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Simple IT Thoughts

Some IT thoughts of a non-IT guru...

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When it comes to word processing and common computing tasks, keyboard shortcuts can be invaluable. They make life a lot easier and save us a lot of time. Below is a list of the 15 most useful keyboard shortcuts. 1. Control + Z – Undo 2. Control + K – Insert hyperlink 3. Control + Escape – Access start menu 4. Alt + Enter – Properties task bar 5. Alt+F4 – Close 6. Alt+ Plus key – Brings up a range of symbols such as degrees, ticks, plus and minus, copyright etc 7. F2 – Change filename in Win X 8. Control + O – Open 9. Windows Key + D – Access desktop 10. Control + Mouse Wheel – Zoom 11. Control + Shift + T – Re-open previous tab 12. Alt + Back arrow – Return to previous location 13. F6 – Select the address bar in the browser...
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Recently, I've been trying to assist my eldest child (11 years old) with studying for upcoming exams. Even though I had put forward a monetary reward for good results achieved, boy was there still a large amount of whinging that went on. One of the subjects was music theory, and when reading about it in books or watching a teacher scribble about it on a board, I grant you it is really quite hard to wrap your head around the various concepts. You really need to hear and play these ideas out on a keyboard, for example to explain a major chord (a chord having a root, a major third, and a perfect fifth) is all great but it means nothing to a child, but if they can see the notes highlighted on a keyboard so that they can see the pattern and count the number of tones between notes played...
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