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Windows 8 Unit A

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Windows 8 Unit A

  1. 1. Getting Started with Windows 8
  2. 2. 22Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated ObjectivesObjectives • Start Windows 8Start Windows 8 • Navigate the Start screen andNavigate the Start screen and desktopdesktop • Point, click, and dragPoint, click, and drag • Start an appStart an app • Work with a windowWork with a window
  3. 3. 33Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated ObjectivesObjectives • Manage multiple windowsManage multiple windows • Use command buttons, menus,Use command buttons, menus, and dialog boxesand dialog boxes • Get helpGet help • Exit Windows 8Exit Windows 8
  4. 4. 44Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Starting Windows 7Starting Windows 7 • Windows 8 is anWindows 8 is an operating systemoperating system,, which is a program that lets you runwhich is a program that lets you run your computeryour computer • AA programprogram is a set of instructionsis a set of instructions written for a computerwritten for a computer
  5. 5. 55Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Starting Windows 8Starting Windows 8 • When youWhen you sign insign in, also called, also called logging inlogging in,, you provide youryou provide your user accountuser account name andname and passwordpassword to verify that you are authorizedto verify that you are authorized to use the computerto use the computer • This is a security feature forThis is a security feature for protecting your computerprotecting your computer
  6. 6. 66Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Navigating the StartNavigating the Start Screen and DesktopScreen and Desktop • Every time you start Windows 8, theEvery time you start Windows 8, the StartStart screenscreen appearsappears • TheThe Start screenStart screen contains tilescontains tiles • EachEach tiletile represents anrepresents an appapp • TheThe Windows desktopWindows desktop is an electronicis an electronic work area that lets you organize andwork area that lets you organize and manage your informationmanage your information
  7. 7. 77Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Navigating the StartNavigating the Start Screen and DesktopScreen and Desktop
  8. 8. 88Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Pointing, Clicking,Pointing, Clicking, and Draggingand Dragging • AA pointing devicepointing device controls thecontrols the movement of the mouse pointer on themovement of the mouse pointer on the screenscreen • TheThe mouse pointermouse pointer is a small arrow oris a small arrow or other symbol that moves on the screenother symbol that moves on the screen
  9. 9. 99Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Pointing, Clicking,Pointing, Clicking, and Draggingand Dragging
  10. 10. 1010Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated • Windows 8 appsWindows 8 apps fill the screen whenfill the screen when you open them and are designed toyou open them and are designed to stay open as you workstay open as you work • Photos appPhotos app • SkyDrive appSkyDrive app • Desktop appsDesktop apps let you create letters andlet you create letters and documents, view Web pages, and senddocuments, view Web pages, and send and receive e-mailand receive e-mail Starting an AppStarting an App
  11. 11. 1111Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated • Point to the upper-right corner of the screenPoint to the upper-right corner of the screen to display the Charms bar, move the pointerto display the Charms bar, move the pointer downward, then clickdownward, then click StartStart • Click the tile corresponding to the app youClick the tile corresponding to the app you wish to startwish to start oror • Right-click a blank area of the Start screenRight-click a blank area of the Start screen • Left-click theLeft-click the All apps buttonAll apps button in the App barin the App bar • Scroll and then click the desired appScroll and then click the desired app Starting an AppStarting an App
  12. 12. 1212Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Starting an AppStarting an App
  13. 13. 1313Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Working with WindowsWorking with Windows • When you start a desktop appWhen you start a desktop app, its, its windowwindow opens, displaying the app’sopens, displaying the app’s toolstools • All windows in the Windows 8All windows in the Windows 8 operating system have similaroperating system have similar elementselements • TheThe title bartitle bar at the top of the openat the top of the open window contains the name of thewindow contains the name of the document and app you openeddocument and app you opened
  14. 14. 1414Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Working with WindowsWorking with Windows • The title bar also contains windowThe title bar also contains window WindowWindow control iconscontrol icons:: • Minimize buttonMinimize button : Hides a window, making it: Hides a window, making it a button on the taskbara button on the taskbar • Maximize buttonMaximize button : Enlarges the window: Enlarges the window to fill the entire screento fill the entire screen • Restore Down buttonRestore Down button : Reduces the: Reduces the window to its previous size and positionwindow to its previous size and position (only available after maximizing a window)(only available after maximizing a window) • TheThe Close buttonClose button closes a windowcloses a window
