Microsoft Excel allows you to concatenate text by using operators and functions. What does the word concatenate mean? Concatenation is the process of joining character strings end to end and has a wide variety of uses. There are four different ways to concatenate text in Microsoft Excel each with its advantages and disadvantages: The & Operator Concatenation() – Deprecated replaced by the Concat() function Concat() Textjoin() – Available in Excel[…]READ MORE about Microsoft Excel Concatenation Functions – Textjoin, Concat, Ampersand Operator, Concatenation
What does VPAT® stand for? VPAT® stands for Voluntary Product Accessibility Template. The VPAT is a template used to document how accessible an information and communication technology product (ICT) is as part of a procurement process. VPATs are used to evaluate compliance with accessibility standards for software, mobile applications, e-learning, web sites, documentation, and hardware. Once the VPAT is complete, it becomes an Accessibility Conformance Report (also called an[…]READ MORE about VPAT Primer: What is a VPAT?
2020 has already been a year of surprises. The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all: our employees and their families, our neighbors, our colleges and universities, business communities, public servants, and our daily way of life. As we all strive to keep our homes safe and sustain our businesses, we are deeply grateful and inspired by all the selfless individuals in the front lines to care for those who are[…]READ MORE about Still Making Knowledge Accessible
The 2017 TxDLA Annual Conference held in Galveston, Texas from March 28-31, 2017. Conference Sessions focus on trends in educational technology, education innovations and best practices, research, accessibility and universal design, cybersecurity and data analytics, faculty and student support, PK-12, educational outreach, and workforce development, administration, leadership, and policy, gamification and virtualization, and more. Microassist was represented at the TxDLA 2017 Annual Conference by Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny and Heather Poggi-Mannis from[…]READ MORE about 2017 TxDLA Annual Conference Backchannel
Are you tired of setting the formula language you want to use every time you create a formula? The formula editor will use the Crystal syntax option by default. To change the language, select File > Options and then click the Formula Editor tab. Use the drop-down list at the bottom of the window to select your default formula syntax.READ MORE about Crystal Reports: Set the Default Formula Language
In this white paper Linda Warren and Mike Hruska discuss the significance of the Experience API also known as xAPI and “Tin Can”. The jump from SCORM to xAPI is a big one and learning managers and designers need to be aware of the limitations of SCORM and how xAPI is designed to address them. The paper helps you gain basic knowledge of terms and an understanding of the standards that provide[…]READ MORE about White Paper: eLearning Reporting Standards: SCORM and Tin Can
Comments can be useful for documenting the various formulas you create in Crystal Reports. Additionally, if you want to prevent one or more lines of a formula from being executed, but you don’t want to delete or cut them (for example, if you want to test the effect of not running part of the code), simply make them into comments. To create a comment in Crystal syntax, type two forward[…]READ MORE about Crystal Reports: Commenting Formulas
An extensive list of curated tweets and resources from the CSUN 2019 Assistive Technology Conference in San Diego. Brought to you by the accessibility services and curriculum development teams at Microassist. Please link to and share this page if you find it helpful. The 2019 CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, sponsored by the California State University Northridge Center on Disabilities, is the largest international conference focused on assistive technology. Its goal is[…]READ MORE about CSUN 2019 Assistive Technology Conference Backchannel: Tweets, Blogs, and More!
Debra Ruh‘s book Inclusion Branding: Revealing Secrets to Maximize ROI is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the benefits inclusion of persons with disabilities can bring to an organization and the community at large. The talents of people with disabilities are historically underutilized by society. With technology significantly changing in the ability of people with disabilities to contribute in the workforce, this community represents an untapped source of productive, reliable[…]READ MORE about Debra Ruh – Inclusion Branding: Revealing Secrets to Maximize ROI