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Training Schedule for the Week of May 26th

Posted in Uncategorized on May 26, 2008 by

Excel 2007 – Intermediate Course, Thorvaldson 125
May 26, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm and
May 28, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Dreamweaver – Introduction Course, Arts 110A
May 26, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm and
May 28, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Word 2007 – Introduction Course, Thorvaldson 126
May 27, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm and
May 29, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Access – Introduction Course, Thorvaldson 126
May 27, 2008 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and
May 29, 2008 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special Offering – Introduction to SPSS, Arts 110A
May 29, 2008 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
PowerPoint Instructor Workshop – Integrating Word & Excel, Arts 110A
May 30, 2008 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Outlook – Save Multiple Attachments…

Posted in Did you Know? on May 26, 2008 by

To save multiple file attachments in an Outlook 2003 e-mail message all at once, open the message then click File > Save Attachments, and select Save All Attachments.
In Outlook 2007, open the message and select Microsoft Office button > Save As > Save Attachments.

Use Bookmarks in Microsoft Word

Posted in Did you Know? on May 26, 2008 by

Word’s Bookmark feature lets you navigate quickly through lengthy documents. Simply go to a page you’d like to bookmark and, from the Insert menu (or Ribbon in Word 2007), click Bookmark. Name your Bookmark and click Add. To find your bookmark, hit Control+F, then click on the Go To tab. Select Bookmark from the menu on the left and enter the bookmark name to jump straight to it.

Training Schedule for the Week of May 19th

Posted in Uncategorized on May 20, 2008 by

PowerPoint – Introduction Course, Library 161
May 20, 2008 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and
May 22, 2008 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
InDesign CS3 Introduction Course, Physics 130
May 20, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm and
May 22, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Using GPS – Introduction Course, Arts 277
May 20, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Excel 2007 – Introduction Course, Thorvaldson 126
May 21, 2008 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Using GPS – Introduction Course, Arts 277
May 21, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
PowerPoint Instructor Workshop – Integrating Word & Excel, Arts 110A
May 23, 2008 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Microsoft Windows Shortcut Keys

Posted in Did you Know? on May 20, 2008 by

This is a listing of some common shortcut keys in both XP and Vista OS.

Shortcut Keys Description
Alt + Tab Switch between open applications.
Alt + Shift + Tab Switch backwards between open applications.
Alt + double-click Display the properties of the object you double-click on.
Ctrl + Tab With an application that has multiple sub tabs/document windows, this switch between tabs
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Same as above but backwards.
Alt + Print Screen Create a screen shot (image in clipboard) only for the active screen/program.
Print Screen Create a screen shot (image in clipboard) for your entire desktop.
Ctrl + Alt + Del Reboot the computer and/or bring up the Windows task manager.
Ctrl + Esc Bring up the Windows Start menu. In Windows 3.x this brings up the Task Manager.
Alt + Esc Switch Between open applications on taskbar.
F1 Activates help for current open application.
F2 Renames selected icon
F3 Starts find from desktop.
F4 Opens the drive selection when browsing or pull the list of drive selections
F5 Refresh.
F10 Activates menu bar.
Shift + F10 Simulates right-click on selected item.
Alt + F4 Closes Current open program.
Ctrl + F4 Closes Window in Program.
F6 Move cursor to different Windows Explorer panel.
Ctrl + Space bar Drops down the window control menu.
Ctrl + (the ‘+’ key on the keypad) Automatically adjust the widths of all the columns in Windows explorer
Alt + Enter Opens properties window of selected icon or program.
Shift + Del Permanent Delete – Delete programs/files without throwing them into the recycle bin.
Holding Shift at Startup Boot safe mode or by pass system files as the computer is booting.
Holding Shift When putting in an audio CD, will prevent CD Player from playing.
Enter Activates the highlighted program.
Alt + Down arrow Display all available options on drop down menu.
* (on the keypad) Expands all folders on the currently selected folder or drive in Windows Explorer.
+ (on the keypad) Expands only the currently selected folder in Windows Explorer.
– (on the keypad) Collapses the currently selected folder in Windows Explorer.

