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Running Windows on a Mac

I recently received an email: Hi Mike, I have an iMac but my invoice and stock database is in Access so I continue to use my Windows laptop to access this. I also have Excel spreadsheets and I use Numbers so I end up having two documents to update. Can you recommend an app I can buy for me to be able to use the Access database on my iMac and also the Excel spreadsheets.

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Mac User? Need a Database? Check out Tap Forms

When it comes to database applications for Mac, there’s not much choice. If you’re looking for a cost-effective database solution for personal or small business use, I recommend that you try Tap Forms.

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Measuring Screen Distance with PixelStick and Meazure

Have you ever needed to measure the distance between 2 points on your computer Have you ever needed to set a window to a specific size for taking a screenshot or creating a video? PixelStick (Mac) and Meazure (Windows) can be used for these tasks

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Office for iPad – The Missing Languages

Although the Office for iPad apps support 27 languages, there are a number of languages that aren’t currently supported, which means that there’s quite a few countries where Office for iPad is not available.

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IT Training Services

Although there's plenty of free stuff in the Productivity Tips section of this site, if you need more help with using your computer, please get in touch and I'll provide you with a quote..

My areas of specialisation include Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, Lync, VBA) and Apple Mac.

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Sometimes you don't want (or need) to be trained how to use an application. What you want is an "out-of-the-box solution.

In addition to delivering training, I design and develop solutions which will automate your key business tasks and processes and save you time and money.