Written April 25th, 2011
Basic Computer Training Understanding Your Cursor
Basic computer training
Continuing our basic computer courses for seniors, beginners and computer novices, we have a lesson about understanding your cursor. Your cursor behaves differently as it interacts with webpages and software, it is therefore important to understand what your cursor is telling you so that you can follow hyperlinks and type text where you need to. This basic computer training lesson will help you to identify the different appearances of the mouse or cursor.
The lesson is suitable for anyone learning online worldwide and covers elements 1.7 and 1.8 of the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualification in EqualSkills, Computer Basics.
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Written March 2nd, 2012
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 »
Written March 4th, 2012
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 »
Written March 6th, 2012
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 »
Written March 7th, 2012
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 »