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SharePoint 2007: The Definitive Guide by Christopher J. Regan, Piotr Prussak, Christopher Pragash, Joris Poelmans, Nilesh Mehta, Jason Medero, Michael Lotter, Murray Gordon, Bob Fox, Christopher M. Buechler, James Pyles

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Adding Basic Information to My Site

At this point, although your personal My Site is open, it doesn't contain any specific information about you, except your username in the title banner. You'll have to add whatever data you want your My Site to contain.

Opening My Site

Figure 21-1. Opening My Site

Describing Yourself to My Site

You can add information to your My Site site that lets others know about your qualifications and interests:

  1. On the My Site, click the "Describe yourself" link.

  2. On the Edit Details page in the About Me field, type a brief description about yourself.

  3. In the Picture section, click the Choose Picture button if you want to browse, locate, and upload a photo of yourself.

  4. In the Responsibilities section, either type in or browse for a description of your job responsibilities and roles.

  5. In the Skills section, type in any professional or personal skills you possess.

  6. In the Past Projects section, type in the names of projects you've completed.

  7. In the Interests section, type in any of your professional or personal areas of interest.

  8. In the Schools section, enter any of the universities or other academic institutions you've attended.

  9. In the Birthday section, add your birth date.

    Default My Site site

    Figure 21-2. Default My Site site

  10. If you have an assistant, add or browse to that person's name in the Assistant section. ...

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