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Word Processing Slides

  1. 1. Word Processing Mr Arthur
  2. 2. Aims of the Lesson 1  Today’s Lesson 1. To discuss the advantages of Word Processing over using a type writer 2. Features 1. Editing Font 2. Word-wrap 3. Formatting
  3. 3. Advantages of Word Processing  Advantages  Easier to edit  Format the document, adding images, borders  Save the document and make a backup  Better working conditions, less noise  Possibly save ink and paper  Print out numerous copies  Disadvantages  Possibly more expensive to buy hardware  Technical knowledge to install software  Electricity
  4. 4. Features of Word Processor 1. Editing Font = making changes 2. Word-wrap = automatically creating a new line when word does not fit 3. Formatting 1. Text Alignment  Left, Centre, Right, Justify 2. Line Spacing  Single, Double 3. Alter text style  Arial, Comic Sans, Times New Roman
  5. 5. Aims of the Lesson 2  Last Lesson 1. To discuss the advantages of Word Processing over using a type writer 2. Features 1. Editing Font 2. Word-wrap 3. Formatting  Today’s Lesson 1. Formatting continued 2. Search and Replace 3. Spell Checker
  6. 6. Features of Word Processor  Formatting continued 1. Page Size and Layout 1. A4, A3, landscape, portrait 2. Set Margins 3. Page breaks = starting a new page 4. Tabulation and Tables = makes the text clearer and easier to read,
  7. 7. Features of Word Processor  Search and Replace  We use this feature to replace a word a number of times in a document, for example Arthur to Haggarty  Spell Checker  The spell checker works by comparing the typed word to words in the computer’s internal dictionary, any word it does not recognise it will place a red line underneath
  8. 8. Aims of the Lesson 3  Last Lesson 1. To discuss the advantages of Word Processing over using a type writer 2. Features 1. Editing Font 2. Word-wrap 3. Formatting 4. Search and Replace 5. Spell Checker  Today’s Lesson 1. Grammar Check 2. Standard Paragraphs
  9. 9. Features of Word Processor  Grammar Check  This feature works by highlighting sentences with grammatical errors, for example  I seen everyone coming along  Standard Paragraph  A standard paragraph is a piece of text that has been typed up, saved to backing storage and inserted into a document a number of times
  10. 10. WP Revision Task  Slide 1 = The advantages of Word Processing over using a type writer  Slide 2 = Editing Font  Size, Style, Alignment  Slide 3 = Word-wrap, Search and Replace  Slide 4 = Spell Checker, Grammar Check  Slide 5 = Standard Paragraphs, Mailmerge
  11. 11. Aims of the Lesson 4  Last Lesson  Today’s Lesson 1. To discuss the 1. Standard Letters advantages of Word 2. Mailmerge Processing over using a 3. Templates type writer 2. Features 1. Editing Font 2. Word-wrap 3. Formatting 4. Search and Replace 5. Spell Checker 6. Grammar Check 7. Standard Paragraphs
  12. 12. Features of Word Processor  Standard Letters  This is a letter that has spaces or stars left for personal information and is linked to a database to create a personal letter  Mailmerge  The process of linking the fields in a database to a standard letter  Steps  Create the standard letter  Create the database with fields  Merge the fields into the standard letter  Print
  13. 13. Features of Word Processor  Template  A template is a ready made document, with placeholders for items like text and graphics
  14. 14. Word Processing Revision Quiz 1. Give 2 advantages of using a Word Processing application over using a type writer 2. Give 2 different ways that you can format text in a Word Processing document 3. Text can be aligned in 4 different ways. List the 4 alignments 4. Mr Arthur has always stressed the importance of using the word wrap feature. What is word-wrap? 5. What is the name of the feature that allows you to change a word a number of times in a word processing document?
  15. 15. Revision Quiz 1. What is a standard paragraph? 2. Mr Arthur is terrible at spelling and uses the spell checker feature of the Word Processor. Explain how a spell checker works 3. What is a standard letter? 4. List the 3 main steps in the mailmerge process 5. Mr Cunningham had made up a template for the Alton Towers parental consent form. What is a template?
  16. 16. Revision Quiz 1. Mr Haggarty always uses the Grammar check feature of the Word Processor. What is the Grammar check? 2. Give 1 reason why you may display information in a table

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