9. Works, Office
Conversion of MS Works databases for
access in Excel
If your data is in .WDB format then it's
difficult to import it in other applications. You want to convert the data into
Excel for easy access.
small Java tool converts your files without having to install the application.
WDB files have a proprietary Microsoft
format that cannot open in MS Office and can seldom open in a different
program. Most of the times, Microsoft Works has to be installed for the access
so as to save the data from here into a CSV or dBase format.
However, there is an alternative available
to quickly convert such files in the form of a Java application. Search for
Works Database Converter and download the JNLP file and start it by
double-clicking. The file then starts the actual application. In a small
program dialog that will appear select the WDB file as the "Source
file" or navigate using the "choose" option. The target file is
generated in the same folder. As an option select "Excel spreadsheet"
and then start the process using the logical "Convert" option. Simpler
the WDB database, the more chances of the result being free of any errors. You
can then immediately take over the databases using a table sheet in the new
Place your own watermark at intervals in
You can use a clipart as a watermark in
MS Word. Adjust its brightness contrast and fix its position either in
alignment with the paragraph or behind text, etc.
Advanced options you can fix the position of the watermark.
If you wish to insert a watermark in the
text then activate the entry "Clip Art" in the "Insert"
tab. Now, place your cursor at the beginning of the paragraph where you want
the watermark and select the clip art you want from the given options. Now,
simply click on the graphic to select it. Once you select a particular clip art
you will see that Word highlights the picture formatting tools. From here you
can define the "Line break" or the "Text wrapping" and then
select the option "In front of text" in the following menu.
Now, you will see that the graphic is
displayed over the text - this makes it easy to drag it to adjust the size.
Just place your cursor on any one of the points displayed on the border to
adjust the size, hold the mouse button pressed and drag the image to the
desired size. You can even change its position if you click inside the image
and keep the button pressed.
Now, open the command
"Brightness" for image correction in the multifunctional bar if you
want to increase the brightness of the image.
But be careful while increasing the
brightness; make sure the watermark is not be so bright that it fades out the
text over it. Then go to the multifunction bar and check on "Text
Wrapping", here select "More Layout Options".
Now make sure that the options "Move
object with text" and "Lock Anchor" are checked. Then select the
option "Behind Text" from "Text Wrapping" and click on
save. Please keep in mind that once you select this option then you cannot make
any changes to the watermark. If you wish you make changes then you can give
para break and then select the watermark to format it.
The only thing you need to make sure of
when you want to insert a watermark to a paragraph is that the paragraph should
be on one page. The watermark will appear only on the first page in case of a
change in the page. You can even use a WordArt object instead of a graphic; the
relevant option must be selected from the multifunction bar over the
You want to surf the web anonymously,
but do not wish to install security tools or spend much.
offers a comfortable option for anonymous surfing, mailing and posting.
If you wish to surf anonymously you can use
the service offered by the website anonymouse.org. This does not really depend
on the browser that you .—. are using and does not even require any
installation. You can select the English version on the website. You will now
find an input field for the desired Internet address, you can now surf this
site anonymously after clicking on "Surf anonymous" option.
Anonymous surfing does not just offer more
protection in case of unknown site, but also generally in practice when you are
sending e-mails via an online service from some other computer. However, the
website does not support any secure connections in the free version over
12. Excel 2007/2010
Jump quickly and easily onto the margin
of the actual data
When working in Excel and especially
when working with a huge table, it is often troublesome to scroll through the
entire table. You want to go to the end or start of the data quickly and easily.
you double-click on cell edges you will jump to the edge of the respective
If you are working in Microsoft Excel and
want to jump directly to the end of the column without having to scroll down
through the sheet then all you need to do is double-click on the lower margin
of any cell in this column. Likewise, you can also reach the first cell
containing data in the column by double-clicking on the upper border. If you
click the left or right edges of a cell two times then the table calculation
immediately mark the cells on the left or right side of that row. In this way
you can quickly go to extreme areas just by clicking on the cell borders.