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Computer Basics II


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Learn how to perform common tasks: working with files; using menus and toolbars; manipulating text

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Computer Basics II

  1. 1. Computer Basics Darren Jeffery Thousand Oaks Library Library Information Systems Department
  2. 2. What Are They? <ul><li>Tools used to create, manipulate, store, and retrieve data. </li></ul><ul><li>That’s all, Folks! </li></ul>
  3. 3. How Is This Accomplished? <ul><li>Computer Hardware: The Mechanical, Magnetic, Electronic, and Electrical Components Making Up a Computer System. These Devices Include: </li></ul><ul><li>The CPU, or Central Processing Unit: </li></ul><ul><li>The Monitor: </li></ul>
  4. 4. Hardware, Continued <ul><li>The Keyboard: </li></ul><ul><li>The Mouse: </li></ul><ul><li>The Printer: </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hardware, Continued. <ul><li>CD and DVD Drives: </li></ul><ul><li>CD/DVD Drive </li></ul><ul><li>USB “Flash” Drives: </li></ul><ul><li>Floppy Discs: </li></ul>
  6. 6. How Is this Accomplished?, pt.2 <ul><li>Computer Software: An Application Held In The Memory Of A Computer To Be Recalled In Order To Perform A Specific Task. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: The Thousand Oaks Library Catalog, Google Earth, Microsoft Power Point, and Microsoft Word. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Software can make difficult tasks seem EASY!!!
  8. 13. Customizing Text <ul><li>BOLD text </li></ul><ul><li>Italics text </li></ul><ul><li>Underline text </li></ul><ul><li>F o N T S T Y L E S </li></ul><ul><li>FONT SIZE </li></ul><ul><li>Paragraph Alignment </li></ul>
  9. 14. Manipulating Text <ul><li>The “Cut” Command </li></ul><ul><li>The “Copy” Command </li></ul><ul><li>The “Paste” Command </li></ul><ul><li>The “Undo” Command </li></ul><ul><li>The “Redo” Command </li></ul><ul><li>The “Save” and “Save As” Commands </li></ul>
  10. 15. THANK YOU!