  15. 15. 1515Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Working with WindowsWorking with Windows • Many windows have aMany windows have a scroll barscroll bar on the righton the right side and/or bottom of the windowside and/or bottom of the window • You click scroll bar elements to showYou click scroll bar elements to show additional parts of your documentadditional parts of your document • Just below the title bar is the Ribbon, a stripJust below the title bar is the Ribbon, a strip that contains tabs, which are pages thatthat contains tabs, which are pages that contain buttons that you click to performcontain buttons that you click to perform actionsactions
  16. 16. 1616Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Working with WindowsWorking with Windows • Tabs are divided intoTabs are divided into groupsgroups of commandof command buttonsbuttons • Some apps haveSome apps have menusmenus, words you click to, words you click to show lists of commands, andshow lists of commands, and toolbarstoolbars,, containing buttonscontaining buttons • TheThe Quick Access toolbarQuick Access toolbar, in the upper-left, in the upper-left corner of the window, lets you quicklycorner of the window, lets you quickly perform common actions such as saving aperform common actions such as saving a filefile
  17. 17. 1717Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Working with WindowsWorking with Windows Paint Program Window
  18. 18. 1818Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Managing Multiple WindowsManaging Multiple Windows • Windows 8 lets you work with more thanWindows 8 lets you work with more than one app at a timeone app at a time • If you open two or more apps, a windowIf you open two or more apps, a window opens for each oneopens for each one • The window in front is called theThe window in front is called the activeactive windowwindow • Any window behind the active window isAny window behind the active window is called ancalled an inactive windowinactive window • To resize a window, drag a window’s edge,To resize a window, drag a window’s edge, called itscalled its borderborder
  19. 19. 1919Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Managing Multiple WindowsManaging Multiple Windows WordPad window in front of Paint windowWordPad window in front of Paint window
  20. 20. 2020Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Using Command Buttons,Using Command Buttons, Menus, and Dialog BoxesMenus, and Dialog Boxes • Command buttonsCommand buttons let you issuelet you issue instructions to modify app objectsinstructions to modify app objects • Some command buttons revealSome command buttons reveal menusmenus
  21. 21. 2121Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Using Command Buttons,Using Command Buttons, Menus, and Dialog BoxesMenus, and Dialog Boxes • Some menu commandsSome menu commands automatically open up aautomatically open up a dialog boxdialog box • AA dialog boxdialog box is a windowis a window with controls that letswith controls that lets you tell Windows whatyou tell Windows what you wantyou want
  22. 22. 2222Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Common DialogCommon Dialog Box ControlsBox Controls
  23. 23. 2323Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Getting HelpGetting Help • Windows 8 Help and Support provides:Windows 8 Help and Support provides: • To open Help and Support, display theTo open Help and Support, display the start screen, then typestart screen, then type helphelp • ClickClick Help and SupportHelp and Support
  24. 24. 2424Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Getting HelpGetting Help • To find Help information, you can:To find Help information, you can: • Search by typing one or more descriptiveSearch by typing one or more descriptive keywordskeywords, such as “taskbar”, such as “taskbar” • Browse Help by category and clicking topicsBrowse Help by category and clicking topics that are represented bythat are represented by linkslinks
  25. 25. 2525Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Getting HelpGetting Help Windows Help and Support windowWindows Help and Support window
  26. 26. 2626Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Exiting Windows 8Exiting Windows 8 • When you finish working on your computer,When you finish working on your computer, you should close any open files, exit any openyou should close any open files, exit any open apps, close any open windows, and exit (orapps, close any open windows, and exit (or shutshut downdown) Windows 8) Windows 8 • Shutting down the computer properlyShutting down the computer properly prevents loss of data and damage to Windowsprevents loss of data and damage to Windows or your computeror your computer
  27. 27. 2727Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Exiting Windows 8Exiting Windows 8 Shutting down your computerShutting down your computer
  28. 28. 2828Microsoft Office 2013 Illustrated Windows 8 Power OptionsWindows 8 Power Options

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