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University of Otago IT Training Monthly Tip

Students taking notes in a lecture

Monthly tips and hints from IT Training at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

16 audio and video podcasts found.

The slide master in PowerPoint

Video 4.57MB

Monday, 28 September 2009

The slide master provides a consistent way to format slides in a PowerPoint presentation. It also makes moving slides between presentations easier, as you do not need to reformat the slide when it is moved.

Extracting video with iTunes

Video 4.70MB

Monday, 14 September 2009

If you need to extract a section of video (or audio) you can use iTunes to create a file with just that section. The material being prepared needs to be editable (like video you film) rather than protected (like video you may buy).

Drawing in Open Office

Video 1.08MB

Friday, 14 August 2009

A demonstration of drawing using Open Office.

Custom Animations in PowerPoint

Video 2.58MB

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

How to set custom animation in PowerPoint to trigger on a click, or to appear automatically with the previous animation.

Combining documents in Word

Video 1.64MB

Friday, 12 June 2009

How to combine Word documents so that the formatting matches.

Functions in Microsoft Excel

Video 1.54MB

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Some key details on using functions in spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel.

Using the Pen Tool

Video 1.41MB

Friday, 24 April 2009

How to use the pen tool in drawing programs.

Connecting to Servers using Mac OS X (December)

Video 2.04MB

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

How to connect to servers on the same network using OS X.

Connecting to Servers in Windows XP (November)

Video 2.68MB

Monday, 8 December 2008

How to connect to servers on the same network using Microsoft Windows XP.

Format Cells in Excel (October)

Video 2.40MB

Monday, 1 December 2008

How to format cells in Excel.

Save Version in Word (September)

Video 2.24MB

Thursday, 13 November 2008

How to change the default version Microsoft Word will save documents in.

PDFs as Electronic Paper (August)

Video 2.82MB

Monday, 6 October 2008

How to draw on pdf files.

Selecting tags in Dreamweaver (July)

Video 6.65MB

Monday, 30 June 2008

How to easily select tags when editing web pages in Dreamweaver.

Names in Endnote (June)

Video 1.26MB

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

The best way to put in names into the Endnote bibliographic program.

Track Changes in Word 2007 (May)

Video 4.27MB

Sunday, 20 April 2008

Key points about Tracking Changes in Microsoft Word 2007.

The Document Map in Word (April)

Video 4.24MB

Thursday, 27 March 2008

How to use Microsoft Word's Document Map.