TTT: The Shift Key

Tuesday’s Technology Tip
Little ‘bytes’ of information to hopefully make your computing life easier.

Drawing lines and shapes is easy to do in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and many other programs. If you want to draw straight lines, or perfect circles, squares, etc., use the shift key. When you click and drag while holding down the shift key, it signals the program to make the object conform to straight and/or equal proportions.


This tip is taken from Nancy Wilhelm’s great Tips & Tricks newsletter. A new issue appears monthly, and can be found on the homepage of WITS. Loook in Public Documents | Common for Entire District | Tips & Tricks | Newsletter.