Recently I have been converting word documents that had transcripts in tables. In order to make the documents more presentable I wanted to take the text from the tables and utilise as regular text in the document. This initially meant quite a bit of cutting and pasting. After a few errors were I cut the… Continue reading #709 Extract text from a table
In this video, we show you how to add new fonts on a Windows computer. It’s really easy. You download the font you want and then drag and drop it in Settings.
In this video, I’m going to show you three quick things in MS video (some old, some new):
This is a really handy, free tool that you can use to easily make the background of your image transparent. Really useful if you don’t have access to Photoshop and you need to make some quick edits.
In my previous post, I mentioned one way to remove black bars from video – by simply flipping your phone (or tablet) portrait. In this new post, we’ll use the Microsoft Video (Photo) app as an alternative. This example will show you how to for both images and video. It’s not perfect but it’s better!
Okay so it’s a little bug bear of mine… When I see people shooting video on their phone in portrait mode. It’s so much better if you just rotate your phone for viewing video / recording video and also taking certain photographs – otherwise you can end up with the black bar syndrome. Any black… Continue reading #693 Flip it (Your phone)
Here is a super-easy way to copy a Menti presentation from one account to another. It took me a while to figure out how to do this but once I did it was really easy.
Missing Windows Movie Maker? Worry not, it’s been reborn under the photos app! A delightfully simple and easy to use interface, makes it a great starting point for anyone inexperienced with editing together film and images. In this very short introduction we show you how to get started.
This utility is available for Mac and PC, although it has more functionality on the PC version. It enables you to check documents, websites and any screen-based media to see if they pass contrast thresholds for accessibility. It is available to download for free from TPGi. There is also a colour blindness simulation on sampled… Continue reading #667 Accessibility: Colour contrast analyser
This top tip shows you how to get the auto-transcript from a video you’ve uploaded to YouTube and how to get rid of the line breaks quickly and easily in Word.