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Did you know that you can save, edit, and share your Office for Mac files online for free, from any computer with a Web browser and Internet connection? Watch this video series to learn how.
How to Upload a PDF File to Your WordPress Blog
by DON CAMPBELL · 4 COMMENTS
Have you ever wanted to make a PDF file available for download on your WordPress blog or website?
For example, maybe you want to make your patient pre-visit form available on your website so new patients can print it off at him and fill it in before coming to the office.
This video shows you how to use the “Add Media” button in the WordPress editor to upload an Adobe PDF file and link to it from a WordPress Page or WordPress Post.
You could also do this for a Word document, Powerpoint presentation, or any other type of file you want to make available on your blog.
This video explains how to add a YouTube video to WordPress.org (by competenowwebtips) with the YouTube Shortcode plugin. I used the instructions in the video to create this post.
You can insert a YouTube video by pasting the video’s URL into your post; but the YouTube Shortcode plugin gives you more options. It works really well!
Video from the Microsoft Office website explaining Backstage view in PowerPoint 2010. Backstage view is on the File tab in PowerPoint 2010 (the File tab replaced the Office button in PP 2007).
This feature allows you to use shape, color, pictures, and text to make a point visually in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2010 (and 2007).
One way to work with this feature is to use the SmartArt button on the Insert tab. Another way is to use the Insert SmartArt Graphics button on a Title and Content slide layout in PowerPoint.
If you have existing text that you’d like to convert to SmartArt, select the text, and then click the Convert to SmartArt button in the Paragraph group on the Home tab.
There are over 80 SmartArt graphics to choose from in the SmartArt Gallery! The categories include List, Process, Cycle, Hierarchy, Relationship, Matrix, Pyramid, Picture, and Office.com.
Here’s a short video I created showing you two ways to create a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2010:
Please post your questions or comments below.
In this video I explain how to create a Bookmarks folder in Safari. I think you’ll find this helpful when you have a lot of browser bookmarks on your Bookmarks Bar in Safari. Creating a Bookmarks folder allows you to group your bookmarks so they display in a drop-down menu saving you space on the Bookmarks Bar. Watch my instructional video for help. Enjoy!
Do you ever have the need to work with multiple programs at a time? It’s pretty common to do so; in fact, that’s one reason people purchase wide-screen monitors or work with multiple monitors at one time.
I love the Snap feature in Windows 7 that allows you to snap a window to the left or right side of the screen. I use the Snap feature a lot when I want to work with two windows (could be a program or a document) side by side.
To snap a window to the left side of your screen, point to it’s title bar and drag it to the left. Once your mouse reaches the left side of the screen, the window is snapped into place, taking up half your screen space. When positioning your mouse to drag, I suggest you place it as far left as possible on the title bar so you don’t have to drag far.
Use the same procedure to snap a window to the right side of your screen, except point your mouse on the right side of the window’s title bar and drag to the right. When the window snaps to the right, you’ll have two equally-sized windows side by side. Here’s an example of two snapped windows.
And here’s a Windows Web site with a short video showing you how to do it: