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WordPress is a powerful, intuitive, and easy-to-learn open source web authoring application. While it was intially developed as a blogging application, it can be used by anyone at Colby with a username and password to create a personal or professional web site, or a blog. Read more about WordPress and where you can get support for it […]

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Dec 1st, 2009 | Filed under Application Help
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Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (for Windows operating systems) is an application used to create and format spreadsheets, and analyze information.  Excel 2007 will look distinctly different to users who are familiar with previous versions of the spreadsheet application. Most notably, Excel 2007 now has what is called “The Ribbon” which contains all the old features […]

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Dec 1st, 2009 | Filed under Application Help

Dreamweaver is a complex web authoring tool that allows users to create and maintain web sites. It’s tools incorporate CSS, javascript and other common website applications. In order to use Dreamweaver, you must have FTP access to your site. Dreamweaver is the only HTML coding tool supported by Colby. (Read more about Dreamweaver and where […]

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Dec 1st, 2009 | Filed under Application Help

CommonSpot is the application used by any Colby Department, Club or Organization to create web pages that have been developed using the preset look and feel templates for Colby College web pages. CommonSpot is a Content Management System (CMS) that allows Colby to: establish common attributes on all pages (look and feel), track, organize and manage […]

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Dec 1st, 2009 | Filed under Application Help

Excel            Extracting Data by Cell Values  If you need to extract a set of records from a large workbook, you can use the SORT&FILTER icon to quickly and easily create a listing of those records matching your criteria.

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Sep 4th, 2009 | Filed under Application Help, GTWO