How to Prevent Skype from Linking Phone Numbers in Internet Explorer

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We were asked if we could remove the Skype link from a website we recently launched. These links are added by Skype + Internet Explorer, and will be present wherever Skype thinks it can see a telephone number. But what if you don’t want Skype to turn every phone number into a clickable Skype link. […]

How to Bold Text in Skype

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This tutorial describes how to make text written into Skype display in bold font. This opening paragraph is bold (it is also in italics). Formatting text in Skype can be somewhat counter-intuitive. Luckily here at Silicon Dales we’ve gone through all the pain on your behalf. How to format bold text in skype Here’s how […]

How to Italicise Text in Skype / Make Skype Text Display in Italics

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This tutorial describes how to make your text display in italics using Skype. For example of italics at work, this paragraph is in italics. It is also in bold. Formatting text in Skype can be somewhat counter-intuitive. Luckily here at Silicon Dales we’ve gone through all the pain on your behalf. Text in italics leans […]

Skype Forces Microsoft Account on Windows 8 (8.1) – How to Sign in Without One!

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This tutorial describes how to download and use Skype without a Microsoft Account – something the version of Skype pre-installed on later copies of Microsoft Windows doesn’t seem to allow. We recently ordered and received some new machines at the Silicon Dales office, and, because clients often send us files in Microsoft formats, and we […]

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