Friday, November 19th, 2004
What is the Windows Registry, anyways? Steve explains. Continue reading
Quick MS Tabs And “Stuff”
A couple of weeks ago (back on October 2nd ) we discussed using the MS Word ruler to set indents—but, as you may or may not know, there are other uses for the Word ruler.
One major, easy to do, item on the ruler is the ability to set tabs with just a click.
Yep, that’s right—you can set a tab stop with just a… Continue reading
We all know that Ctrl + A in MS Word selects the entire document—works great, and for everyone who likes to keep their hands on the keyboard, it’s a necessary tool.
But what about people who are more “mouse oriented”?
You know, people who have duties that require regular or constant mouse contact? It’s a bit annoying to keep removing their hand from the mouse to the keyboard and back… Continue reading
You know how when you right-click inside a folder or on your Desktop , you get a menu with an item labeled ” New “? If you highlight it, you’ll get a sub menu that lets you create all kinds of new documents.
Well, it seems that every piece of software you install wants to stick an item on that
Get There & Work Now!
So, you’ve read all about MS Word 2000’s Click and Type and you’re ready to give it a try. Let’s get right to business.
The first thing you need to do is to double check that the Click and Type feature is enabled. To check go to the Tools menu, Options choice. On the Edit tab you’re looking for the “Enable click and type” check… Continue reading
How do I use newsgroups?
In my opinion, the best program to use for using newsgroups is Outlook Express. Below I’ll show you how to set up newsgroups in Outlook Express and provide you with some screen shots to lessen the surprise factor.
1) Open Outlook Express. On the Tools Menu, select Accounts . Click the Add button to your right and choose the News option.… Continue reading
Click And Type
So, you’re working in MS Word 2000 and you’re trying to make a title page for your latest masterpiece. What do you do?
Do you adjust the top margin to about 5 inches to get the title in the middle of the page?
Well… you could, but then you have to go back into the page settings and change the margins back for the rest of the… Continue reading
Need to print a recently used document? Don’t waste the next 2 minutes of your life opening up Word, Excel, Notepad etc, then digging around for the document, finally opening it up, hitting the print button, and dealing with any dialog boxes that may pop up. I have a faster way you’re gonna love! Try this:
Click the Start button, My Recent Documents. Right-click the
Want to have a little fun with your sounds?!
XP users will once again go to Start , then Control Panel . Click on the Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices link.
On the next screen, you’ll see an icon for Sounds and Audio Devices under “or pick a Control Panel Icon”, click there.
A screen should pop up that lets you change your sound scheme or create… Continue reading
In Windows XP I’ve seen pointers that turn into cute little dinosaurs, musical instruments- all sorts of things. How do you do that?
It’s really not hard at all. Plus it’s a fun way to make waiting for things to load more bearable.
In Win XP, you’ll first go to the Start menu, then the Control Panel … Continue reading