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Using Microsoft Word 2013 to Publish Blog Posts

Using Microsoft Word 2013 to Publish Blog Posts

A while ago, I wrote a post about using Microsoft Word 2007 and Live Writer as a blog writer and publisher. I have always written all of my posts in Microsoft Word but manually copied them up to my WordPress blog. With Word 2007, I would occasionally do all of it, including posting, directly from Word. My only gripe with the process was image management. I thought word did not manage the posting process of images as effectively as doing it…

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Training Often Gets Forgotten in the Rush to Release The New

Training Often Gets Forgotten in the Rush to Release The New

When I was early in my career, I often aggressively rolled out new systems and applications with minimal planning or rigorous testing.  Some very serious lessons were learned during those times about the importance of rolling out platforms with a plan.  Call me completely insane but I actually rolled out a new Microsoft operating system early in its life cycle (pre-SP1) on a brand-new Dell laptop line.  I am not sure a worse match had ever been made as we…

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Update on My Evernote to OneNote Transition

Update on My Evernote to OneNote Transition

I have been using OneNote diligently for the last week.  And this time I have come across several features of one note that I find are superior to Evernote and several items where Evernote clearly takes Microsoft out to the proverbial woodshed.  One of these days, a smart software developer is going to develop software, specifically the way I want to work.  Until then, I will be doomed to live the life of a typical software user who has to take…

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Giving Something New a Try: Evernote to OneNote

Giving Something New a Try: Evernote to OneNote

I have been an Evernote user for a long time.  I have been delighted with the product and have never experienced a single problem or glitch.  With that being said, I moved my content out from Evernote and into Microsoft OneNote. If it is not broke, why fix it?  Well, I am in IT, and sometimes we are just gluttons for punishment.  When I test something, I really test it.  I do not play with things that I test.  I want…

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