Monday, April 15, 2019

April 2019 Tech Tips

Wooclap: Awesome, free live quiz and audience interaction tool,
You can ask multiple choice questions, polls, find on image, word cloud, open questions, guessing, matching....

Sign out of all other Google sessions, sometimes you login to many devices with your user login information. If you ever doubt that maybe you forgot to log off of a device you can simply go to Gmail, scroll allthe way down bottom right corder and click on details. You will be able to see all your open sessions and force a log off all of them at once.

Google @ or + mentions: If you are in a google docs, slides or sheets file and want to bring to the attention a specific passage or block of text, you can highlight do a comment. Within you comment add @ or + followed by the name of the person you wish to send a specific email notification to about the comment. It also informs other collaborators who the comment is for.

Google @ and + signs followed by a name can be used anywhere within the body of an email to automatically add recipients in the To: field.

The @name also becomes underlined and blue and is clickable to instantly compose another email to just that person, the blue is a quick indicator for people to see what part of the email concerns them.

Here is an example:

Quickly create a new Google document:  Just type these into your  web browser to launch a new document, spreadsheet, slide, or form.


Slight variations also seem to work. For instance, you can type “” instead of “” to open a document. Want to have quick access to these shortcuts? Just save them as browser bookmarks.

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