Getting to the Desktop from an Application in Windows 7

Back in Windows XP and/or Vista, there was a small icon at the bottom of the page that would return you to the desktop from inside an application. It is has gone missing in Windows 7. So how do you quickly get to the desktop in Windows 7?

Five Colby Apps Email Tips

1. Dragging Attachments Simply drag files from the desktop into your message. (Works in Chrome, FireFox 3.6 and higher, Safari) 2. Selecting Multiple Attachments Attach multiple files by holding down the Ctrl key (or Command on a Mac) and clicking on each file in turn. Holding down the Shift key will select a contiguous list...

Printing Multiple Months or Weeks in Google Calendar

By default, you have to display a single month or week in Google calendar separately and print it – one at a time. However, if you are willing to do a little “fiddling” you can print multiple weeks or months.

Changing Notification Settings in Calendar

You may have noticed that you are getting an email notification every time someone accepts a meeting that you have scheduled. This may be helpful – or it may be annoying.

PhotoShop Tips

1. Background Layers The differences between a background layer and a regular layers are: The background layer is locked It is always the lowest layer in the stacking order You cannot its blending mode or opacity To unlock a background layer, double-click on it. To turn it back into a background layer, just lock it...

Resetting IE to Open in Full Screen

One of IE's more annoying "features" is its ability to "remember" the last window size when you actually interacted with the screen and use that as the default window size every after. Here is how to fix that.

Restricting Editing to Individual Cells in Excel 2007

What if you only want to protect a single, or several single cells, in an entire Excel worksheet and allow users to edit or input data in the rest of the sheet? Let’s say you have a worksheet like this: You would like your department members to edit the “data” in the black text cells,...

Google Calendar Quick Start

(Need Info on Initiating Calendar Process – Unavailable at this time but will go here!) Importing Schedules from Oracle Exporting Your Oracle Calendar Data   Open your oracle calendar File > Export Data  Select “iCalendar File“ Click “Continue”     Under Export: Check Meetings, Day Events, Daily Notes Check Tasks if you use this feature...