tabs

Mon
03
Oct
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Fix: Task Manager Top Menu and Tabs Missing

Infopackets Reader James R. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded to Windows 10 and something strange has happened to my Task Manager. When I press CTRL + ALT + DEL on the keyboard, then click on the 'Task Manager' option, it brings up the Task ... Manager window - but the top menu of Task Manager is missing. Normally I would see 'File', 'Options', 'View' menus, plus the tabs (such as Processes, Performance, Details, etc) but neither of those are present. What gives? " My response: According to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article #193050, what you are describing is Task Manager that is operating in ... (view more)

Tue
21
Oct
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Windows 10: Most Requested Features

When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 Technical Preview a couple weeks ago, the company offered users the chance to provide feedback through a "Windows Feature Suggestion Box." As expected, feedback is pouring in as to which features should be ... present in the operating system's final version. Windows Explorer Tabs Top List So far the most requested feature is adding tabs to Windows Explorer. Microsoft says more than 1,600 people have requested a feature that would effectively treat Windows Explorer the same as an Internet browser. As such, users would be able to create new tabs ... (view more)

Thu
13
Sep
Dennis Faas's picture

Use Word's Tabs Dialog Box To Set Multiple Tabs

You can use the ruler in Word to easily set tabs exactly where you need them, which is what I almost always use. It may be easier sometimes though, to use the Tabs dialog box if you find that you need to set leader tabs, which you cannot apply on ... the ruler. Suppose you need to set two left tab stops at 1.5" and 3.5" from the left margin and a right leader tab stop 5" from the left margin. I will show you how to set them all at one time! Follow the steps below: Position your cursor where you want the tabs to be set. Click Format | Tabs. In Word 2007, click Page Layout tab | ... (view more)

Wed
01
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Precise Tab Positioning on the Ruler Bar in MS Word

When you tab in MS Word you will notice that the default tab is set to 0.5 inches. You do have some leeway in changing your tab settings though. You can set your tabs by following the steps below: Click on Format | Tabs. Set your tab stops. Click ... Close. You can pretty much set your tabs the way you want using this method, without having to keep hitting 'tab' to get where you want to be. Having said that, you really do not have precise control of your tabs. That is to say, you cannot decide and set your tabs with a precise measurement. There is one way that I have found where you can achieve ... (view more)

Tue
30
Jan
Dennis Faas's picture

'Privacy Shield For Outlook', and 'Perma Tabs'

Privacy Shield For Outlook Privacy Shield is an add-on that password protects access to Outlook's main interface. It also stretches the Privacy Dialog, can be activated on startup, has a memo pad, and can hide Outlook. ... http://e-gadgets.freehostia.com/addins.htm#shield Perma Tabs Perma Tabs is a Firefox add-on that turns tabs of your choice into permanent tabs ("permaTabs"). PermaTabs can't be closed accidentally (even when closing multiple tabs at once), and will stick around between sessions. Useful for keeping URLs you use often, always one tab away. Also, useful for picking up articles ... (view more)

Thu
23
Nov
Dennis Faas's picture

'Colorful Tabs', and 'Quick Thumbnail'

Colorful Tabs Colorful Tabs is an extension to color every Firefox tab in a different color in order to make them easy to distinguish, while beautifying the overall appearance of the interface. An essential if you're a Mozilla Firefox user. ... https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/1368/ Quick Thumbnail Quick Thumbnail is the fastest way to resize your pictures and images. Choose an image file, select some resize options, and hit Resize It. Your image will be uploaded to the server, resized and then any or all of the resized images. Not only can you get simultaneous generation of different sizes, ... (view more)

Mon
14
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

'Gamma Panel', and 'Fungus Tabs'

Gamma Panel Gamma Panel is a little handy application that lets you adjust brightness, contrast and gamma settings in real-time. Thanks to its hot-key feature, you don't even have to leave the game you're playing! The program works pretty similar to ... Color profiles in PowerStrip but is completely free and much smaller in terms of system load and memory usage. The program is pretty simple - it just sits on the taskbar and does its job. You can apply profiles in 2 ways: by pressing assigned hot-key combination or by selecting the entry from the popup menu. The last selected color profile is ... (view more)

Mon
14
Aug
Dennis Faas's picture

Modifying a Shortcut Menu: MS Word

In most applications, you're stuck with whatever the software company decides to put on its shortcut menus (the set of commands that appear when you right-click your mouse). For instance, Mr. Gates must have considered hyperlinks very important ... because in Word 2003, you can insert a hyperlink from 26 of the 62 shortcut menus. The shortcut menu that the majority of people use is the Text shortcut menu, which appears when you right-click within the text of a document. Luckily, you are able to rearrange any of the 62 shortcut menus in Word according to what you find to be important. For instance ... (view more)

Tue
06
Jun
Dennis Faas's picture

Aligning at a Decimal: MS PowerPoint

Many presentations involve slides containing numbers. They could be financial figures, measurements or other key indicators. If these figures include decimals, they should be aligned at the decimal point. In this manner, your audience can easily ... compare numbers by looking at the figures to the left and right of the decimal point. Having said that: the default alignment when you use the Tab key is left alignment of the starting number. Some people try to use leading spaces to attempt to create decimal alignment, but it never works properly and looks strange to your audience when the numbers ... (view more)

Fri
26
May
Dennis Faas's picture

Use Tabs Command: MS Word

When you press the Tab key, the insertion point moves to the right 0.5 inch which means that your typing moves 0.5 inch to the right. This is MS Word's default tab. You use this tab to indent the first line of a paragraph, or even to separate short ... items, such as the chapter name and page title on a table of contents. You can also use tabs to place columns of short items side by side, such as those in a schedule of events, but for that use you may want to set a custom tab. Tabs come in four varieties: left, center, decimal, and right. You use the ruler or the Tabs dialog box to set the tabs. ... (view more)

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