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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 11:25

Re: Pdf file converter...

What I would like to do is to highlight the text, make it italic, change it's colour and then make my reply underneath each paragraph or sentence in normal black type...

If this is a pdf containing text then you can highlight text and [more]

Sat Apr 30

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 21:17

Re: Pdf file converter...

I have a copy of Office Libre ... and could open my pdf...
How can I get to edit it?

That very much depends on exactly how the pdf was made, you haven't told us much about where it came from. It may well look as if it [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 19:46

Re: so you want to use Google with Windows 10?

I am surprised that anyone actually uses Cortana!

It can be faster than using the start menu.


It depends on what you mean by 'use' Cortana. The full-blown personal assistant that Microsoft wants everyone to use [more]

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breelander replied to the Jokers Corner board. 14:28

Re: Its all untrue...

...I would like to completely refute the unsubstantiated lies that we have in any way contributed to the relative or complete absence of acetaminophen, salicylic acid or any related simple analgesics...

Quite right. Everyone knows that
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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 13:22

Re: Pdf file converter...

the 4.x one is here:

Ooops! wrong link, try here: http://extensions.openoffice.org/en/node/17351

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 13:19

Re: Pdf file converter...

I opened the document to edit with Open Office and it is just gibberish.

I have no problems with LibreOffice, but apparently...

...OpenOffice requires an extension to use PDFs. If this extension wasn’t installed, the
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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 11:35

Re: Vehicle road tax no reminders

I went online to pay ahead in april. Except it won't let you do that... So I'll have to go online on June 1st to renew.

Wrong. You'll only have to wait until 5th May.

You can tax your vehicle online ... You can only do this from [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 11:27

Re: Pdf file converter...

Can any one recommend a free pdf / word file converter?

Open Office and LibreOffice can open pdfs and save as a Word document (or any other supported format). Bit more than just a simple converter, I know - but it is [more]

Fri Apr 29

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 19:43

Re: so you want to use Google with Windows 10?

...or, as it should have look if I hadn't messed up the formatting :o)

Of course, you can continue to use your search engine and browser of choice on Windows 10. They can be accessed and used as you always have. (the bold is [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 19:40

Re: so you want to use Google with Windows 10?

:Think again - because Microsoft doesn't want you to.

We've already been through this once...
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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 15:47

Re: Fools Gold

Regarding general equities, can you recommend a good broker for me at all?

There's a lot of good advice on monevator.com - in particular, a comparison table of UK online brokers.
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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:40

Re: Vehicle road tax no reminders

I googled and there seems to be a lot of people out there who are suddenly not getting reminders

Inevitably the people who do get reminders are not going to take to the internet in droves to announce the fact...


That [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:19

Re: Vehicle road tax no reminders

My advice is to save your tax expiry date in your phone.

Or just check here... https://www.vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk/ ...where you can see your MoT expiry date [more]

Thu Apr 28

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 02:02

Re: Win 10 choices - or not

I didn't see, "you can continue to use your search engine and browser of choice on Windows 10," I was too busy frothing at the mouth.

It's Cortana's fault. They can't develop her powers any further unless they can rely on [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 01:11

Re: Win 10 choices - or not

Web searches that use the Cortana-driven search box in the Windows 10 taskbar will no longer give you any choice: they will always open in Bing, and they will always use Edge to do so...

You forgot to add the traditional (my [more]

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breelander replied to the Cars & Driving board. 18:30

Re: peugeot `06 petrol tank size

In your posts above you say you have a Polo with a 45 litre tank.

A nominal 45 litres, yes. I went on in that post to explain how to put a further 10 litres into the tank. I typically fill up with at least 50-55 litres each time, my [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:03

Re: avpiding PAYE dedcutions with several PT job

...as Bree suggested...

Actually that was PD. I feel honoured to be mistaken for the Pink One, but PD deserves all the thanks.

Bree.

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breelander replied to the Lloyds Banking Group plc board. 14:58

Re: Lloyds posts 45% drop in profits

https://online.hl.co.uk/my-accounts/security_details/sedol/0......

Aitch


Your link requires an HL login to read the article. Fortunately HL is just [more]

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breelander replied to the Cars & Driving board. 13:02

Re: peugeot `06 petrol tank size

... I have been known to drive for another 5-10 miles after that (but only when I know I have a spare can in the boot)...

Why?
No, really, why?
...All that worry about range for the sake of 5 mins a day ...surely at some time
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Wed Apr 27

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breelander posted to the Jokers Corner board. 00:34

Computer bug

My computer seems to have developed a bug I can't get rid of...

http://daily.beep.com/files/dhiban.gif

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