Customizing Default Places Bar in Common Dialog Boxes

Recently I blogged about how to customize default places bar in common file dialog box in Windows as well as Microsoft Office applications manually:

 

How to Customize Default Places Bar in Windows Common File Dialog Box?

How to Customize the Places Bar in Common File Dialog Box in Microsoft Office?

How to Customize the Places Bar in Common [...]

Tweak Vista’s UAC

 

Microsoft has added a new feature "User Account Control (UAC)" in Windows Vista which is a good addition. It prevents malicious programs to install in your system as well as it also prevents basic users to accidentally change system critical settings which can be harmful to the system.

Although its a good feature but sometimes it [...]

Quick Fix for Vista’s File Explorer Problems!

Default Folder Template Patch

Intended For

Windows Vista only

Windows Vista has a bug that prevents it from choosing the correct view for a folder based on its contents, which is why you may see thumbnails when they’re not appropriate, and no thumbnails when they’re needed. The following patch stops Vista from trying to guess how to [...]

Customizing Vista’s File Dialog Boxes for Quick Retrieval

 

Windows ShortCut Keys

 

Part of our series on ‘ITS ALL ABOUT MACROS!’

Shortcut Keys
3.x
95
98
ME
NT
2000
XP
Vista
Description

Alt + Tab
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Switch between open applications.

Alt + Shift + Tab
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Switch backwards between open applications.

Alt + double-click
 
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Display the properties of the object you double-click on. For example, doing this on a file would display its properties.

Ctrl + Tab
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Switches between program groups or [...]

Vista: Associate a File Type with a Specific Program

Vista: Associate a File Type with a Specific Program

Posted using ShareThis

Media Literacy: Making Sense Of New Technologies And Media by George Siemens – Nov 1 08

“New technologies offer new opportunities for educators to increase learner engagement and improve the overall value of the learning experience.” (Source: George Siemens)

George Siemens – Photo credit: Dean Shareski

Is your university or college using Facebook, wikis, podcasts, or other social media technologies to communicate, interact and engage with its students?

Educational technologies expert George Siemens, [...]