Technology changes so quickly, everyday apps are being updated and gaining new features. Here are some tech tips from our IT Support Team and new features to help you get the most out of your technology.
Version Control, Shadow Copies, File History
Did you see our article on Microsoft PowerToys? Microsoft PowerToys are a suite of add on features for Microsoft Windows, including handy things like - bulk rename files, an image resizer, a Mac-like spotlight search tool, the ability to snap windows, around your screen, among others, check out the full article to learn more.
They will form part of Windows 11 natively, are you excited for Microsoft's latest operating system?
Keyboard Shortcut to Reopen a Closed Tab
Have you ever closed a tab in Chrome and then realised you still need it? Our IT support team love this keyboard shortcut, on your keyboard, press:
Control + Shift + T (or Command + Shift + T on a Mac)
Your last closed tab will reappear, keep pressing it to re-open more closed tabs.
Microsoft Word's Built in Thesaurus
To avoid using the same words, or to think of a more sophisticated replacement, right click any word in your document and select 'synonyms' to access Microsoft's built in thesaurus, and you will be given a full selection of alternatives.
Quickly Minimise All Open Windows
There is a secret button located in the bottom-right corner of the taskbar, clicking it will minimise all of your open windows.
You can find it beyond the time and date, there is a sliver of a button, clicking it once will minimise everything, clicking it again will bring all your windows back.
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