Most random use of the Markups list.

  • Most random use of the Markups list.

    Posted by Doug McLean on August 31, 2023 at 3:34 pm

    This started over on LinkedIn….

    What’s the most random use of the Markups List you have done, or heard of.

    I know a user who once used it to track his missing LEGO pieces.

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    David Cutler replied 9 months, 3 weeks ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Vince

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    September 1, 2023 at 1:21 am
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    Unfortunately, I’ve not really tried using it for anything much more than the usual Doug. So, my most ‘unusual’ is using the column associated with the colour of the text to make my valuation sheet in Excel work with dates being associated to the colours.

    • Doug McLean

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      September 2, 2023 at 11:52 am
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      by the way…. this is brilliant.
      I never would have thought of doing that. EVER.

  • Doug McLean

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    September 2, 2023 at 11:56 am
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    I once used it to unsubscribe from an email list.

    For some reason our Estimating email got on this email list that was all in Russian. I couldn’t read it to figure out how to unsubscribe. I eventually had a lightbulb moment.

    I made a PDF out of the email, then used a highlighter and the Translate Markups function to figure out where the Unsubscribe link was.

    Worked like a charm.

    • David Cutler

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      September 2, 2023 at 12:55 pm
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      That has to be way up there on the “creative” use list @Doug McLean !

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