Keyboard shortcuts help you save a lot of time in your day. Control L I use this a LOT! When I want to share a website I use Control L to highlight the URL and then Control C to copy the web address. Control R REFRESH the page with Control R. Control Plus It is often helpful to zoom in… Read More »3 Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome
Do not accidentally close your Google Chrome. Change the settings to give you a warning.
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Easily change the sharing permissions on a Google Doc to anyone with the link can view.
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EquatIO works with Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Jamboard, and more to add math to these products. It is FREE for teachers. You will need to install the Chrome extension and fill out the form to make your free trial into a free premium subscription. You can VERBALLY type your math! Voice Typing There are so many amazing features of… Read More »Voice Type Your Math
New feature is to find your tabs in Chrome.
Google Chrome has a new feature to allow you to create a QR code right from the Omnibox (address bar). Quick and easy! Notice the icon of 4 squares with a broken square around them. Click on this to generate the QR code. Force a Copy I create a lot of Google documents where I want to share a template.… Read More »Chrome: Modify the QR Code
Update your Google Chrome to find the QR code option in the address bar. This is NOT an extension. This is part of the update in Google Chrome. 3 Dots in the Chrome Browser In Google Chrome go to the 3 dots menu in the upper right of your browser. Go down to Settings. In the settings type “update” at… Read More »QR Code in Google Chrome
Hat tip to Ryan McKinney for finding a feature to open results from a Google Search in a new tab. I am in the habit of holding down the Control key when I click on search results. This opens the page in a new tab so I do no lose my Google Search. Rarely do I want only the first… Read More »Open Search Results in a New Tab
It is way too easy to accidentally use Control Q to quit Chrome. You can prevent this by enabling a warning in the Chrome Settings. Chrome Settings In the upper right hand corner of Chrome is a 3 dots “More options” icon. Click on this and go to Settings. Appearance Section In the “Appearance” section, the last option is “Show… Read More »Chrome Browser: Confirm Control Q to Quit
Odds are you have more than one Google Account. Your personal and your school at least. The best way to manage you multiple accounts is by adding Chrome logins. This allows you to be in both accounts at the same time without conflicts. However, it can be confusing as to which account you are in. One of my tricks to… Read More »Chrome: Change Theme for Each Account
In Google Chrome you can use Control W to close a tab or click on the x on the tab (practice the Control W!!!) But what if you accidentally close a tab? Control Shift T Control T creates a new tab and Control Shift T brings BACK a tab. It takes a little bit to get into the habit so… Read More »Bring a Tab BACK! Google Chrome
“This didn’t work for me.” “It wont’ let me login.” “I can not edit this.” “I can not open this file” Use Chrome logins NOT add accounts. This is the number one reason you have issues. I think I respond more often than not to someone having an issue with “You are having account conflicts.” If when you click on… Read More »Google: Solve the Source of All Your Problems – Use Chrome Logins
Duplicate Your Chrome Tab One of the joys of using cloud based products is that you can have the same document open multiple times. I find it very helpful to have the same Google Classroom class open in multiple tabs. Chrome If you are using Chrome, right click on the Google Classroom tab you have open and choose “Duplicate.” Stream… Read More »Google Classroom: Duplicate the Tab