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A Bit About BrainStorm, Inc.

BrainStorm, Inc. is Novell's End-User Training Partner and the oldest GroupWise partner. BrainStorm provides software training solutions including Quick Start Cards, on-site training, computer-based and web-based training, and live on-line training for GroupWise as well as Novell Linux Desktop, OpenOffice.org, and NetWare Virtual Office.

BrainStorm has been providing training solutions for GroupWise for 10 years and continues to be the leader in GroupWise training. Visit www.BrainStormInc.com to learn more about BrainStorm's training solutions.

The Complete Works of BrainStorm, Inc.

28 Jun 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a Custom AutoFill Sorted List in OpenOffice.org Calc 2
Need to insert the same data over and over again in your spreadsheet? Does it need to be in a certain order? Calc's autofill feature can help you add that data with just a drag. Read this tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to learn how.

20 Jun 2007
Free* Novell Open Enterprise Server Administrator's Command Reference Quick Start Card
Put NetWare and Linux commands at your fingertips. Sign up to get your free* Novell Open Enterprise Server Administrator's Command Reference Quick Start Card from BrainStorm Inc.

15 May 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Customize Your Electronic Business Card
This BrainStorm Cool Tip helps you customize your vCard in GroupWise and set up your signature to automatically attach it.

26 Apr 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Stocking a Gallery of Clip Art in OpenOffice.org 2
Stop going the Insert | Picture | From File route. You can drag and drop any image you want when you use the OpenOffice.org Gallery. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

10 Apr 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Terminate Hanging Processes in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
When an application won't close making your other programs run slowly, you may want to terminate the process. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

03 Apr 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Accept Proxy Appointments from Your Home View
Need to keep track of someone else's appointments? Instead of proxying back and forth to the account, accept or decline the appointments right from your Home View.

02 Mar 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Crop, Reduce Red-Eye, and Add Sepia Tones to Your Photos in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
F-Spot, the powerful photo browser, editor, and export tool bundled with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 gives you the power to crop, reduce red-eye and adjust color like the pros. Here's a tip from BrainStorm to help you make the most of your digital snapshots.

01 Feb 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a photo screen saver in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
While you're away from your desk, you can easily set your screensaver to show the photos from your most recent vacation. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

01 Feb 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Protecting spreadsheet cells in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Calc
When co-workers use a spreadsheet you've created, you may only want to give them permission to modify some cells. You can protect the cells you don't want modified by following this tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

18 Jan 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Getting around in Large OpenOffice.org 2.0 Documents
You can easily jump between headings, graphics, sections, or other elements of a large OpenOffice.org document when you use the Navigator. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

18 Jan 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Connect to a VPN Using SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
With the proper information from your system administrator, connecting to a VPN with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is easy. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

16 Jan 2007
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Notified When Someone Else Gets a Message
This Cool Tip from BrainStorm helps you see notification's from your proxy user's account.

21 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: See the Window List You Want in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
You can organize your SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Window List so what you see on your Workspace is what you get in your Window List. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

21 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Restart Numbering in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer
Don't hack your way into starting a new list in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer. Use the restart numbering feature. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

12 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sending Existing Recurring Appointments to New Hires
Learn how to painlessly send recurring appointments to new hires in your company.

08 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Downloading from a Digital Camera in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
To capture your holiday pics, you'll need to set your SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop to recognize your camera and automatically download the photos. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

08 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Applying Master Pages from Other Presentations in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Impress
Need to make your presentation comply to corporate style, but don't have the template for OpenOffice.org 2.0 Impress? Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how to apply master pages from another correctly formatted presentation into yours.

05 Dec 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Right-Click and Drag to Organize Your Folder List
Learn how to get fine control of folder organization with this handy tip from BrainStorm.

22 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Linking to Documents in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Want the convenience of getting to a file on the desktop, without having to store it there? This BrainStorm Cool Tip tells you how you can link any file type to any directory in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.

14 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Search Once, Find a Thousand Times
In this BrainStorm Cool Tip, learn how you can make permanent search types by creating and using a "find results" folder.

09 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Going Wireless with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
With built-in wireless network functionality, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 makes it easy to connect to a wireless network. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to get you started.

09 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Headers and Footers in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Calc
When you're ready to print your OpenOffice.org Calc spreadsheet, you may notice a header you don't remember defining. You can define this header and customize it so it includes what you want by following this Cool Tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

07 Nov 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Reducing Sent Items Load Time
An oversized Sent Mail folder could slow your GroupWise performance. This BrainStorm Cool Tip helps you create sub-folders for Sent Mail, to get things zipping along again.

