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iLife Help and Resources

Apple’s iLife software suite includes programs like iPhoto and iMovie which are available on some College computers. If you are looking for resources to learn about iLife and its uses in the classroom, Apple provides a comprehensive iLife Resources Page. Support for these programs is available through Apple on their iLife Support Page.

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Adobe Help and Resources

Bryn Mawr College computers have access to various Adobe software packages, including Illustrator, Photoshop and Presenter. Assistance for these products and many others is available at Atomic Learning. Still have questions? Check out Adobe’s Help and Resources for each of these products: Adobe Acrobat Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Presenter If you don’t see the [...]

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Printing to Public Printers from your Personal Computer (Windows)

Below, you can find a document with step-by-step instructions on how to print to public printers from your personal computer.

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Printing to Public Printers from your Personal Computer (Mac)

Below, you can find a document with step-by-step instructions on how to install and print to a public printer fromyour personal Mac.

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Accessing Bryn Mawr Resources from Off-Campus via VPN

Note: As of July 8, 2013, we have begun using a new VPN client made by Juniper Networks. Though the page at https://ingress.brynmawr.edu/ will appear different, the functionality is the same. The instructions below reflect the changes in the new VPN. To access your Home directory, shared files and folders, library resources and more from [...]

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Changing the Default PDF Reader in Firefox

In recent updates to the Firefox browser, Mozilla has released a built-in PDF viewer which is automatically installed in Firefox. The viewer generally works the same as Adobe Reader, but has caused some changes. Some PDF documents which formerly printed in a landscape format now automatically print in portrait format, and URLs are automatically printed [...]

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Naming Files for Web Pages and Blogs: Best Practices

It’s best to be consistent and keep things simple when naming files for your website. You may need more complex naming conventions and multiple versions of files on your hard drive or shared drive, but simplifying file names for the web decreases the risk that your links will break or that some people will have [...]

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Installing Programs via Microsoft Software Center

Many commonly used programs available to faculty and staff for their College computers can be downloaded via the Microsoft Software Center. For instructions on how to install programs (such as Adobe Acrobat Professional), we offer these instructions to help you install them automatically. 1) In the Start menu, click on All Programs, and locate the [...]

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Taking Screenshots – Mac

A screenshot can be used to extract images from the screen or to take particular elements and add them to a document. They can be useful in showing the locations of buttons in software programs or particular elements of websites. There are multiple ways to take a screenshot on a Mac depending on what you [...]

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What’s New in WordPress 3.5

Moving from WordPress 3.2 to 3.5 (information about the upgrade schedule is available on the IS blog) will not bring any drastic changes, but you will see a number of small changes that should improve your blogging experience. A complete list of changes is available in the WordPress Codex. Highlights that may interest the Bryn [...]

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