COMP100 Week 7 Excel Graphs & Charts Lecture Notes

18. April 2016 School 0
Excel Graphs & Charts Introduction Formatting changes the appearance of the workbook. As with document formatting, a well formatted workbook makes it easier for your audience to read. It appears more professional, and helps to keep your audience’s attention focused on the important elements. The Font group contains the font formatting commands, the Alignment group contains alignment ...

COMP100 Week 6 Working With Excel Functions Lecture Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
Working with Excel Functions Introduction Last week we focused on formulas. This week we will focus on functions. Studying formulas last week, gives us an excellent foundation for understanding what functions are and how they work. In many ways, a function is like a formula. Remember that a formula is an equation in a cell ...

COMP100 Week 5 Excel Basic Spreadsheets Lecture Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
Basic Spreadsheets Introducing Excel Introduction In this section, we’ll take a look at the basic capabilities of Excel. I’ll also introduce you to a worksheet in its simplest form. If you are completely unfamiliar with Excel or any spreadsheet programs, you might find it helpful to think of a worksheet as one piece of paper ...

COMP100 Week 3 Professional Looking Documents Lecture Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
Professional Looking Documents Desktop Publishing Elements You can produce commercial-quality printed material in your home or office using desktop publishing software. In fact, many personal computers come with desktop publishing software already installed. Some of the desktop publishing tasks that can be performed with the programs are page layout, text editing, graphics creation, and final ...

COMP100 Week 2 Basic Word Processing Lecture Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
Basic Word Processing Word Processing Four Steps to a Professional Document Microsoft Word is a technology tool you can use to create documents. Planning before creating a document saves you time and effort because you can reduce the problems of including too much, too little, or the wrong content type. Further, it helps you organize ...

COMP100 Week 1 Windows and Office Fundamentals Lecture Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
Windows and Office Fundamentals What is an Operating System? An operating system is the software environment that supports the execution of user application programs such as Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. There are many types of operating systems. The most popular ones are Windows, Unix, and MAC OS. There are other operating ...

COMP100 Computer Applications Key Exercises

17. April 2016 School 0
Computer Applications Key Exercises GETTING STARTED WITH WINDOWS 7: An Introduction to the Operating System 1. The Windows 7 feature that alerts you to any maintenance or security concerns is the: (a) Action Center. (b) Security Center. (c) Windows Defender. (d) Control Pane. 2. Snapping windows means that you: (a) Minimize all open windows simultaneously so ...

COMP100 Welcome Notes

17. April 2016 School 0
This course will advance your computer skills in the areas of: • Word processing software (using Microsoft Word); • Spreadsheet software (using Microsoft Excel); and • Presentation software (using Microsoft PowerPoint). As most of you are probably aware, these three Microsoft applications are part of Microsoft Office. For this reason, most employers expect their employees ...