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SIMnet Maintenance Notice – July 20, 2018 11:45PM – July 21, 2018, 8AM Eastern

SIMnet will be unavailable on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 11:45PM – July 21, 2018, 8AM Eastern time. Rackspace, SIMnet’s hosting provider, is migrating customers to a new datacenter that opened in 2014. Our current datacenter was opened in 2006 and is scheduled to fully close later this year. Sincerely, McGraw-Hill Product Team Continue reading

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RESOLVED: Office 365 Update – Mac Word – Project Grading Issue

Update: As of February 1, 2018, this issue has been fully resolved. On January 18, 2018, Microsoft began rolling out the latest update for Mac Office 365 subscribers. This update may take as long as a week before it’s fully available to all subscribers. Unfortunately, with this update, Mac Word no longer includes information in … Continue reading

New Feature! Limit Ecommerce Offers by Class
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New Feature! Limit Ecommerce Offers by Class

Schools based in the U.S. have the ability to control the ecommerce products students are allowed to purchase directly from the SIMnet homepage or the SIMnet Student Profile. SIMnet Administrators can control the availability of direct ecommerce products by visiting the Administrative Settings –> eCommerce page within the Course Manager. SIMnet now supports the ability … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 365 Update in SIMnet

Update, January 11: The release of SIMnet materials for the Office 365 Semi-Annual update will occur next week. Today, Microsoft Office 365 subscribers received the first Semi-Annual update for Office 365. The Semi-Annual change updates all Office 365 subscribers who had not previously updated their systems. What is Microsoft Office 365 Office 365 is a … Continue reading

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New Resources Features: Integrity Violation and Bulk Download

SIMnet now supports the same style of Academic Integrity Detection for Resource files as Project assignments. Academic Integrity Detection is available for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access files from Microsoft Office 2013 or newer. With this feature instructors can determine if students are submitting their own file or another student’s; or if students have inserted … Continue reading

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SIMnet Maintenance Notice – 12/26/2017-1/1/2017

SIMnet will be unavailable each morning from 3:30-6:30AM Central time on December 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and January 1st. This maintenance has been spread across multiple days to avoid a longer, single day maintenance window. We are performing routine maintenance to improve performance, reliability and security. Sincerely, McGraw-Hill Product Team Continue reading

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In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 Update

In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 was updated on Friday, October 20th. This update will require students who downloaded their instruction file and start file before that date to download a new start file and new instruction file in order to successfully complete the project. Students who downloaded their start file and instruction file after … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 365/2019 Q & A

Q: Will there be another Microsoft Office Release and when? A: YES!  As of September 26th, 2017, Microsoft released the following information: https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/09/26/the-next-perpetual-release-of-office/.  Per this blog post, this next release “is scheduled for the second half of 2018.” Q: What is Office 365 vs Office 2019 vs “Perpetual Release”? A: Office 365 refers to the subscription version … Continue reading