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OneDrive – Opening Files Directly from Office

If you are on a machine that cannot support the sync client (i.e. Remote Desktop), you can still access your files stored in OneDrive directly from the Office applications. Tip You can also use the same method to save files. Use File -> Save and then follow the same procedure below Steps: Click on File …

Data Protection – Choosing a strong password

Passwords protect both your personal data and the schools networks and services. Please take the time to choose a strong, memorable password or passphrase, whilst considering the guidance below: Tip Guidance on resetting your password Strong passwords Recommended techniques for inventing a strong password you can actually remember include: a mix of upper and lower …

OneDrive – Why use OneDrive?
Remote Desktop – App Pointer Mode

The pointer mode on the mobile app can be switched between “touch” and “mouse pointer”. Touch mode will follow wherever your finger is placed directly. Where as “mouse pointer” mode treats your mobile display like a track pad. Try both modes and see which you prefer. To change the mode: Tap on the 3 horizontal …

How to create a zip file

Find the files that you want to “zip” together. 2. Highlight the files 3. Right click on the selected files and select “Send to” -> “Compressed (zipped) folder”

Outlook Web Access – Change display settings

Change display settings Use display settings to control the appearance of the message list, reading pane, and layout of conversations in the message list. 1. Go to Settings  >  Display settings. 2. Select one of the following tabs: Reading pane – Choose how the reading pane is displayed, or if you want it hidden. Message list – Choose …

Outlook Web Access – Change how email is sorted

Change how your email is sorted 1. At the top of the message list, select Filter.     2. Select Sort by and choose how you want to sort your email.

Email – I am not receiving all / some messages to my inbox

There are several possible causes when email stops arriving into a user’s Inbox, some of these are preference options that you can set on your inbox Junk Mail filtering (Office 365) To keep CCS email clear of spam and security threats, emails are put through algorithms to determine their likelihood of being nefarious. Suspicious messages …

Downloading photos from OneDrive with the App

On the OneDrive app, browse to the photo that you want to download. Tip: You can select multiple files by long pressing a file. Doing this will change the view mode and allow you to tag extra photos to download Once you have selected the photo(s) that you want to download to the iPad. Press …

Insight – Logging in

To login to Insight, visit information.ccs.northants.sch.uk Parents When your child first joined the school you will have provided a personal email address to use for contact from the school. This email address is what you will use as a username to sign into insight. Your password will have been sent to you in a letter …

Outlook Web Access – How to access

Outlook Web Access is the online version of your school mailbox. You can access it via any modern web browser. You can use links provided by the school which will allow you to use a simple school username (i.e. asmith) School Homepage (Under Banner Bar) https://www.ccs.northants.sch.uk Internal Network Launch Pad All school PC have the …

Student Welcome Pack

Credentials & Identification Card (Sixth Form Only) Credentials control access to IT services. As a student, your network credentials will allow you to login to a lab PC and use your email and associated services at school and at home. If you have forgotten your password, you can ask your teacher to reset it for …

Printing – Sixth Form Copier

If working on Remote Desktop, you will need to map the “Common Room” printer. If you are using the PC’s in the Sixth Form Centre, these printers will already be available to you. Using the “Map Printer” icon in the start menu, select “Sixth Form -> Common Room” from the program that appears Once you …

Remote Desktop – Adding Printers

Adding printers to my Remote Desktop session By default your remote desktopRemote desktop is a feature that allows a school users to connect to a computer in another location, see that computer’s desktop and interact with it as if it were local. Remote Desktop is useful for working at home or in remote locations in school. …

Audacity Tutorials

For guidance on using Audacity for audio editing, see: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/tutorials.html

Serif Suite Tutorials

Tutorial Guides PagePlus X7 Tutorial WebPlus X7 Tutorial PhotoPlus X6 Tutorial DrawPlus X6 Tutorial MoviePlus X6 Tutorial  

Office 2016 – How to download for Free

Office and Office 365 can be accessed over a number of devices or via a web browser. Office as a desktop application is available for Windows and Mac OS. Mobile devices have Office apps installable from their respective stores. Guides for installing are below: Office for Desktop (Windows and Mac OS) Office for iOS (iPhone …

How do I reset my password?

Password Reset Options Logged in locally to a school PC Office 365 Accounts page (when at home or on the Remote Desktop Register with Office 365 Self Service Password Reset A compliant password will contain: 8 or more characters Contain a uppercase letter Contain a lowercase letter Contain a number or symbol (i.e. “!” or …

Setting up the Insight App

You can use the Insight app to track your homework, timetable and rewards points. As a parent you can also use the app to track your child’s school day. Step 1: Download the Insight app from your phones App Store iPhone and iPad Android (Samsung, HTC, Sony, etc) Step 2: Launch the App and use …

Remote Desktop – Connecting on a Mac

To be able to make a connection, you will need to download a extra application to use the connector file. If you do not have this application, or are unsure, click here to download it / check on the Apple App Store. Once you have the Remote Desktop Application installed, download the connector file from …