Re: Need help to save document in Microsoft Word


Ann Parsons
 

Hi all,

Both methods work, menu browsing and a cheat-sheet. I use both at different times. I find, for example, that on the rare occasions when I use Goldwave I unearth my cheat-sheet and use it. On the other hand, a task in Office which I don't do often may find me browsing through menus.

Ann P.


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This message is a little long, but some or many people may find it useful.
What sorts of commands? While in Windows and Windows programs, some commands should be learned for efficiency, you can do most things, though often considerably less efficiently, by looking through menus and dialogs. For example, instead of using control o for open, you could open the menus and down arrow in the file menu to open.
And, as far as a cheat sheet goes, you don't have to memorize a lot of commands. The ones you regularly use, you will probably remember from continual use. Others, you can find if you want or need them with a cheat sheet.
There are programs where I seldom use a command but which I use on occasion. I find it by remembering it is in the home ribbon in the respond tab of the program. The kind of command it is would mean it is in the home ribbon, and I'm responding to a message by replying to all. So it is logical to look in the respond grouping for reply to all. Finding the command in such a way is how I prefer to deal with this situation, I don't want to bother learning a command I may use once or twice a month.
The same in a menu program. If I seldom use a command and it makes sense that it is in the file menu, I look through that menu.
Think of it this way:
A sighted person looks around for things. So can a blind person.
Gene
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Hi all,
There's no magic formula, sorry. Only thing I can suggest is a cheat-sheet.
Ann P.
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Not all those who wander are lost."

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