Charts help bridge the gap between our spreadsheet data and the real world. I don’t remember where I first read that, it was years ago. But it is something I always tell my students. It is so true. At a glance, which is easier to understand? This spreadsheet data? OrContinue Reading

Have you ever created a table and you need to add numbering to the first column? Ever done it manually? Ouch. There is actually a way to do this quickly. Simply select the column and click on the Numbering button from the Home tab. I know!! The same thing worksContinue Reading

Did you know that PowerPoint has some pretty cool picture editing and effects tools?  Here a just a few basic examples: (Can you tell I like cycling?) Want to learn how to do some awesome things with PowerPoint? Then check out these two YouTube channels: PowerPoint Spice Nuts & BoltsContinue Reading

“You don’t understand, I haven’t used a computer before.” “I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for the last 10 years.” “My job didn’t require the use of a computer.” “I didn’t grow up around computers.” I teach a class, Intro to PC Applications, at a local community college. This class covers theContinue Reading

All you need to do is press Ctrl and the apostrophe. Release the key combination and type the letter to be accented, and there it is. For example, if you want to type an é, press the Ctrl key and press the ’ (apostrophe)  and then release the keys.  Type the letter e andContinue Reading