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Tech Tip: Exporting PowerPoint to Video

Turning your PowerPoint presentation into a video has many uses, and is done by exporting the presentation. To do this, open the presentation and click File, then Export. Next, click Create a Video. This process can take quite a while,

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Posted in Home Page, Office 2013

Tech Tip: Turning Off Read Mode in Word 2013

Turning off Read mode in Word 2013 can be done easily while in the program. First, click File, then Options. Under the General options, locate Start Up Options at the bottom of the window, and un-check the box next to

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Printing Quotas

When students send documents to a campus printer, they are informed of a printing charge through a dialogue box. While each page’s price varies depending on size and color, they are all part of a student’s print quota. Every student

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Posted in Digital Citizenship, Home Page, New Student Tips

Tech Tip: Marking as Unread in OneNote

In OneNote, you can have a page marked as ‘read’ or ‘unread’ for another person to see. This is useful for letting that person know that you want them to read the page. To do this, simply right-click on the page

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Tech Tip: OneNote: Linking to Outside Documents

Linking to outside documents in OneNote can be done in much the same way as linking to other OneNote pages or to a website. First, select the text you wish to use and bring up the Link window (CTRL+K or

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Tech Tip: Links Within OneNote

While in OneNote, a link to another document or website can be inserted onto a page. This can be done in two ways, both of which bring up the Link menu. Either highlight the text you wish to use for

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Tech Tip: Converting OneNote Tasks into Outlook Reminders

When in OneNote, it is possible to have tasks that you flag as important appear in Microsoft Outlook as reminders. This will let you view them while still in your mailbox. To learn how to do this, click this link.

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Best Study Habits

Having good study habits is essential for doing well in class and on tests. Improving your studying practices will help retain information and will make the best use of your time, and using technology can significantly improve your studying. The

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Posted in Home Page, Teaching and Learning

Winter-Proofing your Tech

The extremely cold and often wet conditions of winter can lead to your technology getting damaged or possibly destroyed by nature. Preventing this, as well as being prepared for winter storms, can save you a great deal of trouble in

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Tech Tip: Start Numbering on a Different Page in Word

Word documents allow for custom numbering of pages in the header and footer. This is especially useful if the first page of a document should not be numbered, but the other pages should. Click this link to learn how to change

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Undo/Redo in Office – Mac

The Undo and Redo functions are helpful and efficient when using Microsoft Office. On a Mac computer, these can be done using keyboard shortcuts. For Undo, the shortcut is CMD+Z, and the shortcut for Redo is CMD+Y. The Undo/Redo buttons

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Tech Tip: Try Restarting

When you have a problem with software or your computer in general, the first thing that you should generally do is to reset the computer or device by turning it off and then back on again. This is usually the

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Tech Tip: Mapping Network Drives to a College PC

In order to access your public and private folders, as well as those of professors and colleagues, you must first map your network drives. When using a College-owned PC or laptop, they may become hidden and temporarily inaccessible. To access

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Tech Tip: Instant Math in Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote supports the use of math functions directly on a page. This is extremely helpful for group math projects and assignments. Below is the list of available math functions and their usage. Type the equation as it appears, followed by

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Tech Tip: Turning Off Presenter Mode in PowerPoint

When in Microsoft PowerPoint, presenter mode is used to display your slideshow on one screen. If you wish to not have this mode activated, it can be turned off manually. In the top ribbon, select Slideshow, then select Monitors. Here,

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Posted in Home Page, Office 2013