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

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?

Creating a Sales Tax Code in QuickBooks

The reason someone would want to add another tax code to QuickBooks is because they want to claim 50% of the sales tax on a meal expense.  Therefore they need a Sales tax code for 2.5%.  Another example may be for sales or expenses they incur in another province (eg. BC as shown below). There … Continue reading Creating a Sales Tax Code in QuickBooks

Keyboard Short-cuts aren’t dead

There are lots of keyboard short-cuts out there & what I am about to share are just some of my favorites.  Just the other day in a class I was sharing a short-cut and the students asked for more, so I guess keyboard short-cuts aren't dead ... CTRL-N is New, in any Microsoft window. In … Continue reading Keyboard Short-cuts aren’t dead

“Trick or Treat” – Move screen Upside Down or Sideways

In the spirit of Halloween 'Trick or Treat' I am sharing a Screen Trick.  I think of this because it just happened to me by accident a week ago! If you have a single screen you can easily turn it Upside down or Sideways by using the following Keyboard short-cuts: CTRL - ALT & arrow … Continue reading “Trick or Treat” – Move screen Upside Down or Sideways