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#709 Extract text from a table

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

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#702 Creating quick polls in WhatsApp

Until very recently I didn’t know this was a thing I was sitting a little bored in a [n online]meeting and I stumbled across this little gem which amused a couple of other people I was chatting with as a sub-conversation. So I’d thought I’d share it with our fabulous 1minutecpd audience – and even… Continue reading #702 Creating quick polls in WhatsApp

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#695 Remove the darkness (remove the black bars from a video)

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!

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#693 Flip it (Your phone)

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)