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Mac OS

  • Mac OS, or Apple's operating system, comes preinstalled on all NMU-issued MacBooks. Below is a list of training resources for OSX. Using OSX (Apple Support)Getting Started with OSX (Apple Support)...

Mac OS X Mail Setup

  • Mac OSX Mail is an application you can utilize to check your @nmu.edu mail. Instructions for setting up Mac Mail as a POP account are below. To learn how to use MAC OS X, visit the Using MAC OS X...

Macbook Backup and Restore

  • It's always a good idea to back your files up regularly and especially if you are planning to transfer them to a new machine. In addition to dragging and dropping files onto an external device, you...

MacBook Specs

  • 2015 2016 MacBook Specifications: 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory 128GB Solid State Drive Intel Iris Graphics 6100 Thunderbolt digital video output...

Mail Merge

  • To use Mail Merge all you need is an Excel spreadsheet with your contact information and any other fields that you need to add to your letter and the form letter you are going to use. The Mail Merge...

Make Web Notes with Microsoft Edge

  • Edge lets you make notes on webpages and save them. To learn how, follow the instructions below. 1. With Edge open, click the Web Note icon.       2.You can now use the tools in the upper left to...

Managing the inbox space on the Exchange Server

  • Your Exchange email account has a limited capacity and you'll need to archive or delete old emails if your reach or are approaching the limit. The Microsoft Exchange Server (MES) implements the...

Manually Defragmenting my Hard Disk

  • One way to speed up a computer is to defragment the Hard Disk. If you would like to learn how this works, visit our "How Defragmenting Works" page. Note: Defragmenting can take from several minutes...

Mapping a Network Drive

  • Faculty, staff, and some students have access to an NMU network drive. This offers the opportunity to share files with others in the department. It is important to note that these folders are only...

Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft's data analyzing tool, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers. Below is a list of training resources for Microsoft Excel 2016.          What's new (Microsoft...

Microsoft Expression

  • ​Microsoft Expression Web 4 is a free program for students through Microsoft Dreamspark. It is a web design software that does not require coding knowledge and is relatively easy to use. You can...

Microsoft Office Suite Not Activated

  • Microsoft Office is configured to activate when you first use it, however sometimes this activation can fail if your time and date are incorrect or you are not connected to an NMU Network. In order...

Microsoft OneNote

  • Microsoft OneNote, or Microsoft's digital note-taking service, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers.  Below is a list of training resources for Microsoft OneNote 2016. OneNote 2016...

Microsoft Outlook

  • Microsoft Outlook, or Microsoft's email and calendar program, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers. Below is a list of training resources for Microsoft Outlook 2016.  Setting up Outlook...

Microsoft Powerpoint

  • Microsoft PowerPoint, or Microsoft's slideshow presentation program, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers. Below is a list of training resources for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. PowerPoint...

Microsoft Publisher

  • Microsoft Publishert, or Microsoft's desktop publishing software, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers.  Below is a list of training resources for Microsoft Publisher 2016. Publisher...

Microsoft Word

  • Microsoft Word, or Microsoft's word processing program, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers.  Below is a list of training resources for Microsoft Word 2016. Word 2016 Quick Guide (...

MyNMU Tabs and Services

  • MyNMU is NMU's online portal that contains links and access to campus services depending on the type of user. MyNMU requires login with your NMU UserID and password.  This page covers the most...

Narration in Microsoft Powerpoint

  • You can narrate and record a PowerPoint as you'd like and present it at a later time exactly how you record it. 1. First, open your PowerPoint and click the "Slide Show" tab on the ribbon. Click the...

Navigating Word 2011 on a Mac

  • NMU-issued Macbooks come pre-installed with Microsoft Word 2011. This is a basic guide on how to nagivate Word if you are new to the program. Creating a New DocumentSaving a DocumentOpening a...

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