26 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Placing Columns in the Middle of a Page in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer
Some documents, such as newsletters, might need column formatting on only one section of the page. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

26 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Nautilus Shortcut Keys
The ALT key can add some easy file navigation tricks in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. To learn what ALT can do in the Nautilus file browser, check out this tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

24 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a Contacts Home View Panel
In this BrainStorm Cool Tip, you'll learn how to see your contact people right in your Home View.

12 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Configuring Dual Monitors in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 supports dual monitors. To learn how to configure this multiple display and give yourself a little more room, check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

12 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Suppressing the First Page Number in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer
Creating cover pages or other sections of your document that are not numbered or are numbered differently is easy in OpenOffice.org Writer. All you need to do is apply page styles. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to show you how.

03 Oct 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: More Calendar Views
Expand your views with this handy tip from Brainstorm, Inc. Learn how to create a button for each custom GroupWise view you choose.

28 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Cropping Graphics in OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer
You don't need a separate graphics program to crop the images you place in your OpenOffice.org 2.0 Writer documents. Here's a tip from BrainStorm, Inc. that shows how to crop them directly in your document.

28 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Panels
Is the bottom panel not quite big enough for all the applications and applets that you want to add? In SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, you can add another panel. Here's a tip from BrainStorm Inc. that tells you how.

19 Sep 2006
Heads Up: Free GroupWise 7 Administrator's Reference Quick Start Card
Hurry - get your very own free copy of the six-page, color illustrated, laminated Quick Start Card for GroupWise 7 administrators.

14 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Vertically Centering a Page in OpenOffice.org Writer
Perplexed by the lack of a "vertical centering" command in OpenOffice.org Writer? While the OpenOffice.org developers work on this, here's a tip you can use to vertically center the contents of a page.

14 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Power Settings
Whether you've installed SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 on a desktop or laptop, you'll need to make sure the power settings are optimized for how you use your computer. Check out this tip from BrainStorm, Inc. to find out how to change those settings.

14 Sep 2006
OpenOffice.org 2.0 Quick Start Cards Now Available
Heads Up: BrainStorm, Inc., the Novell-Authorized End-User Training Partner, is pleased to announce that the OpenOffice.org 2.0 Quick Start Cards are now available. Find out how to get your copies here.

14 Sep 2006
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Quick Start Card Now Available
Heads Up: BrainStorm, Inc., the Novell-Authorized End-User Training Partner, is pleased to announce that the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Quick Start Card is now available. Find out how to get your copy here.

06 Sep 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: See More of Your Appointments
In this BrainStorm Cool Tip, you'll learn how to display appointments at only the time intervals you really need.

06 Sep 2006
Heads Up: GroupWise IQ July iPod Shuffle Winner Announced
You can win, too! Read more about it here ...

17 Aug 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Configuring Multiple SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Workspaces
Want to know how to configure and use that cool 3D cube to increase your usable workspace? Make sure your 3D graphics card is working and read this tip from BrainStorm, Inc.

08 Aug 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Dragging Messages to your Task List
Want to combine the roll-over, disappear-when-complete features of the task list with the drag-and-drop ease of the Checklist? All you need is one little key. Here's how ...

03 Aug 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Search Tool
When you can't remember what you named that document, can't find an application, or can't recall the URL to the Web page you were browsing the other day, try using the Search Tool built right in to your desktop. In this tip, BrainStorm shows you how it works.

25 Jul 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip - Translating Icons
Have you ever seen an icon in your Mailbox, Calendar, or even Sent Items folder that looked a little foreign? Here's the icon-to-English dictionary for those unusual icons.

20 Jul 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Posting Sticky Notes in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Ready for SLED 10? BrainStorm gives you a sneak peek and a tip that you'll want to use as soon as you install. Check out their tip complete with a flash demonstration on how to use Tomboy Notes, the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 electronic sticky notes program.

18 Jul 2006
Heads Up: GroupWise IQ June iPod Shuffle Winner Announced
The winner of the GroupWise IQ June iPod Shuffle is ... (hint, read the article ...) You can win, too!

11 Jul 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: What Do those Bars Mean?
Have you seen the little bars next to the items on your calendar, but you're not sure what they are? Here's a tip that gives you the key.

