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Snipping Tool (Windows 7) – how to use it to screencapture dropdown menus and other tips

Recently, I had to screencapture some Windows 7 screens for training materials. Frustratingly enough, the screencapture tool, Snipping Tool, didn’t seem to capture the dropdowns but it does, it is just a matter of knowing the trick! To Find the Snipping Tool (and pin it to your menu for ease of access) Click on the Windows menu button(In the box ‘Search programs and files’ begin ...

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Getting rid of top stories in Facebook (sort of) – the workaround

It seems every time a workaround is uncovered, Facebook blocks it.  One workaround that is still working is to manually create a list of all friends and just read that. It is chronological and not by top stories (thankfully!) Of course you have to select the list when you login. Previous workarounds which may or may not work

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Tip: How to get rid of top stories in Facebook

Updated 10/19: Note: While this worked for a while, it no longer seems to, what is still workingis manually creating a list of all friends and just read that. It is chronological and not by top stories (thankfully!) Of course you have to select the list when you login. [older workaround > let me know if it starts working for you]  This was passed along ...

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Fixing facebook – seeing ALL updates from ALL friends instead of selected top stories

Egads. Hopefully there will be better global controls soon. So to fix your stream.Since you are probably missing people from your stream and don’t even know it, the best way to fix your stream is to go to the new subscriptions menu. You will also see the people who are posting publicly to the web and will have the option of turning this feature on ...

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Batch exporting photos from Facebook for use in Picasa and/or Google+ : a practical guide

So, you have photos in Facebook and you want to move your images to Google’s new social platform,  Google+ (note: if you are a Chrome user, you may just want to use Move2Picasa, an addon which will streamline transfer from Facebook to Google+ for photos).  Or maybe you are tired of using Facebook and want to move your photos from Facebook  to something else. Or ...

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