Getting Familiar with Windows XP Window<br />LESSON 3<br />
Windows XP Bars and Buttons<br />Windows XP got its name from one its most basic elements: the window. The rectangular wor...
The workspace is the white area inside the window. This is where you do your work with a program, such as writing a letter...
More Windows XP Bars and Buttons<br />Windows XP offers several tools, menus, and commands that make the operating system ...
The Control menu button is the icon at the far left end of the title bar. The Control menu button opens a menu you can use...
The Close button is at the far right end of the title bar. It looks like a box with an X in it. Click the Close button to ...
More Windows XP Bars and Buttons<br />The menu bar is the below the title bar. It contains several menus, which let you se...
Some menu options are followed by ellipsis, or... Choosing a menu option followed by an ellipses will open a dialog box, w...
Some Windows XP programs have toolbars across the top of the window. The toolbar buttons allow you to print, cut, paste, o...
Scrolling<br />The scroll bar appears at the right side or the bottom of a window when all the information in that window ...
To scroll:<br />Click the  arrow to scroll up.<br />Click the  arrow to scroll down.<br />Click the  arrows to scroll up o...
Challenge<br />Click Start.<br />Choose All Programs  Accessories  Notepad.<br />Choose File from the menu bar.<br />While...
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  1. 1. Getting Familiar with Windows XP Window<br />LESSON 3<br />
  2. 2. Windows XP Bars and Buttons<br />Windows XP got its name from one its most basic elements: the window. The rectangular work area for a program, file, or other task is called a window.<br />Below is an example of a Microsoft Word window. While Word is a word-processing program, the example below features many of the elements common in Windows XP.<br />
  3. 3. The workspace is the white area inside the window. This is where you do your work with a program, such as writing a letter. Depending on what program you're working with, the workspace will appear differently.<br />
  4. 4. More Windows XP Bars and Buttons<br />Windows XP offers several tools, menus, and commands that make the operating system easy-to-use.<br />The title bar is the horizontal bar at the top of a window. It's displayed as white text on blue background by default.<br />
  5. 5. The Control menu button is the icon at the far left end of the title bar. The Control menu button opens a menu you can use to control the window.<br />
  6. 6. The Close button is at the far right end of the title bar. It looks like a box with an X in it. Click the Close button to close a window or to exit a program. Next to the Close button, you'll see the Minimize and Maximize buttons. Learn more about these buttons in the next lesson.<br />
  7. 7. More Windows XP Bars and Buttons<br />The menu bar is the below the title bar. It contains several menus, which let you see a list of commands.<br />
  8. 8. Some menu options are followed by ellipsis, or... Choosing a menu option followed by an ellipses will open a dialog box, which feature helpful tools to help you perform tasks.<br />
  9. 9. Some Windows XP programs have toolbars across the top of the window. The toolbar buttons allow you to print, cut, paste, or do other tasks. The options vary depending on the program.<br />
  10. 10. Scrolling<br />The scroll bar appears at the right side or the bottom of a window when all the information in that window can't be seen at the same time. Use the scroll bar to view hidden information.<br />The scroll bar features scroll arrows that allow you to move easily through a document. It's especially convenient when viewing a long document.<br />
  11. 11. To scroll:<br />Click the arrow to scroll up.<br />Click the arrow to scroll down.<br />Click the arrows to scroll up one page at a time.<br />Click the arrows to scroll down one page at a time.<br />Click the button to open a browse menu.<br />OR Click and drag the scroll bars to view your document.<br />
  12. 12. Challenge<br />Click Start.<br />Choose All Programs Accessories Notepad.<br />Choose File from the menu bar.<br />While holding down the left mouse button, move the mouse pointer over the other menus (Edit, View, etc.) to view the drop down menus.<br />Choose Format Font to open the Font dialog box<br />Close the Font dialog box.<br />

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