06 Jul 2006
Changing the Desktop Background in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Ready for SLED 10? BrainStorm gives you a sneak peek and a tip that you'll want to use as soon as you install. Check out their tip complete with a flash demonstration on how to customize your desktop background.

27 Jun 2006
Heads Up: BrainStorm Interactive Tutorial Now In GroupWise 7 SP1
Novell GroupWise 7 Support Pack 1 (SP1) includes an interactive tutorial based on their GroupWise 7 Computer-Based Training. Learn more about it here ...

27 Jun 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Notified
If you just installed GroupWise 7 and want to make sure that little box pops up to tell you when you got a message or have an appointment, this tip will tell you what you need to do ...

20 Jun 2006
Adding a Favorite Application in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Ready for SLED 10? BrainStorm gives you a sneak peek and a tip that you'll want to use as soon as you install. Check out their tip, complete with a flash demonstration on how to add favorite applications to your desktop menus.

13 Jun 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Back to Columns
This BrainStorm Cool Tip helps you easily switch from summary view to column view, so you can see more of your messages at once.

06 Jun 2006
BrainStorm - iPod Winner
Heads Up: The first iPod Shuffle winner has been announced - you can win, too!

30 May 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Go to Today in the Home View
This BrainStorm Cool Tip that helps you quickly reset your Calendar view to the current date.

16 May 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Keeping Your Privacy
Find out how to shield selected items in your mailbox from proxy access, thanks to this cool tip from Brainstorm, Inc.

02 May 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: All-Day Events
If you have a conference, vacation, or just a day off coming up, you don't need to take the time to book a full-day appointment for each day you'll be gone. In GroupWise 7 you can now schedule all-day or multiple-day events by just checking a box.

24 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Getting the Right Bullets
If you're still using OpenOffice.org 1.1.x and having a hard time getting bullets to look right when you save your documents in MS Word format, here's a tip that will make all your bullets look right.

18 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sharing Calendars
Learn to use the new GroupWise 7 multiple calendar feature with this cool tip from BrainStorm.

18 Apr 2006
GroupWise 7 End-User Training Materials Available
Find out how to get the latest GroupWise End-User training materials from BrainStorm, including Quick Start Cards, workbooks, and computer-based training.

13 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically Updating Headers
After you learn to use OpenOffice.org's templates and styles, a new world of formatting possibilities opens, especially in the Word Processor. This week's tip explains how to take advantage of one of those possibilities: Automatic Headers.

04 Apr 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Last Name First
If you've ever sent a message to the wrong "John" or "Bob," try this tip to search for last names, not first.

28 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Customizing Your OpenOffice.org Style
To really harness the power of the OpenOffice.org Word Processor, and create running heads, tables of contents, indexes, and cross references, you need to use, apply, and customize styles. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to learn the steps to take.

28 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically Assign Categories
Here's an easier way to categorize messages and appointments in GroupWise, courtesy of BrainStorm.

16 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using OpenOffice.org Templates
You can manually format every aspect of your OpenOffice.org creation, but if you often compose the same type of documents, you should take advantage of templates.

09 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Looping an OpenOffice.org Presentation Slideshow
Trying to get that BrainShare 2006 presentation to loop but not sure how? Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to learn the steps to take.

07 Mar 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sharing the Contacts Folder
If you've ever needed to share your contact list with others - but weren't quite sure how to go about it - this BrainStorm Cool Tip will help, complete with a Flash demonstration.

07 Mar 2006
Join the GroupWise Geniuses
Find out how much you really do know about GroupWise by taking the new Novell GroupWise IQ test, sponsored by BrainStorm. If you're a genius, you'll get a free GW IQ: Genius ribbon for your badge at BrainShare.

28 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Viewing a Proxy Calendar in Your Home View
Learn how to view a proxy calendar in your GroupWise Home View, courtesy of BrainStorm Cool Tips.

15 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Importing Your Music Library
Have a music collection you want to organize and listen to using the Novell Linux Desktop? There's an application for that. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how to use the Novell Linux Desktop Music Player.

07 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Tip - Adding Quick Filters
This GroupWise tip from BrainStorm helps you find those elusive messages fast, using quick filters. Check out the Flash demonstration as well.

06 Feb 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Easily Adding Startup Programs
Want your email or instant messaging client to automaticlaly start when you login? This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip will show you how.

