I learned to type on a manual typewriter starting in 7th grade. Yeah, I'm THAT old. The transition from the manual to electric typewriter fueled my fears. After all, others told me if you held a key down too long, you'd get a whole line of zzz's on the paper.
You can imagine my consternation at the advent of the computer age. My first introduction to this new addition left me totally befuddled. Back then, what you typed on the screen wasn't always what you'd get.
Fast forward to the present. The Internet presents its own challenges to the non-techy person. My eyes still glaze over when someone gets too detailed. Give me a simple cheat sheet, please. Ah, but I've found ways to adapt. Here's a tip that might even help the techies out there:
Do you want to post on Facebook groups, but don't want to/are mystified by/too cheap to use those fancy scheduling programs? Manually posting is a daunting task, but I've got a secret. Shh, I'll tell you, but keep it between us.
Type several posts in Word, and save the document. Minimize the document in your browser, and open a group. Pull up the Word document, copy the post you want to insert in the group, and again minimize the document. *Paste the copied item into the group, and hit "post."
Go to the next group and repeat from * above. As one of my blogging friends would say, "easy peasy."
Writers and Readers: Do you have any non-techy computer tips? Please share.
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