Videos uploaded by user “Ralph Phillips”
Create Mailing Labels in Word using Mail Merge from an Excel Data Set
Create a sheet of Avery mailing labels from an Excel worksheet of names and addresses. Use Mail Merge to produced labels. Updated video using over 800 addresses: https://youtu.be/l3pfc6W0LJg Practice Excel file: www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/office/fake-addresses.xlsx Add clipart to your mail merge labels: http://youtu.be/IueE4qm0PZM
Views: 1802909 Ralph Phillips
Making a Gantt Chart in Excel 2007
Using Excel 2007 to create a Gantt chart--a popular project management tool Updated tutorial at https://youtu.be/tnoUhp2ZKxA
Views: 946182 Ralph Phillips
Lock Cells and Protect Sheets in Excel
Protect your complicated formulas in Excel by locking down certain cells, or hiding the formulas used in the cells. Only allow users to edit cells where needed.
Views: 614199 Ralph Phillips
Use Mail Merge to Generate Mailing Labels for 100s of Customers
Use a dataset in Excel to generate hundreds of mailing labels for mass mailings. Updated video: https://youtu.be/l3pfc6W0LJg Sample Addresses: www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/office/fake-addresses.xlsx
Views: 115785 Ralph Phillips
Use Word Mail Merge to Create Mailing Labels with Clipart Images
Add clipart images to your mailing labels when performing a mail merge. Good for mailing labels, name badges, conference nameplates. Another video using 100s of addresses: https://youtu.be/l3pfc6W0LJg Sample Addresses: www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/office/fake-addresses.xlsx
Views: 18385 Ralph Phillips
Use a combination of concatenate, if, and counta to create a new string depending on a person having a middle initial or not.
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Making a Gantt Chart with Excel
Use Excel to create a project management Gantt chart. Updated tutorial at https://youtu.be/tnoUhp2ZKxA
Views: 1154302 Ralph Phillips
Create a Motion Tween in Flash
Use motion tween settings to create an animation showing a ball bouncing.
Views: 100682 Ralph Phillips
Excel Functions: AND(), OR() within IF()
Two problems requiring logic functions and() and or() within an if() function. This is a solution to a CIS 235 quiz related to logic functions.
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Create Access Database - Part 3 (Lookup Data and Forms)
Use the lookup datatype for a field and create a form for faster data entry.
Views: 118047 Ralph Phillips
Use the DateDiff Function in an Access Query
Determine the number of days between two dates using the DateDiff function. Find out which customers had a rented movie out for more than a week. Grab my demo database at: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/Best-Worst-Video-Rental-Database.zip The YouTube video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz_NEBvi4DI demonstrates using the DateDiff function to determine hours between a start time and end time.
Views: 59086 Ralph Phillips
Center DIV Containers on a Web Page
Use CSS auto margin to center DIVS and other block elements on a page. Useful for making fixed-width layouts.
Views: 33982 Ralph Phillips
Flexible Web Page Layout in Dreamweaver
Creating a flexible web page layout in Dreamweaver CS4 using div elements with float and margin css properties.
Views: 25978 Ralph Phillips
Use Meta Viewport for Responsive Web Sites
Use meta viewport as the first step to making responsive web sites. Demo file: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/webdev/viewport1.html Tutorial: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/responsive-mobile/use-meta-viewport-for-responsive-web-design/
Views: 9725 Ralph Phillips
Create a Shape Tween in Flash
Use shape tweens to change the color, shape, and/or location of a merge shape.
Views: 98774 Ralph Phillips
Use Validation Rules and Validation Text in Access
Set validation rules and validation text for a particular field to improve the quality of data entered. This example requires the data entry person to enter a date matching today's date or earlier.
Views: 78745 Ralph Phillips
Form Validation with JavaScript - Check for Multiple Empty Text Fields
Perform form validation and check for multiple empty text fields before the form can be submitted.
Views: 43216 Ralph Phillips
Microsoft Word Skills to Make Newsletters
Use some basic features in Word to make a newsletter. Use paragraph borders, page borders, drop caps, columns, and word art instead of templates.
Views: 28389 Ralph Phillips
Cascading Drop-down Navigation Menu with CSS (Part 1)
Use CSS to convert a nested unordered list into a multi-level, drop-down, cascading navigation menu. Centered navigation bar Demo File: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/webdev/cascading-menu-centered.html Fixed header navigation at top of page. Demo File: http://www.sixminutessmarter.com/demofiles/webdev/cascading-menu-fixed.html Center the Nav Menu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRJq1DqYcPs Block vs No-Block: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/links.html Position Absolute: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S1PtC4wRAg Z-index when Positioning: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WisFFeOsMIs
Views: 517188 Ralph Phillips
Create an Update Query in Access
Use an update query to change the value of a numeric field in multiple records.
