Tag Archives: Computers

IT Simple Tip #3: Basic new e-mail form


I have used the Google Mail new mail form to demonstrate the basics points of e-mail creation. I chose this one as it is free to use.

Basic e-mail fields on create e-mail

I will go into more detail about e-mail elsewhere in this blog.

IT Simple Tip #1: Keyboard Shortcuts


I have to start somewhere so starting with something simple! During my years working in schools I discovered that it was things like learning basic keyboard shortcuts that made people’s lives a lot easier.


So here are the most important shortcuts you can learn:

Name Windows Mac Result
Copy Ctrl+C Cmd+C Copies selected item
Paste Ctrl+V Cmd+V Pastes the last item you copied/cut
Cut Ctrl+X Cmd+X Deletes selected item and holds to paste elsewhere
Select All Ctrl+A Cmd+A Highlights all the items on the page so you can quickly copy/cut or delete

 

There are many more shortcuts that each application uses but the the four above are the ones that you will use on an almost daily basis.


More tips to come and please feel free to prompt me with a question!