Teachers are the essential workers – we’ve all learned that well enough during the pandemic. What we’ve also learned is that being a teacher is not easy at all: this is hard work that requires resilience and true dedication.
When you understand computers and technology a little bit better than your colleagues, especially in small companies, you suddenly become a system administrator yourself. First, you may be asked to help with the software installation. Next, among your tasks, appears database administration. With this job, you have to monitor the safety and security of information regularly. The database should work without failures, and there should always be a fresh backup close to you, which you can restore.
Some may feel that no one cares about Microsoft's global expansion. On the contrary, everyone with pleasure "surrendered" to the megacorporation, which has trained billions of computer geniuses and beginners in simple, convenient, and almost always reliable IT products. No matter what some skeptics say about the instability of the programs or their imperfection, there is no better alternative yet. The Microsoft IT giant has left far behind its competitors, who have long been defeated by the most important criteria: price-quality-support-coverage.
Many laptop keyboards lack some useful keys, such as PrtScn (the Print Screen key, used to create various screenshots). Three valuable methods can help to make different screenshots in Windows 10 without PrtScn:
Do you know a more serious threat for information than all thumbs of users? I have not heard about it. Viruses, power supply issues, magnetic storms, it does not cost anything regarding what users can do with information. For example, with a Microsoft Access database, that can be accessed by many users in your company.
By default, Outlook shows a Desktop Alert when you receive a new email, a meeting request, or a task request for 5 seconds, and then the notification disappears from your desktop. However, there are no duration settings in Outlook. You only can turn on or turn off desktop alerts. Hard to believe, but you will find the duration in the Ease of Access group that contains settings for people with vision problems.
The Control Panel application is the primary place for various Windows settings controlling Windows looks and feel, and behavior of other software. The Control Panel applets configure field and number separators in Excel (you can switch semicolon to comma, comma to semicolon, comma to point, etc.) or measurement system in PowerPoint.
From time to time you need to change a computer or laptop no matter what, e.g., a breakdown or upgrade. To keep the habitual work environment, you need to backup and restore personal ribbon customizations.
When you work with numbers and amounts in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel, you can have some issues with decimal symbol or digit grouping symbol. Both symbols can be changed in the settings of the Windows system.
For some charts, diagrams and presentations, you need to create a regular polygon – equiangular (all angles are equal) or equilateral (all sides have the same length). E.g., equilateral triangle, regular square, etc.