ACH 245 Computer Applications  for Design <ul><li>Lecture 1- Basic Computer Fundamentals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lab Overvie...
Some Ground Rules <ul><li>Multiple ways to achieve same function </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course will show you the best or mo...
<ul><li>Lab Equipment  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Output Devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Printers </li></ul></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Printers - HP BusinessJet 1100 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smaller outputs </li></ul></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Printers - HP Color LaserJet 5500 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smaller outputs </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Plotters - HP DesignJet 500 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large outputs, 24” roll </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Plotters - HP DesignJet 800 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large outputs, 42” wide roll </li></u...
<ul><li>Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Digitizes paper originals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text, photos, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Color –  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 ½”x11”     “A”  Size (letter) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Color –  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>18” x 24”     “...
<ul><li>Scanner/Copier </li></ul><ul><li>Color - HP PSC 2410 All-in-One </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 ½”x11”     “A”  Size (let...
<ul><li>Copiers </li></ul><ul><li>Large Format – Xerox 3001 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24”x36”     “D”  Size </li></ul></ul><u...
Storage Media for Files <ul><li>Where do you save? </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal and portab...
Storage Media for Files <ul><li>What’s a byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte?? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A byte is code that re...
<ul><li>Where do you save files? </li></ul><ul><li>Your   Flash Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Your  folder on the network </li><...
File Storage <ul><li>Backing-up files </li></ul><ul><li>YOU  are responsible for  backing up your files </li></ul><ul><li>...
Your computer just died. Locked  up.  Stopped working. Did  you  save?
File Storage <ul><li>When do you save? </li></ul><ul><li>After a complex command </li></ul><ul><li>After 5-10 minutes </li...
<ul><li>Backing-up files </li></ul><ul><li>Some programs automatically create back up files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Names fi...
Controls <ul><li>Input Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse -  common functions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving Cursor </li></ul><...
Controls <ul><li>Mouse Clicking </li></ul><ul><li>Single Left Click </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights/selects </li></ul></u...
Controls <ul><li>Mouse Clicking </li></ul><ul><li>Right Click </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opens alternate window or menu </li></...
Controls <ul><li>Keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Function Keys </li></ul><ul><li>Shortcuts </li></ul><ul><li>Number pad </li></...
Universal Commands <ul><li>Common to Virtually  All  Windows Programs </li></ul><ul><li>MEMORIZE : </li></ul><ul><li>Undo ...
Logging On <ul><li>Move mouse to make sure computer is on </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure monitor is on </li></ul><ul><li>If n...
Logging On <ul><li>User name is same as MyAACC account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First initial, middle initial, last name </li...
The Network Environment <ul><li>What is a  “Network” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers are “linked”  together to a  “server”...
The Network Environment <ul><li>Terminology (Hierarchy) </li></ul><ul><li>Server  (on Network) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Mas...
The Network Environment <ul><li>Drives </li></ul><ul><li>Given a letter designation </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drive:  “C” dri...
The Network Environment <ul><li>Network Drives </li></ul><ul><li>Department Drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Known as  “U”  dri...
The Network Environment <ul><li>Network Drives </li></ul><ul><li>Find the  “H”  drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open  the driv...
<ul><li>Windows Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on  Start </li></ul><ul><li>Choose  Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Brin...
File Management <ul><li>File Views </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thumbnails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>small to extra large ic...
<ul><li>Thumbnails </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>File Name </li></ul><ul><li>Shows  preview  for some ap...
File Management REFERENCE SLIDE <ul><li>List </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>File Name </li></ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Details </li></ul><ul><li>Displays  all  file details </li></ul><ul><ul><li>name, size, type, date modified </li><...
<ul><li>Details </li></ul><ul><li>Can add additional file details to view and organize </li></ul><ul><li>Right   click  on...
File Management <ul><li>Selecting Files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SHIFT   will select a list of files consecutively </li></ul>...
File Management <ul><li>Selecting Files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CTRL   will select a list of files individually </li></ul></...
File Management <ul><li>Moving/Renaming </li></ul><ul><li>Directories/Files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select item and right cl...
File Management <ul><li>Properties </li></ul><ul><li>You can find out the size of a drive, directory or folder </li></ul><...
