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Canon Supply Ordering, Installation, and Disposal

This post documents the correct way to order supplies for your Canon copier.  Do not order from any other source.  Do not pay for supplies other than paper as they are covered in our lease cost. Please ensure that your building or department specifies a point person for ordering so that orders are not duplicated.  […]

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Installing Read&Write Literacy Software

Read&Write software is free for current community members to download and install on any College- or personally-owned computer or tablet. To install Read&Write: Windows or Mac desktop Download the installer from http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/software/. When prompted for an access or activation code, hit OK (no code is required). Android tablet 1. Visit http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/secure/RWActivate.htm to copy the serial number required in […]

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Configuring a Shared Mailbox

If you use a shared mailbox for your department or other administrative work, this post will show you how to configure your email to send and receive messages from the shared mailbox while keeping them consistent and organized.   First, you will need to create a Persona to send email as the shared mailbox account: […]

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Uploading and Linking to Documents in Drupal

Linking to an Existing Document To link to a document that is already in Drupal from a Page or other content types with the WYSIWYG editor. Type your desired link text. Highlight the link text. Click the link button In the “Search Content” box, begin typing the name of your file. Your file should appear […]

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New Features/Changes in Moodle

The latest update in Moodle was a fairly minor one, but some great new features/changes were added: 1) The text editor has been updated and improved. Now, there is a cleaner interface, with the most commonly used icons visible and the other icons in the “Toolbar toggle” icon on the far left. The icons that have […]

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Alumnae/i Bulletin Blog documentation

Note: This documentation applies only to the Alumnae/i Bulletin blog theme. Creating a new issue homepage: Create a new page with the name of the issue, e.g. “June 2012” Page parent= Issue Archive (so the issue becomes part of the archive) Page template= Landing Page slug= month-year, e.g. june-2012 (all lowercase). This should get created […]

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Positioning images in Drupal

In the Drupal Rich Text editor in Pages and in various other content types, you can add images via the media uploader, and control their positioning. Please resize and crop images before uploading to Drupal, using the recommended image sizes and formats in our guide. To add an image, browse to it on your computer […]

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Program Descriptions (major/minor requirements) in Drupal

The text on academic department “Program Requirements and Opportunities” pages is automated from Bionic. This data feeds the Bryn Mawr website, Undergraduate Course Catalog, and the Tri-Co Course Guide. Please send corrections or updates to Bryn Mawr requirements text to registrar@brynmawr.edu . It is possible to edit these pages to add other text, but be […]

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Course listings in Drupal

Bryn Mawr course listings are automated from Bionic. This data feeds the Bryn Mawr website, Undergraduate Course Catalog, and the Tri-Co Course Guide. Please send corrections or updates to Bryn Mawr course listings to registrar@brynmawr.edu . Adding more text or non-BMC courses to your course listings page Go to your Courses page and click the […]

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Biography Listings in Drupal

Biography listings are lists of people associated with a department or office. These listings combine basic information about a person from Bionic (preferred name, title, phone, email, office, etc) with information the individual or their web steward can add (photo, office hours, CV, degrees, research interests, etc). Each office or department has a “Faculty and […]

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