Author Archives: garysch

About garysch

A bit of a techno nut who likes sharing what I know about technology, especially with those who struggle with it. Also through my podcast www.jargonfreehelp.com

How to Crop Photographs and Images in Word

If you are adding a photograph, image or picture to Microsoft Word and you need to crop it you don’t need to do that before you insert it into your document you can crop it directly in Word. The advantages … Continue reading

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How to Save Files from a Dropbox Link without Filling Up Your Dropbox Account

Have you ever received a Dropbox link to some files or a folder but the problem is that they fill up your Dropbox account or you just don’t have enough space on your account anyway. Well there is a way … Continue reading

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How to Look at Film Negatives Using Your iPhone

I was sorting out all these old photos and scanning them in as I went, and yes, there are still lots more to scan in. Whilst doing this I also came across lots of negatives and was wondering what was … Continue reading

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Creating a Chart in Excel When Data is Not Next to Each Other

Excel has some great features for creating charts, I remember when I first started using it and saw how easy it was to create one. You would not believe what I had to do to create a chart before then … Continue reading

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Looping a YouTube Video

Do you have a video that you want to loop indefinitely and you’ve uploaded it to YouTube, or perhaps it is a video that you’ve found you want to play repeatedly. It’s really easy, all you have to do it … Continue reading

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How to Create a PDF on Your iPad or iPhone

Sometimes I need to save an email or webpage as a PDF and I’m sure you do too. It helps if there is some important information such as instructions, agenda, schedule, recipe etc that you might want to access offline … Continue reading

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How to Check the Battery Level on Your Apple Pencil

If you have an iPad Pro then like me you probably got an Apple Pencil, which I have to say was a really good idea.  The great thing about the Apple Pencil is that it charges so quickly and you … Continue reading

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