Quick Tips

Insert Boilerplate Text or Image Quickly

wordlogo.jpgWouldn't it be nice if you could store a few lines of text or an image right in your word processing program so that you could enter that text or picture in any document that you create? Well, if you are lucky enough to be using Microsoft Word 2007 or newer, you can do this quickly and easily.

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See Word Shortcuts with One Keypress

wordlogo.jpgMicrosoft Word has a ton of shortcut keys that allow you to use the keyboard to quickly access different functions. For instance you can press CTRL+S to save a document and CTRL+P to print.  With this tip, I give you one key to press to view the Word shortcuts without having to remember them. It's a boon for those of us who encounter "senior moments".

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Quick Launch Toolbar Personalization

The Quick Launch Toolbar is the toolbar at the bottom left of the screen, just to the right of the Start icon. You can customize this area quite easily providing easy access to your most often used programs.

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Get Help To Learn Any Software Program

office2007.jpgMost people do not take full advantage of the software that they are currently using. If you would like to know more about Microsoft Word or Picasa or any other program without buying a book or spending any money, this tip will show you how.

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Show the Windows Desktop Quickly

Sometimes you need to get to the computer desktop when you have multiple windows open. With this tip, you don't have to close or minimize each window, you can just quickly jump to the desktop.

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Windows 7 Arrange Windows Tip

 

windwos7logo.jpgIf you are using Windows 7, you may already be familiar with the trick that lets you drag the Title Bar of any window up to the top of the screen to make any window fill the screen or drag it to the side to make it fill one half of the screen. Let's take that one step forward. Here is a tip that makes this even easier.

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