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					Uploading Files to the Wikispaces page Purpose: Uploading files (jpg, word, excel, pdf) to your wikispaces page is a fairly simple process and can be a great way to post information such as papers, lesson plans, trip photos, articles and any other type of information you would like to share with your fellow students. Uploading and Saving a File on wikispaces                       Save your file to an easily accessible folder (preferably to your My Documents folder) on your computer On the wiki page, make sure you are signed in to your account Navigate to the Teacher Submitted Resources page where will upload your file Click on the“Edit” tab Begin by preparing an appropriate place for your file on the wiki page. Key in any appropriate text to describe your file and position your cursor at the point where you would like you file to reside On the menu bar you will see an icon in the form of a framed picture. If you drag your arrow over it, you should see a caption “Insert Images and Files” Double click on the framed picture icon and a box titled “Images and Files” will appear on the right side of the screen. Under the category “Upload New File” click on the Browse button Your file upload box for windows should appear on the screen Using the file upload box, navigate to the appropriate folder on your computer where your file is located. Once your file is located, double click on it and its location will be sent directly to the Upload New File text box on the wikispaces page. Click on the “Upload” command button Your may now view your file as saved in the wikispaces “Images and Files” box. Now that your file has been saved on your wikispaces server, you can move forward with placing your file on your wikispaces page. Because your file is already saved on the wikispaces server, you may now choose to either place your file directly on the page you are editing or provide a hyperlink to the file. Underneath the A-Z file menu and directly above the Upload New File section in the Images and Files Box , you will see “Double Clicking a File” along with the following choices underneath: “inserts the file” or “links to the file”. Choose one or the other by clicking in the appropriate circle Locate your file in the A-Z file menu (files are saved alpha by name) Once you locate your file double click on the icon associated with your file and it will automatically transfer over to your wikispaces page. You may now close out of the “Images and Files” box and return to your wikispaces page.

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Once on the wikispaces page slick the “Save” button in the right hand corner and your file should be saved in the appropriate format and location on your wikispaces page.


				
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