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This article will walk you through installing and configuring the Bash shell on your Windows 10 machine. It’s not quite as easy as just installing the Windows 10 update, but with the below steps you will be on your way quickly.
Microsoft typically has a few acquisitions each year, but a $26 billion dollar acquisition? That’s something to talk about. What drove Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn and will it end up like Microsoft’s other high profile acquisitions? Read on to find out.
Microsoft has never had any love for Linux with previous CEO Ballmer likening it to cancer. With new CEO Nadella in place, Microsoft has changed its tune and started to embrace Linux. Read on to find out more!
There’s no doubting the usefulness of charts to spot trends and patterns, but they are impractically large for illustrating individual records. However, Excel 2013’s sparklines supports charting within cells themselves, so you can have hundreds of tiny charts on a single spreadsheet.
Perhaps you have used some of the Paste options available in Microsoft Excel, but you may not have realized you can copy and paste just the formatting applied to another cell or range. Learn how to use this time-saving feature in Excel 2013.
Excel 2013 relies on functions to change capitalization. The LOWER, UPPER and PROPER functions change text in referenced cells to lowercase, uppercase or proper case. This method requires a formula in another cell, but you can copy the results to the original location to avoid with duplicate data.
Adding shortcuts to the QAT can save a great deal of time. Although this article’s example focuses on this one command in Excel, the procedure is identical for any command and in Word 2013 also, so you can use the same technique to customize either program for varying shortcuts.
Excel 2013 alleviates the tedium of retyping text to combine it within a cell thanks to its concatenation abilities. These functions not only combine existing text, but it also allows mixing in your own text.
Some data is necessary for functions and tools, but is distracting on an otherwise clean worksheet. To keep your sheet neat, hide the data using the Format Cells feature. While they won’t appear in the cells, you can still verify the values by selecting the cells and looking in the Formula Bar.
Windows 8 was built for touch devices. Mice and keyboards worked, but the implementation was so poor that for Microsoft’s next Windows release they skipped right to version 10. How does Windows 10 stack up? Read on to find out.
Several Excel functions and tools require knowing the unique values contained in a dataset. The simplest solution is Excel 2013’s Advanced Sort & Filter feature that can copy only unique values from a long list of records, so you can paste them to a location of your choosing.