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Basic Computer Training – Understanding Your Cursor

Basic Computer Training Understanding Your Cursor

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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Computer courses for beginners – Word tutorials – The layout

Office Word Layout

Office Word Layout

The next of our computer courses for beginners and seniors takes a look at productivity and we start with Word tutorials, how to use Microsoft Office Word. This computer lesson demonstrates the layout of Microsoft word, because when you break down the layout and understand how Microsoft Word is arranged it becomes a lot easier to use.

In this word tutorial we demonstrate how the Ribbon is broken down into the three basic elements, Tabs, Groups and Commands. The tutorial then goes on to look at the home tab and the file tab, talking about the Microsoft Office button for those using word 2007, as the online computer lessons about Microsoft Office Word are shown using Microsoft Office Word 2010 but any differences with Word 2007 are pointed out. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »