How to Start Any Office Application in Safe Mode

Word starting to wobble? Excel eating itself? PowerPoint playing up? If you’re having trouble with your Office apps, then launch them in a special stripped-down Safe Mode. Like Windows Safe Mode, it loads the software in its most basic configuration, enabling you to troubleshoot issues and hopefully identify what’s… »11/09/15 10:20am11/09/15 10:20am


Grid Has The Organization Of A Spreadsheet Without Those Pesky Number

I've definitely used Excel for some wordy stuff. It's not blasphemous exactly, but making charts full of apartment listings, square footage, amenity notes, broker e-mail addresses, and links to photos doesn't really make use of Excel's formula wielding, number crunching prowess. But a former Excel developer who knows… »8/04/13 1:01pm8/04/13 1:01pm

Thank a Simple Excel Error For Austerity Economics

You know the much-ballyhooed theory that high national debt always correlates to crappy economic growth? The one that's trotted out on a regular basis by politicians arguing for austerity budgets and sequestration? Well, according to new findings, the study that austerity proponents cite more than any other is based… »4/17/13 11:48am4/17/13 11:48am