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Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 2010

  1. 1. Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 2010 Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills
  2. 2. Objectives • • • • Perform basic mouse operations Start Windows and log on to the computer Identify the objects on the Windows 7 desktop Identify the programs in and versions of Microsoft Office • Start a program • Identify the components of the Microsoft Office Ribbon Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 2
  3. 3. Objectives • • • • • • Create folders Save files Change screen resolution Perform basic tasks in Microsoft Office programs Manage files Use Microsoft Office Help and Windows Help Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 3
  4. 4. Introduction to the Windows 7 Operating System • Windows 7 is the newest version of Microsoft Windows, which is the most popular and widely used operating system • An operating system is a computer program (set of computer instructions) that coordinates all the activities of computer hardware such as memory, storage devices, and printers, and provides the capability for you to communicate with the computer • Windows 7 is used to run application software Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 4
  5. 5. Using a Mouse Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 5
  6. 6. Scrolling • A scroll bar is a horizontal or vertical bar that appears when the contents of an area may not be visible completely on the screen Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 6
  7. 7. Logging On to the Computer • Click the user icon on the Welcome screen to either display a password text box or the Windows 7 desktop • If Windows 7 displays a password text box, type your password in the text box and then click the arrow button to log on to the computer and display the Windows 7 desktop Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 7
  8. 8. Logging On to the Computer Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 8
  9. 9. The Windows 7 Desktop Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 9
  10. 10. Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 • Microsoft Office 2010 is the newest version of Microsoft Office, offering features that provide users with better functionality and easier ways to work with the various files they create – Microsoft Word 2010 – Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 – Microsoft Excel 2010 – Microsoft Access 2010 – Microsoft Outlook 2010 Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 10
  11. 11. Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 – Microsoft Publisher 2010 – Microsoft OneNote 2010 – Microsoft InfoPath 2010 – Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010 – Microsoft Communicator – Microsoft Web Apps Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 11
  12. 12. Microsoft Office 2010 Suites Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 12
  13. 13. Starting a Program Using the Start Menu • Click the Start button on the Windows 7 taskbar to display the Start menu • Click All Programs at the bottom of the left pane on the Start menu to display the All Programs list • If the program you wish to start is located in a folder, click or scroll to and then click the folder in the All Programs list to display a list of the folder’s contents • Click, or scroll to and then click, the program name in the list to start the selected program Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 13
  14. 14. Starting a Program Using the Start Menu Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 14
  15. 15. Maximizing a Window • Click the Maximize button next to the Close button on the window’s title bar to maximize the window Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 15
  16. 16. The Word Document Window, Ribbon, and Elements Common to Office Programs Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 16
  17. 17. Displaying a Different Tab on the Ribbon • Click a tab on the Ribbon to display it Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 17
  18. 18. Minimizing, Displaying, and Restoring the Ribbon • Click the Minimize the Ribbon button on the Ribbon to minimize the Ribbon • Click Home on the Ribbon to display the Home tab • Click Home on the Ribbon to hide the groups again • Click the Expand the Ribbon button on the Ribbon to restore the Ribbon Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 18
  19. 19. Minimizing, Displaying, and Restoring the Ribbon Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 19
  20. 20. Displaying and Using a Shortcut Menu • Right-click the Quick Access Toolbar to display a shortcut menu that presents a list of commands related to the Quick Access Toolbar • Click Show Quick Access Toolbar Below the Ribbon on the shortcut menu to display the Quick Access Toolbar below the Ribbon • Right-click the Quick Access Toolbar to display a shortcut menu • Click Show Quick Access Toolbar Above the Ribbon on the shortcut menu to return the Quick Access Toolbar to its original position Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 20
  21. 21. Displaying and Using a Shortcut Menu Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 21
  22. 22. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar • Click the Customize Quick Access Toolbar button to display the Customize Quick Access Toolbar menu • Click the command you wish to add to the Quick Access Toolbar Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 22
  23. 23. Entering Text in a Document • With a blank document open in Microsoft Word, type the text you wish to add • Press the ENTER key to move the insertion point to the beginning of the next line Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 23
  24. 24. Creating a Folder • Connect the USB flash drive to an available USB port on the computer to open the AutoPlay window • Click the ‘Open folder to view files’ link in the AutoPlay window to open the USB flash drive window • Click the New folder button on the toolbar to display a new folder icon with the name, New folder, selected in a text box • Type the desired folder name, and then press the ENTER key Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 24
  25. 25. Creating a Folder Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 25
  26. 26. Expanding a Folder, Scrolling through Folder Contents, and Collapsing a Folder • Double-click the desired folder to display its contents and display a black arrow to the left of the folder icon • Double-click the folder identifying your class to collapse the folder Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 26
  27. 27. Expanding a Folder, Scrolling through Folder Contents, and Collapsing a Folder Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 27
  28. 28. Switching from One Program to Another • Point to the program button on the taskbar to see a live preview of the window • Click the program button or the live preview to make the program associated with the program button the active window Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 28
