3 Using Skype File Sharing Select the contact you would like to share a file with.Using the message tool bar select “Send File”Locate the file and select “Open”File will be sent to contact.
4 Using Skype Screen Sharing Skype screen sharing feature is currently only available for users running Skype 4.1for window & 2.8 for MacUsing the message tool bar under the share drop down menu select “Share Your Screen”Next select “full screen” to show all desk top or “Share Selection” to select a specific screen areaAlternative screen sharing options for users running a later version of Skype will be covered later in this module.
5 Using Instant Messaging & Emoticons Select the contact you would like to send a message to.Using the message box at the bottom of the Skype window type your text message.Select the “Send” buttonSkype will keep a running log of messages you send to the contact.You can also select an emoticon to send to your contact and enhance your communication
6 Use Skype Extra Collaboration Tools Skype also provides Third party applications which offer additional collaboration tools.Using the main menu bar under the “Tools” drop down select “Extras” and then “Organize Your Extras”depending on how they are used
7 Use Skype Extra Collaboration Tools From the “Extra Manager” you can search Third Party sharing applications supported by Skype which offer you additional collaboration options such as:Inner Pass: Offers file sharing for users running Skype version greater than Skype 4.1 for window & 2.8 for Mac.Pamela Call Recorder & VodBuner: Allows users to record calls for later referenceWhite Board Meeting: Provides users a white board function for collaborationThese Third Party applications are offered to Skype users for free or a discounted prices depending on how they are used
8 MODULE REVIEW1. The “Send File” Skype function on the message tool bar allows users to complete which of the following actions?A) Add new contactsB) File SharingC) Change user online statusD) Update user profile2. Which of the following features is not a collaborative function found in Skype?A) File sharingB) Instant messagingC) Screen sharingD) Notifications3. Which of the following actions can not be completed using the Skype message box?A) Send an instant messageB) Insert an emoticon to a messageC) Place a callD) Send a file4. “Extra” applications for Skype can be located under which drop down menu on the main Skype tool bar?A) SkypeB) ContactsC) ViewD) Tools
9 You have completed MODULE III and should now be able to: CONGRATULATIONSYou have completed MODULE III and should now be able to:Use Skype file sharingUse Skype screen sharingUse Skype instant messaging & emoticonsUse Skype extra collaboration toolsTo help improve the material presented in this module, please take the time to complete the post module survey