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Process Chart (IGOE)
Detritus: Waste or debris, rubble; decomposed organic matter, rocks and sand from erosion.
The roads were impassable; they were cluttered with detritus after the storm.
Simple Shortcuts to Make Work Easier
Use shortcuts and spend less time composing in Microsoft Word and Excel. Some of them you already know. Start using the ones you do not know.
Shortcuts without using your mouse:
Tab + shift
Enter + shift
Display print menu
Ctrl + p
Ctrl + s
Create a new worksheet
Ctrl + n
Undo an action
Ctrl + z
Ctrl + y
Ctrl + x
Ctrl + c
Ctrl + v
Switch between open applications/files
Alt + tab
Ctrl + i
Ctrl+2 or Ctrl + b
Font drop-down list
Shift + 3 clicks
Shift + click
When in doubt, contact the Editorial Help Desk for help (Donna_M_Marks@mcpsmd.org) or call 240-740-2971.
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