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5 Frequently asked questions in a beginner Computer Class

In a computer class or lesson we definitely encourage questions.  If someone is asking questions then they are engaged in the learning.  It makes for a more fun and lively class. Here are some questions that have been asked a lot, some of these go way back to the early nineties.  They are real and … Continue reading 5 Frequently asked questions in a beginner Computer Class

9 Keyboard Short-cuts That You Need Immediately

I cannot live without keyboard short-cuts and it always surprises me when people don't know them.  So here we go, let's share.  These are some of my favorites. CTRL-N is New, in any Microsoft window In Microsoft Word, CTRL-N will create a New document, in Microsoft Excel CTRL-N will create a New Spreadsheet, in Microsoft Outlook CTRL-N will create a New E-mail if you are in … Continue reading 9 Keyboard Short-cuts That You Need Immediately

How to Sort Birthdays in Excel without the year

A lot of my Financial Clients send out Birthday cards to their customers.  This is an awesome practice but sometimes hard to carry out.  The challenge is sorting the birthdays by the day of the month rather than by the age of the person. The birthdays have been inputted as the Date of Birth (for … Continue reading How to Sort Birthdays in Excel without the year

Beginners Guide: OneNote

Replace your paper notebook and never have to write again.  Sync all notebooks with all your technology; your computer, your smart phone and your tablets!  This means you always have your notebooks with you! Quickly get started with Microsoft OneNote by understanding these 3 main components! Create as many OneNote Notebooks as you want for different … Continue reading Beginners Guide: OneNote

How to Crop a Photo like a Pro

One thing that bugs me is when a picture is not cropped!  I don’t like seeing all that ‘other stuff’.  I want the picture to show what it is supposed to show so I always CROP IT.  Whether I am on my computer or smart phone, cropping is a must.  I will share 5 EASY … Continue reading How to Crop a Photo like a Pro

Are your Pictures a Mess?

Since most people don't do photo albums anymore, storing pictures has become a challenge. How many do you have?  Where are they? Do you have back ups?  Are you organized? Start by making a habit of downloading all your pictures to your computer so you have 1 central place to look. I take lots of … Continue reading Are your Pictures a Mess?

More than 11 short-cuts available to you in Word or Excel’s Quick Access Toolbar!

Quick Access Toolbar

Do you like short-cuts?  Do you want to move around quickly in Word or Excel? Use the Quick Access ToolBar! What is this short-cut, the Quick Access Toolbar? Use the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or OneNote so you can EASILY access the features you need the most. Available in all Microsoft … Continue reading More than 11 short-cuts available to you in Word or Excel’s Quick Access Toolbar!