Tag Archives: mac

Optimizing (compressing) images in Microsoft Office: Mac

Optimizing or compressing images removes redundant or otherwise unnecessary data from image files. This results in a smaller file size and faster loading on websites. The following step-by-step instructions were developed for Microsoft Word/PowerPoint 2011. Select the image you wish to compress. Select the Format Picture ribbon, and then click Compress. From the Reduce File […]

Certificate authentication: Mac

These step-by-step instructions will assist Mac users who experience a certificate issue when logging in to e-Services using the Safari browser. Update certificate information in Keychain Access Open the Macintosh HD. Click Applications → Utilities → Keychain Access.app. In the window that displays In the Keychains section, click System Roots. In the Category section, click […]

Temporarily disable Gatekeeper in Mac 10.8 (Mountain Lion) through Mac 10.11 (El Capitan)

Gatekeeper makes it safer to download apps by protecting you from inadvertently installing malware on your Mac. Learn more about Gatekeeper. To allow applications to be downloaded Open System Preferences, which is found in the dock. In the Personal section, click Security & Privacy. Select the General tab. Click the lock located in the lower left […]

Deleting printers on a Mac

Click on the Apple icon in the upper left of your screen, and then select System Preferences… Click on Print & Fax. Select the printer you want to remove, and then click the – or minus sign below the printer list. In the window that displays, click Delete Printer. Updated: 1/19/2017

Burning a CD or DVD: Mac

Click File → New Burn Folder. A Burn Folder will display on the desktop. Save or drag the files or folders to be burned to the Burn Folder. Click File → Burn “Burn Folder” to Disc… A window will be displayed asking you to insert a disc at which time you should insert a blank CD or DVD […]

Printing

Printing Services Printing Services provides specialized production services for a wide variety of print-related media. Browse to Printing Services to learn more. Canon printer/copiers Printing for the first time The first time you print to an on-campus network printer, you must set up your computer by downloading the appropriate print drivers and syncing your ID […]

Defining a personal website in Dreamweaver: Mac

Connect to the W: or Web Drive by double-clicking the appropriate network alias. Open Dreamweaver, click Site → Manage Sites… In the Manage Sites window, click New… In the Site Setup for Unnamed Site 2 window For Site Name, enter a name for your site. For Local Site Folder, select where you want to save your […]

Creating network aliases: Mac 10.5 (Leopard), 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

You must be logged into your Google Apps account to complete these instructions. (Note for Mountain Lion users: You need to follow the instructions at Temporarily disable Gatekeeper in Mac 10.8 (Mountain Lion) in order to complete this process.) Click CreateNetworkAliases7.3.app to download the installation file. In the Sites Download Attachment window, click here. (Note for […]

Creating network aliases: Mac 10.4 (Tiger)

You must be logged into your Google Apps account to complete these instructions. Click CreateNetworkAliases7.2.app to download the installation file. In the Download Attachment window, click here. Double-click the createNetworkAliases7.2.app.zip file you just downloaded to unzip the file. Double-click the createNetworkAliases7.2.app file that was just unzipped. Click Open. Click OK. Enter your network username, click […]

Mac support

Accessing email Email: Google Apps for Education Allowing application installations in Mac 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Temporarily disable Gatekeeper in Mac 10.8 (Mountain Lion) to allow application installations. Learn more about Gatekeeper. Compressing files StuffIt Expander. Connecting to network drives Learn about the network. Creating network aliases: Mac 10.5 (Leopard), 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 […]