Top tips for the iPhone keyboard

Some people love the iPhone’s ‘soft’ keyboard, others loathe it. Whichever camp you belong to, you can make your keyboarding life far more efficient by taking advantage of all the hidden tricks lurking beneath the keyboard’s apparently simple exterior. One of the big...

Mac tip: A shortcut through enclosing folders

When you dig down through folder within folder within folder to find a file, there are a variety of ways to navigate back up through those layers of folders. The most obvious is to click the Previous arrow in the top left of the Finder window. A hidden method which...

Find where a file is stored

In Windows 7 and Windows Vista, you can search for a file directly from the Start menu. To do so, click the Start button, type part of the file’s name in the search box at the bottom of the Start menu, and then click the most promising looking match in the...

How to format multiple elements in Word

When you need to apply the same formatting to multiple parts of a Microsoft Word document, there’s no need to go through the same motions repeatedly. Word provides a smogasbord of techniques for formatting a bunch of elements in a document quickly and...