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How to access an external email from Gmail using POP3

In this article we will see how to configure POP Gmail. For those who travel a lot or require access to email from different computers, using the Microsoft Outlook client is really uncomfortable; although for institutional purposes it is almost inevitable, after knowing Gmail it feels like a cavern to use an Outlook that has not advanced much ...

Correct quotation marks by straight quotation marks in Microsoft Word

This is usually a problem, when we edit an html text in Microsoft Word or Live Writter. The problem is a code like <a href="/question-extranas-sobre-tecnologias-cad/"> Strange questions about CAD technologies </a> It will give us a problem, since the quotes we occupy must be the lines of the following way: <a href="/questions-extranas-sobre-tecnologias-cad/"> Weird questions about CAD technologies </a> When we want to replace in ...

Show more recent files, Word and Excel

It often happens to us, that we forget where a file was stored. Sometimes we move it from place, we open it in the browser's download folder or simply the obsolete Windows search engine is a calamity. Well, if that file is among the last 50 we have opened, the fastest way is to see it from ...

How to Compare Word Documents

It often happens to us, that we work on a document, then someone changes it without marking changes and sooner or later we make a comparison of the two. Although I rarely write about themes of programs for mere mortals, I take this opportunity because this function includes Microsoft Word, and makes it ...

MapinXL, maps from Excel

MapinXL is an application built by ARTICQUE, aimed at office people, who are not experts in GIS but want to impress with colored maps. We spend our lives wanting to connect our maps to Excel, aware that others can not get away from Microsoft solutions; and for this we have done a thousand ...

How to know the password of a file

There are various tools on the Internet that allow you to find a secret password, or as we will call it today: the password of a file, I do not intend to promote malice with this post; rather explain the risk that exists to believe that all our data is protected in a simple way behind the name of a love of ...