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apple banana
Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.

+apple +juice
Find rows that contain both words.

+apple macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple', but rank rows higher if they also contain 'macintosh'.

+apple -macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple' but not 'macintosh'.

+apple ~macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple', but if the row also contains the word 'macintosh', rate it lower than if row does not. This is "softer" than a search for '+apple -macintosh', for which the presence of 'macintosh' causes the row not to be returned at all.

+apple +(>turnover <strudel)
Find rows that contain the words 'apple' and 'turnover', or 'apple' and 'strudel' (in any order), but rank 'apple turnover' higher than 'apple strudel'.

apple*
Find rows that contain words such as 'apple', 'apples', 'applesauce', or 'applet'.

"some words"
Find rows that contain the exact phrase 'some words' (for example, rows that contain 'some words of wisdom' but not "some noise words").

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Work at Home and Online Instruction Toolbox for Faculty and Staff
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Work at Home and Online Class Toolbox for Students
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Password Management
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Connecting to Wi-Fi at Eastern and Finding Your Mac Address
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Password Rules
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Importing Tests, Surveys, or Pools
Follow these instructions to import a Test, Survey, or Pool in Blackboard. The instructions are first presented in a video format, with written instructions to follow. NOTE: You may need to refer to the following article to export a test, survey, or pool in Blackboard,...
rating 05 Apr, 2021
Exporting a Test, Survey or Pool in Blackboard
On the Control Panel, expand the Course Tools section and select Tests, Surveys, and Pools. Choose one of the options to export, e.g., Tests. Click on the chevron icon of the test that needs to be exported and click Export to Local Computer. NOTE: The file export will be...
rating 05 Apr, 2021
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rating 31 Mar, 2021
Deploy a Test in Blackboard
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rating 31 Mar, 2021
Sign-Up Sheet in Blackboard
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rating 10 Mar, 2021