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Tech Tip: Slide Zoom in Powerpoint

March 25, 2014 Comments off

Slide Zoom is one of the most useful aspects in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. If you have a particularly detailed chart or want to direct your audience’s focus to one particular element of a slide, Slide Zoom eliminates the noise and takes you directly to that element. This saves you from making a secondary slide just to highlight one element, and can be more graphically appealing than highlighting text on a slide. Here’s how to make the most of this feature.

Read more in the March IT@Sam Newsletter.

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Computer Lab Hours During Spring Break

March 7, 2014 Comments off

March 8:  TWC 315 will be open from 8am – 5pm.  All other labs will be closed.

March 9:  All labs will be closed.

March 10-13:  NGL 200 will be open from 8am-5pm. TWC 315 will be open from 8am -7pm.  All other labs will be closed.

March 14:  All labs will be closed.

March 15:  TWC 315 will be open from 8am – 5pm.  All other labs will be closed.

March 16:  NGL 200 will be open from 2:00pm-1:00am. All other labs will be closed.

March 17:  NGL 200 and CHSS 130 will open at 7:30am. AB4 203 will open at 8:00am.  Normal lab hours will resume on March 17th.

IT Systems Downtime Notifications

March 6, 2014 Comments off

ODS System Updates
March 7, 6:00 pm – March 9, 8:00 am
ODS updates are being applied this weekend.  Cognos Reporting Services will be unavailable during this time.

New Software Releases

March 6, 2014 Comments off

Shockwave Player 12.0.9.149
March 7, 9:00 pm – March 7, 9:30 pm
A new version of Shockwave Player is being deployed to Windows computers.

 

Flash Player 12.0.0.44
March 7, 9:00 pm – March 7, 9:30 pm
A new version of Flash Player is being deployed to Windows computers.

SSL Certificate

March 6, 2014 Comments off

SSL Certificate

IT@Sam installed a new SSL certificate on Thursday morning, March 6, that may prompt clients to accept before authenticating on SamNet. If you have any issues, please call the Service Desk at 936-294-1950.

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Spring Break Hours

March 6, 2014 Comments off

Due to Spring Break, the Service Desk will operate on a modified schedule. The Service Desk will be open from 8:00am until 5:00pm starting Monday, March 10 through Thursday, March 13 and will be closed Friday, March 14. Normal operating hours will resume on Monday, March 17 at 7:30 am.

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