Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Computer Class Notes 6-23-2021

In an article Fran sent today, Microsoft Windows has now dropped to 73% with the Chrome OS and MacOS rising.

Microsoft Windows 11 Event TOMORROW
Microsoft will live stream the event starting at 11 a.m. Eastern time on June 24, 2021. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella and Chief Product Officer Panos Panay will both be presenting at the event. If you can’t tune in at the time of the live stream, you can head to Microsoft’s website and watch it later on your own schedule.

Printer Problems
I have been using the same HP Envy 6075 printer and my computer HP Pavilion for about 4 months with no problems. All of a sudden I cannot print wireless or wired.

Here are the steps I take to resolve printer issues:
  1. Win+I to open Settings
  2. Click Devices > Printers & scanners
  3. Locate your printer
  4. Click on it > Remove device
  5. Turn off computer
  6. Plug Printer in with USB
  7. Turn the computer back on
Windows should see the printer and reinstall the driver.

One Photo Viewer
This viewer is easy to use and has a clean interface. Free with no ads. Designed to be used as Windows 10 default photo viewer app. One Photo Viewer has many customization options and features such as slideshow, color adjustment, crop, resize, rotate, copy/paste clipboard, and more. All accessible by right-click menu or keyboard shortcuts. It is also touchscreen compatible.

Fixdows Is An Open-Source Utility
Many PC users will have at some point, experienced problems while trying to update Windows. And when these errors occur, it can be due to various reasons.

How to Add Family Members to Your Microsoft 365 Plan
The Microsoft 365 family plan allows you to get Microsoft Office for up to six people at just $100 per year. Here’s how to add family members to your Microsoft 365 plan.

Highlight A Box Of Text In Word
I am sure you have had an instance where you just wanted to highlight a certain area of text in your document for one reason or another and instead ended up feeling frustrated because you were unable to do so.

How To Show Formatting In Word
I wish I had a nickel for every time someone has lamented how they could always see their formatting in WordPerfect but cannot in Microsoft Word.

Make Microsoft Edge Show Downloads at the Bottom of the Window
Beginning with version 90, Microsoft Edge now shows downloads at the top of the window instead of the bottom. If you don’t like this, you can place downloads at the window bottom with a shortcut in Windows 10. Here’s how.

Image Resizer Utility
Image Resizer is a Windows shell extension for bulk image-resizing. After installing PowerToys, right-click on one or more selected image files in File Explorer, and then select Resize pictures from the menu.

6 Hidden Windows 10 Tools You Should Be Using
Microsoft PowerToys sounds like it should be a new videogame franchise or children’s interactive device. No, Microsoft hasn’t shifted its focus towards kids, but it has given some adults new things to play with inside Windows.

LibreOffice Impress
How to Insert a Google Photos Album

You cannot import an album from Photos to Impress directly. Open the album in Photos and Shift+D to download the album to your computer. Unzip the compressed folder and then...

Insert > Media > Photo Album

Now locate the picture and select them all. They will each be placed on separate slides. When that is successful you can delete the zip file and the unzipped images.

Convert Foreign Language Page

When you open a webpage in Google Chrome that is not in English, right-click on the page and select Translate to English.

Google Calendar
Can I access my Google Calendar that I have updated on my cell phone on my computer?

Yes, open google chrome. Click the menu button and the the Calendar icon. You must be logged into your Google account.

Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts In Windows 10
These shortcuts are designed to help you eliminate a mouse click, and accomplish some common tasks in Windows, without clicking through menus.

Win+E: Open File Explorer
Win+L: Lock PC
Win+ (.): Open The emoji picker 🚚
Win+V: Search through clipboard history
Win+I: Open settings
Win+ 1, 2, 3: Launch a Taskbar pinned
Ctrl+Shift while clicking a program icon to run as admin
Win+ Alt+D: Open time and calendar
Win+G: Xbox Game Bar to record screen
Win+Shift+S: Quick Screenshots

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