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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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Internet – World Wide Web – What Are Hyperlinks Lesson

What are hyperlinks lesson

Basic computer training

Continuing our basic computer training for beginners and seniors we have a short online lesson explaining what are hyperlinks and how to recognise a link or hyperlink. The world wide web is navigated by clicking on hyperlinks to take the user from webpage to webpage. The seniors and beginners computer lesson goes on to cover how webpages can be opened in a new window, so as not to leave the webpage being viewed.

This online tutorial demonstrates how the world wide web is navigated which is essential for beginners starting out on the internet and by understanding how hyperlinks or links work anyone can understand how the world wide web is bound together. Read the rest of this entry »

Computer courses for beginners – Email file attachments

Email file attachments paperclip icon

Paperclip icon for email file attachments

Computer courses for beginners and seniors

Meganga’s free computer courses for beginners and seniors continues with a computer lesson taking a look at email file attachments, an essential part of basic computer training.

The online tutorial starts by attaching a file to an email using the Gmail account it then shows an email that has been received with files attached, the free computer lesson checks through the email before opening it and explaining about file size restrictions when sending or receiving emails and points out the difference in file sizes for  photographs and documents.

The computer lesson aimed as part of our free computer courses for beginners and seniors explains about the dangers from opening email file attachments that are from unknown senders or suspicious, the lesson goes on to explain about computer viruses with the help of the Microsoft Safety and Security Centre and gives advice and computer training for beginners and seniors about guarding against security threats to computers. Read the rest of this entry »

Office Word tutorials – Creating a simple flyer with word

Word Tutorials - Creating a simple flyer

Word Tutorials – Creating a simple flyer

In the next of our Microsoft Office Word tutorials we show how to create a simple flyer using word. This computer lesson for seniors and beginners is part of our word computer course and starts to demonstrate how easy it is to create pieces of work with a little planning and an understanding of the Office Word commands.

The computer lesson demonstrates how to make a flyer by producing a lost cat poster. We start with a simple bit of text which, using the word commands, we change by altering the font type, creating a title, headings and changing the font size. The online word tutorial demonstrates how to select text for altering and uses some basic word commands before running a spell check and sending the flyer for printing and saving. Read the rest of this entry »

Word Tutorials – How to Cut Copy and Paste

Cut button - Word Tutorials - Cut. Copy and Paste

Cut button – Word Tutorials – Cut. Copy and Paste

Microsoft Office Word Tutorials

Our Microsoft Office Word tutorials continue with a computer lesson showing how to cut, copy and paste in Word 2010. The online computer lesson is for seniors and beginners learning how to use Office Word. The online lesson shows how to select text in order to cut and paste it within a document, explaining that all types of data can be altered using the commands cut copy and paste. The computer word tutorial then talks about paste options demonstrating later in the lesson and covers copy and paste along with using the clipboard. The differences between Word 2010 and Word 2007 regarding paste options are spoken about. 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 »