Take the AARP Smart Driver course and you could save on auto insurance! Sign up today.

Reply
Super Social Butterfly
0
Kudos
258
Views

Re: THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

258 Views
Message 1 of 8

@Brightpool 

Thanks Brightpool for posting way do easier for folks using a mouse 

@andrewtoo 

Thanks Andrew for trying it out 

I rarely am on my PC always using touch phone or tablet so had no way to try out 

 

Anything anyway sure beats tapping the plus sign 

Thanks

Have a beautiful Sunday 

Ginger  :  )

Smiley Happy Smile & the world Smiles with you Smiley Wink Pass one on....its free
Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
258
Views
Frequent Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
263
Views

Re: THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

263 Views
Message 2 of 8

@Brightpool 

 

I LOVE your sweepstakes shortcut.  I use a laptop with a mouse attached, so your method for entering sweepstakes is spot-on for me.

 

I just blew through the sweepstakes that I wanted to enter, sadly that is only 4 of them right now, but, saving time on a daily task is most welcome.  Of course, I already highlight the "1" in the box and type "49", but I just repeated in my mind "tab, tab, space, tab, enter" as I completed the sweepstakes today.

 

However, I'm sure that muscle memory will take over in a few days, so I won't have to think about it.

 

Thanks so much Robot Very Happy

AndrewToo
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
263
Views
Social Butterfly
2
Kudos
277
Views

Re: THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

277 Views
Message 3 of 8

I use a laptop computer to enter the sweepstakes.

 

The best way I know to streamline entering 49 more entries is to:

  1. Click and drag across the 1 in the box, which highlights it to make it ready to replace with new text.
  2. Type 49 in the box. I use my number keypad on the right.
  3. Press Tab twice to activate the checkbox (shows dotted line around the perimeter).
  4. Press the Space Bar to check the checkbox.
  5. Press Tab once more, and press Enter.

This looks like a lot in the list, but once you get the hang of the steps, it cuts the entry time to maybe 2 or 3 seconds for each Sweepstakes.

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
277
Views
Bronze Conversationalist
2
Kudos
318
Views

Re: THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

318 Views
Message 4 of 8
I'm going to call you GEM from now on.
Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
318
Views
Super Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
345
Views

Re: THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

345 Views
Message 5 of 8

@JaneL69 

Awesome Jane that's wonderful

Glad could help 

Appreciate your kindness in saying I'm a gem which by the way is my initials GEM makes my day Thanks

Have a great one 

Ginger  : ) 

Smiley Happy Smile & the world Smiles with you Smiley Wink Pass one on....its free
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
345
Views
Highlighted
Bronze Conversationalist
2
Kudos
350
Views

Re: THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

350 Views
Message 6 of 8
Thanks SO MUCH Ginger! It works!!!! You're a gem!
Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
350
Views
Super Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
372
Views

Re: THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

372 Views
Message 7 of 8

@JaneL69 

Hey Jane DITTO to that thought

 

I did by accident learn that I don't have to tap + sign anymore

I am usually on my phone so this works for me on phone and my tablet Try it out ! 

Since it automatically comes up with a 1 there I now click box in front of 1 type 49 it'll show 41 then I back space enter 9 makes it 49 for me this is easier than when I used sit and click it to 49 

Maybe this will work for you and be easier 

Have a beautiful evening 

Ginger  :  ) 

Smiley Happy Smile & the world Smiles with you Smiley Wink Pass one on....its free
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
372
Views
Bronze Conversationalist
3
Kudos
387
Views
7
Replies

THIS WOULD BE WONDERFUL

387 Views
Message 8 of 8

You know what would be wonderful?  If they had a button at the Sweepstakes where you could click ONE TIME and get 49 points! 

Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
387
Views
7
Replies