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You can add SmartArt to your PowerPoint in the form of a list, process, cycle, hierarchy, relationship, matrix, pyramid, or picture. These come in...
If you'd like to save and play a PowerPoint on a video, create or open your powerpoint and follow these steps.   1. With your PowerPoint open, click...
You can change your Normal.dotm template, or default Word template in Windows (Word 2016), so that each time you open a new document it already has...
Some settings, configuration files, and other files in Windows are stored in hidden locations and certain troubleshooting steps may require you to...
Windows 10 includes a "Task View" virtual desktop feature that allows you to toggle between multiple desktops depending on what you want to use each...
To view or change microphone and speaker settings and names, follow the instructions below. Though this page uses Windows 10, the steps are...
Though these instructions use Windows 10, the instructions are comparable to earlier versions of Windows. Note: Some things, like Windows Activation...
If some windows and applications on your desktop appear blurry (but not all) it's likely because your computer has a high-DPI (dots per inch) display...
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...
Mac OS, or Apple's operating system, comes preinstalled on all NMU-issued MacBooks.  Below is a list of training resources for OSX. ...
Microsoft Publishert, or Microsoft's desktop publishing software, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers.  Below is a list of training...
Microsoft PowerPoint, or Microsoft's slideshow presentation program, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers. Below is a list of training...
Microsoft OneNote, or Microsoft's digital note-taking service, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers.  Below is a list of training...
Windows is Microsoft's operating system, which comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued Thinkpads. The HelpDesk currently supports Windows versions 7, 8...
Microsoft Word, or Microsoft's word processing program, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers.  Below is a list of training resources...
Microsoft Outlook, or Microsoft's email and calendar program, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers.  Below is a list of training...
Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft's data analyzing tool, comes pre-installed on all NMU-issued computers. Below is a list of training resources for...
​Occasionally, PowerPoint may present the error, "SECURITY WARNING References to external media objects have been blocked" or will not play a video....
*If you have a Northern Michigan University issued laptop and a class that requires SolidWorks you do not need this download. Go to http://www....
Qualtrics Research Suite is an online survey program that provides a powerful set of tools for data collection and analysis NMU has a subscription to...
NMU issued desktops and ThinkPad notebooks are configured with Automatic Updates, which means that each computer regularly communicates with a local...
NMU faculty and staff receive many email announcements throughout the day that end up in their inbox with the rest of their mail. Outlook can use...
To install the latest version of Java that works with Banner and Extender, go to http://it.nmu.edu/downloads/java or follow these steps for more...
Classrooms at NMU have technology available in them, and these technologies vary by building and room. The new Jamrich building is teeming with...
Dreamweaver, a program used in some courses at NMU, is a visual development tool for publishing and creating websites. Adobe offers tutorials and...
Below is a list of available training resources for software and services we regularly use on campus and which come pre-installed on NMU machines....
Organizing your data in a table makes managing more data easier. Tables can be filtered and can allow for simpler calculations, among other...
Some people may notice that they are unable to play vidoes, such as Netflix streams. This may be due to a broken version of Microsoft Silverlight....
  Object zoom is useful in Read Mode when an image is too small to see normally. It is also useful because an image can be made to take up less space...
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...

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