24 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Switching Identities with Multiple Signatures
When you find you wear too many hats to justify using one signature on all your emails, you can use GroupWise 7 to create multiple HTML or plain text signatures. Here's how you do it.

17 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Checking GNOME Weather
Don't have a window in your office? Get the next best thing to going outside by putting GNOME's Weather applet on your panel. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how.

11 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Date Headings
When long lists of messages seem to crowd your GroupWise folders, you can make things look a little more organized (even if they're not) by adding date headings. Here's how you do it.

05 Jan 2006
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Wrapping Text in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet Cells
As the office suite for Novell Linux Desktop, OpenOffice.org is made up of powerful composing tools. In the next few weeks, BrainStorm will point out some OpenOffice.org tips and tricks that may help you get even more out of OpenOffice.org. This week learn where to find the "wrap text" command in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet.

20 Dec 2005
Heads Up: GroupWise 7 End-User Computer-Based Training from BrainStorm Now Available
Since all your organization's end users aren't on the same level when it comes to knowing GroupWise 7 features, BrainStorm has developed a new kind of computer-based end-user training for GroupWise 7 - a CBT with predefined courses. Worth a look.

13 Dec 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Searching Message Attachments
When you know you received an attachment that contains important information for your current project, but you can't remember who sent it to you or what the message itself contained, you can use GroupWise to search the contents of your attachments, not just the attachment list. Here's how you do it.

29 Nov 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating Multiple Calendars
Between different projects at work, your personal schedule, and company events, your GroupWise calendar may begin to get a little muddled. You can make it clear again by creating multiple, color-coded calendars in GroupWise 7.

15 Nov 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Blocking and Displaying HTML Images
If you're sick of clicking to display HTML images in GroupWise 7 from sources you trust, here's how you can block only HTML images that could be a security risk.

03 Nov 2005
Novell Linux Desktop End User Training Kit Now Available
BrainStorm, Inc., the Novell Authorized End User Training Partner, in conjunction with Novell, is pleased to announce the availability of its new Novell Linux Desktop 9 End User Training Kit. The kit includes everything users will need to get started with and use the Novell Linux Desktop productively.

01 Nov 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Dragging Items to the Navigation Bar
You may have noticed that when you use the Home View in GroupWise 7, you somehow don't organize or clean up your mailbox quite as often. Here's a little tip that can help you keep things tidy.

25 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Setting up Gaim
If you haven't discovered the instant messaging client on your GNOME Novell Linux Desktop, this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip will help you get set up to chat.

20 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Viewing Other Folders as Panels
The Home View folder is not the only folder in GroupWise that you can view using panels. You can view any of your folders, including your mailbox and calendar in panels. For each folder, you can create custom panels that show you what you need to know at a glance.

13 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Window Behavior
In GNOME, you can either set your windows to roll-up or to maximize when you double-click the title bar. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how.

05 Oct 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Arranging Panels
Come learn how to customize your Home View by arranging your panels.

29 Sep 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Custom Home View Panels
In addition to the pre-defined panels you can add to your Home View, you can also create custom panels that point to any folder you've created. Here's how to create and add a custom panel to your Home View.

28 Sep 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Menu Items
You can customize your GNOME Programs menu to contain the programs, folders, or document templates you use most often. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how.

15 Sep 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Enlarging Fonts and Icons
If you're still using a magnifying glass to see the icons and text on your panels and your GNOME desktop, check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to learn how to enlarge all the aspects of your GNOME environment.

07 Sep 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Pre-Defined Home View Panels
One of the most customizable features of GroupWise 7 is the Home View. Over the next few weeks BrainStorm Cool Tips will show you all the ways you can customize your Home View. This week, learn how to add pre-defined Home View Panels.

07 Sep 2005
GroupWise 7 Client Quick Start Cards now available
Now you can learn all about the new features in GroupWise 7 (and all the old ones, too) with the new GroupWise 7 Quick Start Cards from BrainStorm, Inc. Find out more.

18 Aug 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Your Look
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how easy it is to change the look of your GroupWise client.

16 Aug 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Granting Permission
By default, others cannot edit the files or directories you create on your Novell Linux Desktop. To allow others to edit your files, you'll have to grant them permission. Find out how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

04 Aug 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding Navigation Tabs
The new GroupWise 7 Navigation bar can help you access the GroupWise folders you use most often. The Home, Mailbox, Calendar, Sent Items, and Contacts tabs are available by default, but you can also add other tabs for folders that you access often. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

04 Aug 2005
Cool, Clean and Collected
Read about all the new features of GroupWise 7 in this new Novell Connection article by BrainStorm.

