Change your Password

In honor of National Change your Password, February 1st I thought I would share information on passwords with you. Your password is strong if it meets these conditions: 12 – 14 characters lower & UPPER case Random Not used more than once Not a dictionary word, sequence, name of pet or person Your password is … Continue reading Change your Password

Make it Look the same, quickly

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 Make it Look the same, quickly

I can’t find you

While cleaning up my parents' house I found a three foot stack of phone books. These phone books dated back to the 1980's and my parents kept them because that is what they knew.  This is how you find someone. We kept one for my mom to take with her (to the new retirement home) but the … Continue reading I can’t find you

Smart way to save on Typing

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. Use AutoCorrect in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel. Click on … Continue reading Smart way to save on Typing

Is your Smart Phone being Hacked?

Today we did a seminar on Internet Security & Passwords.  The title did not do the seminar justice.  It is astonishing to find out how much one really needs to do to protect themselves.  This is not just for business, this is for anyone using a smart phone or on the internet (on Wifi).  Because of … Continue reading Is your Smart Phone being Hacked?

How can I capture it? When I can’t save it, print it or select it?

When you can't save it, print it or select it or still have another choice... screen capture. For my lessons on computers I use a screen capture utility a lot.  But I use it for more than just capturing instructions on how to do something on the computer. Capture a picture you like & text … Continue reading How can I capture it? When I can’t save it, print it or select it?