Tuesday, October 18th, 2005
In most Microsoft programs, double-clicking on the Title Bar (the one with the name of the program in it) will cause the window to go between taking up the full screen and part of the screen.… Continue reading
Download of the Week: Autostitch
A panorama image, for those of you who are unfamiliar, is made by piecing together multiple images that shows the viewer that is either wider or taller than your normal field of vision. For instance, if you wanted to take a picture of a clear horizon from atop some vantage point then you would take a series of pictures as close to the same horizontal/vertical… Continue reading
My Outlook Express has another name in it. How do I add a new user?
Ahh, computer inheritors, computer sharers, and people who have just changed email providers know this plight all too well. You don’t want to confuse your email’s recipients with the wrong name, but that other name is already there. Luckily, it’s a pretty simple process to add an additional user.
In Outlook… Continue reading
Want to keep one webpage open and go to a bookmarked/ favorite page at the same time? In Internet Explorer, hold down Control and tap N. A new web browsing window will open. You can refer to the current website in one window and proceed to your bookmarked or favorite page in the other one.
~ Chris Fisher… Continue reading
Ecology was taught when I was in school, but we never really got in depth with it. Now kids can, with the help of this site.
Learn about Ecology explains what ecology is, what careers they could have as an ecologist, experiment pages, and Frequently Asked Questions.
World Biomes. I’ll be honest. I had no idea what a biome is, let alone who studied it… Continue reading
Security Tip of the Week: Iconix Email Icon Identifier
Everyone knows how prevalent Phishing scams have been, especially if you’ve been reading our newsletters. These soulless attackers use any technique they can to gain your trust long enough to give them what they want, and the majority of these attacks emanate through email.
Most users have anti-virus software to protect them from viral attacks, but what about phishing… Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve found such a great, free interactive game site to share with you. There are paid memberships, but you don’t need it to play the games. The free registration gives you access to the high score tables.
There are lots of different categories of games: Logic, Word, Typing, Focus, Memory, Mouse, Math, Search, Card, and Other.
In the Typing… Continue reading
Web Design Tip – This is the End…
…my only friend, the end. Sorry – I slipped into a Doors song there for a moment. The end I mean is a footer.
A footer is separate from the main body of information and is located at the bottom of a page. Footers are commonly seen in printed material and word processing documents. They are usually the same from… Continue reading
Viewing the Windows and Office Clipboards
Last week we talked about the Windows clipboard and how to prevent information on it from being stolen. The Windows clipboard and the MS Office programs clipboards differ in a few important ways. The Windows Clipboard holds the most recent thing you’ve Copied or Cut. The Office Clipboard holds up to 24 items.
To view what’s on your Windows clipboard, you can… Continue reading
When uninstalling programs, you may be asked to remove shared files. There are two schools of thought:
1. I can always get the dll file back if I encounter a problem later.
2. I don’t want to risk a problem, so I’ll keep the shared files.