21 Jul 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Simplifying the Folder List in GroupWise 7
The way you navigate among your folders and items in GroupWise 7 has changed to make finding items easier and more intuitive. One of the ways to make navigation easier in GroupWise 7 is to simplify your folder list to show only your cabinet. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

18 Jul 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Installing Templates
You can create a document right from your GNOME desktop if you install the templates you use often. Find out how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

07 Jul 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sending Phone Messages
Are you tired of returning from your lunch break to find your desk buried in sticky notes? By encouraging those around you to use the GroupWise phone message feature you can avoid the clutter and prevent messages from getting lost or misplaced. Follow the directions in this week's tip to send a phone message.

05 Jul 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Creating a Symbolic Link
A symbolic link serves as a shortcut through the maze of folders on your hard drive. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out how to create a symbolic link on your Novell Linux Desktop.

23 Jun 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Printing Calendars
Using customizable options, sizes, and calendar views, you can easily print a calendar tailored for you. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

21 Jun 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Checking Disk Space
Whether you want to install a new program or determine whether you can store all your digital pictures, you'll need to know how to check your available disk space. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip to find out where to check your disk space on the Novell Linux Desktop.

10 Jun 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Easily Copying Calendar Items
Some of the coolest GroupWise tips have to do with little-known keyboard shortcuts that make dealing with GroupWise items easier. One of these tricks makes copying calendar items as simple as dragging and dropping. Learn about it in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

10 Jun 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tips for Novell Linux Desktop
In addition to the BrainStorm Cool Tips for GroupWise, BrainStorm also regularly provides tips on how to use Novell Linux Desktop. Take a look at the latest tips here.

08 Jun 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing File Associations
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how to change your file associations so you can always open a type of file with a certain application.

26 May 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Concealing Subjects
Sometimes information you send in an e-mail may be too sensitive to risk others even seeing the subject in the recipient's mailbox. Learn how to conceal a message subject in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

25 May 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Browsing Files
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip helps you set your preferences to browse your files in one window, like former MS Windows users are used to doing.

12 May 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Managing Your Mailbox Size
Running out of mailbox space when you know it's because of a few gigantic messages can be frustrating, especially when you can't find those messages. Before you search your entire mailbox for those few big items, check out this week's tip and learn how to manage your mailbox according to message size.

11 May 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Setting Shortcut Keys
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip saves former Windows users from leaving their shortcut keys behind.

28 Apr 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Adding a Send/Retrieve Button
This week's tip shows you how you can cut out the extra time-consuming steps of finding the functions you use in the pull-down menus by adding buttons to your toolbar.

27 Apr 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Updating Your Software with Red Carpet
One of the perks of using Linux and its accompanying Open Source software is that you can download updates and patches almost as soon as they are written. Red Carpet, the automatic update installer that comes with Novell Linux Desktop, bundles these updates for you. With Red Carpet, updating your system is as simple as clicking a few buttons.

14 Apr 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Auto-Date: Part 3
Here's part 3 of the Using Auto-Date tip by BrainStorm. This week's tip shows you how to schedule a recurring item based on a day of the week.

14 Apr 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Make a Misbehaving Program Quit
In the rare occasion that a program in Linux decides to run amok, BrainStorm shares come easy tips on how to handle the situation.

07 Apr 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Auto-Date: Part 2
Here's part 2 of the Using Auto-Date tip by BrainStorm. Learn how to schedule a recurring item based on the last day of the month.

30 Mar 2005
Extend Your Panels Using Gnome Drawers.
With all of the applets, objects, and menus you can add to your panels in Novell Linux Desktop, you might find yourself running out of space. You can easily increase that rapidly waning panel space by building a few panel drawers.

17 Mar 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Auto-Date: Part 1
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip is the first of a series of articles that will help you learn how to use auto-date's lesser-known features. This article shows you how to schedule a recurring item near or on certain days of the month.

16 Mar 2005
Windows Users Can Feel at Home Exploring Files in Linux
Some users might feel a bit intimidated at first when they open Gnome's file explorer. BrainStorm, INC. explains how to get a "Windows" look and feel in Gnome.