  29. 29. Saving a File in a Folder • With a USB flash drive connected to one of the computer’s USB ports, click the Save button on the Quick Access Toolbar to display the Save As dialog box • Type the file name in the File name text box. Do not press the ENTER key after typing the file name • If the navigation pane is not displayed in the dialog box, click the Browse Folders button to expand the dialog box • Scroll to display the location to which you wish to save the file • Expand drives and folders as necessary to locate the desired save location, and then double-click the folder in which you wish to save the file • Click the Save button Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 29
  30. 30. Saving a File in a Folder Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 30
  31. 31. Minimizing and Restoring a Window • Click the Minimize button on the program’s title bar to minimize the window • If necessary, click the program button on the taskbar to restore the minimized window Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 31
  32. 32. Changing the Screen Resolution • Right-click an empty area on the Windows 7 desktop to display a shortcut menu that displays a list of commands related to the desktop • Click Screen resolution on the shortcut menu to open the Screen Resolution window • Click the Resolution button in the Screen Resolution window to display the resolution slider • If necessary, drag the resolution slider to the desired screen resolution • Click an empty area of the Screen Resolution window to close the resolution slider • Click the OK button to change the screen resolution • Click the Keep changes button to accept the new resolution Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 32
  33. 33. Changing the Screen Resolution Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 33
  34. 34. Quitting an Office Program with One Document Open • Click the Close button on the right side of the program’s title bar • If necessary, save changes to the document Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 34
  35. 35. PowerPoint • PowerPoint is a complete presentation program that allows you to produce professional-looking presentations – – – – – – – – – Word processing Outlining Charting Drawing Inserting multimedia Saving to Web E-mailing Collaboration Preparing delivery Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 35
  36. 36. Starting a Program Using the Search Box • Click the Start button on the Windows 7 taskbar to display the Start menu • Type the program name as the search text in the ‘Search programs and files’ text box • Click the desired program name in the search results to start the program Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 36
  37. 37. Starting a Program Using the Search Box Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 37
  38. 38. The PowerPoint Window and Ribbon Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 38
  39. 39. Entering Content in a Title Slide • Click the label ‘Click to add title’ located inside the title text placeholder to select the placeholder • Type the presentation title in the title text placeholder • Do not press the ENTER key because you do not want to create a new line of text Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 39
  40. 40. Entering Content in a Title Slide Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 40
  41. 41. Creating a New Office Document from the Backstage View • Click File on the Ribbon to open the Backstage view • Click the New tab in the Backstage view to display the New gallery • Click the Create button in the New gallery to create a new Office document Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 41
  42. 42. Creating a New Office Document from the Backstage View Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 42
  43. 43. Closing an Office File Using the Backstage View • Click File on the Ribbon to open the Backstage view • Click Close in the Backstage view to close the open file without quitting the active program Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 43
  44. 44. Opening a Recent Office File Using the Backstage View • Click File on the Ribbon to open the Backstage view • Click the Recent tab in the Backstage view to display the Recent gallery • Click the desired file name in the Recent gallery to open the file Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 44
  45. 45. Opening a Recent Office File Using the Backstage View Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 45
  46. 46. Excel • Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program that allows users to organize data, complete calculations, make decisions, graph data, develop professional-looking reports, publish organized data to the Web, and access real-time data from Web sites – Workbooks and worksheets – Charts – Tables – Web Support Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 46
  47. 47. Excel Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 47
  48. 48. Creating a New Blank Office Document from Windows Explorer • In Windows Explorer, display the folder in which you want to create the new Office document • Right-click an open area in the right pane of the folder window to display a shortcut menu • Point to new on the shortcut menu to display the New submenu • Click the document type you wish to create on the New submenu • Type the desired file name in the text box, and then press the ENTER key Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 48
  49. 49. Creating a New Blank Office Document from Windows Explorer Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 49
  50. 50. Starting a Program from Windows Explorer and Opening a File • Display the folder window containing the file you wish to open • Right-click the file icon or file name to display a shortcut menu • Click Open on the shortcut menu to open the selected file in the program used to create the file Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 50
  51. 51. Unique Features of Excel Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 51
  52. 52. Entering a Worksheet Title • Click cell A1 to make it the active cell • Type the worksheet title in the cell • Click the Enter box to complete the entry Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 52
  53. 53. Saving an Existing Office Document with the Same File Name • Click the Save button on the Quick Access Toolbar to overwrite the previously saved file Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 53
  54. 54. Access • The term database describes a collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of that data • Access is a database management system – Software that allows you to use a computer to create a database; add, change, and delete data in the database; create queries that allow you to ask questions concerning the data in the database; and create forms and reports using the data in the database Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 54
