Mac OS X – Scrolling Tips

Have you ever been frustrated recently with how your Mac doesn’t scroll like it used to?  If so, I hope you find the tips in the video below helpful.

Microsoft Word: Insert Table of Contents

Have you ever wanted to insert a table of contents in your Word document, but aren’t sure how?  The video below will show you how to do just that on both a Windows and Mac computer.

Using Colby Apps: Out-of-Office E-mail Message

Below is a video tutorial on how you can set your out-of-office automated e-mail reply message.

Microsoft Word: Page Numbering

Have you ever needed to insert page numbers in Microsoft Word but you want those numbers to start on a page other than the first page of the document?  The video below will show you how to do just that on both a Windows and Mac computer.

Using Colby Apps: New Menu Interface

Google recently moved the links that had appeared at the top of your screen in a dark toolbar to a menu accessed by clicking an icon with 9 small black squares.  Below is a screenshot showing the old and the new ways to access these resources.

Google UI Change Combined

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Using Colby Apps: Upload and Convert Files to Drive

Colby Apps Drive is a great place to create and share documents, but what if you have a document created in Microsoft Word or Excel or a PDF? In the following video I’ll show you how you can upload those files to your Colby Apps Drive and convert them so they are fully editable on the web.

NOTE: Colby Apps Drive is NOT the place for private, institutional or sensitive information (as defined at here)

NOTE: After this recording Google changed their Toolbar location, for more information check this post.

Microsoft Word: Show Nonprinting Characters

Have you ever been frustrated by misbehaving formatting or mysterious alignment in Microsoft Word? Below is a video describing a feature that may help you track down what is going on.

Using Colby Apps: Searching your e-mail and keyboard shortcuts

Two of the biggest frustrations I used to have when working in my Colby Apps E-mail were:

  • Difficulty finding e-mails I needed to reference
  • Having to take my hands off my keyboard to use my mouse to do things like click “Send” or “Inbox”.

Today I’m going to discuss ways to help prevent these frustrations.

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Using Colby Apps: E-mail Inbox Views

Most of us are used to seeing e-mail messages in our inbox show in reverse chronological order with the newest at the top.  But did you know that you can change how your messages appear in your Colby Apps E-mail inbox such that you might be able to increase your productivity?

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WordPress: Formatting a Bibliography

Formatting a bibliography with hanging indents in WordPress isn’t quite as straight forward as it is in some word processors like Microsoft Word, but it isn’t very hard either.  Here is a video tutorial showing two techniques for formatting your bibliography in WordPress to have hanging indents.

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