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A Tip To Make Your Keynote Presentation Shine

One of the basic tenets of a good slide show is that there is a minimum number of words on each slide. Think of your words as thought generators rather than information. 618 more words

When I connect to the projector, the background doesn't match my desktop...

If you’ve connected to the projector and been baffled by the projected image (the background looks okay, but it doesn’t match what’s on your laptop screen), you probably need to adjust your mirroring settings.  Here’s how:

 

 

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Trackpad Wizardry

Your trackpad can perform all sorts of neat tricks (so many, in fact, that I often forget about some handy maneuvers).  It’s worth spending a few minutes exploring the zoom, swipe, and click options.   54 more words

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Where'd my scroll bars go?

If you’re still getting used to your MacBook Air, you may wonder where your scroll bars went.  

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Make FirstClass Your Default Mail Client

Here in RSU 2, we currently use FirstClass as our primary email client.  The staff’s MacBook Airs, however, default to the native Mail app… 67 more words

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Display Menu App

Everything always seems to go wonky when you’re preparing to project something for class.  The extra steps required to find the display settings in System Preferences… 57 more words

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Using the Dictation Tool

I’ve had the opportunity to show several teachers the handy dictation tool on our MacBooks and MacBook Airs.  If you have students for whom the physical act of writing or typing is a barrier to demonstrating learning, you might direct them to this possibility.   74 more words

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