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.
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
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 another tool to add to your Creative Commons toolbox. Adobe Stock also have free images that you can download and use in your projects. Just select ‘Free’ (like in the image below) to download.
I saw this super-easy hack on TikTok to create an organisation chart in PowerPoint. Start with a list and use tabs to create a hierarchy of staff. Then all you need to do is convert the list using SmartArt.
In this video, I share my top 3 Windows tips that might save you some time and heartache. Enjoy!
Here is a quick way to download all your Google Docs, Sheets and Slides as Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents. It saved me a lot of time!