Lab 1 Directions
To get back to this page To get back to this page from one of the
links, hit the Netscape "Back" key. Proceed thru this page via the
links in order
You are responsible for learning
everything on this page so practice
on your own at home or in a computer lab.
Macintosh Lab Basics
Go through this
Page on Macintosh basics, and then hit the
back key on Netscape to return to this page.
Logon to WebCT for the first time in this course
Microsoft Word Wile Picture Under the apple menu on the top
of the screen,
using the mouse,
scroll down to the 1010 folder and (without releasing
the mouse), scroll over to the right and then scroll down to
Microsoft Word. Release the mouse button on Microsoft Word.
After Microsoft Word opens, you will see a blank document. If you
don't see this, or (for future reference) if you need a new document,
then under File, relase the mouse button on New.
Pasting Images into Word
From the main class web page, click on the Wile E. Coyote link.
Click on Wile, hold down the mouse, and release on Copy Image.
Back in Word, under Edit, release on Paste Special, and then
make sure that Picture is checked. Hit OK.
You will see Wile E. appear.
Saving a Word Document
Under File, release the mouse
button on Save As... Make sure you save your file in the public folder/
save files here folder.
Save your document as
yournamewile.doc (example drsarahwile.doc)
in the public folder/save files here directory.
the Wile E. Assignment in Microsoft
Word until Dr. Sarah explains the math necessary for the
Ben Franklin lab.
If you are waiting for this to happen, then
use campus pipeline to send the Wile E. document to yourself as
an attachment (see below).
Ben Franklin Lab
Before you work on this lab, I need to explain some mathematics to you.
Work on Ben Franklin lab
Pipeline and e-mailing your Microsoft Word document as an
From another window, from the main web page, click on the
campus pipeline link.
Login using your e-mail address (example sg23014) as your Login Name,
and your social security number as your Password and then click on ok.
If you have changed your campus pipeline password, then type that in instead
of your social security number.
give you your e-mail address if you don't have it. If you've entered
your e-mail address and your social security number and you can't
get in, you'll need to contact 6266 after class for help. In the meantime,
look on with someone else, and ask me to come over and e-mail you
your file from my account before the end of class.
Click on e-mail. Click on Compose Msg. In the To: field,
type in your e-mail address (example sg23014).
If you use the vax system appstate.edu instead of campus pipeline,
you will need to add @cp.appstate.edu to your e-mail.
In the Subject
field, type in "ben". Click on Attach. Click on Browse.
Find your file, which should be in the public folder/save files here folder.
your saved file yourfirstnamebenf.doc Make sure that the .doc is at the end
of the filename,
and click on open. Click on Add. Wait till you see it as an
added file, and then click on ok. Click on Send. Click on ok.
Click on Get Mail. You will know if you are successful if you see
a red paperclip next to the message.
Do the same thing for your Wile document if you had a chance to work on it.
Downloading your file Often, you will finish writing projects
outside of lab. In order to do that, you need to
Click on the message that has the attachment in it. Click on
the file that you attached next to the attached file name next
to the red paperclip. This will bring up word and open up your
If word is not automatically brought up, then you can save the file
(or the file might be automatically saved for you).
Then you can open it up from Word from File/Open.
Exit Campus Pipeline, and then Logout of Campus Pipeline
Make sure you shut down the computer when you are done.
To shut down the computer, from the desktop, click on special, and then
release on shut down.
Homework - I am happy to help you in office hours or by
answering questions on the WebCT bulletin board.
See the class highlights page for nightly homework.
See the WebCT calendar for long term assignments
and quiz retake due dates.
See the main web page for the link to my office hours.