Ollie Oviedo's MLA Manual for File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Downloading, Sending and Receiving Electronic Text and Graphic Files. Wrapping Text Around Graphics and Adding a Text Box/Writing Captions (for MS Word for Windows. Print version, pages 136+).
By Ollie Oviedo for Readerly/Writerly Texts, Eastern New Mexico University
Copyright © 2000, 2002 by Ollie O. Oviedo
(Online graphical and text files are the property of their authors, so users should provide appropriate credit in compliance with copyright laws.)
How to Download a Graphic/Picture from a Web Page to a Document
1. Locate the picture on the Internet that you want to use for your
2. Using the mouse, click on the picture with the right mouse button. A
menu will appear. Select Copy from the menu.
3. Go back to your document. Using your mouse, place the cursor to
the point in the document where you want to insert your picture.
4. Go to the Edit menu and select Paste. This should paste the picture
to your document.
How to Wrap Text Around a Graphic
1. Click once on the picture with the left mouse button, so that it is
highlighted with several small boxes.
2. Go to the Format menu and select Picture.
3. From the tabs at the top of the Format Picture box, select
4. Select Square Wrapping Style.
5. Select Wrap to Right.
6. Click Ok.
7. Format your own text as appropriate.
How to Add a Text Box, Caption, to a Graphic
1. Go to the Insert menu and select Text Box.
2. Using the + pointer, create a box under your graphic/picture by
clicking and dragging the left mouse button.
3. Add text to the box, and format as appropriate.
4. To remove the line from the text box, go to the Format menu and
select Text Box.
5. Select the Colors and Lines tab and change the color of the line to
(For Use at ENMU Only.) Copyright © 2000 by Ollie Oviedo.
1. Save the Word file to the A drive as one word.
2. Close MS Word.
3. Open folder K-9.
4. Double click on FTP.
5. Under Host name, type in: cedar.enmu.edu.
6. User Id: Your user id for e-mail.
7. Password: Enter your password like you would for E-mail.
8. Click Ok at top right.
9. It will bring up the list of files and folders that are in your e-mail account under the
Remote System column. On the left are the files on the machine or on your disk. 10. Double click on the A:
11. It will bring up the files on your diskette.
12.Click on the file you saved (the one you want to attach) and then click on the
arrow pointing to the right. It will then copy the file to your account.
13. The file will then appear on the right, which means that it is now on your account.
14. Close FTP.
15. Open your e-mail account, type mail just as you would to check your e-mails.
16. Hit C for Compose.
17. Type in address to send to.
18. Move cursor to attachment, then hit the Control key + J at the same time. It
will bring up three options. Then hit Control Key + T to view the files on your
account. Move the highlighted bar using arrows to the file you are wanting to
send, then press S to select that file.
19. It will then ask you if you want to send a comment with it, so type whatever you
want to say.
20. Hit Control + X to send the file. GOOD LUCK!
Retrieving an Attachment
1. Go to inbox an click the e-mail you want to look at.
2. Press v and then s and then press enter.
3. Bring up K-9 to the screen.
4. Double click FTP.
5. Type in User Id for e-mail.
6. Type your password.
7. Make sure you are in the A drive.
8. On the left side, scroll down and highlight the document you want to retrieve.
9. Press the left arrow. Open Word and go to the A drive.
10. Open document you want to retrieve.