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How To Use the Snipping Tool in Vista

This short tutorial will have you Snipping in no time.

The Snipping Tool is one of the lesser known features in Vista. Its one of my favorite tools. I use it when I don't need a whole screen shot.
This tutorial at Online Tech Tips outlines all the features of the Snipping Tool.
 

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How to Convert PDF Files to Word Doc Files for Free

Your best free option is to use an online conversion service. With these services, you upload your PDF file, then download the converted file.

I tried a number of these services, including one offered by Adobe, but in the end I could only recommend this one.

ZamZar. is an excellent general file conversion site, and PDF to DOC is one of the many conversion options available.

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How to Convert CSV to TSV files by Batch

 
A CSV (comma separated values) file is basically a text file containing structured data, where a comma is used to separate or delimit values in each row or record. A TSV (tab separated values) file is similar to a CSV file, except that it uses a tab to separate values.
 
Both CSVed and TablePad are free applications for manipulating delimitor separated values files.

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