File Management <ul><li>Properties </li></ul><ul><li>You can find out the size of a drive, directory or folder </li></ul><...
<ul><li>File Extensions </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of a file </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.ppt, .doc, .dwg, .xls, .pdf </li></u...
<ul><li>My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Start   My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Or off the desktop if there is a  shortcut </...
<ul><li>My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Shows icon views of main  drives </li></ul><ul><li>Provides other links </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Same  view  options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thumbnails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tile...
<ul><li>Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on  start </li></ul><ul><li>Choose  search </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria </li...
Course Assignments <ul><li>For project submission </li></ul><ul><li>All files must be named the following format: </li></u...
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  1. 1. ACH 245 Computer Applications for Design <ul><li>Lecture 1- Basic Computer Fundamentals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lab Overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File Storage and Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Controls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Network Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File Management </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Some Ground Rules <ul><li>Multiple ways to achieve same function </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course will show you the best or most common way </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You must follow along with the lecture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No doing other work or assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology can and will go wrong </li></ul><ul><li>You are responsible for your files, materials and equipment </li></ul><ul><li>No web surfing, IM, e-mail or playing games </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Lab Equipment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Output Devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Printers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plotters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scanners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All-in-one </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Large format </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copiers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All-in-one </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Large Format </li></ul></ul></ul>Lab Overview See Reference for more information
  4. 4. <ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Printers - HP BusinessJet 1100 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smaller outputs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 ½”x11”  “A” Size (letter) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 ½”x14”  “B” Size (legal) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better (faster) for test prints and proofing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 331 (CAD Lab) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 321 & 341 (Studio Labs) </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  5. 5. <ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Printers - HP Color LaserJet 5500 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smaller outputs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 ½”x11”  “A” Size (letter) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11” x 17”  “B” Size (tabloid) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better (faster) for test prints and proofing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 324 (Arch. Resource Room) </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  6. 6. <ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Plotters - HP DesignJet 500 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large outputs, 24” roll </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24”x36”  “D” Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best for final plots </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 321 & 341 (Studio Labs) </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  7. 7. <ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Plotters - HP DesignJet 800 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large outputs, 42” wide roll </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24”x36”  “D” Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>36”x42”  “E” Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best for final plots </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 331 (CAD Lab) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 324 (Arch. Resource Room) </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  8. 8. <ul><li>Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Digitizes paper originals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text, photos, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Saves graphic electronically for use in software applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>File formats include .jpg, .tif, .gif, .bmp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>. tif best quality (but files are large) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>. jpg “J-Peg” most common (files compressed) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some issues with file compression </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  9. 9. <ul><li>Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Color – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 ½”x11”  “A” Size (letter) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 331 (CAD Lab) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>two scanners are located at back of room and attached to individual computers </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  10. 10. <ul><li>Scanners </li></ul><ul><li>Color – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>18” x 24”  “C” Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24” x 36”  “D” Size </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 324 (Arch. Resource Room) </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  11. 11. <ul><li>Scanner/Copier </li></ul><ul><li>Color - HP PSC 2410 All-in-One </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 ½”x11”  “A” Size (letter) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>also color copier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Departmental Projects ONLY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Low volume (limit the number of copies) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 331 (CAD Lab) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 324 (Arch. Resource Room) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 321 & 341 (Studio Labs) </li></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE Lab Overview
  12. 12. <ul><li>Copiers </li></ul><ul><li>Large Format – Xerox 3001 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24”x36”  “D” Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rendering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project submittal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Departmental Projects ONLY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Low volume (limit the number of copies) </li></ul></ul></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE <ul><li>Locations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CALT 324 (Arch. Resource Room) </li></ul></ul>Lab Overview
  13. 13. Storage Media for Files <ul><li>Where do you save? </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal and portable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size: 20-100+ GB </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flash Drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Size: 512 MB to 4 GB </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CD/DVD Drives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CD size: 600-800 MB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DVD size: 4.7 GB </li></ul></ul>See Reference Slides for more information
  14. 14. Storage Media for Files <ul><li>What’s a byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte?? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A byte is code that represents information within a file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 byte = 8 bits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 kilobyte (KB) = 1,000 bytes (1, 024 bytes) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 megabyte (MB) = 1,000 KB (1,024 KB or 1,048,576 bytes) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 gigabyte (GB) = 1,000 MB (1,024 MB or 1,073,741,824 bytes) </li></ul></ul>The file size is designated in KB within the Windows system. 7.3 MB 43 MB
  15. 15. <ul><li>Where do you save files? </li></ul><ul><li>Your Flash Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Your folder on the network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Files on the network are erased at the end of the semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy everything to your flash drive BEFORE you leave at the end of the semester!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do not save to the lab computer hard drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Files on hard drives are routinely erased </li></ul></ul>Flash drives go here in the lab computers REFERENCE SLIDE File Storage
  16. 16. File Storage <ul><li>Backing-up files </li></ul><ul><li>YOU are responsible for backing up your files </li></ul><ul><li>The college does not back-up files </li></ul><ul><li>The network is not “secure” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Losing files” is no excuse for not turning in assignments! </li></ul><ul><li>BE WARNED!!! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Your computer just died. Locked up. Stopped working. Did you save?
