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  Windows
How to make a template

How to make & organize folders


How to print on sticky notes
Sticky note template  Save with a different file name

How to view 2 windows side by side


How to create Tessellations in MS Paint

   Office 2007
Put the tools you use most often where you can find them easily
The Quick Access Toolbar

Print just one page or print two-sided pages
Print 1

Print multiple docs at one time. Shorten a doc to 1 page. Edit in Print Preview.
Print 2

Adjust your window and ZOOM!
View Tab

Save as a 2003 document so your 2003 computers can read and edit.
Save as 2003

Find Spellcheck easily
Spellcheck

Make your cursor larger
Cursor Size

These shortcuts work in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
Ctrl Shortcuts

These shortcuts work in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
Alt Shortcuts



    MS Word Skills
Word 2007
Click and type

Drag and drop text

The Word Ribbon

Make 2007 look like 2003

Find the ruler and adjust the margins

Get tabs under control

Work on 2 sections of 1 doc at the same time

Customize your bullets

Word 2003
How to put a border on your page

How to move text anywhere on your page

10 Office Tips

How to make hyperlinks in Word

How to turn your text sideways

How to use highlighter in Word


How to insert a comment


How to shrink your doc to fit 1 page


Quick & easy formatting


How to create Math equations



  MS Excel
How to create a chart, add and average data


How to create a poster

How to create a timeline


How to make Excel interactive  
Interactive Moon report demo


    MS Word Projects
How to create a brochure

How to create a newsletter
 

How to create BINGO games

 
How to create a Category game
 
How to create a Mini-Book & Author Mini book template Save with a different file name

How to make bookmarks

How to make a Book Review
& Book Review Demo

How to make a Research template


How to make an Idea Web


How to create a timeline

How to create a Venn Diagram

How to make your own Lesson Plan Book

How to make a classroom seating chart

How to make desk name tents



    MS PowerPoint
How to insert a digital picture

How to insert www pix

How to create your own background

How to insert pix into WordArt


How to insert a Sony Mavica movie

How to draw a picture in PowerPoint

How to download Gameshow templates
Hollywood Squares, Jeopardy, Who Wants To Be a Millionaire

 
How to create flashcards in PowerPoint
 
How to link to another slide or slideshow

How to link to an Internet site

How to put a PowerPoint slideshow on the Web

How to take your slideshow to another computer

How to change all your slides at one time

PowerPoint Resources
More tutorials, clipart, backgrounds, using PPT in the classroom

How to make an animated slideshow
Jack o Lantern PPT demo download

   PPT 2007 
Office Button

Font sizes

How many bullets

Master slide

Outline

Themes

Views

WordArt


   PPT XP
How to create a slideshow

How to view, loop, and merge your slideshow

How to create a Photo Album

How to play music during your PPT presentation

How to run your slideshow in time with music

How to make a digital story book

  
Adding clipart and a background
   Adding navigation buttons
   Adding sound
   Adding sound effects
  



  Digital Cameras / Using Images
How to insert pictures and callouts
 
How to insert a watermark

How to insert pix into WordArt

Introducing the Sony Mavica Digital Camera


How to move your digital image & add a border

How to make a page of student pictures


The Picture Toolbar


The MS Photo Editor Toolbar


The MS Photo Editor Menubar


Citing an image

Pictures in Moviemaker


Pictures in iMovie


MS PowerPoint PhotoAlbum


Picasa intro

How to make a Picasa Web Album


MS PhotoStory 3 Intro


Scrapblog online


  Creating Web Pages
Create a web page with Netscape Composer

Fonts & Graphics Resources

Using Google Page Creator (free and easy)
  Firefox (formerly Netscape)
How to change the font size

How to create a Hotlist

How to create bookmarks on the toolbar

How to change your Home page

How to make Bookmark folders in Firefox

  Internet Explorer
How to change the font size

How to create a Hotlist

How to create bookmarks on the toolbar

How to change your Home page

How to make Favorite folders in Internet Explorer

Last updated 04.10.11

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