5 Windows 7 tips to work faster on your PC
In today’s busy lifestyles, everyone wants to get more work done in less time. If you too are hard pressed for time, here are Windows 7 tips with which you can boost your productivity. Microsoft's Windows 7 has several awesome features that make your work a lot easier.
Let’s get cracking with Windows 7 tips
Okay, so how do you give a command in Windows 7 to print a Microsoft Word document?
Most probably, you first open the file in Word and then give the ‘Print’ command from there. But there’s another way of doing this without opening the file.
Browse your hard drive for the file that you want to print, right-click its icon, and then clickÂ Print. This will automatically send the document to your printer without launching Word.
This and many more productivity tips for Windows 7 are given in a post published by Microsoft.
4 other awesome Windows 7 tips given in the post
Here are 4 more Windows 7 tips that you can learn by reading the suggestions given by Microsoft:
- Pin your favorite programs that are used frequently to the ‘Start’ menu for ease of access.
- Use small icons on the ‘Start’ menu to avoid clutter.
- Use Windows Search to locate files in folders.
- Send files as email attachments without opening the email program.
Aero ShakeÂ –Â A Windows 7 feature that you must try
The tips mentioned above will surely help you to work fast on your PC. Here's another feature to boost your productivity. If you have opened several files and programs, and now want to work on a specific document without closing all the windows, you can use Aero Shake. Of course, you can click the ‘Show Desktop’ button on the taskbar and open the required document. But Aero Shake lets you do this with a single click.
Simply drag the title bar of the file on which you want to work and shake it towards left and right. Windows 7 will automatically minimize all other files/programs to the taskbar. Handy, isn’t it?
Read more about 5 Windows 7 tips to boost productivity, which were published by Microsoft.
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- 5 Windows 7 tricks to personalize your computing experience
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