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  Deleting Duplicate Files
    Keyboard Shortcuts
       Putting Music in Your Email
        Using MSWord

Free Downloadable Music
  Using System Restore
   Temporary Internet Files
     Non-stop Music on your PC

 Delete Normal.dot
  CAPS to lower case
   Remove Duplicate Files
     Red X Instead of a Picture

 Finding Lost Files
  Labels & Envelopes
   Make Your Own Icons
     Spreadsheet In PowerPoint

 Word Graphics to JPG
  Watermark a Document
    Add Music to Your Email
     Gmail, Outlook Express

  Rotate a Picture
   CYMK vs RGB Colors
     Adding Text to a Photo
      Crop and Resize Photos

  Blind Carbon Copies
   Move DBX Files to a New PC
     Copy Email Address Book
      Pics Blocked by OE

    MSWord Help
  1. Creating Labels & Envelopes with Word, Excel, & MSWorks
  2. Replacing NORMAL.DOC when MSWord Becomes Unstable
  3. Password Protecting Word & Excel Documents


  4. Pictures & Text Boxes
  5. Picture in a Text Box
  6. Placing Both Text & a Pic in a Text Box


  7. Other Document Types
  8. MSWord, Wordpad, Notepad, Google's Writely/Docs
  9. Converting Data between MSWord & PDF Files
  10. Show a Spreadsheet in PowerPoint (using Paint)
  11. Less Complicated Word Processing Programs


  12. Working with Columns
  13. Dividing a Page into Columns
  14. Lining Up Numbers in a Column


  15. Bullets & Page Numbering
  16. Using AutoCorrect for Bullets & Numbering
  17. Add Page Numbering to a Word Processing Document


  18. Telling a Story with Your PC
  19. Writing a Personal Memoir
  20. Creating a Newsletter
  21. MSWord Paragraph Formatting
  22. Convert CAPS to lower case (& vice versa)
  23. Sending a Family/Holiday Newsletter
  24. Automatic Backup of MSWord Documents
  25. Free Trials of MSWord 2007 & of WordPerfect Office X3


  26. Various Computer Audio Formats, such as WMA, WAV, MIDI, etc.
  27. Finding Free Downloadable Music Online
  28. Recover Songs from your Temporary Internet Files
  29. Converting Music Formats (WAV to MID, etc.)
  30. Converting Vinyl LPs & Audio Tapes to Digital Music Formats
  31. More on Converting Musical Collections to Digital Music Formats
  32. Playing Songs Continuously in Windows Media Player 11

Emailing and Installing Fonts

Harry Penny asked how to install a font that he downloaded from a Web site to his Desktop.

Well, first letís talk about fonts in general. They are kept in a folder named Fonts, which can be accessed by clicking Start>Control Panel and double-clicking Fonts. Doing so will display dozens, if not hundreds, of fonts listed alphabetically. Double-click any fontís icon to see what the actual alphabet style looks like.

If you would like to see what a font looks like in multiple sizes, a free program called "Font Explorer" is available from www.karenware.com.

Most of us have more fonts than we know what to do with — but to graphic arts companies they are a marvelous resource that not too many years ago had to be purchased at fairly lofty prices. My screen-printing business of 40 years spent thousands to have what now comes free with various computer programs.

If you need a font you donít already have, do a Web search for the fontís name, or type something like "free fonts" into a Search box. Youíll find plenty of sites that include instructions for downloading fonts to your computer.

If a friend wants a special font you have, you can send it to him/her as an email attachment. The easiest way to do this is to locate the item in your Fonts folder and drag it onto your Desktop. This will make a copy of the font, leaving the original in place.

Next, right-click the fontís icon and choose Send To>Mail Recipient. This will open your email program and display a blank outbound message with the font attached. Just fill in the blanks and send it.

The email recipient will be able to copy the attachment by right-clicking it and choosing "Save As," whereupon the font will most likely be sent to his/her My Documents folder.

Back to Harryís question, the recipient would open his/her Fonts folder and click on File>Install New Font. An "Add Font" dialogue box will appear that allows the recipient to browse to the fontís location, whereupon a double-click will install it.

By the way, right-clicking just about any kind of a file (such as a photo, a video or an MP3) and choosing Send To>Mail Recipient is probably the easiest way of attaching an item to an outgoing message.

However, all email recipients are admonished to be suspicious of incoming attachments and not open them without being sure who sent them and why. Emailing infected attachments is still the most common way of distributing computer viruses.

A particularly insidious virus is one which steals your email address and password, along with all the names in your Address Book. It then sends out likely ludicrous emails to your friends and relatives that appear to be from you. If this has happened, try to change your password. If this doesnít work you may need to completely cancel the infected email account and start over with a new one.

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