Videos uploaded by user “Ralph Phillips”
Create Mailing Labels in Word using Mail Merge from an Excel Data Set
Create a sheet of Avery mailing labels from an Excel worksheet of names and addresses. Use Mail Merge to produced labels. Updated video using over 800 addresses: https://youtu.be/l3pfc6W0LJg Practice Excel file: www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/office/fake-addresses.xlsx Add clipart to your mail merge labels: http://youtu.be/IueE4qm0PZM
Views: 1866197 Ralph Phillips
Making a Gantt Chart in Excel 2007
Using Excel 2007 to create a Gantt chart--a popular project management tool Updated tutorial at https://youtu.be/tnoUhp2ZKxA
Views: 947713 Ralph Phillips
Use Mail Merge to Generate Mailing Labels for 100s of Customers
Use a dataset in Excel to generate hundreds of mailing labels for mass mailings. Updated video: https://youtu.be/l3pfc6W0LJg Sample Addresses: www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/office/fake-addresses.xlsx
Views: 121504 Ralph Phillips
Lock Cells and Protect Sheets in Excel
Protect your complicated formulas in Excel by locking down certain cells, or hiding the formulas used in the cells. Only allow users to edit cells where needed.
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Use Word Mail Merge to Create Mailing Labels with Clipart Images
Add clipart images to your mailing labels when performing a mail merge. Good for mailing labels, name badges, conference nameplates. Another video using 100s of addresses: https://youtu.be/l3pfc6W0LJg Sample Addresses: www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/office/fake-addresses.xlsx
Views: 20883 Ralph Phillips
Excel Functions: AND(), OR() within IF()
Two problems requiring logic functions and() and or() within an if() function. This is a solution to a CIS 235 quiz related to logic functions.
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Create a Motion Tween in Flash
Use motion tween settings to create an animation showing a ball bouncing.
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Three-column Web Page Layout Part 3 of 3
Create a fixed or flexible 3-column web page layout with header and footer sections. File: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/layout-demos/three-column.html Donate to Notepad++: http://notepad-plus-plus.org/donate/
Views: 12493 Ralph Phillips
Create Mailing Labels in Word Using Mail Merge from Excel
Starting with a bunch of names and addresses in Excel, use Word and the Mail Merge feature to produce mailing labels. Demo Excel File: www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/office/fake-addresses.xlsx
Views: 4691 Ralph Phillips
Use a combination of concatenate, if, and counta to create a new string depending on a person having a middle initial or not.
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Center DIV Containers on a Web Page
Use CSS auto margin to center DIVS and other block elements on a page. Useful for making fixed-width layouts.
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Use the DateDiff Function in an Access Query
Determine the number of days between two dates using the DateDiff function. Find out which customers had a rented movie out for more than a week. Grab my demo database at: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/Best-Worst-Video-Rental-Database.zip The YouTube video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz_NEBvi4DI demonstrates using the DateDiff function to determine hours between a start time and end time.
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Intro to AND and OR Functions for Excel
An introductory look at using the AND and OR logic functions in Excel.
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IF Function to Calculate Overtime Pay in Excel
Use the IF function in Excel to determine appropriate overtime pay.
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Use Validation Rules and Validation Text in Access
Set validation rules and validation text for a particular field to improve the quality of data entered. This example requires the data entry person to enter a date matching today's date or earlier.
Views: 84613 Ralph Phillips
Use a Delete Query in Access
Use a delete query in Access to delete a group of records from a table. Practice while watching with the demo file: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/Access-Action-Queries.accdb
Views: 34402 Ralph Phillips
Microsoft Word Skills to Make Newsletters
Use some basic features in Word to make a newsletter. Use paragraph borders, page borders, drop caps, columns, and word art instead of templates.
Views: 33794 Ralph Phillips
Create a Shape Tween in Flash
Use shape tweens to change the color, shape, and/or location of a merge shape.
Views: 110933 Ralph Phillips
Making a Gantt Chart with Excel
Use Excel to create a project management Gantt chart. Updated tutorial at https://youtu.be/tnoUhp2ZKxA
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Create an Update Query in Access
Use an update query to change the value of a numeric field in multiple records.
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VLOOKUP in Excel 2007
Several examples of using the VLOOKUP function in Excel 2007
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Use Meta Viewport for Responsive Web Sites
Use meta viewport as the first step to making responsive web sites. Demo file: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/webdev/viewport1.html Tutorial: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/responsive-mobile/use-meta-viewport-for-responsive-web-design/
Views: 11043 Ralph Phillips
Create Access Database - Part 3 (Lookup Data and Forms)
Use the lookup datatype for a field and create a form for faster data entry.
