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Convert/open a PDF in Word

November 20, 2018

Posted in: Tech Tips, Word

Convert PDF to word Doc file and Word to PDF Simple Steps In ye’ old days, one would have to purchase a “special” program or device to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word file. In these days of’new, that function is baked right into the newest versions of Word (this is one of the great reasons to be subscribed to Office 365 – you always...

Gmail’s Unsend Feature

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

Gmail Unsend If you’re a Gmail user and manage your email within a browser (Chrome, Safari, IE not in Outlook) you can enable Gmail’s native “unsend” function. It allows you to "undo" a send by adding a short delay from when you click send to when Gmail actually sends it. Understand this only works within a browser...

Winning with Pinning – Keep Your Favorite Websites Handy

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Tech Tip Pin Learning how to “pin” programs, apps and websites can help you quickly access the things you use the most – it’s as easy as a right-click! Pinning is the simple process of adding shortcuts to your most often used programs, or in this case, your most often used websites. Pinned Tabs stay-put to the left...

Encrypt Your Windows or Apple Laptop or Desktop

Posted in: Security, Tech Tips

Encrypt Tech Tip Encrypting your Windows or Mac devices can be easier that you think. And it’s something you should certainly think about if your devices have access to client (or firm!) data. BitLocker (don’t confuse it with BitCoin or BitLocker is Microsoft’s built-in encryption service for that will encrypt your entire drive (aka “whole disk encryption”)...

Preventing Break-Ups in Word

Posted in: Tech Tips, Word

Windows Keyboard Sometimes we don’t want to break up – we want “October 23,” to stay on the same line at “2018” and sometimes it’s better for “Id.¶ 27” to stay together not break up like this: The District Court also found that portal websites do not presently host enough applications to induce consumers to switch, nor...

Great keyboard shortcuts for Gmail

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

If you use your Gmail in a browser, you may appreciate some handy keyboard shortcuts. First, you’ll have to make sure you’ve turned them “on.” While in Gmail, click on the Settings gear. From Settings, scroll down to Keyboard Shortcuts, set them to “on” and be sure to Save Changes at the bottom of the...


Posted in: Apple, Tech Tips

Windows isn’t the only operating system with some tricks up its keyboard. Here are some keyboard shortcuts that will help save any iMac, MacBook Pro or MacBook users lots of time. To use a keyboard shortcut, press and hold one or more of the “modifier” keys +  last key of the shortcut. For example, to...


Posted in: Apple, Tech Tips

MAC Keyboard By pressing certain key combinations, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device. To use a keyboard shortcut, press and hold one or more modifier keys and then press the last key of the shortcut. For example, to use Command-C (copy), press and hold the Command key, then the C...

How To Find Hidden Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Windows Keyboard Thanks to our friends at LawTech Partners, we have some great Windows keyboard shortcuts to share with you this week. Keyboard shortcuts are time savers and can make you more productive at work. We all know about CTRL+Z to undo your last action; who doesn’t know that CTRL +X or +C or +V are how...


Posted in: iPad/iPhone, Tech Tips

Iphone Both iPhones and Android devices have their pros and cons, but the general consensus is that iOS is a little easier to pick up and use, while Android offers more in the way of customization and configuration. Still, simple as Apple's operating system seems, you can find plenty of advanced features hidden below its polished...