From January 2008, all new newsletter articles are posted on the CyberText Newsletter website.
Issue #25, December 2007 (PDF - 75KB)
- Final newsletter in current format
- Windows: Capture CMD box text
- Windows: Colour code Windows folders
- Word 2003: Modify TOC (Table of Contents) styles
- Outlook 2003: Three handy tips: Map button to find a contact's address, delay outbound email, double check email addresses before sending
- Keyboard shortcuts for hundreds of software applications
- Interesting websites: world clock, Google searching, shipping goods from US websites to Australia, YouTube/Flash converters/downloaders, free scientific articles, Word 2007's numbering explained, octothorpes, DOS commands
Issue #24, September 2007 (PDF - 60KB)
- Windows: Copying an error message
- CyberText Bookstore: A new service. My recommendations for technical writing books and other items
- Case Study: Editing the instructions for a quilt kit
- Software: Handy applications for a USB device; PhraseExpress
- Humour (maybe!): "Lies told to technical writers"
- Interesting websites: See how your website displays in Internet Explorer 5 through 7; tools to make long URLs small; different ways to say "no"
Issue #23, June 2007 (PDF - 96KB)
- Word: Accented characters; Letterheads
- Windows: Finding 'lost' windows
- Software: SmartDraw special discount
- Fun stuff: Two great recipe websites; 2006 Word of the Year
- Interesting websites: The world's biggest 'how-to' online manual; how popular is your website; calculating the real cost of gourmet coffees etc.; test your reaction time; bad labelling; measurement converters.
- User experience levels: One person's definitions of Beginner, Novice, and Expert.
Issue #22, March 2007 (PDF - 85KB)
- Google tips: Searching strategies, Google Maps available now for Australia, Google search mashup
- Word: Random text generator
- Fun stuff: Baby boomer list
- Interesting websites: Make thousands of face combinations; ask 20 questions; hand out a fake phone number; read the "Change This" manifesto on "You are being lied to"
- Software: DoubleKiller - find all those duplicate files on your system
- Podcasts: Try the Open Culture directory for filtered podcasts