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Downloading and using the exercise files

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Video: Downloading and using the exercise files

If you have a monthly or annual In the window that opens, click the zip file. If you're using Windows you may be asked whether Mac OS 10 has the built-in ability to unpack zip files, and Similarly, if you're on Windows, right click Again, I'll choose to save this to my desktop, and click, extract.

Downloading and using the exercise files

If you have a monthly or annual premium subscription to the Lynda.com library, you have access to the same example files used by the instructors in the courses you watch. Allowing you to follow along doing exactly what the instructor is doing with photos, videos, audio files, business documents, and so on. The files are provided in the zip compression format. To download the files associated with the course you're watching, make sure you're logged in, and then simply click the exercise files button at the top of the course's page. In the window that opens, click the zip file. You may also want to not the size of the files you're downloading.

If you're using Windows you may be asked whether you want to save or run the file you're downloading. Be sure to click Save to save the zip file to your computer. Mac OS 10 has the built-in ability to unpack zip files, and most Windows PCs have pre-installed software for unpacking zip files as well. Once the exercise files have downloaded to your computer, we recommend placing them on your desktop, if you haven't done so already, for easy access. If you're a Mac user, simply double click the compressed file to unpack it. Similarly, if you're on Windows, right click on the compressed file, and choose, extract all. Again, I'll choose to save this to my desktop, and click, extract.

Once the exercise files have been expanded, you can delete the zip file or keep it as a clean back-up copy of the files you're working on. The instructor of the course you're watching will explain how to use the files you've downloaded.

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How to use lynda.com

35 video lessons · 182952 viewers

Garrick Chow
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  1. 7m 6s
    1. Welcome
      1m 14s
    2. Choosing the membership plan that meets your needs
      1m 19s
    3. A quick overview of our site
      4m 33s
  2. 19m 20s
    1. Browsing the library
      4m 51s
    2. Finding content with the search feature
      3m 36s
    3. Searching by author
      1m 9s
    4. Finding the latest releases
      33s
    5. Subscribing to the Latest Releases RSS feed
      4m 23s
    6. Using the site map
      47s
    7. Exploring the mobile site
      4m 1s
  3. 18m 24s
    1. Navigating a course details page
      3m 26s
    2. Downloading and using the exercise files
      1m 32s
    3. Searching the video transcripts for a specific word or phrase
      1m 49s
    4. Choosing the right video player for your needs
      2m 18s
    5. Using basic video player controls
      4m 21s
    6. Providing feedback about the content you've watched
      33s
    7. Finding courses to watch next and defining your interests
      1m 50s
    8. Watching courses with AirPlay and the iOS app
      2m 35s
  4. 24m 8s
    1. Creating and managing your playlists
      5m 48s
    2. Sharing your playlists
      4m 5s
    3. Using curated playlists NEW
      2m 39s
    4. Bookmarking videos, chapters, or courses that interest you
      6m 20s
    5. Starting where you last left off with Course History
      1m 31s
    6. Printing and sharing Certificates of Completion
      2m 49s
    7. Keeping yourself logged in
      56s
  5. 4m 8s
    1. Updating your member profile information
      1m 14s
    2. Setting your news and email preferences
      52s
    3. Updating your billing information
      27s
    4. Changing your membership plan
      33s
    5. Canceling your membership plan
      35s
    6. Reactivating a previous membership
      27s
  6. 2m 42s
    1. Searching FAQs
      43s
    2. Contacting client services and tech support
      1m 21s
    3. How to request a course and training topic
      38s
  7. 22s
    1. Goodbye
      22s

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