This tutorial is designed for uploading, linking to, and editing files and PDFs, as well as creating a PDF from Microsoft Word.

Step 1: Uploading Files or PDFs

  • Log in to the cms server : http://cms.cornellcollege.edu
  • Choose the appropriate root folder on the left navigation bar 
    If you want to make a new file or PDF for the web team then choose Base Folder/ public/webteam/documents
    (It is a good idea to put all of the documents, whether files or PDFs, in a separate folder named documents)
  • On the Cascade Server tool bar choose:
    New ->Other Assets->File

New File

Step 2:

  • You can now browse and find the file or pdf that you want to upload

 upload file

  • Then click on the system tab
    Here is where you want to put the name of the file or pdf
    Make sure there are no spaces in the system name

upload file

Step 3: Submit

  1. After you're done editing your page, scroll all the way to the bottom and click on the "submit' button
  2. Remember: if you jump into a different page or close the cascade window, all your work that was not submitted or saved as a draft WILL be lost. Make sure you save your work frequently.
  3. To publish your page click on the "Publish" tab on the top

Step 1: Linking to Files of PDFs

  • Log in to the cms server : http://cms.cornellcollege.edu
  • Choose the appropriate root folder on the left navigation bar 
    So if you want to make a link to your file or PDF on the index page for the web team then choose Base Folder/ public/webteam/index
  • When on the page you desire to make a link to the file or PDF, type a word or phrase that you want the link to be
  • Then highlight the word and click on the link button

  link

  • A pop-up will occur, choose browse and find the folder that contains the file or PDF you want
  • Then click insert and you have your link to that file or PDF

 browse

Step 2: Submit

  1. After you're done editing your page, scroll all the way to the bottom and click on the "submit' button
  2. Remember: if you jump into a different page or close the cascade window, all your work that was not submitted or saved as a draft WILL be lost. Make sure you save your work frequently.
  3. To publish your page click on the "Publish" tab on the top

Step 1: Editing Files of PDFs

  • Log in to the cms server : http://cms.cornellcollege.edu
  • Choose the appropriate root folder on the left navigation bar 
    If you want to make an edit to your file or PDF, go to the folder that contains your file or PDF and open the one you want to edit
  • Click on the edit tab on the top
  • Click on "Choose File" and find the file or PDF that you want to replace the old file or PDF with

browse

Step 2: Submit

  1. After you're done editing your page, scroll all the way to the bottom and click on the "submit' button
  2. Remember: if you jump into a different page or close the cascade window, all your work that was not submitted or saved as a draft WILL be lost. Make sure you save your work frequently.
  3. To publish your page click on the "Publish" tab on the top

Step 1: Creating a PDF from Microsoft Word

  • Open the word document that you want to make into a PDF
  • On the keyboard, push Ctrl + p, or you can go to file ->print, or you can also just click on the print icon
    This will bring a print pop-up box
    Click on the arrow for the drop down box and choose Adobe PDF or CutePDF writer and then click ok


 print

  • Then this will bring another pop-up box
    Choose where you would like to save this at
    Choose the file name of your choice and click on save

Congratulations, you have just created a PDF from Microsoft Word