SOME OF THE SHORTCUTS DON’T WORK
Reader” viewers can be downloaded at:
& “Microsoft Word” viewers can be downloaded at:
USING FIREFOX FILES BROWSER LINKS DON’T OPEN
click on the hyperlinks.
your file clean up utility.
USING INTERNET EXPLORER FILES ARE SLOW TO OPEN OR FREEZE:
that on the Information Bar pop up, the option “allow blocked content
“ is selected.
escape to minimise the Splash screen and check on open files left on
the desktop. Do not allow too many minimised files (particularly animations)
to keep running in the background.
may need to select All programs>Accessories>System Tools> Disc
Clean up and Defrag.
WITH INTERNET EXPLORER TEXT FILES OPEN BUT NOT PRESENTATION
the “information bar” at the top of the screen.You need to select “allow
WITH INTERNET EXPLORER THE INFORMATION BAR IS DRIVING ME CRAZY
is normal but can be switched off by lowering your security settings.
Right click on the information bar for settings.
SOME SHORTCUTS GIVE A POP UP VIRUS WARNING
(hyperlinks) that link to programs (animations) will automatically warn
and ask you to agree to continue. This warning is normal in Microsoft
operating systems and can be switched off by lowering your security
settings (not advised, see below).
users will find that Powerpoint shows open as Presentation files. Select
the “View show” option on the top menu bar.
the menu bar option of Browse>full screen
exit a presentation click on EXIT, or X, or keyboard Esc. To scroll
use the arrow keys. To access other commands right click the mouse and
select your required option.
“POWERPOINT” OPENS BUT THE SHORTCUTS DON’T
shortcuts (hyperlinks) display the hand icon when the mouse runs over
them. Left click once while the hand is showing to open it.
“WORD” OPENS BUT THE SHORTCUTS DON’T
95-2000 users require a left click to activate the document then subsequently
left clicks only to open them. Office XP and Vista default setting is
to hold down the Ctrl key and left click. This feature can be disabled
in XP by opening a Word document and from the top menu bar selecting
from the dialogue:
>Options >Edit >Ctr+click uncheck
Vista the same control is accessed by selecting the top left Windows
logo, then viewing the Word Options at the base of the dialogue box.
SHORTCUTS IN WORD LINK TO SMALL SCREEN SHOWS
or Hyperlinks from a Word Document to a Powerpoint show will display
a reduced screen. This can be navigated as is, or can be converted to
a full screen by selecting from the top menu bar:
VIEWERS ARE INSTALLED, BUT STILL A FAULT MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED WHEN I
SELECT SOME OF THE SHORTCUTS
problems may have several causes:.
sure that all the previous shortcuts you have opened are closed after
viewing them. Your computer may be struggling under the load of running
turning off your computer and turning it on again
IS THERE A SEARCH FUNCTION IN WORD DOCUMENTS
the button “?”
search can be activated by opening a Word document and from the top
menu bar selecting from the dialogue:
>Find Type the required word and key enter
IS THERE A SEARCH FUNCTION IN ACROBAT DOCUMENTS
the icon of the pair of “binoculars”
ERROR MESSAGE USING VISTA ON MBS DOWNLOAD LAUNCH
users will find that the new version is missing the direct X file d3drm.dll
. This causes an error message when installing their Motorboat Simulator
v1.2. It can be downloaded at Microsoft Office Product Updates or through
Splash Maritime Training.