Views: 88284 Ralph Phillips
VLOOKUP in Excel 2007
Several examples of using the VLOOKUP function in Excel 2007
Views: 913433 Ralph Phillips
Intro to AND and OR Functions for Excel
An introductory look at using the AND and OR logic functions in Excel.
Views: 26847 Ralph Phillips
Use Mozilla/SeaMonkey Composer to Make Web Pages
Use Mozilla/SeaMonkey Composer to Make Web Pages
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Download / Install Custom Font for PowerPoint Presentations
Download a new font off the web and install it on your computer so that it's available for use in PowerPoint, Word, and other Windows applications.
Views: 52875 Ralph Phillips
Create and Center a Horizontal Navigation Menu
Create a horizonal navigation menul using an unordered list, and center the menu on the page or container
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IF Function to Calculate Overtime Pay in Excel
Use the IF function in Excel to determine appropriate overtime pay.
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Using Background Music with Flash
Start and stop background music with your Flash movie.
Views: 72996 Ralph Phillips
Use a Delete Query in Access
Use a delete query in Access to delete a group of records from a table. Practice while watching with the demo file: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/Access-Action-Queries.accdb
Views: 31669 Ralph Phillips
Creating Web Forms - Part 1
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HTML5 Structure - Sections and DIVS
Use section tags and div tags to identify key structural parts, or sections, of your web page.
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CSS Basics - HTML/CSS Part 2 of 2
Add some basic styles to a web page.
Views: 12743 Ralph Phillips
Create a Crosstab Query in Access
Create a crosstab query in Access to analyze numerical data by multiple categories. This example looks at total billable work performed by employees for several different types of work performed.
Views: 122814 Ralph Phillips
Use Display Inline-Block CSS to Create a Horizontal Nav Menu
Use display inline-block to treat a block element as inline while still retaining abilities to affect size, margins, and padding like it is a block element.
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Add Calculated Controls with Sub Forms - Custom Forms Part 4
Create a form with a subform. Then, add a calculated control to show a total on the main form based on information in the subform.
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Create Column Layouts with CSS Part 2: CSS Position Property
Use relative and absolute position to put elements of your page exactly where you want them.
Views: 36808 Ralph Phillips
Payment Function in Excel
use the payment function (pmt) to calculate monthly car payments and mortgage payments
Views: 69062 Ralph Phillips
Insert Data into Database from a Web Form
Use PHP to insert data from a web form into a MySQL database.
Views: 122523 Ralph Phillips
Display Data on Web Page from Database
Use PHP to retrieve data from a database and display it on a web page.
Views: 161831 Ralph Phillips
Create a Print-friendly Stylesheet for Printable Web Pages
Create a Print-friendly Stylesheet for Printable Web Pages
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Use Excel to Make a Personal Budget / Income Statement Part 1 of 4
Use basic Excel features like cell shading, format painter, relative and absolute references, and sum and average functions to make a budget.
Views: 12137 Ralph Phillips
Box Model Web Page Layouts with CSS
Use CSS floats and positions to create web page layouts.
Views: 24334 Ralph Phillips
Mid and Find Functions in Excel
Use text functions like mid and find to extract characters from a larger text string within a cell.
Views: 19382 Ralph Phillips
Use JavaScript to Hide or Show a Portion of a Form
Use a JavaScript IF Statement to hide the shipping part of an order form if it is the same as the billing part of the form. If statement called by an onclick checkbox. Demo file: http://www.ralphphillips.com/youtube/show-hide-fieldset.html
Views: 20866 Ralph Phillips
Create a Movie Clip Symbol in Flash
Create a movie clip symbol with simple frame-by-frame animation.
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Creating Access Database - Part 1 (Planning a Database)
Explaining the value of a multi-table database by looking at tables of data in a spreadsheet prior to getting into Access.
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Create a Frame-by-Frame Animation in Flash
Use the frame-by-frame animation technique to make Christmas tree lights blink different colors.
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Make a Basic Flash Animation and Add it to a Web Page
Use Flash CS4 to create a simple scene animation and then use Dreamweaver to include it into a web page.
Views: 149033 Ralph Phillips
Access Create Tables Part 3: Associative Entity and Establish Relationships
Create an associative entity (table) and establish 1-to-many relationships amongst the tables
Views: 13733 Ralph Phillips