Multi-Tasking!Make the most of your taskbar:Easily get to multiple programs with a single click. Enable Quick Launch Right click in an empty area of the task bar. Select Toolbars, then Quick Launch
Drag and Drop Add to your taskbar: With mouse Drag the Left Click 1 time pointer over the program icon on program icon program icon, down to the task you want to put Press and hold bar and release on the task bar. the left mouse the button button. To remove an item:Select the program icon. Press and hold the leftmouse button, then drag the program icon to thedesktop screen and release.
Stop Minimizing!Here’s how:Minimize or restore to and easily view thedesktop. Click Show Desktop on the Quicklaunchtoolbar on the right-side of the taskbar. From the taskbar Or right click on the task bar and select show desktop Press the windows icon and letter D simultaneously.
Navigate Open files Click once on any open file to navigate between files.
The mother-in-law keyTo minimize all Windows at once, press and hold the Windows key and the letter M. This is a Windows shortcut so it works with everything regardless of what you have open. Once your mother‐in‐law leaves, you can maximize all those windows again by pressing Windows + Shift + M.
The Start Menu Start here to organize programs and create shortcuts StartAll Programs Right clickSort by name
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Baby got back! Create new pages and go back and forth between them Just press the new page key for tabbed browsing in the tool bar.
Let’s Play Favorites Quit searching for your favorites.Save them to the tool bar for easy accessibility.
Let’s Play Favorites Navigate to the site Select Favorites Add to Favorites Bar
Ctrl + F is not a dirty wordTo search a web page for specific words type"Ctrl" + "F" on your keyboard (Command + "F"on a Mac)Type the word you are searching for in thewindow that pops up
Page down/up To scroll down a really long web page in Internet Explorer, just press the spacebar. To scroll up, press the shift key and the spacebar. Image source: http://www.ed.psu.edu/etc/images/keyboard.jpg
Supersize Pressing the F11 key in It hides (most of) the Internet Explorer puts toolbars and expands the you into something web page so that it fills called “kiosk mode” the entire screen.that’s like the maximized view on steroids. You can hide the top toolbar by right‐ clicking on it and choosing Auto‐hide. To exit kiosk mode, just press F11 again.
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