10 Mar 2005
Try BrainStorm's Edge Expert for free and reduce help desk calls up to 70 percent
Novell wanted to dramatically reduce its internal GroupWise support calls. They looked to Edge Expert by BrainStorm, Inc.?, Novell's Authorized End User Training Partner to do the trick. To learn more about how Novell reduced help desk calls by nearly 70 percent and to register to use Edge Expert free for the rest of this year click here.

03 Mar 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Column Type, Size, and Order
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how easy it is to customize your item list views. You can easily add a column for cellular numbers, delete existing address book columns, and customize the columns in any of your item list views.

24 Feb 2005
BrainStorm, Inc. offers upgrade protection for GroupWise Quick Start Cards
We know GroupWise Sequoia hasn't released yet, but when it does, BrainStorm will give you free GroupWise Sequoia Quick Start Cards?it's kind of like software upgrade protection for your GroupWise training tools. Find out more.

17 Feb 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Header Appearances
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how to spice up your GroupWise window's appearance by changing the header colors and font sizes. Try it out!

03 Feb 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Filtering Discussion Threads
When you use discussion threads, some of the threads may just not be pertinent for you. Read this week's BrainStorm Cool tip for instructions on how to filter these threads so they won't show up in your window.

01 Feb 2005
Minimize Your Maximizing with Multiple Desktops
BrainStorm introduces us the Linux concept of having multiple desktops.

20 Jan 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Delaying Delivery
Sometimes the timing of an e-mail message is very important, but what if you are out of the office at the time you need to send a message or miss a reminder to send a message at a specific time? Take a look at this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to set the message delivery time using Delayed Delivery.

06 Jan 2005
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Notify to Receive Alerts
By utilizing and configuring Notify, you can make sure that you are only alerted to the new GroupWise items you deem as important. Learn how to use Notify in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

09 Dec 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Changing Your Default Font
Changing the default font for emails in GroupWise can be a little bit tricky. This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how.

24 Nov 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using Retrieve
Do you ever find yourself typing the same information over and over again in emails? Well, there is a much easier way. When creating a new item, use the Retrieve function to insert text into the body. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

18 Nov 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Multi-User Calendar View
GroupWise offers a variety of different Calendar views for your personal calendar, but one of the most overlooked, yet powerful, views is the Multi-User view. Learn all about Multi-User views in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

04 Nov 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Working with Resources
In addition to scheduling people for meetings, you can also schedule resources such as conference rooms, projectors, laptops, company cars, etc. Learn all about working with resources in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

28 Oct 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: How to Backup and Restore Your Mailbox
GroupWise 6.5 has a Backup and Restore utility that the system administrator can use on the network. If you are running in Caching or Remote mode, you can create your own backup copy of your Mailbox. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

21 Oct 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Managing GroupWise Mailbox Size
Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to use the Mailbox Storage Size Information dialog to view your Mailbox size and manage items to regain space.

14 Oct 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Junk Mail
Junk Mail has become an increasing problem for email users worldwide. GroupWise gives you the ability to manage junk mail by automatically filtering unwanted email as it's received. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to use the Junk Mail Handling feature.

07 Oct 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Sending an item using From instead of Proxy
Proxy is very useful and allows a single user access to multiple users' accounts. However, it is not always necessary to be in another user's account to send an item from that account. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

30 Sep 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Organize Your Mailbox Using Links
If you have a GroupWise item that you want to be able to access from more folders than just one, you can link it to multiple folders. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

23 Sep 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Archiving - Part 2
Part 2 of Archiving: Read this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to move archived items back into your Mailbox.

16 Sep 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Archiving - Part 1
GroupWise has provided you with a way to simplify your life...or at least your Mailbox. Archiving gives you a way to save items you want to keep without having them take up space in your Mailbox. Learn how to use this feature in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

09 Sep 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Auto Completion: Getting the Right Email Address
If you've ever become frustrated when the auto Name Completion function starts filling in unwanted names or an undesired alternate email address, take a look at this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to specify which address books will be included in the search and the order in which GroupWise will search them.

02 Sep 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Delegate your Tasks, Notes, and Appointments
Looking for an easier way to reassign some of your tasks to your co-workers? The Delegate feature allows you to reassign tasks, notes, or appointments amongst co-workers with ease. Learn how to use Delegate in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

26 Aug 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Routing Slips
Many people are unaware of routing slips and their useful possibilities. You can use a routing slip to send an item to a group of people in a specific order. Learn how to use Routing Slips in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

19 Aug 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Share Calendars without using Proxy
This week's BrainStorm Cool Tip shows you how to create a folder in your own account that is linked to a shared calendar. Every time a new item is posted in the shared calendar, it will appear in your folder as well.

