Archive for 'Tutorials'
Posted on 19. Sep, 2012 by Chris Smith.
GWAMAIL 2.0 is a web based application used to send non-emergency and non-confidential communications to students attending one of the colleges in the district. It replaces an older version that was created in Banner internally by ITS a number of years ago. This version aims to improve upon several aspects of the old system as [...]
Posted on 12. Dec, 2011 by admin.
Have you ever been trying to troubleshoot over the phone and wish you could see what the other person was typing? Do you want to collaborate one-on-one with another user? If so, then I highly recommend this little gem called “join.me” In less than 5 minutes you can be sharing your screen or seeing someone [...]
Posted on 14. Oct, 2011 by admin.
****IMPORTANT REMINDER ABOUT YOUR WEB SITES****
Many of you have websites on our servers within one or more of the following domains:
Please remember that ANY files you upload to your web folders using either Webdav or Omniupdate are accessible to the world!! This is true, even if you do not link them from your webpage. These [...]
Posted on 05. Oct, 2011 by admin.
Our District now has a site license with Adobe that allows us to install the Adobe Master Collection on all computers owned by the Colleges. This is the result of a collaborative effort among the 3 Colleges and the District Office which are funding the annual license.
If you are a SMCCCD employee then you have [...]
Posted on 07. Sep, 2011 by admin.
In August 2011 we launched a new District Directory that allows profiles pictures, integrates with the college maps, websmart and doorcards.
If you would like to add your website URL to your directory information then it is a quick two step process.
STEP 1) Go to your Mysites Profile Page inside Sharepoint
Username: your full email [...]
Posted on 03. May, 2011 by admin.
My favorite screenshot utility that comes with Windows Vista and Windows 7 is called the Snipping Tool. Many people do not realize this little gem is buried in their accessories.
The snipping tool is located here:
Start menu -> All Programs -> Accessories – >Snipping Tool
The snipping tools allows you to draw a box around any portion [...]
Posted on 14. Oct, 2010 by admin.
Would you like to add Live Help to your College or Department Website? As part of our my.smccd.edu, all students have google talk integrated into their email. That makes google talk that the perfect solution for adding a chat to your web site.
The term for adding Google Talk to your site is called “Adding a Chatback Badge”
Step 1 [...]
Posted on 26. Apr, 2010 by admin.
Our backups are mainly disaster recovery in the event that the entire server goes down. We recommend that users keep their own backups of files posted on their sharepoint sites.
You need sharepoint designer software in order to do a full backup of your site. If you do not have sharepoint designer on your computer please [...]
Posted on 21. Apr, 2010 by admin.
I was having trouble (especially on the Skyline or webschedule pages) where Internet Explorer would not load the page correctly unless I refreshed. It would randomly display the page funny where the header may be gone or the header may show up on the footer or the background would be tiling in the wrong places.
I contacted Microsoft and [...]
Posted on 19. Jan, 2010 by admin.
Computer Support & Software Available for Faculty & Staff
The ITS Helpcenter is a centralized helpdesk for all your computer, telephone, network, email, web services and Audio Visual – related questions and repairs. Submit work orders online anytime via the IT Service Request Form on the portal.
Helpcenter Phone Support: (650) 574-6543 is available between 8:00am [...]