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Cool Computer Tips

Here are 5 computer tips that you might find interesting:

Tip 1: Turn your computer's browser window into a simple text editor.

If you want to bring up a basic text editor you can type in, just paste this into the address bar of your browser:

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Use this screen to paste or type in text!

Tip 2: Clear your browser cache using a keyboard shortcut

Clear your browser cache by pressing "Control," plus "Shift," plus "R."

This will also refresh your page however clicking on the key F5 will also refresh your view quickly.

Tip 3: Move your window to any side of the screen, or to the next monitor.

This is a handy tip that only works on PCs. If you click the "Windows" key, plus one of the arrows (right, left, up, down), your current window will move to that side of the screen. Clicking on the, "Windows," plus "Shift," plus one of the arrows will move your window into whatever monitor is that way (right, for example).

Tip 4: Customize what part of a screenshot you would like.

If you only need to screenshot part of the screen, there's a simple way to do it for both Windows and Macs.

For PC Computers: Just go to "Start" and then "Snipping Tool."

For Mac Computers: "Command," plus "Shift," plus "4" brings up the tool. Then you just drag the area you want.

Tip 5: Get back a tab you accidentally closed.

Did you close a tab in error? Here is a great tip to get it back, just press "Control" (or "Command" on Mac), plus "Shift," plus "T," and it will reappear.

 


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