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Tuesday Tidbits Issue 530

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

How to Schedule an Email in Outlook

The perfect time to send an email is when a recipient is just about to check their inbox. However, you may not always be online when your recipients usually check their emails.  That’s why most people schedule their emails in advance to go at a specified time to ensure that it’s always opened and gets a response. This video will show you how to schedule an email in Outlook.

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help creating one for your company based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

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Microsoft Tips for Windows

Manage Personal Finances

Set savings goals and track your spending with Microsoft’s personal finance templates. Click the link to view.

Microsoft Editor Extension

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Quickly open a new program instance by holding down the Shift key and clicking an icon on the taskbar to open a new program instance. So if you had Google Chrome open, pressing Shift and clicking that icon opens a new Chrome Window.

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Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

Tuesday Tidbits Issue 529

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.

Ray Goforth

Russia Cyber-Threat to Your Business?

Are you concerned about the increasing cyber threats to businesses? You’re not alone. Many business owners are worried about the possibility of a Russian cyberattack that could disrupt their business and cause serious damage. Click the link to learn more.

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help creating one for your company based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

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Microsoft Tips for Windows

Now Easier to Create Forms and Quizzes on Mobile

Forms mobile users can enjoy a friendly experience optimized for their devices. Create a form with Microsoft Forms. You can create surveys, quizzes, and polls and easily see results as they come in.

Microsoft Editor Extension

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Hold down Shift and right-click an icon on the Taskbar to show the properties for that program.

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Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

Tuesday Tidbits Issue 528

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Walt Disney

Speak Instead of Type With Microsoft Word’s Dictation

Dictation is a great way to speed up your work in Microsoft Word. This feature allows you to speak into your computer’s microphone and have the text translated into speech. Click the link to learn how to set up dictation and use it to improve your productivity.

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help creating one for your company based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Keep Your Most Sensitive Documents Secure

Personal Vault is a protected area in OneDrive where you can store your most important or sensitive files and photos without sacrificing the convenience of anywhere access.

Microsoft Editor Extension

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

You can open the first item on your taskbar by pressing the Windows Key and the number 1 on your computer. (Look ma, no mouse!)

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Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 527

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Conrad Hilton

Using Microsoft Outlook’s Suggested Replies

Do you ever find yourself short on time or simply struggling to find the right words when replying to an email? You may want to check out Outlook’s Suggested Replies feature. This handy tool offers quick and easy suggestions for reply phrases, which can help you save time and look more professional.

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help creating one for your company based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Set Screen Time Limits Across Devices

Screen time limits in Microsoft Family Safety are a great way to balance online habits within your family group. Decide when and how long family members can use their connected Windows, Xbox, and mobile devices. Limits can be as specific as you need them to be – use a different schedule daily or the same one all week. Adjust as you go by allowing more time or deciding when time’s up.

Microsoft Editor Extension

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Pressing Ctrl + J opens the download manager.

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Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 526

“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.”

Scott Belsky

How To Organize Your Outlook Inbox With Rules

Microsoft Office 365 provides a wide variety of tools to help you organize your inbox and keep track of your email messages. In this video, we’ll show you how to create rules using Outlook to move or flag messages based on specific criteria.

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Learn How To Troubleshoot Coauthoring Errors

Sometimes you’ll see an error in Word when coauthoring with others. Here are some quick tips to get back on track.

Microsoft Editor Extension

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Pressing F11 will make the screen full screen, removing all toolbars and status bars.

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Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 525

“If you look really closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”

Steve Jobs

How To Animate An Image In PowerPoint

In this video, you’ll learn how to create a cool animation effect in PowerPoint using a photo or graphic. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Rehearse Your Presentation With Speaker Coach

Speaker Coach used to be known as Presenter Coach. Speaker Coach helps you prepare in private to give more effective presentations. Speaker Coach evaluates your pacing, pitch, your use of filler words, informal speech, euphemisms, and culturally sensitive terms, and it detects when you’re being overly wordy or are simply reading the text on a slide. After each rehearsal, you get a report that includes statistics and suggestions for improvements. Click the link and watch the video to learn more.

Microsoft Editor Extension

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Pressing Ctrl and + (plus symbol) increases the font size. Pressing Ctrl and – (minus symbol) decreases the font size. Pressing Ctrl and 0 resets the font back to default size.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 524

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

Colin Powell

SCAM ALERT: Direct Deposit Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Here’s a new scam that’s going around, or an old one that’s come back around.  This scam attempts to trick you into changing an employee’s payroll direct deposit account! Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Write Like A Pro On The Web With The Editor Browser Extension

Get intelligent writing assistance. Write with confidence across documents, email, and the web. With features that help strengthen your spelling, grammar, and style, let Microsoft Editor be your intelligent writing assistant. Click the link and watch the video to learn more.

Microsoft Editor Extension

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Pressing Ctrl + D opens the bookmark window and for the page currently viewing.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 523

“Anything that is measured and watched, improves.”

Bob Parsons

How To Create A Simple Microsoft Form

Creating a simple form or quiz in Microsoft Forms is easy. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Use Designer To Check Format And Style

With Designer, you can easily create documents in Word for the web with a polished, professional look—no design skills required! Click the link and watch the video to learn more.

Designer

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Pressing Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + Shift + Tab and easily move between open tabs.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 522

“Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.”

Jack Dorsey

Use Filters In Outlook To Show Only Unread Emails

Some outlook users want to see only the flagged or unread messages in their Outlook mail list in order to easily deal with them on time. In this video, you will learn how to view only unread or flagged emails in Outlook. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Go Passwordless On Your Device

Keep your device even more secure by removing passwords when signing in to Windows with Microsoft accounts on your device. All the places on your device where you use your Microsoft account and password (even your apps and browsers) will automatically switch to modern multifactor authentication with Windows Hello Face, Fingerprint, or PIN. To go passwordless:

  1. Go to Start  > Settings  > Accounts  > Sign-in options.
  2. Turn on Require Windows Hello sign-in for Microsoft accounts.
TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 457

Keyboard Keys

Shortcut of the Week

Top Keyboard Shortcuts

Pressing Ctrl + W closes the currently open window.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524