Class News January 2022 - CLASS as its own standalone app on your computer!

How to get CLASS as a Desktop web app on your machine (its a bit like having a standalone application of CLASS or desktop icon). 

Please follow the steps below as you are only 4-5 mouse clicks then you can get the snazzy icon into your taskbar for a fresh new year! 

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As always, if you have any issues or need help, please contact the helpdesk.

To get the Advanced shortcut through Chrome please:

  1. Open Google Chrome on your machine, Go to the website https://centre.classlaw.org.au 
  2. Look for the 3 vertical dots “⋮” on the top right of the browser
  3. Select More Tools
  4. Now Pick Create Shortcut

 

Google Chrome Steps
Google Chrome Steps

 

  • Now if desired shorten the name but make sure "Open in new Window is ticked"

 

Google Chrome Result
Google Chrome Result

 

  • You can now find this on your machine i.e. via the Windows key or start menu or under your programs. You have CLASS as an Advanced Shortcut (Webapp shortcut)!

 

Chrome Result on Computer
Chrome Result on Computer

 

If you prefer Edge the steps to get CLASS as an Advanced Shortcut (Like a Standalone app in its own window i.e. Like Microsoft Word) follow the steps below:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge Browser and go to https://centre.classlaw.org.au
  2. Click on the 3 horizontal dots "..." on the top right of the screen
  3. Choose Apps from the drop down
  4. Choose Install CLASS as its own app
Steps to add app install of a website on Microsoft Edge
Steps to add app install of a website on Microsoft Edge
  • Now pick install and choose the options you like such as pinning to desktop, start menu etc..
  • If you press the Windows Key you should see CLASS is available as an option you can also pin this to your task bar like a normal program by right clicking and picking pin!
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Choose Install to get this available on your machine you can then find it under your programs under the start menu
Choose Install to get this available on your machine you can then find it under your programs under the start menu
Result of Edge App install
Result of Edge App install Press Allow
  • You can now find the "CLASS APP" or shortcut under you start menu or just on your machine in general as a program, hopefully this increases your productivity!

CLASS as Advanced Shortcut (Webapp shortcut like a standalone app)

 

To get an advanced shortcut on a Mac, you'll need to use Google Chrome.

  1. Open Google Chrome on your machine (this won't work on incognito mode), Go to the website https://centre.classlaw.org.au 
  2. Look for the 3 vertical dots “⋮” on the top right of the browser
  3. Select More Tools
  4. Now Pick Create Shortcut

part 1 of process to add advanced shortcut for class to a mac

 

Now you might want to shorten the name, but make sure that 'Open as a window' is ticked.

part 2 of process to add advanced shortcut for class to a mac

 

Now all you need to do is right-click on the icon in your dock (ctrl+click will also work) and select 'Keep in Dock'.

part 3 of process to add advanced shortcut for class to a mac

 

Now the icon should remain in your dock.