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Tech Tip: Office 365 OneDrive

Most students are aware of the Microsoft Office package that’s available to students. But did you know that Office also has an online component, called Office 365? Think the constant backing up of your files that you get with Google

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Tech Tip: Office 365 OneDrive

Most students are aware of the Microsoft Office package that’s available to students. But did you know that Office also has an online component, called Office 365? Think the constant backing up of your files that you get with Google

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Tech Tip: Office’s “Tell me what you want me to do…”

When you switched to Microsoft Office 2016, you might have noticed an addition to the ribbon along the top: a lightbulb icon with the words “Tell me what you want me to do…” This is an incredibly versatile search option

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Tech Tip: Custom Letterhead Templates

Do you want your own custom letterhead to make your documents smooth and professional, but also unique to you? With Microsoft Word, you can create your own custom letterhead template in just a few steps. In a new Word document,

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Computer Tips and Tricks, Part I

 This new series by ITS will chronicle a variety of computer tips and tricks to make your experience smoother and simpler. Part one covers miscellaneous tricks.   If you accidentally closed a tab that you didn’t mean to, hit [Ctrl] +

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Tech Tip: Add a Table of Contents in Word

You might have a big group project or report to do this semester. If the paper starts to get difficult to navigate, you can easily add a table of contents in Word. This will enable you to quickly access the

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Tech Tip: Device Issues? Turn it off and back on again. Really.

When your computer acts up or apps stop responding or your Wi-Fi won’t connect, don’t panic.  The easiest thing to try and fix any technology device issue is to turn the device off and then back on again. No, really.

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Tech Tip: Office 365 for the Holidays

Don’t forget, as a student as Elizabethtown College, you can download Microsoft Office products for free from ITS onto 5 different devices. With this download, you’ll have free access to Excel, Outlook, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word. Follow the steps in

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Tech Tip: Link to a Document in OneDrive

In OneDrive, a user can send a link to individuals to access specific documents with a single link. Start by logging in to your OneDrive account. Navigate to the file you would like to share and right click on the

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Tech Tip: Downloading Office 365

Office 365 is the complete Office 2016 package available to download on both PCs and Macs. E-town has a licensing agreement with Microsoft that allows currently enrolled students, and all faculty and staff to download Office to their personal computers

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Tech Tip: Change Default Font in Word

Last week’s Tech Tip was about how to change the default margins in Word. This week’s Tech Tip is How to Change the Default Font in Word. Microsoft Word sets the default font as Calibri size 11. Most professors prefer

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Tech Tip: Change Default Margins in Word

Margins in Word create a buffer space between the edge of the page and the document content. Some style guides (e.g. APA, MLA) require a different amount space in the margins than others. Changing the margins every time can get

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Tech Tip: Get Rid of Start Menu in Office

When you open an Office program such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, or Publisher, a Start menu is displayed with file templates. This can be annoying, but it is easy to disable. You can certainly disable the Start menu for every

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Tech Tip: Customize the Ribbon in Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office has easy access tabs for commands. Some of these commands are useful, others are rarely used, and some commands you might need are not shown. To customize what commands are displayed in the ribbon, first open the Office

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Tech Tip: Don’t Add Spaces Between Paragraphs

You can format Microsoft Word not to add spaces between paragraphs. First, open Word, and on the Home tab in the ribbon go to the Paragraph section. Click on the small arrow on the right hand side of the Paragraph box. A

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