Windows® 7 For Seniors for Dummies Learn to: Use the Windows 7 desktop and create your first documents Connect to the Internet and browse the Web View, edit, and print photos Keep in touch by e-mail and play games online Mark Justice Hinton Author of Digital Photography For Seniors For Dummies You can learn to use Windows, get online, and start doing things today! You don't need a grandchild to teach you Windows 7 — with this friendly guide, you'll be using the mouse, working with folders, hooking up a printer, and cruising the Internet in nothing flat. Learn to use all the gizmos that come with Windows 7, shop online, view a slideshow of your favorite photos, send e-mail to a friend, enjoy music, and more! Tour the desktop — learn to use menus, the Start menu button, files, and folders Do it — create notes and letters, connect a printer, download photos from your digital camera, and put music on a CD Have some fun — discover Solitaire and other built-in games, listen to music, and watch a movie Use the accessories — display Gadgets on your desktop, draw with Paint, and use the Calculator To keep or not — install additional programs you want and remove those you don't need Protect your Windows — learn to use the Action Center, download and install virus protection software, and keep it up to date Have it your way — make your screen easier to see, open files with a single click, and even have your computer read to you The wide, wide Web — shop and explore online and learn to stay safe Open the book and find: What's on the taskbar Directions for creating and saving documents Steps for installing a printer and other peripherals How to connect to the Internet anywhere Backgammon and other games you can play online Guidance on protecting your computer from viruses How to send e-mail attachments Advice on backing up documents and photos
Author: Mark Justice Hinton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Learn Windows 10 quickly and painlessly with this beginner's guide Windows 10 Simplified is your absolute beginner's guide to the ins and outs of Windows. Fully updated to cover Windows 10, this highly visual guide covers all the new features in addition to the basics, giving you a one-stop resource for complete Windows 10 mastery. Every page features step-by-step screen shots and plain-English instructions that walk you through everything you need to know, no matter how new you are to Windows. You'll master the basics as you learn how to navigate the user interface, work with files, create user accounts, and practice using the tools that make Windows 10 the most efficient Windows upgrade yet. This guide gets you up to speed quickly, with step-by-step screen shots that help you follow along with the clear, patient instruction. Shed your beginner status with easy-to-follow instructions Master the basics of the interface, files, and accounts Browse the web, use media features, and send and receive email Customize Windows to look and work the way you want Learning new computer skills can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Even if you have no Windows experience at all, this visually rich guide demonstrates everything you need to know, starting from the very beginning. If you're ready to become fluent in Windows, Windows 10 Simplified is the easiest, fastest way to learn.
Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Discusses how to use the electronic publishing and multimedia tool, discussing how to create, enhance, edit, and share PDF files.
Author: Doug Sahlin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
In early reviews, geeks raved about Windows 7. But if you're an ordinary mortal, learning what this new system is all about will be challenging. Fear not: David Pogue's Windows 7: The Missing Manual comes to the rescue. Like its predecessors, this book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners as well as veteran PC users. Windows 7 fixes many of Vista's most painful shortcomings. It's speedier, has fewer intrusive and nagging screens, and is more compatible with peripherals. Plus, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new features, including better organization tools, easier WiFi connections and home networking setup, and even touchscreen computing for those lucky enough to own the latest hardware. With this book, you'll learn how to: Navigate the desktop, including the fast and powerful search function Take advantage of Window's apps and gadgets, and tap into 40 free programs Breeze the Web with Internet Explorer 8, and learn the email, chat, and videoconferencing programs Record TV and radio, display photos, play music, and record any of these to DVD using the Media Center Use your printer, fax, laptop, tablet PC, or smartphone with Windows 7 Beef up your system and back up your files Collaborate and share documents and other files by setting up a workgroup network
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
This full color book uses the Visual approach to cover the new features of Windows 7 and provide step-by-step instructions for readers who are entirely new to the subject. Inside readers will find tasks on topics such as: Windows 7 basics, creating movies, sharing their computer, working with and managing files, browsing the Web, and new ways to customize Windows to work for them. This book covers the new features of Windows 7, including: the interface and the new and improved Internet Explorer. A more sophisticated interior appeals to a wide ranging audience who will appreciate the colorful images and easy to follow instructions.
Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Geared toward the intermediate to advanced user, this example-rich 4-page laminated quick reference guide provides explanations and context for many powerful functions and formulas. Step-by-step instructions for many function/formula-related features. This guide is suitable as a training handout, or simply an easy to use reference guide. The following topics include: Conditionally Summing Data (SUMIF, COUNTIF) Being Precise (Rounding functions) Improving Clarity with Range Names Merging Text and Numbers (CONCATENATE, TEXT, LEFT, RIGHT, MID, LEN, FIND, VALUE, TRIM, SUBSTITUTE) Changing Results: IF, AND, OR Table Lookups (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH) Error Recovery (ISNA, ISERROR) Array Formulas (Single Cell & Multi-Cell Arrays) Dates and Times (DATE, YEAR, MONTH, DAY, TODAY, WEEKDAY, NETWORKDAY) Using a Formula for Data Validation Troubleshooting: Types of Errors, Automatic Error Checking, Using the Error Checker, Show/Hide Formulas, Watching Cells, Evaluating Nested Formulas, Selecting Related Cells, Displaying Cell Relationships, Removing Relationship Arrows. This guide is one of several titles available for Excel 2010: Excel 2010 Introduction; Excel 2010 Tables, PivotTables, Sorting & Filtering; Advanced & Macros; Charts & Sparklines; Functions & Formulas.
Author: Beezix Software Services,Beezix, Inc Staff
Easy to use and equipped with a variety of functions, Microsoft Excel is the tool of choice when it comes to crunching numbers, building charts, and analyzing tables. But most users only scratch the surface of the program’s functionality, especially the built-in formulas designed to make everyday operations and real-world tasks more efficient. Microsoft Excel Functions & Formulas demonstrates the secrets of Excel functions through the use of practical and useful examples in a quick reference format. Topics include logical, text, date and time, basic statistical, mathematical, financial, database, and lookup and reference functions as well as conditional formatting with formulas, array formulas, and user-defined functions. This book’s extensive examples make it an excellent tutorial for all Excel users who want to understand, create, and apply formulas. Intermediate and advanced users will find Microsoft Excel Functions & Formulas an excellent reference to many of the program’s advanced formulas and functions.
Author: Bernd Held
Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Inc.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Database Systems: The Complete Book is ideal for Database Systems and Database Design and Application courses offered at the junior, senior and graduate levels in Computer Science departments. A basic understanding of algebraic expressions and laws, logic, basic data structure, OOP concepts, and programming environments is implied. Written by well-known computer scientists, this introduction to database systems offers a comprehensive approach, focusing on database design, database use, and implementation of database applications and database management systems. The first half of the book provides in-depth coverage of databases from the point of view of the database designer, user, and application programmer. It covers the latest database standards SQL:1999, SQL/PSM, SQL/CLI, JDBC, ODL, and XML, with broader coverage of SQL than most other texts. The second half of the book provides in-depth coverage of databases from the point of view of the DBMS implementor. It focuses on storage structures, query processing, and transaction management. The book covers the main techniques in these areas with broader coverage of query optimization than most other texts, along with advanced topics including multidimensional and bitmap indexes, distributed transactions, and information integration techniques.
The Complete Book
Author: Hector Garcia-Molina,Jeffrey D. Ullman,Jennifer Widom
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Laminated quick reference card showing step-by-step instructions and shortcuts for how to use Microsoft Office Word 2010. This guide is suitable as a training handout, or simply an easy to use reference guide, for any type of user. The following topics are covered: Creating, Opening & Saving Documents; Working with Previous File Versions; Setting up the Page; Inserting/Deleting Text; Spacing between Paragraphs; Undo, Redo, and Repeat; Moving and Copying Text. Formatting: Changing Font, Size, Enhancements, Paragraph Alignment; Copying Formatting; Using the Mini Toolbar; Highlighter. Draft, Print Layout, Reading Views; Going to a Page; Searching Using the Navigation Pane; Creating and Editing Headers and Footers; No Header or Footer on the First Page, Inserting a Page Break. Checking Spelling, Grammar; AutoCorrect; Creating and Inserting Quick Part Building Blocks; Sending the Document as an E-mail Attachment; Saving as PDF; E-mailing a PDF; Printing Envelopes and Labels; Previewing and Printing. Also includes: Lists of Selection and Movement Shortcuts. This guide is one of several titles available for Word 2010: Word 2010 Introduction, Word 2010 Formatting, Word 2010 Advanced, Word 2010 Mail, Merge & Forms, Word 2010 Templates & Macros, Word 2010 Collaboration Features.
Author: Beezix Software Services, Inc,Beezix, Inc Staff
Category: Microsoft Word