January 30, 2013

Google Docs Export to New MS Office Formats

As of Jan. 31, 2013, you will not be able to export Google Doc files to the older MS Office 97-2003 formats (.doc, .ppt, .xls), and will instead be able to export to the newer MS Office formats (.docx, .xlsx, .pptx). 

If you use an older version of Office, Google recommends installing the free compatibility plugin from Microsoft, which will open the modern Office file types. More information

January 28, 2013

Name Change in UCSC Google

On January 29 at 8AM, ITS is making a change to how your first and last name appear in UCSC Google Apps. What ever your first and last name is in the Campus Directory, that is how your name will appear in Google. You are allowed to edit your name fields in the Campus Directory. 

January 17, 2013

UCSC Google Forum - Feb. 20

Mark your calendar! Faculty and staff are invited to attend the UCSC Google Apps Forum on Wednesday, February 20, from 11am to 1pm at Merrill College Cultural Center. 

Appointment Slots LIVE ON!

Google has decided to keep the very popular Appointment Slot feature in Google Calendar for Education, Gov. and Business partners only - that's us!

January 8, 2013

Google No Longer Supports IE8

Google has discontinued support for the Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) browser. If you still access the UCSC Google Apps services using IE8, please consider updating your browser. For a list of Google supported browsers, click here.