To get OpenOffice to Save in Microsoft Word .doc format by default, follow these steps:
Tools > Options
Load/Save > General
In the bottom right of the window, look for “Always save as” and pick your poison 😉
I know that saving in a proprietary format over an open standard is bad practice, but sometimes in Business you need … Read more »
Two great resources for IT Professionals from two of the largest IT companies in the world: Intel and Cisco.
[email protected] and Cisco on Cisco are mini-sites designed to showcase how each company handles and deploys their IT internally, with emphasis on best practises and Return On Investment. Check them out:
Cisco on Cisco
In a business environment, people who switch from Microsoft Outlook to Mozilla Thunderbird often miss having the calendar/task features in Outlook. Fortunately, you can add Calendar and Task functionality to Thunderbird with the Lightning add-on.
Go to the Lightning download page
Right click on the download link and Save As… (If you don’t, Firefox might try to … Read more »
If you’ve ever tried to enter a 16 digit credit card number all in one blob, you’ll know it’s hard. To make life easier for the person responsible for processing online credit card orders, I needed to split up the credit card number and insert a space every 4 characters.
I’m not very schooled up on … Read more »
After watching a brief overview of WiMax on ZDnet which touched on Mobile WiMax, I wondered what Cisco might have in the pipeline regarding services orientated around WiMax and, in particular, Mobile WiMax.
Fixed WiMax Potential
Cisco already make point-to-point Wi-Fi bridges that, with a dish and some breaking of the 802.11 spec, can go very far. … Read more »