Archive | How to RSS for this section

How to write a Haiku

Dont know how to write a haiku? The simplest solution is usually the best. And the Write a Haiku website is just what the haiku novice is looking for.

A minimalist site prompts you to start writing, and as you type syllables are counted. So you can keep track of the 5-7-5 haiku rule. My experience has found that the syllable counter is very accurate.cherry-blossoms-1328212-m

  • 5 syllables for the first line,
  • 7 for the second, and
  • 5 for the third.

Then copy your haiku or Tweet it. It is that simple.

Here is a haiku I wrote via Write A Haiku

rocks do not move much
water falls from the black sky
then I saw you go

http://writeahaiku.com

Advertisements

How to use the Windows 7 and Windows 8 Snipping Tool

Capture part of a screen to save as a image. Screen capture an area using the Snipping Tool the comes pre installed as part of Windows 7 and Windows 8. Found under “Start” “All Programs” “Windows Accessories”

How To Set a Home Page (Start Page) in Firefox

Set a home page in Firefox. Do you always go to the same page when you open the Internet? Make life just that bit easier and set a home page so it goes to that page by default as soon as you open up Firefox.

Is my computer 32 or 64 bit?

One of the most asked questions? Is my computer a 32 bit or 64 bit machine? Watch this video and find out the answer…

How to add up a column or row in Microsoft Excel

You have Excel on your computer. Why not use it? Budgets, Banking, Shopping, Inventory, MYOB alternative and more. This video shows you how to add up a column or row of numbers in the spreadsheet program Microsoft Excel.

How to save a document as a pdf file

Often you need to save a document as a PDF (Portable Document File) – especially if you want to email a document to someone. As PDF files arent as easily able to be changed, they act a bit like an electronic photocopy of a document. The most common file conversion is from a Microsoft Word document to a PDF. This video shows you how to convert a document to a PDF by using the “Save As” function in Microsoft Office…

How to add a file attachment to a Gmail email message

This video show you how to add a file attachment to a Gmail email message. Very useful when you want to send documents or photo’s to someone. make sure the total size of your file attachments aren’t too large as they may not send correctly.