Colby Apps Calendar – Collapse Off Hours

How many people start work at 1 a.m.? How about work until 11 p.m.? My guess is not many. So why does your Colby Apps Calendar show those times? Well, now you can collapse those hours so they take up almost no room on your calendar. Here’s how:

Using the Format Painter

Have you ever wanted to format a part of your document to match another part, but can’t seem to get it just right?

Custom Calendar View

Let me guess, you love using the Colby Apps Calendar, but you wish you could choose a view other than Day or Week? How would you like to have the ability to control exactly how many days appear in your calendar view?

Using Excel’s Fill Handle

The Fill Handle is very useful for copying the contents of a cell or extending a series of data.  It is represented by a little blue square in the lower right corner of a selected cell. To fill in a series of data: Enter the first part of your data set. For instance, “1, 2,...

Using appointment slots in Colby Apps Calendar

UPDATE 12/17/2012: GOOGLE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT THIS FEATURE WILL SOON BE DISCONTINUED Google’s Colby Apps Calendar has added “appointment slots,” a new feature that can be used to aid in scheduling meetings. [fprtmp media=”mp4:acits/appointmentslots” splash=”http://www.colby.edu/acits/wp-content/uploads/sites/178/2011/09/appt_slot_splash.png” width=”640″ height=”476″]

Mac Application and Folder Shortcuts

A shortcut is an icon that be “clicked” to open an application or folder without having to “go find it” on your computer. The instructions below are for running an application, but the process is the same for opening a folder or a file.

The Leopard Mac Application Dock

By default, the Dock sits at the bottom of the Mac display. The Dock was introduced in OS X and contains shortcuts to applications. As you move the cursor along the Dock, the icons will be magnified. You can relocate the Dock to the sides and you can set it to “autohide”. The size of the icons in...

Resetting the View Percent in PDF Files

Stymied about how to get a PDF file you have created to automatically open at 100%? Got a file from a colleague that opens at 65% every time no matter what you do? If you have Adobe Acrobat Pro Here is the fix: Open the PDF file Click on File > Properties Click on the...