What if there is no Ethernet connection where I teach?/ Is is possible to store applets on the laptop?
If there is no ethernet connection in your lecture room or if an image or animation takes too long to load, you may wish to download and store locally on the laptop the image and animation files that you are planning to show to your class. You will have to do this in your office or at some other location where you may connect the laptop via the ethernet cable to an active ethernet jack. Once you have connected the computer to an active ethernet jack, switch the computer on. Start up an internet browser and load the webpage which has the relevant graphic/animation which you wish to use. Once the page has been fully loaded, click on “File” and then “Save As…” in your browser window. Your browser should now ask you where you wish to save this webpage. Click on the “Store Webpages HERE” folder. Type in an appropriate filename (or type nothing if you like the file name being shown) and click on “Save”. Repeat with all webpages which you wish to use in your demo. While most webpages can be