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Macros Are Fast Like A Cheetah.

What is a macro?

I hate doing tedious work. Why should I spend minutes or even hours repeating the…

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Changing Case


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Valentine’s Day Templates

This coming Sunday, February 14, 2021 is Valentine’s Day. Two precious things happen every year…

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Calendar Of April 2021

Excel’s April Fools joke
or How to sort month names in Excel

If you sort a list of month names in Excel, will January or April be…

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What is a database?

Q:     What is a database? A:      A simple definition of a database…

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How to fix a broken Access database link

What causes a broken link? As discussed in What is a split database, a well…

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Split Database

What is a split database?

Divide and Conquer This Thursday is Thanksgiving in the US. There will be much to…

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Picture Of Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

Thanksgiving is coming... The Thanksgiving Holiday in the US is a week from Thursday. I…

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Thank You

Happy Thanksgiving

Although it has been a crazy year, we still can take time to consider the…

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Input Masks: Face Masks for Data

What is an input mask? An input mask is like a face mask. A face…

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Farmer's Field

What is a field?

According to the Oxford dictionary a field is “an area of open land, especially one…

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Access Database Objects

Where did that name come from? As you work with computers, you come across terms…

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The Declaration Of Independence

A Key to Getting Through Hard Times

Declaring Independence Today is July 2, 2020. Contrary to popular belief, July 2, 1776 is…

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Woman Hand With Pen Writing On Notebook

Automated Actions

Logging Events How do you keep track of the things you are supposed to do?…

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Student Learning Preferences

Have you ever had the pleasure of trying to stay awake while the professor delivers…

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Fill In The Blanks Spreadsheet - Before And After

Quickly fill in the blanks

Have you ever had a need to quickly fill in the blanks of a spreadsheet?…

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The wonders of Ctrl G

When I teach an Introduction to Excel course, I challenge my students to a race,…

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Excel Quick Reference Card

Learning Shortcuts

There is a debate about whether Mickey (the mouse) is quicker than the Qwerty (the…

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Compact and Repair an Access Database

The Problem Access databases are designed to grow as they are used.  As additional records…

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