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By John Purdy
September 26, 2022 2:44 pm MT
Posted in Software, Tips and Tricks

About Gravity Forms  Gravity Forms is a WordPress plugin that allows users to create simple and complex forms to collect information on their WordPress site, and then decide what to do with that information. The College of Natural Sciences has an “Elite” License installed on https://forms.natsci.colostate.edu available for use. Once a form has been created, it […]

By John Purdy
September 19, 2022 11:37 am MT
Posted in Tips and Tricks, Web Development

This quick guide is for webpages using the WPBakery page builder. If you are unsure about which page builder your site is using, please ask CNSIT. Overview Sometimes it is helpful to copy detailed block and page elements from one page to another within WordPress. Each of the blocks in the WPBakery page builder is […]

By Evan Campbell
July 7, 2022 11:49 am MT
Posted in E-mail, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Security News

Microsoft has created a new feature in Outlook that allows you to report emails as either spam or phishing without having to forward them to the Division of IT. This article will show you how to use this new feature in both the Outlook client as well as the M365 portal version of Outlook for […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 16, 2022 10:38 am MT
Posted in Apple, Calendars, Featured, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Windows

Open a browser and in the address bar at the top type portal.office.com Login to the Microsoft Office365 portal with your eid/netid email and eid/netid password Once you are logged in to the portal, on the left side of the page, select the Outlook icon Select the Calendar Icon in the top left of the page […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 14, 2022 1:57 pm MT
Posted in Calendars, Featured, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Uncategorized

Open a browser and in the address bar at the top type portal.office.com Login to the Microsoft Office365 portal with your eid/netid email and eid/netid password Once you are logged in to the portal, on the left side of the page, select the Outlook icon Select the calendar icon in the top left of the […]

By Aaron Vanasse
June 10, 2022 10:53 am MT
Posted in Calendars, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks

Before we begin, add the room calendar you’d like to reserve to your Outlook. The directions to do so are here: https://cnsit.colostate.edu/kb/adding-shared-calendar-to-outlook-calendars Click Calendar view in the bottom left of your Outlook client Having added the calendar to Outlook, tick the box next to the room calendar you have added. In a moment you will […]

By Ross Madden
May 16, 2022 10:06 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Internet & Networking

Adding domain users to the Remote Desktop group can be accomplished by any user with administrative privileges for the given computer. A common need is for a PI to need a new lab member to remotely connect to a shared computer. This walkthrough will guide a user that already has administrative security rights on a […]

By John Purdy
May 3, 2022 9:52 am MT
Posted in Canvas

New Quizzes in Canvas are a separate plugin to the application, so they require a slightly different process to copy from one shell to another. Open the Settings of the target course. Select Import Course Content from the Course Status menu. From within the Import Content menu, select Copy a Canvas Course as the Content […]

By Aaron Vanasse
April 26, 2022 1:09 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Right click on the File Explorer folder icon on the taskbar at the bottom of your screen Right click on “File Explorer” (you’ll see 2 options: Open and Properties)  Left click on “Properties” Under  the Shortcut tab in the Properties box, scroll down and  Select ‘Maximized’ for the field Run This will make it always open maximized. 

By Aaron Vanasse
April 19, 2022 10:21 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Windows

Windows Open a command prompt by typing “cmd” into the windows search bar In the command prompt window type: wmic bios get serialnumber The serial number will be displayed in the cmd output MacOS Click the apple icon in the top left of your screen Choose “About this Mac” A box will pop up with […]

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