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 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

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!

5 Tips so you can Type less

Being someone in the computer training industry for over two decades, I have discovered many short-cuts and of course have learned how to use most programs to a very proficient level. Watching people take the long way around to do something or type something (twice) is kinda painful, so I always want to share the … Continue reading 5 Tips so you can Type less

Never worry about Typing Fast again!

I don’t like typing, so I love features that help me do my typing faster. AutoCorrect is a great way to type any word or phrase quickly. Add an abbreviation to AutoCorrect and when you type that abbreviation it is replaced with the full word or phrase.  Who needs 50 wpm (words per minute) when … Continue reading Never worry about Typing Fast again!

Best Tip Ever: Format Painter in Word or Excel

Sometimes when editing a document you may want to make one part (word, phrase, title) look the same as another part (word, phrase, title).  Rather than adding the font style, size and color separately you can simply use the Format Painter. The Format Painter lets you take the format of text in one part of … Continue reading Best Tip Ever: Format Painter in Word or Excel