QR Code Generation for TWP
Posted by Erika Rydberg, Last modified by Erika Rydberg on 08 January 2020 02:50 PM

Uploading Your poster to OneDrive

First, you’re going to have to upload your poster to your OneDrive account. Here are the abstract and poster templates.

The easiest way to get to your OneDrive is by going to https://my.plymouth.edu on the right-hand side you’ll see O365Apps. 

The small cloud icon with “OneDrive” written underneath is the storage location where you can share out projects.  Click on "OneDrive" 

O365 OneDrive Link

Select the “upload” button and then “files” to upload your poster file in OneDrive.  Select your poster from your computer and select “upload”.  

OneDrive Upload

Option 1: Getting Your Poster URL for Generating a Public QR Code from PowerPoint

Be sure to then click on your poster and open it up. Click on the “Share” button.

PowerPoint Sharing

Be sure to make sure “Anyone with the Link” is selected for sharing and uncheck “Allow Editing” then click “Apply.”  

Select “Copy Link” to be able to get a copy of the URL you’ll need.  

Copy Link in OneDrive

You should see "Link copied" if everything has gone well. 

copied link

Option 2: Getting Your Poster URL for Generating a Public QR Code from OneDrive

Find where your file is shared in OneDrive click on the three dot icon and select "Share" 

Sharing from OneDrive

Select "Anyone with the link can edit" 

AnyonewiththeLink

Be sure to make sure “Anyone with the Link” is selected for sharing and uncheck “Allow Editing” then click “Apply.”  

Select “Copy Link” to be able to get a copy of the URL you’ll need.  

Copy Link in OneDrive

You should see "Link copied" if everything has gone well. 

copied link

Generating a QR Code with Bing

Use the browser of your choice to go to bing.com

Type in “qr code” in this search engine  

You’ll see a QR code generator pop up, paste your URL into the box with the QR code generator  

You now have a custom QR code. 

Copy the QR "Code Image" by right hand clicking on the QR Code

Placing Your QR Code Into Your Abstract

Return to OneDrive or open PowerPoint to paste the QR code into your Abstract in the placeholder area for the QR code. 

See the before and after below. 

 

Any questions? Email helpdesk@plymouth.edu

 

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