Category Archives: Microsoft

Office 2016 for Mac is Coming!

Mac users seem to have been forgotten by Microsoft Office developers since the last version was released in 2010. However, the folks in Redmond have finally announced that a new version of Office is on the way! Office 2016 is … Continue reading

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Adios Internet Explorer

By: Shayan Gaziani In August of 1995 Microsoft released their first version of Internet Explorer (IE). A revolutionary feat at the time, eleven generations later IE has fallen behind rivals (such as Google Chrome, Safari, and Firefox) in terms of … Continue reading

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Save Your Voice for the Presentation

By: Shayan Gaziani Imagine this Scenario: You walk into class prepared to deliver a paramount presentation. You’ve spent hours rehearsing every aspect from timing to delivery. You’ve spent days, if not weeks, preparing the file, compiling countless amounts of slides, … Continue reading

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Locker.SMU Personal Storage Must Be Moved Prior to May 15

Deadline Extended to May 15 Don’t forget your Locker.SMU personal folder must be emptied prior to May 15. Personal Locker.SMU Storage We are in the process of decommissioning the Locker.SMU file storage service. We are focusing our efforts during the … Continue reading

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What to Do when PowerPoint’s Presenter View Won’t Play Nice

The Presenter View option allows PowerPoint users to show the audience the slide show while giving the presenter a view of upcoming slides, a timer, notes to yourself, and other handy tools. (If you haven’t yet, be sure to give … Continue reading

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Resist the Urge to Answer the Email Now

It’s so easy to quickly reply to email as soon as you receive it. Consider scheduling times to process email throughout the day. Otherwise, you may end up buried in your inbox! If you are working on a critical project, … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Student Email at SMU

Navigate your email with ease With Office 365, your email is even smarter. Find important messages, communicate confidently, and collaborate with others in real time. Quickly view your important messages Take control of your inbox. People View lets you read … Continue reading

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Locker.SMU: Migrate Personal Files before March 1

By Rachel Mulry Locker.SMU will be decommissioned as a service in August 2015. This file storage and sharing application is being replaced by two other services: Microsoft OneDrive and one that is still to be determined. The current locker service … Continue reading

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Email Calendar Availability

Here’s an easy step to send someone your Outlook calendar availability! From the calendar tab, select E-mail Calendar. Select the desired Date Range. In the detail section, select the desired availability options you want to share. Select/deselect the working hours … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Calendar Use in Office 365

Simplify your scheduling A busy day means a complicated calendar. With Office 365, students at SMU can easily set up and manage your meetings–saving you time to get more done. See other people’s calendars Add a team member directly to … Continue reading

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