Articles tagged with: Office 365

Service Accounts and Their Uses

What is a Service Account? At Oklahoma State University, employees can request the creation of an additional email address that is separate from their personal OSU email. This email address can be used for communication, social media, or to create accounts for online services like Google, Apple, and others. Service Accounts also have access to [ Read More ]

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Using the Accessibility Checker in Microsoft Office 365 Apps

Whether you are creating content for the public or making an internal document for review, making that content accessible is one of the best things you can do for its readability. Accessible documents are generally easier to read, plus you have the added advantage of creating content that most people, including those with disabilities, will [ Read More ]

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Outlook Polls: Microsoft Forms plugin

Have you ever needed to ask a group of people a simple quick question and receive their answers in one place instead of individual emails? Microsoft is betting the answer to that question is a resounding YES! They have come up with a simple elegant solution to this widespread problem with “Polls” an Outlook plugin [ Read More ]

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Sync Files with OneDrive in Windows

With OneDrive, you can sync files between your computer and the cloud, so you can get to your files from anywhere – your computer, your mobile device, and even through a web browser by accessing CowboyMail. If you add, change, or delete a file or folder in your OneDrive folder, the file or folder is [ Read More ]

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Syncing Shared OneDrive Folders to Your Computer

Syncing the Folder Shared to You You will have received an email from the person that shared a folder from their OneDrive. Click the Open button from the email and sign-in to OneDrive. Alternatively, you can access OneDrive through cowboymail.okstate.edu as well. Once in OneDrive, click the Shared option in the left navigation menu. Find [ Read More ]

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Create and Distribute Email Newsletters with Microsoft Publisher

I stumbled across a feature of Microsoft Publisher the other day I was not aware of. Publisher is capable of not only creating an email newsletter ( e-newsletter), but it will also send out the newsletter in the body text of your email. There are a few tips that you will need to be aware [ Read More ]

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Microsoft Teams Activity and Notifications

This document provides information about activity and notifications in Teams.  For more information, see https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Keeping-track-of-conversations-afe6d0e5-34f3-4469-b7bd-905aab4042a3  Getting Someone’s Attention  To get someone’s attention in a channel conversation or a chat, @mention them. Just type @ before their name and then select them from the menu that appears.  Note: You can also mention someone simply by typing [ Read More ]

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Microsoft Teams

Overview Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based communications platform and part of the Office 365 suite. Teams provides a project group with many tools: a conversation and chat space, video meetings, and file storage. As part of Oklahoma State’s Microsoft license, Teams is free to use as an employee of OSU. Features MS (Microsoft) Teams offers [ Read More ]

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Update Coming to Microsoft Office

There is a new update coming soon to Microsoft office that will include some very noticeable changes. If you are not expecting these changes they can be very jarring. Thankfully, these updates do not change the core functionality of Microsoft Office just some of the visuals of the programs. The following are several of the [ Read More ]

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Adding Forms To Your Website Using Plone Forms and Office 365 Forms

Forms allow your website visitors to submit request for more information, provide feedback or register for an event. Web forms may be simple, for example to allow your visitor to contact you and provide information about a relevant topic or ask a question about an important subject. Web forms may be have a number of [ Read More ]

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