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How to use Dropbox Selective Sync

June 20, 2022

Posted in: Mobile, Tech Tips, Working Remotely

Dropbox logo Dropbox cloud storage service helps you keep files safe so they are always available when you need them. You can sync files across devices linked to your account and access them whenever you like. Dropbox syncs all your folders, including large media files and personal files, using Smart Sync. If you use Dropbox at home...

Understanding OneDrive icons

Posted in: Apple, Microsoft or Windows, Mobile, Tech Tips, Working Remotely

OneDrive Icon Microsoft OneDrive is a low-cost, user-friendly cloud storage utility that allows you to save space on your computer. The app is available on macOS, Windows, Android, and Web platforms. We explain OneDrive icons for Windows, Mac, Android, and Web versions below. This is a guide for understanding what the many OneDrive icons are trying to...

How to Add Text to PDFs Using Microsoft Edge’s New PDF Editor

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Microsoft Edge, the successor to Internet Explorer, now has options for working with text. The browser has a built-in PDF viewer that allows you to open, read and edit PDF files directly in the browser. PDFs are not editable by default, so that PDF editing would require a simple PDF editing software like Acrobat Reader....

Yoink — An Easier Way to Move Files Around Your Mac

Posted in: Apple, Tech Tips

Yoink is an app for Macs that allows you to drag and drop files onto a temporary holding area to move them between applications. The app helps you stay organized as you work with files on your Mac. Yoink is like a virtual shelf where you can temporarily drop pictures, text selections, apps, and other...

An Easy Alternative to Scrolling Webpages: Spacebar

Posted in: Internet/Social Media, Tech Tips

Scrolling up and down can sometimes be annoying when scrolling webpages, especially with the mouse or touchpad. However, there's an alternative to scrolling with a mouse, for which you don't even need the mouse. It's the spacebar on your keyboard! Normally, you would use the scrollbar in the browser, scroll heel on your mouse, or...

How to Disable Autocorrect One Time on Excel

Posted in: Excel, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Autocorrect, whether in Microsoft Office or text messages, can be a double-edged sword. Without it, your text may be riddled with spelling mistakes and could become very time-consuming to finish and correct tasks. On the other hand, with autocorrect on, you may have to manually change technically correct words but not for autocorrect. In Excel,...

How to Quickly Resize Excel Columns to Fit Contents of the Cells

Posted in: Excel, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

Microsoft Excel is popular globally, especially for organizations and small businesses. Spreadsheets are incredibly useful for recordkeeping, filing, calculations, analysis, etc. Excel sheets open with a standard view where the cells have a default size. When you have different lengths of inputs in a column, some cells may show full text while others will cut it...

HOW TO SET DEFAULT PAGE MAGNIFICATION IN ADOBE ACROBAT TO 100 PERCENT

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

Here's a common question that PDF users have: "Every time I open a PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, I have to change view settings from 'fit to width scrolling' to 'fit one full page'; can I set the default view settings to 100 percent?" In other words, users often have to manually set the...

How to Enable the ‘Inclusiveness’ Editor in Microsoft Word

Posted in: Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

Screen shot showing options for Word's Inclusiveness Editor Our language is constantly changing, and lately, there has been a lot of focus on "inclusiveness." When writing any kind of text in Word or otherwise, you want to make sure that you're using the right terms and avoiding making mistakes that may be offensive to certain people. What if there was an editor that...

Automatically Save and Backup Word Documents to OneDrive

Posted in: Excel, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips, Word

Screen capture showing how to turn auto save on OneDrive documents. Microsoft OneDrive has an automatic backup feature that can assure your document is saved intermittently. Only documents that are saved into OneDrive will automatically save. Open an existing document and click on File, then Save As. Choose OneDrive as the saving location. You can even decide to save the document in a subfolder. Be sure to confirm...