Most of keyboards have a Windows Key (key with a Windows icon). This key provides additional shortcuts on Microsoft Windows. Below is a listing of the shortcut keys by combining the Windows key and another key.

Shortcut Description
WINKEY Pressing the Windows key alone will open Start.
WINKEY + F1 Opens the Microsoft Windows help and support center.
WINKEY + F3 Opens the Advanced find window in Microsoft Outlook.
WINKEY + D Brings the desktop to the top of all other windows.
WINKEY + M Minimizes all windows.
WINKEY + SHIFT + M Undo the minimize done by WINKEY + M and WINKEY + D.
WINKEY + E Open Microsoft Explorer.
WINKEY + Tab Cycle through open programs through the taskbar.
WINKEY + F Display the Windows Search / Find feature.
WINKEY + CTRL + F Display the search for computers window.
WINKEY + F1 Display the Microsoft Windows help.
WINKEY + R Open the run window.
WINKEY + Pause / Break key Open the system properties window.
WINKEY + U Open Utility Manager.
WINKEY + L Lock the computer (Windows XP and above only).

Protecting Document with Password

Posted in Did you Know? on May 20, 2008 by

You can protect your document by applying password so that unauthorized person can not display as well as modify your document. You can apply two types of passwords:
Password to open the document: If it is applied then you have to give the correct password to open the document, otherwise you cannot open the document.
Password to modify the document: If it is applied then you have to give the correct password to modify the document, otherwise your document is opened but you cannot modify the document. It means that your document becomes read-only.
To apply a password to document:

  1. Open Save As dialog box by selecting Save As command from File menu.
  2. Click Tools button and choose General Options from drop down menu. Save dialog box opens.
  3. Enter first password in Password to open text box and second password in Password to modify text box (if required).
    NOTE: The maximum length of password is 15 characters.
  4. Click Ok button. Confirm Password dialog box opens.
  5. Re-enter the password to open and password to modify and click Ok button of Confirm Password dialog boxes one by one.
  6. Click Save button of Save As dialog box.

Training Schedule for the Week of May 12th

Posted in Uncategorized on May 13, 2008 by

Adobe Acrobat 8.0 (Professional) Introduction Course, Arts 110A
May 12, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm and
May 13, 2008 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
HTML Basics Workshop, Arts 110A
May 13, 2008 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Internet Explorer – Delete Internet Cookies

Posted in Did you Know? on May 13, 2008 by

Websites use cookies to offer a personalized experience to users and to gather information about website use. Many websites also use cookies to store information that provides a consistent experience between sections of the site, such as a shopping cart or customized pages. With a trusted website, cookies can enrich your experience by allowing the site to learn your preferences or allowing you to skip having to sign in every time you go to the website. However, some cookies, such as those saved by banner ads, might put your privacy at risk by tracking sites you visit.
To delete cookies:

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options
  3. On the General tab, under Browsing history, click Delete
  4. Click Delete Cookies, and then click Yes
  5. Click Close, and then click OK

Snipping Tool in Vista

Posted in Did you Know? on May 13, 2008 by

Snipping Tool is an application included in Windows Vista used to capture a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then annotate, save, or share the image. Simply use a mouse or tablet pen to capture any of the following types of snips:

  • Free-form Snip – Draw an irregular line, such as a circle or a triangle, around an object.
  • Rectangular Snip – Draw a precise line by dragging the cursor around an object to form a rectangle.
  • Window Snip – Select a window, such as a browser window or dialog box, that you want to capture.
  • Full-screen Snip – Capture the entire screen when you select this type of snip.



After you capture a snip, it’s automatically copied to the mark-up window, where you can annotate, save, or share the snip.
Note: When Snipping Tool is open, a white overlay appears on your screen until you capture a snip. To turn off the overlay, open Snipping Tool, and then click Options. In the Snipping Tool Options dialog box, clear the Show screen overlay when Snipping Tool is active check box, and then click OK.