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An introduction to electronic publishing


Finally, after many months we have got our bookshop up and running and over the next few weeks we will be adding the course titles. In the process of reorganisation we are reviewing and updating …

Using Calibre to create your electronic book

From our new course manual ‘An introduction to electronic publishing’

Calibre is a free downloadable software application

Download Calibre

Calibre is an open-source e-book management tool and another free application that you can download from the Internet and which can be used to convert a file to …

Using the Notebook Layout View in Word 2011

MS Office users migrating to Mackintosh computers will note a number of immediate differences as compared to their programs running on a PC. For PC users, the latest version of Office is Office 2010 while for Mac users it is …

Viruses, worms, trojans and other malware

Malware is shorthand for malicious software. With the rise of the internet, so has come an increasing number of people out to exploit other people’s ignorance. When you leave the door open, do not be surprised if strangers walk in. …

What have they done to MS Office?

As many people realise, I am a great fan of Office 2007. In fact I was as excited over the shift to the 2007 suite from Office 2003 as I was when I first bought my original Word 2.0 way …

Apples from China

With recent flooding and now cyclones, Australian primary industry is in disarray and there are fears that Australia is about to be flooded with cheap imports; apples from China and bananas from the Philippines are likely to compound the short-term …

Introduction to computers – from numbers to networks

From numbers to networks

The early electronic computers were purely number crunchers – after all that is the derivation of the word “computer”, it is something that computes. Number crunching machines have been around for many hundreds of years – …

The overlooked “Office” suite

The Works program suite

The Works menu offers a great selection of options

When was the last time you opened Microsoft Works? Works is a simple office or home application suite that comes with your (Windows) operating system.

A few years back Works  was …

Getting a better return from MS Office

Are you among those that are still using Office 2003 or earlier because the user interface of later Office suites appears too daunting? Or have you migrated to Office 2007 or 2010 but keep asking yourself “how do they do …

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