Recent questions tagged computer info

Description : How do you copy only the left or the right part of the screen in the following example? See detail.

Last Answer : Print+Screen the whole screen. Open file in Paint. Drag a box around the desired part. Cut. Save.

Description : Is there same as above key on a computer/laptop/smartphone? See detail.

Last Answer : Those two vertical lines are called ditto marks, and they use the double-quotes symbol. You can type that in a list and it means ditto the above. It doesn't cause the above entry to be ... for actually repeating the contents of the line or space above, for that you would just copy and paste.

Description : Is there any problem with Firefox in the last few days or so?

Last Answer : I meant when the word “Firefox” is clicked on in the list of “All programs”. How about clcking on the icon?

Description : How to address everyone in the "To" bar, without typing them all one by one? See detail.

Last Answer : It depends on what email program you’re using but if it’s gmail and they’re in your address book already, when you type the beginning of their name, the name will pop up for you to click on.

Description : How to get the lost window or tab while composing?

Last Answer : Try this> press Ctrl+Shift+T (or Command+Shift+T on a Mac) and the last tab you closed will reopen in a new tab page. Just to let you know I Googled it for you.

Description : When is it enough to click once and when you have to double click on an icon? See deatil.

Last Answer : If it says “click,” click once. If it says “double click,” click twice. My method is this: Always click once. If nothing happens, click twice.

Description : Which newspaper/s are planning to have the read page by page option?

Last Answer : It is available for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Description : How do you get Firefox to display the already open tabs let's say (Fluther, Google etc.)

Last Answer : Care for a screenshot? I don’t remember encountering anything like that before, and I use Firefox.

Description : Are Fluther’s and Gmail’s logos missing from the tabs on Firefox?

Last Answer : It’s ok now.

Description : Why is the search icon (magnifying glass) in Google search box on one tab and not the other?

Last Answer : It’s not longer there, right after I posted the question.

Description : Is the magnifying glass icon (search engine) working in the following site?

Last Answer : I clicked on the magnifying glass, and a search bar appeared across the top o sth page. I typed :happiness” in the space and clicked, and it produced a list of article summaries and the link to go to the article. It is working just as it is supposed to.

Description : What is the fastest solution for Page not Found error message?

Last Answer : It can’t on your end. It’s an issue with the site’s server or an invalid URL.

Description : Is it possible to select/highlight/copy, form the following article/website?

Last Answer : I could do it. I highlighted, pressed Control C to copy that term, opened a new tab and pressed Control V to enter it.

Description : What is the vertical 3 dots (next to the icon for refresh below the search box in Gmail Inbox) for?

Last Answer : It is probably a menu.

Description : What is the term for the following kind of copying/selecting? See detail.

Last Answer : The word “select” not showing up in the topic box?

Description : What are a lot of websites missing, other than a search engine?

Last Answer : Accepting credit cards for membership fees.

Description : Is there anything unusual that happens once in a while in Gmail address box?

Last Answer : Well, one thing it does is try to do a pattern match to see if the name you are typing matches someone in your contacts. If it does, it offers that full email address to save you typing rest of it. Other than that, you need to be more specific.

Description : How do you get to the following page from its home page?

Last Answer : If you are on the home page you click on the link that says “contact me” It is found in the right hand column of the home page beneath the picture of Professor Farnsworth and immediately above where it says “New Book”.

Description : How do you open a file in your email?

Last Answer : I create a folder for each thing, like a file cabinet in my email.

Description : What other way/s can you refresh a webpage, other than the Refresh icon and F5?

Last Answer : You can retype the www. Address manualy.

Description : Can you post your email address on facebook for example?

Last Answer : Yes, under contact and basic info.

Description : Does the Android or Google "personal assistant" have a name?

Last Answer : No. It’s boring. It’s just called Google Assistant.

Description : Which kind of CAPTCHA is better, letters and numbers or pictures of items?

Last Answer : I think pictures, for now at least, while neural net research is still at the current stage. I feel like letters and numbers should be easy for OCR systems.

Description : Is it obvious which is better fax or email for the privacy of medical info?

Last Answer : It depends on where the receiver is. If they work in an office, getting a fax delivered there could really expose their info to whomever gets it from the fax machine. An email would make more sense ... account. In any case, the question is a bit moot since fax machines are rarely used any more.

Description : Emojis on Mac computer?

Last Answer : Safari has, under “Edit” tab emojis !

Description : What is/are supposed to show up on the screen as soon as you plug in a headphone in the desktop computer?

Last Answer : Nothing. Nothing is supposed to appear.

Description : Why would it be necessary to go through the configuration panel to get the volume turned on?

