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Connecting a Projector Wirelessly Using MirrorOP

  • The MirrorOp software is from wePresent, the same company that provides the wePresent software and hardware, but MirrorOp provides a better display of the IP address used in setting up the projector...

Connecting to a Wireless Network (MAC OS X)

  • These instructions tell how to connect to the campus network using AirPort. They assume your network settings are already configured. Make sure you are in a location that has wireless network access...

Connecting to Guest Wireless

  • University guests can connect to the NMU_GUEST Wifi access points without having a university account. These instructions cover the process of connecting and agreeing to the Acceptable Use Policy. To...

Connecting to NMU LTE

  • If you were issued an NMU X1 Carbon or T460s ThinkPad, you can get NMU LTE network and SIM cards installed so the computer can access the NMU LTE network. If you have not already done so, please stop...

Connecting to Projectors Wirelessly

  • This classroom is equipped with “WePresent” to connect your laptop to the projector wirelessly. MirrorOp software is now used to connect your device to the projection system in NMU classrooms....

Continuous Looping for use at a Kiosk in PowerPoint

  • A Microsoft PowerPoint presentation can be configured to run in a continous loop. This can be useful for general announcements, kiosks, or any other informational display that will run with or...

Controlling Email Spam

  • Spam emails and unwanted promotions can be filtered from your email in multiple ways. Besides deleting messages or unsubscribing to promotional sites, once you identify spam email you can filter it...

Cortana

  • Cortana is the new Microsoft personal assistant who you can program to help you with your daily life. NMU-issued machines pre-installed with Windows 10 will be equipped with Cortana. Learn more about...

Create a signature in Outlook

  • You can create a personalized signature for your email messages that include text, images, your electronic business card, a logo, or even an image of your handwritten signature. Your signature can...

Create a Table in Excel

  • Organizing your data in a table makes managing more data easier. Tables can be filtered and can allow for simpler calculations, among other advantages. This article outlines creating a table in Excel...

Create a Table of Contents in Word

  • This article covers how to create and update a Table of Contents in Microsoft Office Word 2016, though the steps are similar to those in 2013. 1. With your document open, select the "References" tab...

Creating a Timeline in Excel

  • Excel offers many tools and charts, timelines being one class of these. There are multiple layouts for timelines in Excel, and this article shows you how to create them. Though this tutorial uses...

Creating and Using Windows Sticky Notes

  • Sticky notes are already on your NMU ThinkPad and are useful tools for remembering information. Once you write on a sticky note it will contain that information when you restart your computer or...

Creating Folders in Outlook

  • Creating folders in Microsoft Outlook is an easy way to organize your e-mail. It is important to note, however, that unless you are a faculty or staff member using Microsoft Exchange, these folders...

Creating Quick Notes in OneNote

  • OneNote is part of the Microsoft Office suite pre-installed on NMU-issued computers used for free-form information gathering. You can also use it to create and store quick notes. Be sure you're using...

Creating Rules in Outlook

  • According to a 2012 report the Mckinsey Global Institute found that, on average, workers spent 28% of their work week reading and answering e-mails. Staying organized is extremely important when...

Customize the Touchpad and Trackpoint on the ThinkPad

  • You can disable, enable, or customize the trackpad and trackpoint for your NMU Thinkpad using the instructions below. Windows 10 and 8.1Windows 7 Windows 10 and 8.1 1. In the Search bar or Start...

Customizing the Windows Notification Area

  • You can choose what displays on the notification area of the taskbar. 1. Right-click on the date and time display on the taskbar and select "Customize notification icons."       2. There are a few...

Customizing TrackPad Settings in OSX

  • Open System Preferences by clicking the Apple icon in the upper left corner and selecting “System Preferences…” Click on "Trackpad" to view all the settings. The first tab includes "Point...

Cyber Security Awareness Tips

  • Helpful tips for helping to keep your identity, personal information and data secure. More information on these topics and more can be found on the pages linked at the bottom of the page. Phishing...

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