A wealth of “I didn’t know I could do that!” surprises. Windows 7. Calculator. Translate Celsius to Fahrenheit, kilometers to miles, grams to ounces, joules to BTUs, etc. Calculation worksheets can be used to quickly compute real-world quantities like fuel economy and car lease payments.
A wealth of “I didn’t know I could do that!” surprises.
Have you ever tried to explain a complicated computer problem to a friend or to tech support?
The Problem Steps Recorder allows you to record a series of screenshots, add notes, and e-mail them to whomever is helping you.
Note: Anything you type won’t be recorded. If what you type is necessary, use the comment feature to highlight where your problem is occurring.
The taskbar is usually at the bottom of the taskbar, but you can move it to the top or sides if you wish.
Gadgets are “mini programs” that are contained within Windows.
Jump Lists are a new feature of Windows 7 that allow you to get quick access to your most frequently used or most recently used files, folders and websites.
You can pin your favorite to the jump lists to make searching even easier and faster.
ClearType allows you to improve the readability of text to fit your unique needs by going through a series of tests like you’d experience when visiting an eye doctor!
If you are addicted to Post-It Notes, this capability is just for you!
Search allows you to find documents, e-mails, music, photos, etc. quickly without looking at individual files and programs.
In the start menu search box, type snip. Select snipping tool from the results. You’re going to like this one so much that you’ll want to pin it to your start menu!
Click on the snipping tool and select the image you want (like a screen shot). You can save it wherever you want and use it in various presentations.
The snap feature is a fun and quick way to resize your open windows by dragging them to the edges of your screen. It makes reading, organizing and comparing windows a snap!
You can make open windows expand vertically, take up the whole screen and appear side-by-side.
You can use a hot-key shortcut (Windows Orb and right or left arrow key) while in a document.
Simply drag the window to the edge of the screen until it responds the way you wish.
“Peek” is like giving you x-ray vision to look past all the open windows on the desktop.
Shake allows you to cut through a cluttered desktop to focus on a single window.