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Collapse and Expand Word Documents

  • After you set up a page using outline tools, you can collapse and expand parts of your Word document to fit your needs.   1. With your Word document open and your outline set up, cursor over the...

Comment Feature in Microsoft Word

  • Comments can be added to a document that do not change the document. You can insert a comment inside balloons that will appear in the document margins. They can also be hidden until you want to edit...

Common Hardware Ports

  • Hardware ports allow you to connect with and utilize external devices. Below you will find images of many common ports. Click on any image to read more about it and to see the corresponding cable or...

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 provides the wireless projector connection usign the NMU WiFi access points. It does not work with the NMU_Guest WiFi access points and NMU LTE available in some...

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 NMU WPA with Android

  • **This guide is for Android devices only. If you are on a different operating system, select the one you'd wish to see the guide for below**Windows, IOS, MacOS 1. Select the settings application on...

Connecting to NMU WPA with IOS

  • **This guide is for iOS devices only. If you are on a different operating system, select the one you'd wish to see the guide for below**Windows, MacOS, Android 1. Tap the settings icon  and select "...

Connecting to NMU WPA with MacOS

  • **This guide is for macOS computers only. If you are on a different operating system, select the one you'd wish to see the guide for below**Windows, IOS, Android 1. Click the System Preferences ...

Connecting to NMU WPA with Windows

  • **This guide is for Windows 10 and 11 computers only. If you are on a different operating system, select the one you'd wish to see the guide for below**IOS, MacOS, Android 1. Click the "Wi-Fi" icon...

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...

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