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Download / Install Custom Font for PowerPoint Presentations
Download a new font off the web and install it on your computer so that it's available for use in PowerPoint, Word, and other Windows applications.
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Using Background Music with Flash
Start and stop background music with your Flash movie.
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Form Validation with JavaScript - Check for Multiple Empty Text Fields
Perform form validation and check for multiple empty text fields before the form can be submitted.
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Use Excel to Make a Personal Budget / Income Statement Part 1 of 4
Use basic Excel features like cell shading, format painter, relative and absolute references, and sum and average functions to make a budget.
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Creating Access Database - Part 1 (Planning a Database)
Explaining the value of a multi-table database by looking at tables of data in a spreadsheet prior to getting into Access.
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HTML5 Structure - Sections and DIVS
Use section tags and div tags to identify key structural parts, or sections, of your web page.
Views: 45473 Ralph Phillips
Cascading Drop-down Navigation Menu with CSS (Part 1)
Use CSS to convert a nested unordered list into a multi-level, drop-down, cascading navigation menu. Centered navigation bar Demo File: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/webdev/cascading-menu-centered.html Fixed header navigation at top of page. Demo File: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/webdev/cascading-menu-fixed.html Center the Nav Menu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRJq1DqYcPs Block vs No-Block: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/links.html Position Absolute: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S1PtC4wRAg Z-index when Positioning: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WisFFeOsMIs
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Create and Center a Horizontal Navigation Menu
Create a horizonal navigation menul using an unordered list, and center the menu on the page or container
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Create a Landscape Page Within a Portrait Word Document
Create a single landscape orientation page within a normal Word document to insert a chart. Then, include footers.
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Use Mozilla/SeaMonkey Composer to Make Web Pages
Use Mozilla/SeaMonkey Composer to Make Web Pages
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Create a Crosstab Query in Access
Create a crosstab query in Access to analyze numerical data by multiple categories. This example looks at total billable work performed by employees for several different types of work performed.
Views: 131111 Ralph Phillips
Creating CSS Sprite Navigation in Dreamweaver
Use Dreamweaver to create a CSS Sprite navigation. This technique requires only one http request to a server to retrieve the image and then the image is re-positioned as needed when the user hovers over menu items.
Views: 3428 Ralph Phillips
Create a Find Unmatched Query in Access
Create a query to find records in one table that don't have entries in a corresponding table. This example looks for clients that have not been serviced during certain period of time.
Views: 18348 Ralph Phillips
Use Display Inline-Block CSS to Create a Horizontal Nav Menu
Use display inline-block to treat a block element as inline while still retaining abilities to affect size, margins, and padding like it is a block element.
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Use JavaScript to Hide or Show a Portion of a Form
Use a JavaScript IF Statement to hide the shipping part of an order form if it is the same as the billing part of the form. If statement called by an onclick checkbox. Demo file: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/show-hide-fieldset.html
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Know about Tabs, Indents, Line Breaks, and Tables to Edit Word Resumes
Get comfortable with several key topics so that you quickly work with resume templates in Word. Many resume templates use tables and tabs to control layout.
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Basic Joins in Access Queries
Basic Joins in Access Queries
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Retrieve Data from Database with PHP (Part 2)
Use a web form to retrieve specific data from a database.
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Access Create Tables Part 3: Associative Entity and Establish Relationships
Create an associative entity (table) and establish 1-to-many relationships amongst the tables
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CSS Transition Basics
Use the CSS Transition property to control how an element can change characteristics over a period of time. Demo File: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/webdev/css-transition-basics.html
Views: 7522 Ralph Phillips
Create a Movie Clip Symbol in Flash
Create a movie clip symbol with simple frame-by-frame animation.
Views: 24807 Ralph Phillips
Display Data on Web Page from Database
Use PHP to retrieve data from a database and display it on a web page.
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Future Value Function in Excel
Use the future value function (fv) to calculate a retirement account
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Mid and Find Functions in Excel
Use text functions like mid and find to extract characters from a larger text string within a cell.
Views: 20500 Ralph Phillips
Column-Line 2-Axis Chart in Excel 2007
Create a 2-axis chart in Excel 2007 combining a column chart and line chart
Views: 108102 Ralph Phillips