12 Aug 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Enable Rule to Reply to Every Received Item
In GroupWise 6 and up, automatic reply messages are only sent once to each sender. If you prefer having replies sent after every message received, you can define the rule conditions. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

05 Aug 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Quickly Sending Items via Proxy
Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn a quick and easy way to send items via proxy.

29 Jul 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Create Multiple Checklist Folders
If you want to make a to-do list, but do not want the item to disappear from your labeled, organized folders, you can create a checklist within your other folders. Learn how in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip!

22 Jul 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically Accept Items You Schedule
To bring attention to all scheduled items in your calendar, GroupWise always asks you to accept the items. However, accepting items that you scheduled yourself can be bothersome. Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how to have GroupWise automatically accept all items that you schedule.

15 Jul 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Duplicating Posted Appointments
Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn how you can easily add additional days to a posted appointment without recreating it from scratch.

08 Jul 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Using the My Subject Field
Confusing subjects make it difficult to find items when you need them. Learn how to personalize the subjects of your mail items in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

01 Jul 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Quickly Search a Co-Workers Schedule
Did you know you can use the Busy Search feature without creating a supporting appointment? Check out this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip and learn a quick and easy way to search the schedules of your co-workers.

24 Jun 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Manage Multiple Accounts in Multiple Windows
If you work with more than your own GroupWise account (using the Proxy feature), take a look at this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip. They show you how to use a great feature that allows you to have more than one GroupWise main window open at a time.

17 Jun 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Enhance Productivity with the QuickViewer
The GroupWise QuickViewer is an extremely useful tool when you understand how to utilize it to its full potential and customize it to work the way you want. Take a closer look at the abilities of the QuickViewer in this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip.

10 Jun 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Automatically File Items
In this week's BrainStorm Cool Tip, you will learn how to create rules that will automatically file all items (once read or viewed) from a particular person, such as your supervisor, into a folder. You will always know exactly where those messages are stored and you won't waste time manually moving each item after you have read it.

03 Jun 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Auto-responding Forms
Many organizations have forms or files that need to be dispersed to employees, clients or the public upon request. This is often done manually. Let GroupWise do the work for you and automatically send forms or files to anyone that requests them via e-mail. See BrainStorm's Cool Tip this week for instructions on how to set it up.

27 May 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Simplify the Archiving Process
If it's getting harder to efficiently organize and manage your email these days, check out this week's BrainStorm cool tip. They show you how to setup rules so you can drag and drop important items into a folder and GroupWise will automatically archive them.

20 May 2004
BrainStorm Cool Tip: Get Organized With the Checklist Folder
Welcome to the first installment of a new feature for Cool Solutions entitled BrainStorm Cool Tips. Each week a new tip will be posted to help you more effectively use GroupWise. For this week's tip you will learn about the Checklist folder.

07 May 2004
BrainStorm Virtual Office Demo
Do you want to experience Virtual Office which is now available in NetWare 6.5 and Nterprise Linux Services? Check out the Virtual Office flash demonstration created by BrainStorm, Inc.

08 Apr 2004
BrainStorm, Inc. releases Edge Expert, a new web-based training tool
Do you spend too much time searching for answers to questions from your Novell GroupWise users? BrainStorm, Inc., Novell's Authorized End User Training Partner, has recently released Edge Expert, a web-based training and reference tool for GroupWise. Deploying Edge Expert is sure to minimize helpdesk calls and user questions. To learn more and to demo this great new tool click here.

15 Jan 2004
Use your Novell Training Vouchers to purchase End-User Training Materials from BrainStorm, Inc.
Do you have a few Novell Training Vouchers on hand? Have a couple of vouchers that you would like to use before they expire? If so, then BrainStorm, Inc., may be your answer. BrainStorm now accepts vouchers for its end-user training solutions including Quick Start Cards, Train-the-Trainer classes, and more.

20 Nov 2003
Enjoy Online Instructor-Led Instruction through BrainStorm's eLive Training
Hands on training? Yes. Live instructor-led training? Yes. Plus it all comes to you via your own computer desktop. BrainStorm, Inc., Novell's Authorized End-User Training Partner, has announced an innovative new way in which your users can get the training they need without even leaving the comfort of their own office. Check out eLive!


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