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File management

 


 

Using a document in LinguisTech
  1. Importing a document
    1. From your computer

      1. Open your Web browswer and connect to LinguisTech using the suggested steps. Minimize your virtual desktop by clicking on the Minimize button located in the bar at the top of your screen. You will now see your own desktop.
      2. Select the documents you would like to import. Copy the file by doing one of the following steps:

        1. Right-click on the document and select Copy. OR
        2. Left-click on the document. Hold down Crtl and C simultaneously to copy the file.
      3. Click on the LinguisTech icon in the task bar to maximize your vitural desktop.
      4. Paste the file by doing one of the following steps:

        1. Right-click where you would like to paste the document and select Paste. OR
        2. Hold down Ctrl and V simultaneously to paste the file.
    2. From your USB key

      1. Open your Web browser and connect to LinguisTech using the suggested steps.
      2. Insert your USB key into an available port on your computer. Do not insert the key before connecting to the virtual desktop, as it will not be recognized!
      3. Open Window Explorer from the task bar, or click on Computer in the Start Menu.
      4. Select the document you would like to import. Copy the file by doing one of the following steps:

        1. Right-click on the document and select Copy. OR
        2. Left-click on the document. Hold down Ctrl and C simultaneously to copy the file.
      5. Click on the LinguisTech icon in the task bar to maximize your virtual desktop.
      6. Paste the file by doing one of the following steps:

        1. Right-click where you would like to paste the document and select Paste. OR
        2. Hold down Ctrl and V simultaneously to paste the file.
  1.  From your email inbox

    1. Ensure that the document is in your email inbox by either sending it to yourself by email or having someone else send it to you.
    2. If you access your emails through a Web browser, open the browser of your choice (LinguisTech uses both Firefox and Internet Explorer).
    3. Enter the appropriate URL into the address bar and hit Enter.
    4. Sign in to your email account to access the document (you have technically sent the email from another computer).
    5. Download the document and save it on the H drive.
  • You can import a document from the virtual computer to your own computer by reversing the preceding steps, whether it be by copying and pasting, using your USB key or using your email account.

     
  1. Translating and revising a document

To translate or revise a document from your tool box, simply use the software available as you normally would on your computer.

  • For a complete walkthrough of the software featured in the Tool Box, consult the tutorials found in the CERTT(Collection of Electronic Resources in Translation Technology) section of LinguisTech’s Get Informed zone.

  

  1. Saving and printing a document  
    1. Saving

To save the document you are working on in your tool box, follow the steps you normally would when using that program.

  •  For a complete walkthrough of saving a document, consult the user guide of the program you are using.
  • Note that your document will be saved on the H drive that you can only access from your tool box. To access the document from your computer, transfer the file to your computer using steps 1b to 1d.
  1. Printing

Printing to your own printer from the virtual desktop is not supported. You may choose to print anything to a PDF file, and use that PDF file to print the content you want from your own computer.

  1. Open the Print dialog from within the program you are using. (For a complete walkthrough of printing a document, consult the user guide of the program you are using.)
  2. Ensure that "PDF Creator" is the printer selected in the window that appears.
  3. Click the Print button.
  4. In the new window, you may choose to alter some of the properties of the PDF file. When you are ready, click the Save button.
  5. Choose where to save the PDF file.

 



Updated November 17, 2011