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Archive for March 25th, 2016

FIX THAT THING | Sugru mouldable glue that turns into rubber

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/03/25

Sugru is mouldable glue that turns into rubber. We invented it to make fixing and making easy and fun. Do-ers of the world, it’s time to get excited.

Source: FIX THAT THING | Sugru

via: Playing NSA, hardware hackers build USB cable that can attack | Ars Technica

Posted in LifeHacker, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Improve Word performance with tables

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/03/25

Apart from the obvious “use less tables” and “break tables apart”, these can also help big time:

  1. Run %WinDir%\System32\SystemPropertiesPerformance.exe
  2. Choose “Ajust for best performance” (it will disable all visual enhancements)
  3. Re-enable “Smooth edges of screen fonts” (it will make it easier to set bold and italic apart in Word)

If it is still too slow, I might look into these:


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Posted in Microsoft Surface on Windows 7, Office, Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 9, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista, Word | Leave a Comment »

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