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Sharing Files Securely Using OneDrive

Posted July 26, 2021

OneDrive provides an easy way to share files and folders with others: Create a “share link” for a file or folder. Email or paste the link into a web page, shared document, Moodle course, chat, etc. Other people click that link to access the file or folder. By default, settings for share links are not […]

Software for Personal Devices

Posted July 19, 2021

The following article applies to personal devices. For College computers, see current Software Configurations and Software Center. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop w/ internet access Access to some of the following software is dependent on your current enrollment/employment status. Table of […]

Microsoft Office: Personal Devices

Posted July 15, 2021

The following article applies to personal devices. For Public/Lab computers, see Microsoft Office: Public/Lab Computers. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a personal laptop or desktop computer with internet access Table of Contents: Office365: Overview Installing Microsoft Office Questions?   Office365: Overview You can install Microsoft Office […]

Microsoft Office: Public/Lab Computers

Posted July 15, 2021

The following article applies to Public/Lab computers. For personal devices, see Microsoft Office: Personal Devices. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account   Public/Lab Computers Microsoft Office applications are pre-installed on these devices. Open the program you’d like to use Click Sign In Enter your College email and password […]

File Size Basics

Posted April 6, 2021

The terms kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, and terabyte have become household names, but how much data do these terms really represent? It can be very helpful to understand how large various types of files are when considering storage limitations of Hard Disk Drives, USB flash drives, email attachment sizes, or when using a cloud-storage tool such […]

How to Save a File as a PDF

Posted October 1, 2020

Many platforms and people will prefer or even require you to submit files as PDFs. This is because the PDF, or Portable Document Format, file format was designed to ensure that fonts and formatting look the same even when viewed on different types of devices. Most software packages allow you to save or export files […]

Share Large Files in OneDrive and Link on Moodle

Posted September 9, 2020

Whether you’d like to share a film clip, an outside link, or upload a class recording, there are several ways to add/share video on Moodle. In this Tech Doc, you’ll find the most-common ways to share video on Moodle based on where the video is originally stored/hosted. The first step to sharing video stored on […]

Standard Software Configurations on College Computers

Posted September 1, 2020

This article has been retired. Please see Software Configurations for College Computers for the most up-to-date information.   Questions? If you have any additional questions or problems, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk! Phone: 610-526-7440 Email: help@brynmawr.edu Location: Canaday Library 1st Floor

Recording a narrated presentation using PowerPoint (for PC users)

Posted August 21, 2020

PowerPoint versions 2010 and later for PC support recording a voice-over narration and saving as a video file to share on the web. Please note that Mac PowerPoint versions 2011 and later will allow you to record voice-over; however, saving as a video is not enabled in most Mac versions. For this reason, we recommend […]

Install the Zoom Add-In for Webmail/Outlook

Posted April 3, 2020
Screen shot of Zoom add-in in webmail

Adding the Zoom for Outlook add-in to Webmail or the Outlook desktop app enables you to schedule Zoom meetings from within those applications, just as you can with Teams and Skype for Business. If you use both Webmail and the Outlook desktop app, adding the add-in to one will also install it on the other. […]

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