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What Is Markdown and How Do You Use It?

Markdown is a simple syntax that formats text as headers, lists, boldface, and so on. This markup language is popular, and you definitely have apps that support it. Here’s a quick primer on what Markdown is, and how and...

10 Ways to Personalize Your Slack Account

Slack is a popular communication service primarily used in workplace environments. The defaults are sensible, and it looks pretty. However, you can personalize your Slack account, so it looks and acts the way you want it to....

How to Save an Email to Your Hard Drive

Emails normally stay in your email program, but occasionally you might need to keep a copy as an offline backup. Here’s how to save an email to your hard drive so it’s always available and accessible....

How to Customize Gmail on the Web

Gmail is an enormously popular email provider with an easy-to-use web interface. However, not all preferences and screen sizes work well with the default settings. Here’s how to customize the Gmail interface....

How to Read Message Headers in Outlook

Phishing and other email scams are on the rise. One of the best ways to identify scam emails is to examine the email header for detailed information about the sender. Here’s how to do that in Outlook....

How to Add Your Own Emojis to Slack

The ability to respond with an emoji from Slack’s extensive built-in collection is excellent. But nothing makes a place feel like home quite like personalizing it, so here’s how to add your own emoji to your works...
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