Enabling curved quotation marks for MS Word

On two occasions when I had my computer’s hard drive replaced, and reinstalled MS Word, I found that Word documents was rendering all quotation marks as straight quotation marks rather than as curved quotation marks. Here is how to fix the problem in MS Word: Open up a Word file Go to the “Tools” menu…

Creating columns in WordPress

Here is a way to go about creating columns in WordPress: The starting code for Column 1 is div style=”float:left;width:50%;” closed off by /div The starting code for Column 2 is div style=”float:right;width:50%;” closed off by /div In this instance, there are more lines of text within Column 2, so here is a test to…

Removing tabs from a MS Word document

I found that when I pasted text from one particular programme into Microsoft Word that I got a whole lot of tab markers across the top of the Word document. It didn’t seem to make a difference, but it annoyed me nonetheless. Here is how to delete all tab stops from a MS Word document:…

Computer shortcuts (Windows)

For various Windows programmes: Copy: Ctrl+C Copy all: Ctrl+A Cut: Ctrl+X Find: Ctrl+F Paste: Ctrl+V Undo: Ctrl+Z Firefox: Open main menu: Alt or F10 (this switches to the first drop-down menu at the top of the window; e.g.: “File”) Full screen (toggle): F11 View page information: Ctrl+I View page source: Ctrl+U Zoom text larger: Ctrl+=…

WordPress HTML code notes

These are manual codes. You may wish to investigate Cascading Style Sheets (commonly known as “CSS”) so as to enable you to make global changes to your site. Note: Each set of code needs to start with a left arrow bracket (to the right of the “M” on the keyboard) and end with a right…

Bookmarks

It is always worthwhile backing up your browser’s bookmarks (or “favorites”). Otherwise you can lose them if/when your PC crashes (when you lose all your C drive data) and even if/when you upgrade your browser to a newer version (the latter has happened to me). Firefox The file path for Firefox bookmark back-ups is: C:\Documents…