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How to Set or Change the Default Printer

Windows allows you to set your own default printer or let Windows manage your default printer. Your print job will automatically send to the default printer destination unless otherwise specified.


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How to add an Image to an Email in Google Mail

Google Mail now has an option to let you add images to display in an email. You have the option of uploading images from your computer or from the web.


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How to Open an Attachment in Google Mail

Google provides four ways to view Google Mail attachments: in a new window, in Google Drive, in Google Docs, or in the associated application. The associated application is the application in which the attachment was originally created, or the application that is intended to display the file.Note:Emails that have attachments will be marked with a paperclip next to the received date.To view an attachment in Google Mail:Hover over the attachment file, and then click the attachment name. A pop...
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Windows Snap and Shake Features

Snap is an easy and convenient way to organize open windows on your desktop by dragging them to the edges of your screen. Snap can be used to organize windows both vertically and horizontally. Find out all that it is capable of in this post.


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Recolor Pictures and Clip Art with Microsoft Office

If you have a black and white picture in your document to which you would like to add color, or the color scheme of the picture or clip art you have chosen doesn't appeal to you, you can make changes easily following the instructions on this post.


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How to Install a Google Chrome Mailto Extension

When you click on an email link on the web, Mailto for Gmail automatically opens a separate tab with a new compose message that is directed towards the email address you clicked on. The Mailto extension allows you to quickly send an email without having to copy and paste the email address into a new message.Note:These instructions are specifically for adding a Mailto extension to Gmail accounts. If your laptop already has a default email application (Mac Mail, Outlook, etc.), you may need...
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How to Switch Between open Windows or Applications in Windows

You can switch between minimized/open application or windows by clicking the icons along the taskbar located at the bottom of your screen. You can also switch between application by using keyboard shortcuts. These methods are especially helpful when your applications will not all fit in your task bar.Shortcut 1: Press and hold the [Alt] key > Click the [Tab] key once. A box with screen shots representing all of the open applications will appear.Keep the [Alt] key pressed down...
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How to Delay Delivery of an Email in Outlook

In Microsoft Outlook, you can compose an email and set it to be sent at a specific time using the delay delivery feature.Open a new email message.Compose the email as you normally would, including a recipient, subject line, and email message.In the "Options" tab in the "More Options" group, click "Delay Delivery." In the "Delivery options" section of the Properties window, make sure "Do not deliver before" is checked.Enter the time you want the email to send.Click [Close].Click [Send]...
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How to Delete an Outdated Email Address from Contacts in Gmail

When a user changes their login name or email, their old address may still appear. Use the steps outlined in this post to manually delete the old email address from your Google contacts.


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Gmail Delay Delivery Options

Do you work with people in different time zones? Are you going to be out of the office but still want to reach out to someone while you are away? In the past, if you wanted to schedule a Gmail message to be sent at a later date and time, you would have had to use a third-party add-on (like Boomerang for Chrome). Gmail now has a scheduling option built in.


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