SkillForge http://skillforge.com Seminars and Training, Courses Online, Computer Training Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:14:40 -0400 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 Microsoft Project: Formatting a Gantt Chart for Summary Task http://skillforge.com/microsoft-project-formatting-gantt-chart-summary-task/ Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:08:56 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8156 Recently a student posed a question during a Microsoft Project class. How does one format the bars of a Gantt chart to look the same for each unique summary task? Something that may look like this. It begins with creating a custom flag field for each summary task. In Microsoft Project a flag field is […]

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Access 2013: Creating a Calculated Field http://skillforge.com/access-2013-creating-a-calculated-field/ Sun, 01 Jan 2017 04:10:35 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8116 Often times the information you need isn’t stored as a field within a database. As a matter of fact, certain fields make more sense to calculate whenever they are needed instead of storing the value in a table. Microsoft Access 2013 makes this very easy. To create a calculated you will need a query in […]

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Access 2013: Saving a Filter as a Query http://skillforge.com/access-2013-saving-a-filter-as-a-query/ Sun, 01 Jan 2017 03:18:39 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8108 You find yourself working in an Access table filtering out some unnecessary data and it dawns on you this filtering is something you’ll end up doing frequently. It would make sense to store this process as a query in the database. Okay, so now I have to switch over to the Create tab and design […]

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HTML: A Brief History http://skillforge.com/html-a-brief-history/ Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:14:23 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8105 Long ago in the far off land of Switzerland something very interesting began, and Al Gore wasn’t there. 1989 Tim Berners-Lee proposes an Internet based hypertext system for sharing documents between disparate operating systems while working as a contractor at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research). If you’re interested CERN is derived from Conseil Européen […]

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New Templates in Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 http://skillforge.com/new-templates-in-adobe-photoshop-cc-2017/ Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:48:45 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8103 In this free tutorial, you’ll learn about the new templates that come with Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 that can make starting a web, photo or print project easier and faster. For more Photoshop training visit our Photoshop Training page.

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Changing Microsoft Projects Default Task Duration http://skillforge.com/changing-microsoft-projects-default-task-duration/ Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:29:53 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8095 In a recent Microsoft Project class a question arose concerning the default task duration, which is set in days. This student had recently been working on a deployment project and the default duration was too broad. It needed to focus on a smaller time-frame and it made perfect sense to set the task duration to […]

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Controlling Eye Settings using Face-Aware Liquify in Photoshop CC 2017 http://skillforge.com/controlling-eye-settings-using-face-aware-liquify-in-photoshop-cc-2017/ Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:46:47 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8080 In this free tutorial, you’ll learn about the new settings to control individual (left/right) eyes using the Face-Aware Liquify tool in Adobe Photoshop CC 2017. Learn more about Photoshop in our Photoshop training courses.

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Photoshop CC 2017 Emoji Font Additions http://skillforge.com/photoshop-cc-2017-emoji-font-additions/ Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:29:14 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8069 This is just a quick note to add to the others articles on Photoshop’s recent 2017 Release. The Type Tool has a new addition. Wait for it… The Type Tool now offers access to Emoji’s.   I know…  

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Photoshop CC 2017 Property Panel Update http://skillforge.com/photoshop-cc-2017-property-panel-update/ Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:52:40 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8063 November of 2016 has seen an update to the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite which includes Photoshop. I have already posted one article on the changes to the New Document window and another article on the updates to the Liquify Filter. The focus of this article will be on the changes to the Properties Panel in […]

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Photoshop CC 2017 Face-Aware Liquify Update http://skillforge.com/photoshop-cc-2017-face-aware-liquify-update/ Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:03:13 +0000 http://skillforge.com/?p=8054 If you remember the last update to Photoshop (Summer 2016) we shared a post about the new Liquify Filters Face-Aware feature. It turned out to be a wonderful addition. The filter addition would naturally recognize the facial region and let you modify eyes, nose, mouth, and face shape. Working on a face or multiple faces […]

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