BECOMING A WEBHEAD
January 26 - March 6
The "How to" page
Below you will find helpful hints given by participants on how to do different things:
|Post a message to our YG||You can post in two ways:
a. From your own e-mail account, sending messages to: firstname.lastname@example.org or just by replying the messages you receive.
b. From our yahoo group. Go to the group at this url: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/becomingwebhead/ , then on the menu on the left, click on Post, there you only need to write the subject of the message and then compose it. Do not forget to click on "SEND" (at the bottom).
A tip: if you are sending long messages, it is better to compose them in Word and then just copy and paste. (Dafne, 6Jan04)
|Make a photo small to send to Yahoo Groups||Well, in Yahoo Groups you do not need to
make photos smaller to send them, The Group makes 2 or 3 different
sizes for your pics. They have to be in jpg or gif format, though.
(you can change the format of a picture in Paint, by "saving
If you want to make your photo smaller, you need to have a photo editor. Microsoft Photo editor can do that very easily. It is free and downloadable. If you want to make thumbnails, there is an application called Easy Thumbnails (also free) which is great and easy to deal with. (Dafne, 6Jan04)
|Move photos in Yahoo Groups (need owner or moderator privileges)||check the box next to the photo and then click on "MOVE" on the right. You will get to
with the list of all the folders available check the folder you want to move the photo to, click on "MOVE" again, and that's it!
(Dafne, 6Jan 04)
|Post photos to YG.||Click on "Photos" (menu on the
left), then on "Add Photo" and upload your pic.
|REPLYing in Yahoo Groups||To answer Eva's question (22Jan04)
Most discussion groups, not only YG, are set up to reply to the
During the process of creating a YG you will be asked
"Reply to All
|Yahoo mail settings||If you prefer to read once a day instead of
having many mails, you can change your personal settings inside Yahoo
to receive Daily digest mails. (Sus, 24Jan04)
In answer to Luisa's question (26Jan04)
If you go to the BaW [YG] website, and click on the "Members" link on the left, then find the page with your own listing, you can click on "Edit my Membership" on the upper right hand side of the screen and change your option to "Daily Digest." This should help you manage your time. (David Brown, 26Jan04)
|Adding a friend in YM||Find the Tools menu in the main window, scroll down to the Manage Friends' list - or a much simpler shortcut: ctrl +A (Sus, 28Jan04)|
|Posting a LINK in YG||To answer Leah's question (29Jan04)
Go to the Becoming a Webhead [YG] Homepage. Click on Links and then choose the folders where you want to post. Then just click on Add a Bookmark and fill in the information. If you have a series of links that do not fit anywhere, open a new folder, give it a name or category and add the bookmarks inside. (Bee, 29Jan04)
|Adding info to a YG Database table||- Click on "Database" (menu on
the left of our YG)
- Click on the link (e.g "Session with Michael Coghlan at YM")
- Click on "Add Record" (top left corner)
- Add the required information
- Click on "Save Record"
|Saving chatlogs automatically in YM.||For those who would like to keep a record
of their chats at YM, I have a page with step by step illustrated
instructions on how to set your messenger to automatically save your
conversations. Check it out:
http://dygonza.bravepages.com/wia/savinglogs_ym.htm (Daf, 31Jan04).
|Looking for lost files on your hard disk||I downloaded the 'condensed
participant guide' from our website, but can't see it on my desktop.
Where can I find this in my computer? Thanks in advance for help!
Leah-not-afraid-to-ask in Nagoya
|Inserting images in blogs or Web pages||Does anyone know how to post
pictures (upload pictures) to blogger? I've started using blogger but
it looks very sterile. (Gary 14Feb04).
As I've just discovered how to insert pictures in
Blogger let me
|Getting Images on the Web (for free)||... unfortunately I
[don't] know how to upload my pictures to the internet. I
would love your advice. (Kate, 19Feb04).
In Geocities: Go to http://geocities.yahoo.com/home/
|Joining Learning Times||To join
1. Go to http://www.learningtimes.org
2. Click "Become a Member" (left side)
3. Click the "Join" button
4. Follow "Option A" -- enter yoru email address, and "Continue".
Complete the next screen to set up your username/password. You'll be all set.
Please write email@example.com if you need any further assistance.
See you inside the community. :)
|Organizing photos in a photo album||From Ismail to Kate Dodge (23Feb04)
Created on 6 January 2004
Teresa Almeida d'Eša