Maintaining Lester/Dougherty Lab Announcements

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

5:28 PM PST

  1. Use Microsoft Word to compose the document.

  2. Click the File menu, and select Print.
  3. Select the printer named, Adobe PDF, to create the .pdf version of the document, naming the file,

    announcements.pdf

  4. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer (not Netscape!) to the Address,


  5. In the Log On As window which appears, logon to the Ampa web server using,

    User name:  ITS\eimel
    Password:  (your ITS e-mail password)

    Note:  If the Log On As window doesn't appear, click the Internet Explorer menu item, File, and select Login As.

  6. Double-click the WWW folder.
  7. Double-click the ~eimel folder.
  8. Double-click the announce folder.


  9. In the announce folder, right-click on the old copy of announcements.pdf, and select to Rename the file after the Monday date it describes.  Follow the naming convention suggested by this example,

    041108-nov-08-2004.pdf

    where,

    04 refers to the last two digits of the year,
    11 refers to the two-digit month,
    08 refers to the two-digit day; and

    All characters are lower-case.

  10. Drag and drop the new version of announcements.pdf into the announce folder to upload the file from your local computer to the Ampa server.

  11. Send an e-mail message to the Lester/Dougherty Lab <hallab@caltech.edu> listing the URL,


    which is the link to the Lab Announcements published on the Lester Lab Home Page.