HOW TO UPLOAD A FILE AND PUT A LINK

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					HOW TO UPLOAD A FILE AND PUT A LINK TO IT
ON YOUR WEB PAGE
August, 2006


TO UPLOAD A PDF FILE:

Remember all files for all users are stored in the same location. Be sure your file name is unique.
Other people may also have a file called newsletter.pdf; but they won’t have a file called
XXXnewsletter.pdf (where XXX is an abbreviation of your schoolname or your initials).


                                                        1. Click on the icon by the Filename field.
                                                        2. The UPLOAD NEW FILE window will
                                                        open.




                                                                       3. Click the Browse button and
                                                                       navigate to the location of your
                                                                       file.
                                                                       4. If you are updating a file that
                                                                       has already been uploaded (i.e.
                                                                       your current month’s newsletter
                                                                       file) click the “Overwrite existing
                                                                       files” box.
                                                                       5. Click the Upload button.
                                                                       6. Go back and clear the
                                                                       filename out of the Attach A
                                                                       PDF file Filename: field or it will
                                                                       put an extra link on your page.
TO LINK TO YOUR PDF FILE:

                                                               1. In the main edit window, type in
                                                               the text for the link, such as “How
                                                               to Enter a News Item”.
                                                               2. Highlight that text and click on
                                                               the Link button.
                                                               3. The Link Inspector window will
                                                               appear below the edit window.




                                                                     4. Type the following into the
                                                                     Href: field:
                                                                     /files/yourfilename.pdf
                                                                     5. Click back into the main
                                                                     edit window. Your link will not
                                                                     work if you forget this little
                                                                     step. It tells the system you’re
                                                                     finished with your link.
                                                                     6. Submit your page, if you’re
                                                                     through making changes.


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