Breaks in Word, I prefer to create them automatically as soon as I assign a Style to my section title.
That way, there’s never any confusion as to where a page ends. The Page Breaks don’t move around on me. And my formatted text never loses its Style as I add and remove spacing around it.
To automate my Page Breaks, I like to add them right inside my Heading Style definition!
By Alicia Katz Pollock | Thursday, December 25, 2014
Is your Mac desktop covered with icons?
You may think this gives you easy access to your most-used applications, files, and folders. But in fact, you’re working outside your Mac’s built-in file management system. It’s a bad habit you may have brought over from your Windows days—and Apple has better options.
I’m going to show you how to clean up your desktop while customizing your Mac Dock for one-click access to every file, folder, and app on your computer.
By Alicia Katz Pollock | Monday, November 17, 2014
When I train people to use QuickBooks, I come across many “creative” ways of managing credit cards. If you don’t use QuickBooks’ tools properly, it limits your reporting in many ways.
Here are some of the best practices I recommend.
By Alicia Katz Pollock | Saturday, October 25, 2014
With all the hullabaloo about Facebook and its privacy practices, I was both relieved and startled the other day when Facebook asked me to verify the apps connected to my account. The list was long, and held several surprises.
It’s a good idea to cull through your own list, since Facebook tells us that it shares “your basic info” with games, applications, and websites that you connect with on the social media platform.
Here are some pros and cons to consider when you decide which apps, site connections, and plugins you should keep.
By Bonnie Bills | Tuesday, February 8, 2011
When you’re entering data in Access 2007 or 2010, the ‘Cannot contain a Null value’ error can make your head swim. This tutorial from Alicia Katz Pollock shows what the error means and, more important, how to stop it from occurring. You’ll find this tip along with lots more in Alicia’s new courses: Access 2007 Power Shortcuts andAccess 2010 Power Shortcuts.
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