Last Answer : One of the great things about computers - Windows computers in general, especially, from what I've read - is their eminent configurability. But that can also make them pretty frustrating at times. When you ... system already works. It wouldn't fix a problem where the sound simply wouldn't come on.

Description : Is it possible to highlight every other paragraph, but not as in Ctrl F?

Last Answer : This question cries out for more detail: What software are you talking about? Microsoft Word? Some other word processor? What do you mean about highlighting for the purpose of pasting ? Highlighting ... apply certain formatting to every other paragraph . But again, I'm just guessing right now.

Description : What do people who don't want to give out their phone number to email account provider do?

Last Answer : Fake number.

Description : What is the alternative/similar to the command key?

Last Answer : On a PC keyboard that would be the Windows key, which pressing opens the start menu.

Description : How do you undo incognito mode on a tablet, with screen keyboard?

Last Answer : On my Android phone when I have the Chrome browser up, there's a dpot in the upper right corner of the screen with the three dots. This allows you to open a new tab, incognito or otherwise. Next to ... a square with a number in it. This tells you how many tabs are open and allows you to access them

Description : Is Excel 2013 supposed to lead you Transpose for converting vertical to horizontal list, if not what does?

Last Answer : You can just type =transpose( then highlight your cells

Description : What is the synonym for the computer terminology blank cell?

Last Answer : (Null) was what I thought.

Description : Why wouldn't there be search engine for the site in addition to the www search box in every site?

Last Answer : I’m not quite sure what you’re looking for here. The search box is the site specific search engine – even if it is poorly designed at times.

Description : How do you change a text in all caps into small letters in email etc. ?

Last Answer : answer:You Can Change A Text To Italics Or Change The Font Or Undeline The Whole Text, Etc., But How Do You Change An All Caps Text Into Small Letters (Except The First Letter Of Every Sentence ... CHANGE AN ALL CAPS TEXT INTO SMALL LETTERS (EXCEPT THE FIRST LETTER OF EVERY SENTENCE) OR VICE VERSA?

Description : How do you highlight parts of a text and then post the link, in the shortest time possible?

Last Answer : I haven’t used it but Diigo seems to have the features you require.

Description : Why can't a quotation mark work in the tag/topic box?

Last Answer : answer:I guess the script that ask-public uses for the topics, automatically deletes any characters other than letters, commas, and numbers. I just posted a question and I noticed that not only did it drop quotation marks, but also colons.

Description : Where do you enter the shortened url in order to turn it into the long/full url?

Last Answer : Um, I think you might have left out some context. I do that on the “address bar” of my web browser, though it depends on the browser, version, and settings how that specifically works.

Description : How do you get part of a url that corresponds only to the Google image that's picked?

Last Answer : answer:Is the following an example of what you're asking about: ? If so, then: hijab > images > ... in your details is for the image's location at Google's image page, and not for the image itself.

Description : Does the following link work for you, if not what do you get?

Last Answer : They work for me. OSX Chrome.

Description : Didn't Google's logo reveal a notable person's birthday everyday?

Last Answer : No, it wasn’t ever every day.

Description : What happens once in a while, when one tries to type in the address bar?

Last Answer : ….And what do you do to stop it from doing that?

Description : How we can set back ground image in my computer?

Last Answer : Hi, what operating system are you using?

Description : If you're at the end of a text how do you get the curser to the beginning of the text?

Last Answer : answer:The Home key will do it, but only if you don’t have Number Lock (Num Lock) on. The End key, rather predictably, will take you to the end of your text.

Description : How do you get the url of only one part of all those podcasts?

Last Answer : You could use iTunes to download just the episode you want.

Description : Webpage gone very small how do I restore it to a readable size?

Last Answer : While holding down the Ctrl key, press and release the 0 (zero) key.

Description : Blue Screen Error in Laptop?

Last Answer : answer:My initial hunch is a problem with RAM. You could try re-seating it. Or your copy of Windows is totally fucked and you will need to reinstall it. Either way BACK-UP YOUR DATA RIGHT NOW. Every successful boot could be your last.

Description : How to open multiple tabs using Ctrl + something + number of tabs?

Last Answer : answer:I have not heard of a feature to open a tab group at once with a keystroke. However, if you just want to do that when you start the browser there are ways to open up a group of ... Home page' in Internet Explorer ; settings / on startup' in Chrome). No even a single keystroke necessary.

Description : In Firefox, where is the 100% for the size of font?

Last Answer : That’s strange, as soon as I posted the OP it said “10 minutes ago”

Description : Is Google's url shrinker under "more", on the homepage? If not where is it?

Last Answer : answer:Google's url shorterner appears to be one that is no longer maintained. Note that the branding and entire style of the page is many iterations old. Google has had many tools that they've shut down. ... people even know about it. Plus, it doesn't seem to be as popular as bitly or tinyurl.