Multi-styled Text Generator at TextSpace.net



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A lot of websites rely on Java, Flash Player and Shockwave. So it is important that these are kept updated!



Always make sure you have the latest
Java http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp
Click on Verify Now
(Mac Users go to Apple - Software Update)

Flash player http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash


Adobe Shockwave Player http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/


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A commoncraft explanation of what Delicious is! http://www.commoncraft.com/




Multi-styled Text Generator at TextSpace.net
Multi-styled Text Generator at TextSpace.net

If you don’t have a Google Account (Gmail)

Go to https://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount

It is useful to set up a Google account as you can use that email address to set up accounts in other websites, particularly when you start adding Web2.0 tools to your pages.

It also makes it easier to set up a Blogger account!

Extras that you can use a Google Account for

  • set up several different calendars (timelines, reminders etc)

  • create your own Google Docs

  • upload PowerPoint, Word, Excel docs


  • Type in your email address
    Type in a password (8 characters letters and/or numbers)
  • Retype password
  • Type the letters in the Word Verification box
  • Click on I accept. Create my account
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Go to Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/

Click on Sign up

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Type in User Name, Email address and Password, click on Join now

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Select Gender, Country, City and type in the text to verify.

Click on 'I accept Slideshare's Terms & Conditions

Click on Sign Up

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Now you have a Slideshare account.

You are able to upload PowerPoint, Keynote, Word, Pages and PDF.

And you can download presentations.

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Download Jing

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I use Weemees as an avatar. These avatars go on my blogs and wikis. I also use them for when I am marking students work and I want to make a comment.

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Go to http://www.weeworld.com/default.aspx

Take a Screen Capture of your Weemee (the long way...the short way is to download Jing)

How to save a Screen Capture as a jpeg (Windows)
Press Fn and PrtSc keys on Keyboard
Open Paint and press Ctrl V to paste
(Win 7)
Click on the Square Selector button external image square.png
  • click and drag around the part of the screen you want
  • click on the crop button
  • click on the Save icon (Floppy disk icon)
  • name it and save to Pictures folder
(Vista)

Click on the Square Selector button external image square.png
  • click and drag around the part of the screen you want

  • go to Image - Crop
  • select jpeg from Save as Type
  • click Save
(XP)
Click on the Square Selector button external image square.png
  • click and drag around the part of the screen you want

  • press Ctrl C to copy the selection
  • Open up PowerPoint
  • Press Ctrl V to paste
  • click on the picture then right click on the picture
  • select Save as Picture
  • name the file and save to your Pictures folder