Shortcuts

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

Shut down an open window with a single click: Alt+F4.

In Windows Explorer, use F11 to enlarge the view. Toggle F11 to restore the view to its previous size.

To get the most detailed view in Explorer, press Ctrl and the + key in the Number Pad to resize the column width.

To send an e-mail while surfing without opening your e-mail program: In the browser location box, where a Web site URL normally goes, type mailto:. Follow it, without space after the colon, with the e-mail address of your intended recipient. Press Enter and an e-mail composition window will open with the e-mail already addressed for you.

Do you have a technology question for this column? Send it to Senior Editor Stanley Zarowin via e-mail at zarowin@mindspring.com or regular mail at the Journal of Accountancy, Harborside Financial Center, 201 Plaza Three, Jersey City, NJ 07311-3881. We regret that we cannot answer letters individually. If a reader’s question is deemed to have sufficiently broad interest, we will answer it in a forthcoming Technology Q&A column.

—The editors

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