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volume 7 number 9 september 2002 TipSheet

Welcome to the September issue of MicroMetric's TipSheet.

This monthly newsletter is targeted at addressing the needs of our customers.

This month we'll continue a Potpourri of Tips.

Tip 433   SINGLE CLICKING Category:   Desktop

Everyone who uses Windows is used to the venerable convention of single-clicking an item to select it and double-clicking to open it. Everyone who uses the World Wide Web is used to the convention of pointing at an object to select it and clicking once to open it.

With the interface changes added to Windows 2000, NT, and XP, you can adopt the point-to-select, click-once-to-open convention -- and you don't have to use the Active Desktop. Just follow these steps:


You can assign a password to your user account to prevent other people from accessing the account. You will need to enter the password each time you want to use Windows. If you have a computer administrator account, you can assign passwords to all accounts. If you have a limited account, you can assign a password only to your own account.

To assign a password to a user account:

Tip 435   QUICK BACKUP Category:   Desktop

To make a quick backup of a file, first highlight the file and press Ctrl-C then Ctrl-V. This will, in the same folder, create a copy of the file with the prefix "Copy Of."

Copyright 2002, MicroMetric, Inc., All Rights Reserved. Permission to copy in total, with this statement and copyright, is hereby granted.

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