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Office 2016 for Mac is now available

Office 365 subscribers get early access to Office 2016 for Mac

Download now: https://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx

What’s New 

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Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac features a redesigned Ribbon menu similar to the Windows and iPad® versions. You can navigate your Word, Excel and PowerPoint files with familiar Mac OS Multi-Touch gestures. And it’s all sharper and clearer than ever on your Retina display.

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Office 365 is now available across devices – access Office 365 applications on your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, work from virtually anywhere with 1TB of online storage (Tablet/Smartphone: Make sure you have downloaded the Microsoft app for your device.)

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Office 365 ProPlus will be offered to students at no additional charge. Students can now take advantage of all that Office 365 ProPlus has to offer.

What is included with Office 365 ProPlus subscription license?

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Web Print is a new feature which allows users of PaperCut to print a file from their laptop, Smartphone, or tablet device without the need for driver installation or setup.
To access Web Printing you can navigate to http://backup:9191/user in your browser or click on Details… on the Papercut Client window illustrated below:

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The latest version of Read & Write Gold 11 is now available to all students and staff and a copy can be obtained from the library.

This version is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP.  The software is very useful for those students struggling with their reading and writing.  Apart from the new look and feel the application includes some new items; Nuance Vocalizer text-to-speech voices, support for Chrome and Firefox, support for Google Docs, and two new features – Word Cloud and Voice Note.

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CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer.  You can use it to create ‘How to…’ videos for any software program or create a set of videos answering your most frequently asked questions?  It is also a useful tool for creating video tutorials and resources for classes and could be helpful when preparing cover materials.  Once created these resources can be made available through the college VLE or You Tube or…..

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How many times have you viewed documents or photos on your iPad and wished you could print those wirelessly without firing up your laptop or desktop.

There are several ways to print from your iPad. Here are some methods and apps to try, depending on the printer model you own:

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There are a few different options available to you if you are unfortunate enough to loose some of your data depending on what hardware you have and what level access you have on your computer. Windows 7 has the option to restore previous versions (although this may not be enabled by default). Previous versions are either backup copies—copies of files and folders that you back up by using the Back Up Files wizard, or shadow copies—copies of files and folders that Windows automatically saves as part of a restore point (Shadow copies can be copies of files on your computer or shared files on a computer on a network.). You can use previous versions of files to restore files that you accidentally modified or deleted, or that were damaged. Depending on the type of file or folder, you can open, save to a different location, or restore a previous version. To learn more about this, click this link.

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