Saving code online…so you can use that direct links thing!

February 22, 2011

Saving code online…so you can use that direct links thing!

February 22, 2011

I love technology. I LOVE it. But I swear, I cannot keep code in my head. So, if you want to use code for things like Leaving a direct link to your blog in your comments…you might need some help. I know I did! I ended up using an online paste tool here: Hey! Paste It!

Once you cut and paste your code, you can just bookmark the link and you’re all set!

Here’s mine…

Now I can just copy and paste this code when I post comments!

Alas, I am 3 days into vacation and already staying up WAY TOO LATE. What do I think this is?? Summer vacation? Well, I am going to try to tear myself out of the lovely teacher blogging world and go to sleep!

9 Comments

  • klaw715053 February 22, 2011 at 7:38 am

    I saved my link in a document and have been going back and forth from it copying and pasting. I knew there had to be an easier way. You found it and even better…you shared it! I am trying it out now. THANKS for sharing!!

    Kathy
    First Grade a la Carte

  • Mrs. Saoud February 22, 2011 at 10:54 am

    I have been obsessed with the direct link. I finally have the link remembered. I struggle with my signature and have spent hours trying to embed it to my layout but success, No! I will Hey! Paste It. Thanks 🙂

    Cheryl from Mrs Saouds Class

  • KindergartenWorks February 22, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    Oooooh – I was just thinking about that once I read your embed post! I was using the post it note feature on my desktop but this'll be even better! Sweet! Thanks for sharing!
    -Leslie
    KindergartenWorks

  • sailingintofirstgrade February 23, 2011 at 2:15 am

    I am off to try this. I was like the first comment and now I can progress beyond it. I need to reread your signature post because now I want to do that too! Thanks for the extra work! LOL No seriously, I kove technology too and I think you are wonderful to share these great ideas!

    Kim

    Mrs. Saylor’s Log
    Kim

  • Ms. Wiley February 23, 2011 at 11:06 am

    OMG THANK YOU!!! Yes!!! Now this handy dandy little site should help make my signature a lot easier. I know other people have fooled around with the html, but I just couldn't get it to work. THIS IS AWESOME THANK YOU.

    Now I will try it out for the first time. Crossing my fingers..haha!

    First Grade Serenade

  • KindergartenWorks February 24, 2011 at 3:20 am

    Came across this sqworl and thought of you Ladybug! It's a great mix of teacher-techie type things 🙂 http://sqworl.com/lviewf
    – Leslie
    KindergartenWorks

  • Chrissy February 28, 2011 at 2:19 am

    Ok, here goes….

    ReadWriteSing

  • Stacey January 6, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    Thanks for this, so helpful!! 🙂

    3rdgradetimesinct.blogspot.com

  • Mrs. Johnson June 27, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    Just found this! Thanks so much!

    Emily
    Polish the Stars: A First Grade Blog

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I compiled some of my favorite shortcuts that have eliminated a lot of double-clicking on items...as well as right-clicking and selecting from a drop down menu. These things can get pretty tedious when you are trying to move quickly, right? Especially with the amount of time we are working in google drive during distance learning!
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The first set of shortcuts will work on anything you have selected in your drive. So if you select a doc, you can simply click one of these letters/symbols and be on your way.
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I hope they help save you some time during distance learning!
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And these google shortcuts are just that...lovely, one-click shortcuts!
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Share a document: click the dot symbol
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And that's all! Select any folder or document you are working on, click on of these letters/symbols, and you are on your way to the next step in your work!
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I have a few more shortcuts to share and would love to put them together in a document that can be saved/printed...can anyone use this? Let me know and I will share it tomorrow!
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