  18. 18. File Storage <ul><li>When do you save? </li></ul><ul><li>After a complex command </li></ul><ul><li>After 5-10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>After every class </li></ul><ul><li>Always, often, frequently, habitually, regularly, repeatedly and a lot </li></ul><ul><li>Control+S, Control+S, Control+S! </li></ul>See Reference Slides for more information
  19. 19. <ul><li>Backing-up files </li></ul><ul><li>Some programs automatically create back up files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Names file with different extension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>.wbk, .bak, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only accessible through a recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You need to set the time interval and location of back up files </li></ul><ul><li>Do not depend on these as copies of your file </li></ul><ul><li>Better to create your own duplicate copy and save back and forth AND </li></ul><ul><li>Copy to multiple locations (flash drive, home, lab, etc.) </li></ul>REFERENCE SLIDE File Storage
  20. 20. Controls <ul><li>Input Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse - common functions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving Cursor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clicking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keyboard - common functions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General input for information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shortcut controls (universal commands) </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Controls <ul><li>Mouse Clicking </li></ul><ul><li>Single Left Click </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights/selects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executes command </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Second Single Click </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit mode of file name or text </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Double Left Click </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Launches/opens program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Right Click </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opens alternate window or menu </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Controls <ul><li>Mouse Clicking </li></ul><ul><li>Right Click </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opens alternate window or menu </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Controls <ul><li>Keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Function Keys </li></ul><ul><li>Shortcuts </li></ul><ul><li>Number pad </li></ul><ul><li>Screen position </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Shortcuts </li></ul>
  24. 24. Universal Commands <ul><li>Common to Virtually All Windows Programs </li></ul><ul><li>MEMORIZE : </li></ul><ul><li>Undo Control+Z  Bold Text Control+B </li></ul><ul><li>Save Control+S  Italic Text Control+I </li></ul><ul><li>Open Control+O  Underline Control+U </li></ul><ul><li>Cut Control+X  Select All Control+A </li></ul><ul><li>Copy Control+C  New File Control+N </li></ul><ul><li>Paste Control+V </li></ul><ul><li>Print Control+P </li></ul>See link: http://www.seoconsultants.com/windows/keyboard/ for information on other keyboard function keys
  25. 25. Logging On <ul><li>Move mouse to make sure computer is on </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure monitor is on </li></ul><ul><li>If not, press center button on tower to turn on computer </li></ul><ul><li>Screen will appear asking you to press “Ctrl-Alt-Delete to begin” </li></ul>
  26. 26. Logging On <ul><li>User name is same as MyAACC account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First initial, middle initial, last name </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Password is first four letters of last name, last four of SSN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May be prompted to change password </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Log on to STUDENT domain </li></ul>Log off when session is completed! jmsith STUDENT
  27. 27. The Network Environment <ul><li>What is a “Network” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers are “linked” together to a “server” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Server is a separate, remote device </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why save to the network? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Files accessible from any computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If a lab computer goes down, files are not lost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Servers are safer than lab computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Files on Hard Drives routinely erased </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. The Network Environment <ul><li>Terminology (Hierarchy) </li></ul><ul><li>Server (on Network) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Master” to other computers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On individual computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains directories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize folders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Folders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize files </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Files – Individual documents (i.e. your work) </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Network Environment <ul><li>Drives </li></ul><ul><li>Given a letter designation </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drive: “C” drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not save on hard drives! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CD/DVD: “D” drive </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Drive: “E” drive </li></ul><ul><li>Other Drives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Network, digital cameras, memory cards, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. The Network Environment <ul><li>Network Drives </li></ul><ul><li>Department Drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Known as “U” drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>architecture on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ bcts-annapolis’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FOR PROJECT SUBMISSIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Once saved, can not modify or delete </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Folders organized by course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not rename or reorganize any files on the network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read lab policies in syllabus again! </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. The Network Environment <ul><li>Network Drives </li></ul><ul><li>Find the “H” drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open the drive listed with your name </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create a folder for ACH 245 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right Click  File  New  Folder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ New Folder ” will appear already highlighted for renaming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>While highlighted type in ACH 245 </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Windows Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on Start </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Brings up folders </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate from there </li></ul>File Management
