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Shorten Unwieldy Links

Have you ever tried to share a website link and it looked like this?

Don’t Forget about Crucial Emails

Don’t allow emails to languish in your inbox, slowly building up and crushing you under their oppressive weight! Set a reminder to follow up with emails that require action or a reply by right-clicking the message and choosing a Follow Up flag or reminder.

Never be accused of flightiness by your co-workers again!

Screenshots, or Where Does She Get Those Images?

Have you ever tried to explain navigating a website, or telling the IT guy at work exactly what that elusive error message looked like? Screenshots are a useful way of sharing images you see on your computer monitor with another person.

iPhone Tips You’ll Actually Use

When I first bought my iPhone, I asked the salesman about books or classes that would help me learn how to use it. When he told me that I would figure it out if I played with it, he was right — to an extent. While iPhones are designed to be intuitive, there are lots of tricks and shortcuts that will make using your phone easier and more fun.

Great article on single-purpose web sites - from Lifehacker.com

Lifehacker.com has a great article on web sites that do what they say:  Need to perform a speed test? Check the security level of your password?  Find your IP address?  This article has a lot of great resources.

http://lifehacker.com/5860925/our-favorite-single+purpose-web-sites-that-do-exactly-what-they-say-they-do

Changing the capitalization of text in a document

hAVE YOU EVER TYPED A DOCUMENT IN THE WRONG CASE? or just missed the capitalization at the beginning of a sentence.  Do you need the text in all uppercase or all lowercase?

All these problems can be easily fixed in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint 2007.  On the home tab, navigate to the font section and on the bottom row click the arrow next to the “Aa”.  This will open up the Change Case menu.

If you prefer shortcuts you can use ALT+O+E to open the menu, or highlight your text and use Shift+F3 until the appropriate effect is applied.

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