The Florida Bar

Tech Tips

Suggestions and comments:
[email protected]

Tech Tips

View category: AppleFastcaseInternet/Social MediaiPad/iPhoneMicrosoft or WindowsMobileOutlookSecurityWordView All

Tech Tips provided by LawTech Partners.

3 Useful Google Search Tips

March 19, 2019

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

Use Google to Search Within a Single Website Sometimes you want to search the ENTIRE Internet. Sometimes you want to search a specific website. This can be easy if you’re using Google to do your searches (that’s most of us). This can be done by using the syntax "Site:". From within the Google Search box,...

Run, do not walk, to check that Chrome has been updated to the latest version

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Security, Tech Tips

Urgent Chrome update Over the past couple of weeks we learned about two “zero-day" vulnerabilities from Google -  one affecting Google Chrome and another in Microsoft Windows that were being exploited together. What is a 0-day vulnerability, you ask?  Well, It’s a security flaw in a software program that is discovered or known by the software vendor (in this case Google) but doesn’t...

Put those Artificially Helpful Assistants to Work!

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

Tip Alexa and Google Assistant Both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant offer a feature called “Routines” that work with connected smart home devices. They’re like computer macro’s but triggered by a voice command, your location or at a specific time. They are a string or series of events or tasks that execute when you say things like "Alexa, I'm home!"...

How To Utilize These YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

YouTube Tricks and Tips FINALLY! How often have you wanted to easily skip ahead or backwards while trudging through YouTube videos for that onnnnneeee little thing!? Well here’s a list of useful keyboard shortcuts to enhance that Cat Videos experience.   Play/pause the video|Tap K or the Spacebar Go back 5 seconds|Tap left arrow Forward 5 seconds| Tap right...

Trimming Video’s on Your iPhone or iPad

Posted in: iPad/iPhone, Tech Tips

Edit Videos Tech Tip Have a great video you want to share but it’s too long or too big? Give it a trim! Trimming videos on your iPhone couldn’t be any easier – it’s built right into the Photo’s (and video) app. Here’s how: Open the video you want to edit while in the Photos app. In the upper...

For Real Free Stock Images

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

Stock Images Tip We’ve all searched Google > Images for that perfect image to enhance a slide or a presentation. We’ve all probably been a little weary or done the extra research to decide if we could use that image without implications. Chances are we used it regardless because, “Ohhhh, nobody we’ll ever know!” Well, fret and fuss...

Power Point Templates Save Time

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Power Point Templates Tech Tip Starting a PowerPoint from scratch can be time-consuming and tedious and requires a keen eye for design, color and fonts. But Microsoft doesn’t want us to work that hard so it offers hundreds of professionally designed template designs and individual slide/graphics that you can start with. Of course, you can always customize any element of...

Setting the Initial View of PDF Files Before Sending

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

Tip Initial View in PDF There are several methods to set the initial view of a PDF document and this is just one of them. The instructions are intended only as a general description of the process and prepared using Adobe Acrobat. When a user opens a PDF document they see the initial view of the PDF. You can set...

Must Have App: Get Human

Posted in: Tech Tips

Tech Tip Jan 22 2019 GetHuman “Please listen closely as our menu options may have changed.” Don’t we all know that message REALLY means, “Good luck getting a human on the line!”? If you’re calling a large, national, or international company, GetHuman may be able to help. It’s a website and app that gets that human on the phone for you...

How To Reverse An All-Caps Error In Word & Outlook Without Retyping

Posted in: Tech Tips, Word

Do not type in all caps “THERE'S NO NEED TO YELL!” DID YOU ACCIDENTALLY TYPE A WHOLE PARAGRAPH IN ALL CAPS? No need to retype it, says our friends at LawTech Partners! Simply use Word's "change case" feature to quickly convert text from ALL CAPS to Sentence Case or other. Look for the “Change Case” button on the Ribbon or use...