tabs

Fri
08
Dec
Dennis Faas's picture

How to Fix: Change Firefox Quantum Black Tabs to Gray

Infopackets Reader Jean B. writes: " Dear Dennis, I hope this email finds you well. My system recently upgraded to the newest version of Firefox Quantum (version 57), and so far it is much faster than the previous versions. One of the annoying ... features of the Firefox upgrade is the black tabs (black background) near the top of the page. Previously the Firefox tabs were gray in color and I prefer that to the black tabs. I have looked in the program preferences but can't find a way to change it back. Can you help? " My response: I am also not a fan of the black tabs in Firefox and am in the ... (view more)

Fri
10
Nov
Dennis Faas's picture

Firefox 57 to Kill Many Addons: Tab Groups Alternative

Infopackets Reader Jean K. writes: " Dear Dennis, Recently my Firefox web browser updated to version 56.0.2. When I go Tools -> Add-ons , I see most of my addons are marked as ' Legacy '. I read online that when Firefox 57 is released, it will ... use ' web extensions ,' (also spelt " WebExtensions ") which will make the current addons incompatible. This is a big problem! I have been using the ' Tab Groups ' addon by Quicksaver for a while now (which groups my web browser tabs into categories) and cannot imagine life without this incredibly helpful addon. Unfortunately the developer ... (view more)

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)

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - tabs