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Friday, 26.Sep.2003

8:37 - helpline fun

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first call of the day:
caller: Hi, I'm having a problem with Excell. See, I had this file, and the font was readable, but then I changed it to 5 point font so the words would line up with the grid better, but now I can't read the font when it prints out. What do I do?
me: Try changing the font to something like 7 points and then print it out.
caller: okay, well, it's readable now again, but the words aren't lining up with the grid anymore. Do you think I have to change the grid size?
me: Yeah, that will probably make it line up again, now that you have a more readable font size.
caller: oh, okay, I'll go try that and call you back if it's still not working.

I shit you not, this was an actual call. I've paraphrased (slightly, not actually all that much) because it took a total of about 10 minutes for this exchange to work out -- she really was *that* dense.

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From:khanfused
Date:17:00 26.Sep.2003 (UTC)

geeeee ... not only is she denser than californium ...

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buuut ...

"changing point size so everything lines up on the grid" = someone who's space-formatting EVERYTHING within one actual column.

... In *EXCEL* ...

Whichever admin/ editor / student assistant is going to be handed this to make the calculations work out ... I'm SO glad I'm not them. They'll end up pounding their heads on concrete within fifteen minutes.

Is self-inflicted blunt trauma to the forehead covered in any CSUS healthcare plans?
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From:lograh
Date:0:29 27.Sep.2003 (UTC)

Re: geeeee ... not only is she denser than californium ...

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alas, I do not belive it is covered. I think they classify it as "occupational hazzard" for me and as such they figure that I knew the risks when I signed up.
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