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Common Tech Symbols

  • There are some universal technological symbols that can be encountered and it can be important to know what they mean. Below you  will find images of many common symbols. Click on an image to read...

Common Windows file extensions

  • Windows file names have two parts; the file's name, then a period followed by the extension (suffix). The extension is a three- or four-letter abbreviation that signifies the file type. For example,...

Compose Gmail messages in a floating window

  • If you don't want the small Compose box docked in the bottom right in gmail, you can:  Hold down 'Shift' when you click 'Compose' to go straight to a floating window.    ORHold down 'Shift' when you...

Computer Registration information

  • For full access to the Internet and NMU network services over the NMU on-campus wired and wireless areas, you must register each network interface (wired and wireless are separate entries) on your...

Connect a Device to the NMU Network

  • For full access to the Internet and NMU network services over the NMU on-campus wired and wireless areas, you must register each network interface (wired and wireless are separate entries) on your...

Connect to the Exchange Server using a Mac

  • Set up with Microsoft Outlook Set up with OS X Mail Set up with Microsoft Outlook (This is the prefered way to set up your exchange account) 1. Open Microsoft Outlook on your MacBook.  2. Click...

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...

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...

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

  • Is NMU LTE available in your area?NMU LTE is available everywhere NMU EAN is available. Go to the Check Availabilty page and click the "Check Availabilty" button. Enter your complete address with...

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....

Connecting to the Art & Design File Server

  • See the updated instructions on the Art & Design Lab website, http://art.nmu.edu/lab/server.html

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...

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...

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