  55. 55. Access Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 55
  56. 56. Creating an Access Database • If necessary, click the Blank database button in the New gallery in the Backstage view to select the template type • Click the File Name text box, and then type the desired database name • Click the ‘Browse for a location to put your database’ button to display the File New Database dialog box • Navigate to the desired save location • Click the OK button to select the save location • Click the Create button in the Backstage view to create the database Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 56
  57. 57. Creating an Access Database Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 57
  58. 58. Opening an Existing Office File • Click File on the Ribbon to open the Backstage view • Click Open in the Backstage view to display the Open dialog box • Navigate to the location of the file to be opened • Click the file to be opened to select the file • Click the Open button to open the selected file and display the opened file in the current program window Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 58
  59. 59. Opening an Existing Office File Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 59
  60. 60. Outlook • Outlook is a powerful communications and scheduling program that helps you communicate with others, keep track of contacts, and organize your calendar • Electronic mail (e-mail) is the transmission of messages and files over a computer network Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 60
  61. 61. Outlook Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 61
  62. 62. Publisher • Publisher is a powerful desktop publishing (DTP) program that assists you in designing and producing professional-quality documents that combine text, graphics, illustrations, and photos Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 62
  63. 63. Publisher Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 63
  64. 64. OneNote • OneNote is a note taking program that assists you in entering, saving, organizing, searching, and using notes Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 64
  65. 65. Renaming a File • Navigate to the location of the file to be renamed • Right-click the file to be renamed to display a shortcut menu that presents a list of commands related to files • Click Rename on the shortcut menu to place the current file name in a text box • Type the new file name in the text box and then press the ENTER key Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 65
  66. 66. Renaming a File Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 66
  67. 67. Moving a File • Navigate to the location of the file to be moved • Display the folder in the navigation pane to which you want to move the file • Drag the file from the right pane to the desired folder in the navigation pane Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 67
  68. 68. Moving a File Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 68
  69. 69. Deleting a File • Navigate to the location of the file to be deleted • Right-click the file to be deleted to display a shortcut menu • Click Delete on the shortcut menu to display the Delete File dialog box • Click the Yes button to delete the selected file Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 69
  70. 70. Deleting a File Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 70
  71. 71. Opening the Help Window in an Office Program • Click the Office program’s Help button near the upper-right corner of the program window to open the program’s Help window Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 71
  72. 72. Moving a Window by Dragging • Drag the window title bar to the desired location Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 72
  73. 73. Resizing a Window by Dragging • Point to the lower-right corner of the window until the mouse pointer changes to a two-headed arrow • Drag the bottom border to display more of the active window Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 73
  74. 74. Obtaining Help Using the ‘Type words to search for’ Text Box • Type the search text in the ‘Type words to search for’ text box at the top of the program’s Help window • Click the Search button arrow to display the Search menu • Select the desired option on the Search menu, and then click the Search button arrow again to close the Search menu • Click the Search button to display the search results • Click the desired link to view the Help document • Click the Home button on the toolbar to clear the search results and redisplay the Help home page Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 74
  75. 75. Obtaining Help Using the ‘Type words to search for’ Text Box Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 75
  76. 76. Obtaining Help Using the Help links • Click the desired link on the Help home page to display the associated page Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 76
  77. 77. Obtaining Help Using the Help Table of Contents • With the program’s Help window open, click the Home button on the toolbar to display the Help home page • Click the Show Table of Contents button on the toolbar to display the Table of Contents pane on the left side of the Help window • Click the desired link to view a list of Help subtopics • Click the desired subtopic to view the associated article Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 77
  78. 78. Obtaining Help Using the Help Table of Contents Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 78
  79. 79. Using Windows Help and Support • Windows Help and Support is available when using Windows 7 or when using any Microsoft program running under Windows 7 – Displays help for Windows 7 Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 79
  80. 80. Starting Windows Help and Support • Click the Start button on the taskbar to display the Start menu • Click Help and Support on the Start menu to open the Windows Help and Support window • After reviewing the Windows Help and Support window, click the Close button to quit Windows Help and Support Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 80
  81. 81. Starting Windows Help and Support Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 81
  82. 82. Chapter Summary • • • • Perform basic mouse operations Start Windows and log on to the computer Identify the objects on the Windows 7 desktop Identify the programs in and versions of Microsoft Office • Start a program • Identify the components of the Microsoft Office Ribbon Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 82
  83. 83. Chapter Summary • • • • • • Create folders Save files Change screen resolution Perform basic tasks in Microsoft Office programs Manage files Use Microsoft Office Help and Windows Help Office 2010 and Windows 7: Essential Concepts and Skills 83
  84. 84. Discovering Computers & Microsoft Office 2010 Chapter Complete

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