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Computing With Bifocals
by Nancy Carroll Gravley

A column for people who remember what
the world was like before there was color.....

A Capacious Catalog Of Computer Tips
December 29th, 2001

Computing With Bifocals - Index Home

Prior to September 1, 2001, the Computing With Bifocals Index was a single, alphabetized, list. However, that format has become much too unwieldy, resulting in this new, by topic, index. I hope you find it faster and easer to find what you are looking for.

Applications Reviewed

Any application previously covered in a Computing With Bifocals column is listed in this section. Examples: Graphc Converter, AppleWorks.
How Do I?


Basic computer directions, hints, and tips. Examples: cut and paste, pull-down menus,
Web Sites Reviewed


Any web site previously covered in a Computing With Bifocals column is listed in this section. Examples:,
Using The Internet


Anything previously covered in a Computing With Bfocals column that pertains to using the internet - including e-mail.


All the rest of the stuff
Games and Other Fun Stuff


Anything even remotely considered to be fun.
Creating Web Pages (HTML)


Help and directions for creating web pages and/or using HTML code. 
For 68K Machines


Any information, applications, or games specifically designed for the older, 68K computers.

If you have any questions, comments, or tips, let me know and I may include them in a future column.

Copies of Nancy's book Tips, Hints, and Solutions for Seasoned Beginners Using Apple Macintosh Computers With OS X are available in PDF download versions  for US$9.57 and in print version for $18.15 plus $4.00 shipping.   To view sample pages and get ordering information visit the September 14, 2004 column.

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Check out Nancy's complete index of all her columns for the most complete list of tips anywhere. The list is categorized and is a great reference when you are looking for help!

A Capacious Catalog Of Computer Tips

Talking to a generation that remembers what the world was like before there was color, covers issues for people who don't care how their computer works, but rather what their computer and the internet can do for them.

Nancy has a Master's degree in Human Services Administration and prior to her retirement she worked for almost 30 years in field of mental health and mental retardation. She has been a Mac user for 11 years, and has recently developed an avocation of teaching basic computer skills in both group and one-to-one settings.

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