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4) Have a Backup - back up your documents
-- USB Drives, Thumb Drives, Flash Drives etc.
-- Use Laulima (help) to backup your documents in My Workspace under Resources
-- Backup email via gmail or other free services. Auto forward everything.
-- Google Drive connected to your school email is another option.
12) Sending Readable Documents:
Laulima has several ways to submit assignments.
Each class may do things differently.
Timing maybe a factor where submittal times/deadlines may varry
Using Microsoft Word/Office
-- Extension differences for MS Word 2007/08 from earlier versions
MS Word 2007/08/10/11/13/16 extensions is .docx
Older version* extension is .doc
Office 365 (rolled out June 28, 2011).
Features Online Office suite (PC/MAC = Microsoft Office 2019) - was expanded to include new plans aimed at different types of businesses, along with new plans aimed at general consumers wanting to use the Office desktop software on a subscription basis—with an emphasis on the rolling release model. Updated 12/10/2019.
Save Document as the following (Save As)
Rich Text Format = .rtf
Text format = .txt
Make sure you have a legal copy of your program - Trial copies will not function after the termination date.
LibreOffice (FREE): is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. Updated 12/12/2019
Make sure you don't save it as an LibreOffice Document.
Apache OpenOffice (FREE) - is the power-packed free and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.
The same development team as LibreOffice but contracted by Apache. Updated 09/21/2019.
make sure you don't save12 it as an Open Office Document.http://www.openoffice.org/
Google Drive Apps (FREE) - all UH students have accounts
13) Be Accurate
Use your address book function as much as possible.
Don't forget to cc /email yourself - don't rely only on Auto Save.
-- serves as a double check that the message was sent correctly.
-- You have a time stamp that you did sent in the assignment.
14) Don't Flame:
-- Try not to type ALL IN CAPS, this to some people denotes shouting
-- Stay away from typing in RED - some people may take offense.
-- Save the email as a draft then look at it at a later time