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  1. ICT Tip #55 - Email Signatures

    by , 5th November 2013 at 04:19 PM
    Warning: distribution of this week's tip may result in an increase in Comic Sans MS in your inbox. Use with caution.

    ICT Tip 055 - Email Signatures.doc

    (written for Outlook 2010)

    (I am also happy to see that EG does not have Comic Sans MS as an option for posts )
  2. ICT Tip #54 - Out of Office in Webmail

    by , 29th October 2013 at 04:59 PM
    Continued from last time, some more on Out of Office, but as done through Exchange 2007's webmail service: ICT Tip 054 - Using Webmail to set up Out of Office.doc

    It's probably accurate for Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2010 as well, bar a few screenshot changes.
  3. ICT Tip #52 - Compatibility Mode in IE

    by , 8th October 2013 at 11:19 AM
    You may find this one useful to send out if you run Webmail on Exchange 2007 - when people end up with IE10 at home through Windows Updates, it breaks the display of Webmail unless you force compatibility mode. It's only a single click, but as with the engineer who charges £100 for a single tap of a hammer, it's all in knowing where to click.

    ICT Tip 052 - Compatibility Mode in IE.doc
  4. ICT Tip #49 - To, CC and BCC

    by , 25th September 2013 at 11:03 AM
    A bit of a delayed start to the term - it all goes mad in the first week or so - but time to get back up and running with IT Tips.

    This week is an educational Public Service Announcement, because no-one seems to know that BCC exists: ICT Tip 049 - To, CC and BCC.doc
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  5. ICT Tip #48 - Switching Windows with Alt+Tab

    by , 26th June 2013 at 01:42 PM
    Another late post - although I have a good excuse this time, I was busy in the ultrasound room for my wife's 20 week scan yesterday

    Following on from last week's look-at-the-shiny-3D-effect ICT Tip #47 - Switching Windows with Win+Tab, this week we have the much more useful, useable and sensible alternative: ICT Tip 048 - Switching Windows with Alt+Tab.doc

    Best of luck in getting your users to use it

    share/remix/reuse/profit
  6. ICT Tip #47 - Switching Windows with Win+Tab

    by , 18th June 2013 at 03:11 PM
    One of those quick little tips that makes life much easier - albeit I opted to show the shiny version to people first, because some people are forever impressed by a little bit of 3D gimmickry. It's like Alt+Tab but less useful, it's... ICT Tip 047 - Switching Windows with Win+Tab.doc!

    I don't know why I bother trying to build up suspense when I name the tip in the title of every post
  7. ICT Tip #46 - Screenshots in Word

    by , 12th June 2013 at 02:59 PM
    Continuing a theme from last week's Snipping Tool, if you're working in Word 2010 you can directly insert screen captures into a document - something else I had to have pointed out to me (by my wife, in this instance). Short and sweet and oh so useful: ICT Tip 046 - Insert Screenshot in Word.doc

    Steal/use/remix/share/profit
  8. ICT Tip #45 - Snipping Tool

    by , 7th June 2013 at 03:31 PM
    Late again. Sorry!

    This one was new to me when a teacher pointed it out, and is actually fantastically useful - particularly if you're trying to train your users in how to report an issue (good luck, if so).

    ICT Tip 045 - Snipping Tool.doc is an easy way of screencapping areas of a screen. It is actually quicker than Print Screen -> Open Irfanview -> Paste -> Crop -> Copy -> Paste, so may well be useful to you as well as your end users.

    May all ...
  9. ICT Tip #41 - Using Tab to move between inputs

    by , 9th May 2013 at 12:27 PM
    I have been really lax with this, sorry. Missed last week and late this week. Can you tell that I've hit the traditional pre-Summer ramping up of work?

    #40 gets skipped out as it was only relevant internally, so on to #41 - a simple one that you and I couldn't live without, yet remains a mystery to most: ICT Tip 041 - Using Tab to move between input fields.doc

    Nevermore will you struggle to bite your tongue as a user types out their username, then reaches for the mouse, overshoots the password box, ...
  10. ICT Tip #39 - Full Screen in IE

    by , 26th April 2013 at 11:04 AM
    Completely forgot to put this up on Tuesday. Sorry

    We're skipping #38 (which was about our school Twitter feed) and going straight to ICT Tip 039 - Full Screen in IE.doc, aka "The F11 Key"

    Share it/use it/don't sell it!
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