Posts tagged ‘basic computer skills’

Your Computer – Desktop – Create Desktop Shortcut Computer Lesson

Creating shortcuts computer lessons for seniors

Creating shortcuts computer lessons for seniors

Computer lessons for seniors and beginners

This computer lesson for seniors and beginners shows you how to create desktop shortcut and desktop icons. This lesson also shows you how to delete icons from your desktop. When learning computer skills it is considered good practice to keep your desktop as free as possible of icons and shortcuts as it does tend to slow your pc’s performance. However, there are times when you need to create desktop shortcuts in order to save time and make programmes and work easy to find. This computer lesson for seniors and beginners is aimed at teaching how to maintain your desktop and organise your computer, the lesson is suitable for any beginner new to computing and wanting to learn basic computer skills.

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Computer Courses – Office Word Tutorials – Working With Pictures

Word tutorials - Working with pictures

Word tutorials – Working with pictures

Office Word tutorials

Our computer lessons for beginners and seniors continue with an Office Word tutorial, working with pictures in microsoft word, part of our computer courses for microsoft office. The online tutorial demonstrates how to place a picture in the text of a word document, resize the picture, crop the picture and wrap text around the picture. The computer lesson also shows the Picture Tools menu and some of the commands available when working with pictures in Microsoft Office Word. Read the rest of this entry »

Computer Courses – Office Word Tutorials – Working With Templates

Word Tutorials - Working with Templates

Word Tutorials – Working with Templates

Microsoft Office Word Tutorials

Our Microsoft Office Word Tutorials continue with a computer lesson for beginners about working with templates in office word. The word tutorials are part of our computer courses giving basic computer skills for seniors and beginners. In the computer lesson we demonstrate where to find the pre-loaded templates when working with Word 2010 and explains where in Word 2007, the tutorial then shows templates may be downloaded from Microsoft Office online where a huge number of templates are available for all sorts of office word tasks.

The computer lesson demonstrates how to alter templates for individual use and finishes by showing templates are also available when searching online. Read the rest of this entry »

Computer Courses – Word tutorials – Creating Business Letters

Creating a business letter - Office word course

Creating a business letter – Office word course

Office Word Computer Courses

Our word computer course continues with a computer lesson about creating business letters. The online tutorial for Microsoft Office Word takes a look at creating a business letter using a template before creating a UK business letter from scratch. The computer lesson for beginners and seniors demonstrates how to position using the Tab Key and also how to use the bullet list command, when talking through how to create a UK business letter. Read the rest of this entry »

Computer Courses – Word tutorials – Creating a Simple Table

Creating a simple table - Office word courses

Creating a simple table – Office word courses

Microsoft Office Word Tutorials

One of the great tools available in Microsoft Office Word is the ability to create a simple table quickly and easily, whether the table is for delivery times, membership numbers or in this case a football league, tables are a great way of showing data. This computer lesson for beginners and seniors demonstrates from scratch how to create a simple table by selecting the table parameters, adding the data, adding additional rows and adding a title to the table. The online word tutorial then changes the font, style and size to create a simple table easy to understand. Read the rest of this entry »

Computer Lessons for Office Word – Creating a Newsletter

Create a Simple Newsletter - Computer Lessons for Office Word

Create a Simple Newsletter – Computer Lessons for Office Word

Computer courses in Microsoft Office Word

Our computer course for beginners in Microsoft Office Word continues with a computer lesson creating a simple newsletter in Office Word. The tutorial starts by showing there are plenty of templates to choose from through your Microsoft Office Word software before demonstrating through a step by step online tutorial how to create a simple newsletter from scratch.

The computer lesson for beginners, seniors and anyone looking to improve their basic computer skills shows how to build a title, add the date and fit columns to a document, before going on to insert a photograph and a table. The online learning tutorial reinforces lessons already learnt and adds some other office word commands and techniques. Read the rest of this entry »