Tech Tip – Tidy & Focused

If you’d like to quickly clean up a messy desktop in Windows 10, and if you’d like to stay focused by clearing away all open apps except for the one you’re working on, here’s how: To hide desktop icons quickly: – Press and hold (or right-click) the...

Tech Tip – Format Painter

If you’re preparing a Word document in Windows 10 and you like the look of the formatting in one section and you’d like a quick and easy way to apply the same formatting to other sections, try using ‘Format Painter’. You can find Format Painter on the top left of the...

Quickly Re-Open a Closed Tab

If you have several tabs open on your browser and you accidentally close an important tab, there is and fast and easy way to re-open it. To re-open an important tab that you’ve accidentally closed: – Press command+shift+t on a Mac or control+shift+t on...

Tech Tip – Record Your Screen (Easily)

Although the built-in Windows 10 feature ‘Game Bar’ was designed for ‘screenshotting’ games, it can actually be used by anybody as a fast and easy way to take and use a screenshot. For example: – Press Windows Key + G to open the Windows 10 game bar....

Tech Tip – Save a Web Page as a PDF

Sometimes, when researching online, it’s helpful to be able to collect information in a form that can easily be printed out, so here’s how to save a web page as a PDF from three popular browsers: Google Chrome: – Top right (three-dot icon), choose ‘Print’...

Tech Tip – Snip & Sketch

If you need to be able to quickly grab areas of your screen, annotate them and share them, Windows 10 has an easy to use Snip & Sketch app. To use Snip & Sketch: – Hold down the Windows key + Shift + S to bring up a snipping toolbar. – Snip the...