Windows 8.1 Training Session 2 by Atidan


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Windows 8.1 Training Session 2 by Atidan

  1. 1. 1 Windows 8.1 Training Session #2 Welcome David J. Rosenthal CEO, Atidan
  2. 2. Training Module 2 2 Topics: Managing apps and multitasking Find and pin apps. View all of your apps at once and multitask with ease. Harnessing the power of the desktop Personalize the desktop to work the way you do. Find and manage files in an instant.
  3. 3.  Finding exactly the right app is easy. • From the Start screen, start typing the name of the app you’re looking for. • Go to the Apps view to see all of the apps that are installed on your device. Managing apps and multitasking Finding apps 3
  4. 4.  Get easy access to your favorite apps. • Pin your most-used apps to the Start screen for a customized experience that keeps your priorities in perfect order. • Press and hold (or right-click) and app and select Pin to Start. Managing apps and multitasking Pinning apps to the Start screen 4
  5. 5.  Seamlessly switch between your open apps. • Return to a previous app or choose from any of your open apps • Swipe in from the left edge, and with your finger still on the screen, move it back toward the left edge. • Point to the upper-left corner of the screen and then move the mouse pointer down. Managing apps and multitasking Listing your open apps 5
  6. 6.  Make the most of your screen space. • Display up to four apps at a time. • Open the list of apps, and drag an app next to the current app. Continue the process to add up to four apps (depending on your screen resolution). • Drag the divider to resize an app. • Drag the divider all the way to the right or left to move the app off the screen. Managing apps and multitasking Multitasking to get more done 6
  7. 7.  Close an app to keep it out of sight, out of mind. • Drag the app from the top edge to the bottom of the screen. • From the list of open apps, right-click the app you want to close and click Close. Managing apps and multitasking Closing an app 7
  8. 8.  Choose from the modern Start screen or the traditional desktop. • From the Start screen, tap or click the Desktop tile. • To return to the Start screen, tap or click the Start button. Harnessing the power of the desktop Using the desktop 8
  9. 9.  Create a seamless experience between your desktop and Start screen. • Apply the same background to both your desktop and your Start screen. • On the Start screen, press and hold (or right-click) the taskbar. • Choose Properties, and then tap or click the Navigation tab. • Tap or click Show my desktop background on Start ,and then Apply. Harnessing the power of the desktop Applying backgrounds 9
  10. 10.  Access your most important information from the most convenient location. • Pin personal folders to your Start screen for easy access and customization. • From the desktop, on the taskbar, tap or click File Explorer. • Press and hold (or right-click) the folder you want to pin and choose Pin to Start. Harnessing the power of the desktop Pinning a folder to the Start screen 10
  11. 11.  Manage files and folders or browse to exactly what you’re looking for. • Access commonly used commands for files and folders. • Copy and paste, move files to new locations, rename files, create new folders, and more. Harnessing the power of the desktop Using File Explorer to manage files with ease 11
  12. 12.  Share your files right from the Ribbon. • Quickly email or print files, or you can share files or folders with specific users. • Tap or click the Share tab to view options for sharing your files. Harnessing the power of the desktop Using File Explorer to manage files with ease 12
  13. 13.  Go ahead and enjoy the view. • Change the windows layout to fit your preferences. Open the preview pane to quickly see your files before you open them. • Tap or click the View tab. • Choose from layout, sorting, and hiding options. Harnessing the power of the desktop Using File Explorer to manage files with ease 13
  14. 14.  Search for specific files right from File Explorer. • Start typing the file name in the search box to see instant results. • Use the search results and the Preview pane to quickly sort through your files to find the one that you need. Harnessing the power of the desktop Using File Explorer to manage files with ease 14
  15. 15.  Never lose your work again. • Enable File History to automatically back up your work as often as you specify. • Access backed-up versions of your files if you want to revert to an older copy. • Open the charms and select the Search charm. • In the Search box, enter “File History” and select it from the results. • Choose File History Settings. • Set your File History preferences. Harnessing the power of the desktop Enabling File History 15
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