Introduction: What is F3 and How Does It Work?
Many people are unaware that there is such a thing as functional fixed-width font (FFW). When using F3 on your computer, you are able to view optimal text and text editing within its editor. The article you are currently reading is written in F3. To learn more about F3 and its features, check out the following links:
In short, F3 is a font that has been specifically designed for editing text in HTML (and other related), CSS and XHTML. You can use it when writing home pages, blogs and emails as well as novel sites. It is similar to Courier New, but with many more features:
How to Access the F3 Menu
Now that you have been able to find the f3 menu, you must set your text editor to view all text in F3. To do this, click on Edit > Preferences > Fonts & Colors . Within the font color section, there will be an option for Fixed Width . You must first select Fixed Width , then click on Default Font , and finally change the font to F3 Regular . Now all of your text will appear in your margin as you type.
As you type, the character you are creating will appear in your text editor and if you scroll down to the bottom of the screen, it will also appear in your f3 menu. Use this method to add any of your own code linewraps into your code file.
**Note:**If any of the items in your f3 menu overlap and you cannot see all of the options, use your mouse to drag down the title bar at the top of your editor until all items are visible.
How to Search for Files Within ‘My Documents’
The ‘My Documents’ file directory can be very frustrating to navigate for many students. You cannot open or edit most of the files due to the fact that they are in a different format then what you are used to. You must first use your arrow keys and highlight the text within your browser’s address bar. Once you have located a file, you must right click and select open with. If this is the first time that you attempt to open a file, a window will pop up asking if you are sure that you want to open the ‘My Documents’ folder. Click Yes .
You can also search for a file by using file properties. Open your My Documents folder. Once in the folder, select the file that you want to find. While selecting the file, double left click on it. A window will appear with several tabs and information pertaining to the files extension, creation date and size, author and last modified date etc… The tab you are interested in is called Details . There are three buttons located within this tab; Summary , Properties , and Details . Click on the Properties button. If a window does not appear, press the F3 key to display it.
Conclusion: The Ultimate Guide to F3
This guide is a must have for college students and professionals alike. Using F3 can maximize your productivity, and save you a great deal of time in the long run! Go out to Staples or Office Max if you don’t have F3 on your computer, and make your work load easier! I would recommend getting F3 because it will make your life a whole lot easier. Granted, depending on the computer and the operating system you may have to do some tweaks and changes. Goto f3help.org for some valuable information on customizing F3.
-If you’re using a laptop, I would also recommend getting the laptop stand/case with it because it will make working at your computer a whole lot better.
-Make sure you know how to use F3 before you buy it, because if you don’t buy the right version for your computer, it won’t work.
-If you want to get more out of F3, check out the website f3help.org. These guys have some really helpful information on customized F3 that will make your life a lot easier! I would recommend checking them out.
-Keep in mind: If you want to customize F3, you need a computer that can handle the customization.