Useful Tips for Daily Use

JUMPING TO THE URL AND SERACH FIELD:
To quickly jump to the URL field and type a website address in Firefox, use the keyboard shortcut (Ctrl)+(L). also you can use (Ctrl)+(K) to jump to the search field next to it.

ZOOMING WITH THE KEYBOARD IN OPERA:
In Opera, you can zoom in with the keyboard using the (Ctrl)+(+) and (Ctrl)+(-) keys in 10 percent steps. With (Ctrl)+(0), you can switch back to the 100 percent view.

CALCULATING WITH BINARY DIGITs:
Change the view of the calculator to "View > Scientific" to show a professional mode and convert binary numbers to hexadecimal values.

PREVENTING AUTO START:
Keeps the (Shift) key pressed when inserting a CD or DVD and when closing the optical Drive-this stop them from running automatically.

REACTIVATING HIBERNATION MODE:
If the hibernation mode refuses to function, you can reactivate it by typing the command “powercfg/hibernate on” in a command prompt windows.

DISPLAYING THE MENU BAR IN VISTA:
Click “Organize” in the action bar and select “layout > menu bar” to always display the classic menu bar in windows Explorer under Vista.

CONTROLLING WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER:
Use (Ctrl)+(Shift)+(F) of (Ctrl)+(Shift)+(B) for fast forwarding and rewinding.

SELECTING SENTENCE IN WORD:
To select a sentence in Word, keep the (Ctrl) key pressed and click at any place within the sentence.

AUTO WRITE PROTECTION IN EXCEL:
When you open an Excel table using a shortcut with the "/r (Path)\(filename)" parameter added to it. it automatically become write-protected.

TEXT DISPLAY IN OPENOFFICE:
With (Ctrl)+(Shift)+(J), you can use the entire image area in OpenOffice for viewing text, or switch back to the smaller default view.

READING OUT INFO ON BLANK DISC WITH NERO:
Nero can display information about the manufacturer of blank CDs/DVDs. when you open "Recorder > Medium information", keep (Shift) pressed and click "Update".

DEFINING EDGE SHARPNESS IN PaintShopPro:
In Paint Shop Pro, define the "Edge sharpness" with "Selection" in the style pallet for the soft-focus contour efect when copying from picture sections.

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