  33. 33. File Management <ul><li>File Views </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thumbnails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>small to extra large icon </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details </li></ul></ul>Slide Marker identifies view
  34. 34. <ul><li>Thumbnails </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>File Name </li></ul><ul><li>Shows preview for some applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional file details when cursor over file </li></ul></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE <ul><li>Icons </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller Icon </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Partial File Name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional file details when cursor over file </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. File Management REFERENCE SLIDE <ul><li>List </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>File Name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional file details when cursor over file </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tiles </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>File Name </li></ul><ul><li>File Size </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional file details when cursor over file </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Details </li></ul><ul><li>Displays all file details </li></ul><ul><ul><li>name, size, type, date modified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View by any detail in ascending or descending order </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can rearrange order of file details </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional file details when cursor over file </li></ul></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE
  37. 37. <ul><li>Details </li></ul><ul><li>Can add additional file details to view and organize </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on top bar </li></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE
  38. 38. File Management <ul><li>Selecting Files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SHIFT will select a list of files consecutively </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select first file in list </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold down SHIFT key </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then select last file in list </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. File Management <ul><li>Selecting Files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CTRL will select a list of files individually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select first file in list </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hold down CTRL key </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then select multiple files individually </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. File Management <ul><li>Moving/Renaming </li></ul><ul><li>Directories/Files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select item and right click </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select Rename </li></ul></ul>
  41. 41. File Management <ul><li>Properties </li></ul><ul><li>You can find out the size of a drive, directory or folder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select drive, directory or folder by single left click </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>right click on selected object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select Properties at the bottom of menu </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. File Management <ul><li>Properties </li></ul><ul><li>You can find out the size of a drive, directory or folder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select drive, directory or folder by single left click </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>right click on selected object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select Properties at the bottom of menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Type </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Size </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contents </li></ul></ul></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>File Extensions </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of a file </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.ppt, .doc, .dwg, .xls, .pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automatic when saving </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies and associates program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A filtering system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Does not show </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Except when opening, inserting, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cannot (should not) change </li></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE
  44. 44. <ul><li>My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Start  My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Or off the desktop if there is a shortcut </li></ul><ul><li>Any application can be a shortcut on the desktop or on the taskbar </li></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE
  45. 45. <ul><li>My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Shows icon views of main drives </li></ul><ul><li>Provides other links </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting folders sets up similar views as Windows Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate from there </li></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE
  46. 46. <ul><li>My Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Same view options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thumbnails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Icons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bullet identifies view </li></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE
  47. 47. <ul><li>Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on start </li></ul><ul><li>Choose search </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>File name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word in file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drive/directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date/size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other criteria </li></ul></ul>File Management REFERENCE SLIDE
  48. 48. Course Assignments <ul><li>For project submission </li></ul><ul><li>All files must be named the following format: </li></ul><ul><li>[course #]-[lastname]-[assignment]-[semester] </li></ul><ul><li>EXAMPLE: ACH 245-smith-project 1-SP07 </li></ul>
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