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Expert Corner Here you will find quick tech tips related to software programs, Internet programs and computer use! Examples of our topics include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Photoshop, Acrobat and Blackboard Vista.

There is also a new Expert Corner for the more adventurous IT users, with more in-depth training document. To access this area, simply click the green circle at top right corner of this page!

All tech tips are currently in PDF format which will open in a new window. Contact the TTLC (713-221-8200) for any questions.

Blackboard Vista

PDF Activate Your Students - If you teach online, you must activate the students in each course, every semester.

PDF Hiding Your Courses - Overwhelmed by a lot of courses in your course list? Hide them!

PDF Disabling Pop-up Blockers - Making sure your pop-up blocker is turned off is essential for the proper use of Blackboard Vista.

PDF Adding Trusted Sites in Your Browser - Add Blackboard Vista to your trusted sites list to maximize its capabilities.

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Microsoft Office

PDF Turn a Word Document into PDF Format - Print this one-pager out! PDFs are smaller in size and Vista likes them best!

PDF Voting Buttons in Outlook - Need to take a poll from your colleagues? Learn this fun, simple way.

PDF Excel Quick Tips - Quick, easy information on Excel.

PDF Excel: Making Different Versions Compatible - Sometimes Office documents are not compatible with older versions - fix that now!

PDF PowerPoint: Making Different Versions Compatible - Same concept as the training document above, except for PowerPoint.


Using the Computer

PDF Spam Digest (UHD's Spam Filter) - Getting those spam-blocked messages in Outlook? Here's a brief explanation about them.




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