Tag: Software

Sophos Virus Protection for Windows 8

Sophos Virus Protection for Windows 8

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: I have a new Dell PC with Windows 8 at home. The McAfee Virus Protection will expire soon and I would like to replace it with the free Sophos Virus Protection download offered through FIT. Will this work on Windows 8 PC? Is there anything I should be aware of? -Alice Rydel    […]

April 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Computer Labs

Computer Labs

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Which Labs have Autocad? What are these labs’ hours and do they have a phone number where you can reach someone? Thank you, Ceci Thompson   Answer: Hello Ceci, All the labs including CC15 and CC15a have Autocad. The classroom labs which are C227 through C232 all have specific […]

May 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Trial Version – Revit

Trial Version – Revit

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Question: I was told in my autocad class that we could get a trial version of revit for students, can you tell me where to find it? -Ellen Lynch Answer: Although rivet is currently installed in the c229 lab, the college does not currently provide the software.  It sounds […]

December 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Adobe Acrobat for Mac

Adobe Acrobat for Mac

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Hi, I was wondering where the “Print To Adobe PDF” option disappeared to on the macs.  Its only giving me the option of printing FIT Color and FIT Bw now.  I have been on the computers in both the C lab and library now and none of them are […]

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Acrobat Professional X

Acrobat Professional X

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Hi there! I am a faculty member in the Fashion Design Dept. For some reason, when FIT provided the disk for CS5 last year, Acrobat Professional was not included. I use Acrobat 8.3.1 (which was provided by the college in 2008 with CS3) to create all of my classroom […]

September 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

Use MS Word & Acrobat Pro to create Table of Contents for a PDF

  Have a large PDF document you’d like to create a table of contents for?  Well today’s you’re lucky day, here’s the how to tutorial: If the video size is too small to follow in this blog post, direct link here.

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Need to attach a large file in an email?

Need to attach a large file in an email?

This little workflow is a life saver, and something I couldn’t really live without at FIT.  As you may (or may not know) attaching large files (those that are bigger than 10MB) is not possible using our FIT email system.  Well using our Document Management system (Webfiles) you can!  By creating what’s called a “Ticket” […]

March 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Air Display for iPad

Air Display for iPad

The iPad allows you to be incredibly portable and is a great alternative to lugging around a laptop in transit. However, most of us have a computer available to us once we get to our destination, which can often leave the iPad collecting dust next to it. Why not put it to work and use […]

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Did you know that you have access to all of the exercise files used in the Lynda.com tutorials? If you would like to download any of the exercise files used in the videos so that you can follow along with the instructor keep reading. Scroll to the top of the table of contents page of […]

November 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
New Student Computers

New Student Computers

To all of the new and returning students is fall – welcome!  We wish you the best for a great semester. A question that we get frequently is, “What computer should I buy?” It’s a good question, especially with the deals to be had right before the new school semester.  Every department here has its […]

July 12, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More