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Microsoft fixes a Windows 10 bug

Microsoft fixes a Windows 10 bug which caused Windows Search to stopd working last week (February 2020). The desktop search tool brought up a blank box rather than related results. Some users reported that disabling Bing in the Windows 10 Start Menu resolves the issue. This highlights the importance of running regular software updates to install the latest bug[…]

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Windows 7 End of Life

Are you prepared? The Windows 7 End of Life is getting very close! On January 14, 2020 Microsoft will stop updating or providing support for Windows 7. While Windows 7 entering its End of Life phase doesn’t mean your PC will suddenly stop working, it does mean that Windows 7 users will need to start[…]

Crystal Reports

Crystal Reports Formulae

Crystal Reports Formulae Samples In this blog post we will highlight various types of Crystal Reports formulae.  Each example suggests a formula name, the purpose of the formula and the actual formula you need to use.  Examples are based on the XTREME sample database available from the SAP Crystal Reports wesbsite.  Further Crystal Reports formulae[…]

Eident Training

Project Management on Large Scale Projects

The Edinburgh Tram Inquiry has commissioned an expert report to address general issues about the nature, purpose and application of project management, as well as specific questions about programme management and risk management. Traditional project management guidelines and methodologies provide sets of processes, procedures and tools for managing projects on time, within budget and to[…]

Microsoft Word

Envelopes and Labels in Microsoft Word – a Quick Guide

Generating Envelopes and Labels in Microsoft Word There are quick and easy ways to work with Envelopes and Labels in Microsoft Word.  You can create and print envelopes, single labels, and pages of labels starting with the Create group on the Mailings ribbon tab. In the Envelopes and Labels dialog box (launched by either the[…]

Eident Project

Microsoft Project Work Breakdown Structure

In project management, a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a method for analysing a project’s activities. Many organizations apply a WBS numbering standard to define projects, because it’s an important planning tool that serves as a basis for project scheduling, reporting, staffing, and budgeting. It can also help establish clear project goals. Microsoft Project Work[…]

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access Database Design

Microsoft Access Database Design Concepts A database is a collection of information organised and presented in a structured way.  There are many popular software applications which can be used to build databases from the humble spreadsheet to proper relational database management systems. Data                           = Pieces of information. Database                   = Information Source. Reasons for using a[…]