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Create Accessible Documents in Microsoft Word

Posted August 4, 2021
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Microsoft Word is a commonly used application among individuals with a variety of disabilities and is reasonably accessible. The text within Word documents can be read by assistive technologies such as screen readers and Braille devices. Below are the basic steps for implementing important accessibility features. Table of Contents: Use Headings Use Lists Use Purposeful […]

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 […]

Preparing Images for the Web in MS Word 2016

Posted March 19, 2018

Before uploading your images to Drupal, it’s important to correctly crop, size, and optimize them to ensure they will display correctly and be accessible. The document below provides instructions for performing those tasks within MS Word 2016 on Windows and MacOS.  

Microsoft Office Mobile Apps

Posted July 8, 2016

Microsoft offers mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile to maximize your Office 365 experience while you’re on the go.  You can download these apps from your device’s app store and log in using your Bryn Mawr College email address and password. For instructions on how to set up a mail & calendar sync, […]

Using Office Online

Posted May 19, 2016
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Office 365 gives you the ability to create, edit, share, and collaborate on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and OneNote files via Office Online. Office Online offers the ability to create and edit documents within your browser, anytime and anywhere with an internet connection. Though the online versions of Office software not contain all of the advanced features of […]

OneDrive for Business File Sync

Posted May 12, 2016

OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365, and provides a place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. You can update and share your files from any device with OneDrive for Business. You can even work on Office documents with others at the same time. Note: OneDrive […]

Accessibility Guidance for Office 365, Office 2016, and Windows 10

Posted May 5, 2016

University of Wisconsin KnowledgeBase: Accessibility features in the Office 365 Outlook Web App Microsoft: Accessibility in Office 2016 and Windows 10 Microsoft: Office Accessibility Center: Resources for People with Disabilities Microsoft: Product Accessibility Commitment

Mail Merge with Microsoft Office

Posted August 27, 2012

Assistance for this topic and many others is available at LinkedIn Learning. Still have questions? Take a look at Microsoft’s Help and Tutorials.  

Foreign Language Spell Check in Word

Posted August 21, 2011

Assistance for this topic and many others is available at LinkedIn Learning. Still have questions? Take a look at Microsoft’s Help and Tutorials.

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