Friday, April 28th, 2006
…a URL is the global address of documents and other resources used on the Internet. Continue reading
I was pretty amazed at the scope of this site once I really got to exploring it. For years, I’ve only used it to look up what I wanted to learn about. I just didn’t really grasp how extensive this site was. Let’s dive in!
On the main page, you’ll find the featured articles, popular articles, the search engine and just about all the navigation.
In… Continue reading
On Friday, we talked about the beginnings of starting your own Web site by using Microsoft’s FrontPage Web design program. As promised, we’re going to move on to another topic today: creating a template.
Choosing a template for your Web site is very important, because it helps set the guidelines for what your site is going to look like in the end. A template comes with… Continue reading
Excel Sorting Fun
Often in MS Excel, we have a database of information that needs to be ordered in a certain way. (Whether it is alphabetical, by date or whatever; we just need to get it in order).
Since today’s tip requires you to know how to sort, I thought it might be a good idea to cover the basics first.
The first step to sorting data is to tell… Continue reading
Sometimes my printer will just stop working in the middle of a print job. What could be causing this?
If your printer consistently stops printing, the cause may be a simple paper jam. A paper jam can be a reason for your printer to not even start the print job as well. Paper jams occur when the paper is torn, folded over just a… Continue reading
Screen Saver Password
Have you ever wanted to add a password to your screen saver, but weren’t sure how to do it? Well, you’re in luck today. The process is simple and in minutes, you will have a password protected screen saver.
For this site, you need to have either Java or QuickTime installed on your computer. It’s well worth it, believe me! These are amazing panoramas brought to you by Ed Fink. He does his photography from a helicopter and just “photoshops” the helicopter out, so it doesn’t spoil the panorama.
There are several ways to check these out. You can use the scroll boxes… Continue reading
A Different Type of Tab
I’m sure that we’re all very accustomed to the usual left, center, right and decimal tab stops Word has used for years. But, if you’re using a newer version of Word, you may have noticed a new addition to the family.
When flipping through your tab choices, did you ever notice this little guy?
Well, I did and had to wonder what it was… Continue reading
What is the difference between a hardware modem and a software modem?
The two types of modems do have many differences and it’s a good idea to know which kind you have in your computer.
Hardware modems are usually external and they connect to your computer through what is called a serial port and then, of course, a phone jack. Everything that the modem needs to… Continue reading
Did you know that your computer automatically comes with a few games that you can play when you have some spare time? There’s not many, but you do get the essentials. So, if you can’t buy any other computer games, you always have these few options to choose from!
Most computers come with FreeCell, Hearts, Minesweeper, Spider Solitaire and my favorite (and probably yours too), regular Solitaire. You can… Continue reading