Tech Tips

  • H-Drive to OneDrive

    Posted by Patti Wenglikowski on 6/3/2019

    The time has come to retire the H-Drive and move files to cloud storage in OneDrive. Regional staff and students have OneDrive storage as part of their Office 365 license. Microsoft has excellent videos demonstrating how to move your files to OneDrive, and each is only about 1.5 minutes long. Start with Intro to OneDrive and then Manage your Files, and if you’re feeling really frisky, check out Sync and Share

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  • Back-up Your Browser Bookmarks

    Posted by Patti Wenglikowski on 6/3/2019

    Ever wish you could move your bookmarks/favorites from one computer to another? Perhaps your bookmarks are on a laptop, but you want them on your desktop. Or, your laptop is getting old and you are worried it may die before a new one is ordered. The process of exporting your bookmarks is quite simple, as is the process of importing them back in to a different computer.

    We have quick videos to demonstrate how to export your bookmarks from the Chrome browser, and how to export your favorites from the Edge browser. Check it out and add this tip to your toolbox!

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  • Learning Tools and Immersive Reader

    Posted by Patti Wenglikowski on 5/30/2019

    There is a tool available to teachers and students in the Eastern Upper Peninsula that can make a world of difference in improving reading comprehension. Not just a tool for students with learning differences, Microsoft Learning Tools was designed to move reading comprehension forward. New readers and experienced readers use Learning Tools to build confidence, increase fluency, and customize the reading experience.

    Use Learning Tools in Word, OneNote and Outlook online apps, as well as the OneNote for Windows 10 app.

    Read about how educators are using Learning Tools and try it out for yourself.

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  • Microsoft Icons Get a Redesign

    Posted by Patti Wenglikowski on 1/11/2019

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  • New feature in O365: Sharing links that block download

    Posted by Patti Wenglikowski on 12/10/2018

    Link Settings with Block download selected Do you have files with information that you want to share with others, but do not want them to download their own copy of the file? Office 365 has just released a new feature that blocks downloads. Using Office Online, users are now able to share a link to an Office document that blocks the recipients from downloading copies but still allows them to view the document in Office Online.

    Users can create links that block download by using the common Sharing experience that exists across Office 365. By going into Link Settings you will be able to toggle the "block download" option for view-only links.

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