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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 »

What is Excel – Understand How to Use Excel Worksheets

What is Excel - Understand how to use Excel Worksheets

What is Excel – Understand how to use Excel Worksheets

How to use Excel

Our What is Excel course of computer lessons for Excel continues with an online video tutorial, Understand how to use Excel worksheets, helping beginners, seniors and those looking to learn Excel for work. The computer lesson explains why we may need a number of Excel worksheets for different projects. The online lesson then continues to show how to rename, colour code, drag and copy worksheets before demonstrating how to use Excel worksheets grouped togethor to make alterations. The tutorial also demonstrates how to keep headings in view when scrolloing large Excel worksheets before saving the work to file.

The computer lesson helps to understand what is Excel and is designed in an easy to follow format being suitable for seniors, beginners and anyone looking to improve their basic computer skills and learning Excel for work. The computer lesson follows a sequence in an Excel course and should be viewed in conjunction with other videos from our course. Read the rest of this entry »

How to use Excel – Printing in Excel Computer Lesson

How to use Excel - Printing in Excel Computer Lesson

How to use Excel – Printing in Excel Computer Lesson

Our course in how to use Excel for beginners and seniors continues with a computer lesson about printing in Excel. The Excel print area is not as straightforward as Microsoft word and some thought and planning needs to be applied to get the best Excel print area. The beginners Excel tutorial talks through the commands for printing in excel showing that there are options for printing the active excel worksheet, printing the entire workbook, selecting several worksheets or just choosing the excel print area. During the Excel computer lesson the different orientations are demonstrated, portrait or landscape, collated printing is explained and scaling the Excel print area is shown.

The Printing in Excel computer lesson is suitable for any beginner looking to understand how to use excel and for those looking to gain a formal qualification the online computer tutorial will help with excel spreadheets sections, printing in excel and understanding excel print area. Read the rest of this entry »

How to use Powerpoint 2010 – Inserting Pictures and Images

How to use Powerpoint - Inserting Pictures and Images

How to use Powerpoint – Inserting Pictures and Images

A fifth computer tutorial for the computer course on how to use Powerpoint 2010 is about inserting pictures and images to your power point presentation slide. The computer lesson, made by titantechtraining, starts by demonstrating the layout tab to work with pictures before showing how to use pictures from your computer’s picture library. The lesson goes on to show dragging and resizing pictures and then formatting text to go with the picture, it then shows the picture tools menu that can be used with the picture.

The video tutorial continues to demonstrate clip art and how to obtain images from office.com clip art, how to crop images and the difference between cropping and resizing images.

This computer lesson is suitable foe anybody wishing to learn and understand how to use Powerpoint 2010 and is easy to follow for beginners or seniors.

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What is a Smartphone

What is a Smartphone

What is a Smartphone

A short video answering the question, what is a smartphone? The video lesson made by about.com explains the differences between a modern smartphone and an old style cellphone or mobile phone. Most people have heard the term smartphone and many, particularly seniors and beginners may not understand what a smartphone is and what smartphones can do. This video tutorial explains that not only can smartphones make and receive telephone calls they can also provide a host of other features for example handle email accounts, provide web access and run other applications or apps.

With the everchanging world of technology todays smartphones may well be out of date in a few years but for now we hope this lesson helps.

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