Category Archives: Tips

Attachments in Digest Mode

I know that I appreciate receiving mailing list emails in Digest Mode, because it makes navigating my inbox a little bit easier. Still, the option is not without its flaws. You can opt out of Digest Mode, by following the … Continue reading

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Digest or no Digest?

Over the summer ITS gradually changed the Augustana mailing lists to Digest Mode. To learn more about Digest Mode, you can read the Digest Mode FAQ here. We did this to make it easier for our users to distinguish email … Continue reading

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Lay up your treasures in “the cloud”

As many of you prepare to leave campus for the summer, this is as good a time as ever to consider backing up your files. Geographic diversity – keeping files in multiple physical places –  is a very good idea … Continue reading

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Sometimes learning a few keyboard shortcuts can really save you a lot of time.  Both Windows and Mac users can take advantage of these time-savers.  On your PC keyboard, look for a key that looks like the Windows logo (⊞) … Continue reading

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Creating a Desktop Alias (Mac)

If you are a PC user, please refer to the previous entry: Creating a Desktop Shortcut. Would you like to be able to create a desktop icon that would bring you directly to a website or computer program that you … Continue reading

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Creating a Desktop Shortcut (PC)

If you are a Mac user, please refer to the next entry: Creating a Desktop Alias. Would you like to be able to create a desktop icon that would bring you directly to a website or computer program that you … Continue reading

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Canned Responses

Do you find yourself sending out the same message over and over with very slight alterations? Canned Responses can be enabled to save the contents of commonly sent emails to be inserted into future emails. Continue reading

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Gmail Filters

Filters are a feature in Google Mail that helps keep your email organized automatically. Filters allow you to sort your mail by subjects, senders, keywords and more. Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Google Mail and Calendar

Google’s services are great, but definitely not perfect.  To that end, I came across this set of slides in Google’s support area that gives some tips on troubleshooting Google Mail and Calendar problems. https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dg76nhkx_3cq9cg5hk Sometimes, problems are caused either by … Continue reading

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