Part of our new Google Apps 101 class includes a list of helpful links to explore Google Apps on your own. We’ve made that list a page (updated 7 Feb 2011) on this here blog for easier access. Enjoy!
A helpful process map for the best use of Comic Sans font.
I’ve upgraded a couple few different machines now from 10.4 to 10.5, Leopard, and have noticed something: With an in-place upgrade, Leopard hates when your hard drive is named something other than ‘Macintosh HD.’ The problem that manifests is after successfully installing Leopard you’re not able to log in; credentials are accepted but a blue [...]
We ran into an issue with a user who’s Exchange mailbox had grown to a size that was very large, too large in fact. We needed to find a way to shrink it and usually this means to archive a significant portion of the messages. But as we were about to find out, this wasn’t [...]
Before doing a clean install of Leopard my “Open With” menu was cluttered with duplicate entries (and I’m sure over time it will happen again). I’d right-click an image wanting to open it with Seashore and the menu would have Firefox listed twice, Seashore listed twice, Preview listed twice, and so on. It certainly didn’t [...]
I’ve been enjoying practicing Inbox Zero as described by Merlin Mann at 43Folders. For the last couple of weeks I have kept my inbox close to or at zero and WOW, it’s an amazing feeling. Merlin’s got quite a rant going on the subject which is well worth reading. Get yourself over to www.inboxzero.com and [...]
Did you know that if you delete a a mail message in Outlook, it’s not necessarily gone from the system? The message is simply moved to your “Deleted Items” folder. Over time, your “Deleted Items” folder can become very large, and take up precious space on the mail server. One way to think of it: [...]
We’ve been buying HP 3800n laser printers this year and have a few of them scattered around the businesses at this point. We are finding that the price per page for color printing, for text enhancement color, not full page graphics, comes out at a good price per page of around 4.5 cents. However, that [...]
The default setup in Outlook 2003 has a Navigation pane that runs along the left side of the screen. It contains a button for each type of Outlook folder: -Mail -Calendar -Contacts -Tasks You’ll notice that as you click on those buttons, you get different context-specific options. For example, clicking on the Contacts button gives [...]
In Outlook 2003 the default setup has a Reading Pane (also known as a preview window) on the right side of the screen. This is a change from older versions of Outlook that had the pane on the bottom of the screen. Microsoft felt the new way made it easier to read the message being [...]
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