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Copy Excel Selection as a Picture

Want to show someone a chunk of an Excel spreadsheet via email or iChat? You could take a screenshot, but if you want to show just a portion of the Excel window and you don't use a utility like Snapz Pro, you can do this right from within Excel 2008. Make a selection, hold down the Shift key, and choose Copy Picture from the Edit menu. You can select whether the selection will be rendered as though it was shown on screen or as though it was printed. Then just switch to your desired destination and paste.

 
 
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You Want Fries with that PowerBook?

You Want Fries with that PowerBook? In a move best described as unexpected, Apple Computer announced last week a partnership and plans to develop a series of "cyber-based" theme restaurants (really!) bearing the name "Apple Cafe." The first eatery is set to open in Los Angeles in late 1997 (future sites in London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, and Sydney are being considered), with an emphasis on multimedia, the Internet, technology showcases, and the Apple corporate identityShow full article

Anarchie 2.0.1

Anarchie 2.0.1 -- Peter N Lewis has released version 2.0.1 of his popular FTP client Anarchie (2.0.1 fixes a minor bug with international character sets in the three-day-old 2.0)Show full article

Bare Bones Software Ships BBEdit 4.0.2

Bare Bones Software Ships BBEdit 4.0.2 -- The widely-used text editor BBEdit turned 4.0.2 last week. Fixes and features in the new version should be popular with developers and general-purpose usersShow full article

Were You Fast Enough?

Were You Fast Enough? Last Friday, CE Software shipped its new QuickMail Pro POP3 mail client software, and of course removed the beta version from its Web site just a few days after we published the URL in TidBITS-353Show full article

AetherWorks Breaks the Sound Barrier

AetherWorks Corporation last week announced its first ready-for-market technology, a high-speed analog modem that will offer symmetrical 43.2 Kbps connections over an ordinary analog telephone lineShow full article

Web Authoring with Robin Williams

When it comes to selecting a computer book, you usually can't go wrong with a Peachpit book by Robin Williams. Robin wrote The Little Mac Book (the book for Macintosh beginners), The Mac is not a Typewriter (see TidBITS-106), The Non-Designer's Design Book, and moreShow full article

The P-P-Plot Thickens: Open Transport/PPP 1.0

Last week, Apple released Open Transport/PPP 1.0, its first in-house implementation of PPP, the protocol most people use to connect to the Internet via a modemShow full article

Making Money on the Internet

How much money will my company make on the Internet? I often hear this question from businesses. The answer, most of the time is, "in the best case scenario; you'll break even." When their color returns, I usually ask them, "How much money does a bank make from an ATM?" For each ATM, a bank pays thousands of dollars for installation, insurance, daily maintenance, rental, network linkage, upgrades, theft-prevention, and moreShow full article

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