Thursday, September 22, 2016

Create Fillable Text Boxes in Google Docs

If you’ve ever tried to make a worksheet or form in Google Docs, you’ve probably created lines for people to enter their information on. But all too often, this:

Name: __________________

turns to this:

Name: ______Hermione Granger______

When people fill it out, it leaves information floating between underscores. Check out the link below to learn how to create fillable text boxes in Docs so that people can neatly and easily enter in their information.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Creating a Distribution List from Google Sheets

Open Shared Parent Email File
  • Select File > Download As > Comma-separated values (csv, current sheet)
After download >
  • Open downloaded  .csv file > Enter the name of your new group in column D (Group Membership) > Columns E and F do not have a corresponding name for import so you have 2 options:
Combine both columns and import with the column heading Notes or remove columns E and F
  • Confirm column headings are Name, E-mail 1- Value, E-mail 2 - Value, Group Membership (you may remove second email column if you prefer only 1 parent email >
  • Save file

To Import Into ContactsScreen Shot 2016-08-26 at 4.19.26 AM.png
  • Open your email account > Switch Mail toggle to Contacts > From the "More" dropdown select Import > Import saved csv. file
  • Contacts will appear individually and in the newly created group

Thursday, January 28, 2016

How to add your Twitter feed to the website...

Useful Tutorial:   Embedding Twitter into Schoolwires



Use the following directions from SchoolWires' Help Center

Embed a Twitter Feed on a Page using an Embed Code App

You can paste the code for the widget on your page using an Embed Code App.
  • In Site Manager, navigate to the page you wish to edit. 
  • Click Actions to the right of the page and select Edit Page from the drop-down list. The page opens in Edit mode. 
  • Add an Embed Code App to your page. 
  • Click on the Embed Code App that you wish to edit. The edit dialog displays. 
  • Position the cursor within the Embed box and paste the copied embed code into it. 
  • By default, the Activate on my page check box is activated. Uncheck the box if you do not want the app to display on the page. 
  • Click Save.
Printable Version     If you need further assistance contact me or submit a helpdesk request