This is a beginners
tutorial that will help
getting started with 4
different online tools
Thinkfree – online office suite
Del.icio.us – social bookmarking
Picasa – photo sharing
Box.net - Online File Storage and
Thinkfree, page 1/2
Thinkfree is an online office suite
service. It works much like Microsoft
Office, but it’s free and can be used
Instead of having your documents
stored locally you’ll have everything
stored on your Thinkfree workspace
and it will be reachable from any
Start by clicking on ”Sign up” to
become a member.
Thinkfree, page 2/2
Once logged in click on ”My Office”. You’ll problably recognize the icons
for new document, new spreadsheet and new presentation from
Microsoft Office. Make your choice and start using your online working
system! When starting a new document a new window will appear. This
looks very much like an ordinary window that you see in the Windows
environment but it works and syncronizes with the online platform. When
saving your document it will appear on your personal workspace. To
publish a document, rightclick on your saved file and choose ”Publish”.
When deleting a file it will be placed in you trashcan.
Del.icio.us, page 1/2
Del.icio.us is a
allows you to
store all you
Thinkfree this is
very handy since
you can reach
your data from
Go to del.icio.us.com and join by clicking on ”register”.
You’ll have two buttons in your toolbar once the sign-up is
completed. Simply click the tag-button to save a favorite
site to your del.icio.us account. You can now add tags to
your bookmark. Tags or keywords allows other users to
find your shared bookmarks. Very easy and fast!
Del.icio.us, page 2/2
To import your local bookmarks to your del.isio.us account
click Settings – Import and follow the instructions. They will
then appear under ”your bookmarks”. To add tags, press ”
edit”. To share a bookmark with others, press ”share”.
Picasa, page 1/3
Picasa offers a great
way to store all your
images in one place!
Once again, it’s an
online service which
means you can
watch the pictures
from any computer,
Free to use!
Go to picasaweb.google.com and sign up as usual. The first
thing you should do is to create a new album. Simply click the
”New album” button in the top-right corner. This is the folder
were your first pictures will be placed..
Picasa, page 2/3
Download the picasa software and import your pictures that you
have stored locally on your computer. Click on ”Import” in the
upper left corner. Once your pictures are imported you can
upload them to your online gallery so everyone can see them.
Picasa2 is syncronized with your online account! You can also
transfer your pictures directly on the web but is not as efficiant if
you have alot of pictures.
Picasa, page 3/3
You can also download albums to your computer by
clicking on ”Download album” in the left navigation menu.
Box.net, page 1/3
Box.net is an online file storage service. Like Thinkfree you
have your personal workspace were you can upload your
files. The difference is that you easely can share your
document with others and create workgroups.
Box.net is not a freeware, but you can try it for 14 days.
Start by clickin ”Start Now!”.
Box.net, page 2/3
Once you have become a member you can start using the
All you have to do to start uploading files to your online file
storage is to create a new folder and choose upload. You
can also create collaborative folders to share your files
with your friends!
Box.net, page 3/3
Uploading files is easy. Choose a folder from the drop-
down menu and click ”Add files” to browse your computer.
You can also drag and drop your files to add them!
You should now be ready to
use these great online tools.
Thank you for watching!