How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by Unome » May 9th, 2018, 3:00 pm

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:Text boxes are my worst enemy... and impossible on google docs, while on word, moving one text box changes the entire format of the sheet. Also text boxes add extra margins.
Set your text box margins to zero.

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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by Things2do » May 9th, 2018, 5:06 pm

I usually type up what I want, print it out, cut it out, tape it onto another sheet, and then run copies of that.
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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by sciencegirl22 » February 18th, 2019, 3:16 pm

I honestly write mine. I can understand the cheat sheet better when it's my own handwriting, and typically I color code it, depending on sections. You want to make it as small as possible, but it should still be legible. If you have an event where only one note sheet is allowed per team, then it's best to memorize as much as possible! I always try to recall from memory, and only use my cheat sheet as a reference. But typically, I space it out as much as I can, and highlight the sections which I believe will come up the most or which I need help remembering.

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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by DragonTownEpic » February 20th, 2019, 8:15 pm

Google slides, File >> Page setup >> Custom: 8.5 x 11 inches (letter size)'
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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by Limke » February 22nd, 2019, 4:17 pm

Google sheets for charts, snip tool, and shrinking is the way to go. Sometimes, resolution is sacrificed, but it is still pretty legible and it makes resizing/reformatting information really easy. The only thing that gets tedious is adding new info to preexisting charts. Otherwise, for large bodies of texts, I just use text boxes on Word at Times New Roman 4pt.
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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » February 22nd, 2019, 4:27 pm

Limke wrote:Google sheets for charts, snip tool, and shrinking is the way to go. Sometimes, resolution is sacrificed, but it is still pretty legible and it makes resizing/reformatting information really easy. The only thing that gets tedious is adding new info to preexisting charts. Otherwise, for large bodies of texts, I just use text boxes on Word at Times New Roman 4pt.
More reasons why I like the OS I'm using right now: Don't have to open Snipping Tool, just press shift+prtscr

(Downside: random freezing sometimes)

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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by pb5754 » February 22nd, 2019, 4:48 pm

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:
Limke wrote:Google sheets for charts, snip tool, and shrinking is the way to go. Sometimes, resolution is sacrificed, but it is still pretty legible and it makes resizing/reformatting information really easy. The only thing that gets tedious is adding new info to preexisting charts. Otherwise, for large bodies of texts, I just use text boxes on Word at Times New Roman 4pt.
More reasons why I like the OS I'm using right now: Don't have to open Snipping Tool, just press shift+prtscr

(Downside: random freezing sometimes)
You don't need to use the snipping tool on windows... just use windows+S
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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » February 22nd, 2019, 5:02 pm

pb5754[] wrote:
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:
Limke wrote:Google sheets for charts, snip tool, and shrinking is the way to go. Sometimes, resolution is sacrificed, but it is still pretty legible and it makes resizing/reformatting information really easy. The only thing that gets tedious is adding new info to preexisting charts. Otherwise, for large bodies of texts, I just use text boxes on Word at Times New Roman 4pt.
More reasons why I like the OS I'm using right now: Don't have to open Snipping Tool, just press shift+prtscr

(Downside: random freezing sometimes)
You don't need to use the snipping tool on windows... just use windows+S
Just booted up Windows 10... Super+s is search.

Although obviously you could set up a shortcut if you wanted

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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by pb5754 » February 22nd, 2019, 6:33 pm

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:
pb5754[] wrote:
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote: More reasons why I like the OS I'm using right now: Don't have to open Snipping Tool, just press shift+prtscr

(Downside: random freezing sometimes)
You don't need to use the snipping tool on windows... just use windows+S
Just booted up Windows 10... Super+s is search.

Although obviously you could set up a shortcut if you wanted
wait my bad you also have to press shift lol
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Re: How do you guys form your cheat sheets?

Post by farmerjoe279 » February 24th, 2019, 9:27 am

Windows Key + Shift + S is screenshot.
Also, google docs now lets you reduce your font size to one!!! :D

Also, on some devices PrtScr does the same thing as Win Key + Shift + S
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