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How to change decimal symbol and digit grouping symbol in Windows 10

When you work with numbers and amounts in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel, you can have some issues with decimal symbol or digit grouping symbol. Both symbols can be changed in the settings of the Windows system.

How to create an equilateral triangle, a regular square, and other regular polygons

For some charts, diagrams and presentations, you need to create a regular polygon – equiangular (all angles are equal) or equilateral (all sides have the same length). E.g., equilateral triangle, regular square, etc.

How to copy your AutoCorrect Exceptions from one PC to another

If you want to copy your AutoCorrect exceptions from one PC to another, do the following:

How to work with multiple items in MS Office

When you work with a document, several documents or a presentation, it will be useful to have at hand several objects at once such as text blocks (from Internet, other document or e-mail), charts or graphics and even some pictures.

Check the document for hidden information

Today a lot of information is shared, legally or not. Many people use shared information from Internet or from other sources, but now all information you want to share. Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files often contain hidden or personal information, such as revisions or comments, that others can access. Depending on the nature of the information, this could place you in an embarrassing or even compromising position.

Check the document for accessibility

For some cases, you need to create documents that should be presented to or viewed by the people with disabilities. Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint propose the feature, named the Accessibility Checker, that will scan your document to check for potential accessibility problems. So, anyone with a disability can read and get to your content.

Change measurement settings from inches to centimeters and vice versa

The common problem for international teams is different measurement units in different countries. E.g., U.S. is using imperial units like inches and France is using metric units like centimeters. PowerPoint doesn’t allow to embed the measurement settings into the presentation, but you can always change your local Windows settings in order to see the problem from other side.

How to modify default mail client in Windows 10

Windows 10 setups new Mail app as the default e-mail client. It can be annoying to click an e-mail (MAILTO) link on the webpage and to bounce into the new UI. Here is how to change the default e-mail client to a different desktop e-mail program like Outlook.

Setting AutoCorrect Options

You can use the AutoCorrect feature to correct typos and misspelled words, as well as to insert symbols and other pieces of text. AutoCorrect is set up by default with a list of typical misspellings and symbols, but you can modify the list that AutoCorrect uses.

AutoCorrect options

The AutoCorrect dialog box includes a variety of options that control automatic substitutions which are divided in two tabs: The AutoCorrect tab and the AutoFormat as You Type tab.

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