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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
The following links and documentation are for IT tools and services that enable a variety of remote capabilities. Additionally, CIT offers training and support sessions. Instructions on how to book a session are in Article 543: Book Training with CIT. For faculty who have no previous experience...
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Work at Home and Online Class Toolbox for Students
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Logging into SelfService (eWeb)
Access Self Service (eWeb) by first logging into Office 365. Accessing from the O365 portal page: Access SelfService (eWeb) through the Office 365 portal at: https://myeasternct.sharepoint.com/sites/EasternAppPortal?e=1%3A67ec2092e01f451f9cc756df0410710f If you are prompted to sign in, use...
rating 23 Mar, 2020
Password Management
Password Management: A. When a notification states your password is expired or will expire soon B. To change a password that has not yet expired NOTE: If you've forgotten your password, you will need to contact the ITS Help Desk at (860)-465-4346 and select Option 1. A. When a notification...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
Connecting to Wi-Fi at Eastern and Finding Your Mac Address
The instructions below relate to using ECSU BYOD5. If you are using eduroam, please see Article 180: Wireless Services. When you see a list of signals, you will see three (BYOD, BYOD5, and Eduroam), we recommend BYOD5. The recommendation is based on the signal that has the best speed. Any...
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View Only Your Account Doesn't Allow Editing on a Mac - Office 365 Error
After installing Office 365 apps on a personally owned Mac some users get an error that says: View Only. Your account doesn't allow editing on a Mac. To learn more, contact your admin about your Office plan This article lists possible solutions to the issue. First verify that you are using...
rating 03 Jun, 2020
Password Rules
Your password must contain the ffollowing 3 elements: UPPERCASE LETTER(S) lowercase letter(s) Number symbols such as 1 2 3 ...etc. Your password must not contain any part of your username Your password must be between 8 and 14 characters in length The system remembers your last 8...
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Converting Paper Tests and uploading into Blackboard
Here are two tool options that can help convert your paper test to BlackBoard ready files test import files. https://ed.oc.edu/blackboardquizgenerator/ (Recommended) https://www.nyit.edu/ctl/bb_exam_converter The following link contains information from Blackboard about Uploading Questions ...
rating 23 Feb, 2021
Print to PDF from Adobe Acrobat
The following instructions pertain to the Print to PDF feature in Acrobat on both PC and Mac computers. PDFs Pertaining to Interfolio An Adobe Sign PDF has a certified signature and that certification conflicts with Interfolio's system. In order to upload an Adobe Sign PDF, you must strip the...
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Share a Zoom Recording
To Share a Zoom recording, log into your Zoom account and follow the steps below. Click the Recordings menu option Click the Share button of the recording that needs to be shared Click the Share this recording toggle button so it’s blue Click the Publicly radio button. Adjust the...
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Web Focus
Campus Wide Reporting Application – WebFOCUS Note: Our current On-Premise WebFocus reporting software has been moved to a Cloud version. WebFocus is only available from on campus or via VPN. More details are below. Eastern has a self-service reporting tool to run common reports from the...
rating 16 Feb, 2021
Zoom at Eastern
The following link contains information from Zoom.us about their video conferencing platform: Users and Participants: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206175806 Zoom Video Tutorials: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206618765-Zoom-Video-Tutorials Zoom Password...
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