Articles By Sharon Zardetto

Five daring uses for your Control key

The Control key (often labeled CTRL) may be famous for letting you Control-click on almost any interface element to reveal a contextual menu. But that workaday use is falling by the wayside now

Published on: November 24th, 2011 Sharon Zardetto

Unleash the power of Tab: five secrets of this awesome key

Pity the unassuming workhorse of the keyboard: the Tab key. Even the Shift key gets more respect.But just because it’s unpretentious, you shouldn’t assume it does nothing more than adjust indents in a

Published on: November 22nd, 2011 Sharon Zardetto

Tame OS X Lion’s Spotlight menu features

The handy Spotlight menu, at the far right of your menu bar, is even handier in Lion because it offers new ways to work with the list of search results. Click the magnifying

Published on: September 7th, 2011 Sharon Zardetto

5 secrets of Mac’s Open and Save dialog boxes revealed

It's easy to never go beyond the basics of Open and Save dialog boxes, despite their being perhaps the most-used feature of the Mac interface. Instead of simply working with the basics, make

Published on: January 5th, 2011 Sharon Zardetto

Five awesome Excel tips to make your data come alive

Whether you're using Microsoft Excel 2008 ($549.95 in Canada as part of Office 2008 for Mac - Standard Edition) or 2004, you need some tricks up your sleeve for easing day-to-day tasks, such

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Sharon Zardetto