How to Use Microsoft Windows

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Contents

Task 1 3

1.1) 3

How to open Microsoft Word 2013: 3

1.2) 3

Basic information about your computer 3

1.3) 3

Temporary storage area for deleted files 3

1.4) 4

How to use the Windows Help function 4

1.5) 4

“Florist” library 4

1.6) 4

Changing settings to “single click to open file” 4

1.7) 4

How to recover files from the Recycle Bin 4

1.8) 5

File extensions of Word documents and single-file web pages 5

1.9) 5

Difference between Windows Explorer and My Computer 5

1.10) 5

Four advantages of hierarchical file structure in Windows Explorer 5

1.11) 5

How to format a floppy disk 5

1.12) 6

Florist image and videos 6

Task 2: 6

2.1) 6

Three often used Microsoft Word elements 6

2.2) 6

How to change to return to insert mode from overtype mode 6

2.3) 6

Hard copy and soft copy 6

2.4) 7

Use the Word Help facility to determine amount of options for adjustment for each artistic effect it provides 7

2.5) 7

Difference between Save and Save-As 7

2.6) 7

Spellcheck of “Flowers.docx” 7

2.7) 7

Limitations of Grammar-check 7

2.8) 7

Adding AutoText entry 7

2.9) 8

Find and replace words 8

2.10) 8

Change the font 8

2.11) 8

Apply a heading 8

2.12) 8

Undo and Redo commands 8

2.13) 8

Change the margins 8

2.14) 8

Insert picture into document 8

2.15) 8

Save as single web page file 8

2.16) 9

Mail merge 9

References 10

Task 1

1.1)

How to open Microsoft Word 2013:

1. Click on the Start Button.

2. Click on “All programs”.

3. Go to the Microsoft Office menu and click it.

4. Select Microsoft Word 2013 and click on it

Word will launch.

1.2)

Basic information about your computer

1.3)

Temporary storage area for deleted files

This location is called the recycle bin. It is situated on the desktop. Files that are deleted are sent here for temporary storage until either deleted permanently or recovered.

1.4)

How to use the Windows Help function

When not in an application push “F1” this will bring up the Windows help function. It will give help on phrases and keywords that the user types in the search bar. If no help can be found by the function it will search the internet for more information (CTI Education Group, 2013).

1.5)

“Florist” library

1.6)

Changing settings to “single click to open file”

1. Open the Control Panel.

2. Click on “Folder Options” to open up the settings for folders.

3. On the first tab there will be a section called “Click items as follows”.

4. Under it, tick the option “Single click to open an item (point to select)”.

5. Apply the settings.

From now on, one click will open a file or folder (Microsoft Corporation, 2006).

1.7)

How to recover files from the Recycle Bin

Open the recycle bin. Scroll through the deleted files/folders. Right click on the desired file/folder. Select “Restore”. The file/folder will be restored to the location it was deleted from.

1.8)

File extensions of Word documents and single-file web pages

The Microsoft Word documents will have the extension .doc or .docx

The Single file web page will have the extension .mhtml or .htm

1.9)

Difference between Windows Explorer and My Computer

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