Category Archives: Computer tips

YouTube Not Eligible for Monetization Problem

On my Contextures YouTube channel, I’ve posted almost 500 Excel videos, since starting way back in 2008. There’s a bit of advertising revenue from the videos, and I usually just check the grand total each month, and put that amount … Continue reading

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Amazon S3 Test for Colouring Book Day

Long ago, I set up an Amazon S3 account, to use their low-cost storage for some of my downloadable files. Today I logged in again, to see what was stored there. Apparently my initial enthusiasm wore off quickly, because there … Continue reading

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Make It Easy to Read

Happy New Year, and best wishes for a prosperous 2017! And, to get things off to a good start, I’ll post a short, New-Year’s-related rant about accessibility – please make your products/articles easy to read.

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Website Backups

Today I’m making some structural changes to my websites, and the instruction page on Hostgator warns that you should make a full site backup before beginning. That sounded like good advice, so I decided to follow it! In their support … Continue reading

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New Laptop Setup Steps

On the weekend, I got a new laptop (another ASUS), which is exciting, until you realize all the things that have to be set up. It came with Windows 10 installed, but nothing else, so there were lots of programs … Continue reading

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Show Cursor Highlighting in Camtasia Studio 8

It was a struggle, but I’m finally up and running with Camtasia Studio 8, and the yellow cursor highlighting is working again. What a pain that was to figure out!

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