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Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Click a link on the left for tips, tricks and tutorials related to Photoshop, Gmail, or CSS & HTML. For information on discounted or free software, along with Windows 7 tips & tricks, click the Windows 7 link.

Below are featured tips, tricks and tutorials:

Learn how to turn your favorite photo into a sketch, use cloning tools effectively, color themes, important terms, where to obtain free brushes, work smarter using non-destructive techniques, and create stunning photos with High Dynamic Range (HDR). See the Photoshop tips, tricks, and tutorials. Use the navigation bar on the left for other tips too!

Email can be accessed by using an e-mail program such as Outlook, Eudora, or Windows Mail or by using a Web-based email service such as Hotmail, Yahoo! or Gmail. As a GRCC student you use a Web-based email service called Gmail.  This service uses the power of Google Gmail for all your email needs.  It is a user friendly, highly configurable service that includes virus scanning and spam filtering. Learn how to logon and access your email, compose a message, add an attachment, create a contact list, and a personal signature (pdf880 KB).

CSS page layouts consist of containers formatted with styles. The appearance and position of containers are set through the use of HTML div tags. My tutorial will walk you through, step-by-step, writing the markup code and using Dreamweaver CS5 to get you started creating a web site from scratch.

GRCC students currently enrolled in a Computer Applications (CO) course are eligible to participate in the MSDNAA program. The program allows students to obtain discounted and free Microsoft software, including Windows 7. To participate, click here.

If you are looking for the entire Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc), it is not available through the MSDNAA program, but you can obtain it at a discount here.