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Author Wang, Wallace, author.

Title Absolute beginners guide to computing / Wallage Wang.

Published [Berkeley, California] : Apress, [2016]


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Physical description 1 online resource (498)
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Contents At a Glance; Contents; About the Author; About the Technical Reviewer; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Basic Training; Chapter 1: Understanding Computers; Why Computers Are So Difficult to Understand; Computers Are Designed for Experts, Not Beginners; Understanding the Windows 10 Desktop; Using a Keyboard; Using a Mouse or Trackpad; How to Turn a PC Off; Summary; Chapter 2: Giving Commands with the Mouse, Trackpad, and Keyboard; Pointing and Clicking; Hovering; Dragging; Right-Clicking; Using the Keyboard; Summary; Chapter 3: Running Programs; Finding a Program
Using the Start MenuPinning Program Icons on the Taskbar; Pinning Program Icons as Tiles; Double-Clicking to Load a File and Launch a Program; Searching a Program by Name; Using a Program; Moving Windows; Resizing Windows; Switching Windows; Minimizing Windows; Closing Windows; Using Task View; Quitting a Program; Summary; Chapter 4: Typing and Editing Text; Moving the Cursor; Selecting Text; Selecting Text with the Mouse/Trackpad; Selecting Text with the Keyboard; Deleting Text; Copying Text; Moving Text; Copying and Moving Text by Dragging; Formatting Text; Typing Unusual Characters
Summary Chapter 5: Understanding Files and Folders; How Windows 10 Organizes Files; Navigating Through Folders; Viewing the Contents of a Folder; Creating Folders; Summary; Chapter 6: Manipulating Files; Opening a File; Creating and Saving a File; Renaming a File; Copying a File; Copying a File with the Copy to: Command; Copying a File with the Mouse/Trackpad; Moving a File; Moving a File with the Move to: Command; Moving a File with the Mouse/Trackpad; Deleting a File; Searching for a File; Searching by Name; Searching by Date Modified; Searching by Kind; Searching by Size; Using OneDrive
Chapter 7: Sharing Files; Creating a PDF File; Opening a PDF File; Importing a File; Exporting a File; Compressing Files; Using a USB Flash Drive; Using File Attachments with E-mail; Summary; Part II: Customizing Windows 10; Chapter 8: Using the Start Menu and Taskbar; Customizing the Left Pane; Using the Program List; Customizing the Tiles; Rearranging and Resizing Tiles; Adding and Removing Tiles; Turning On/Off Live Tiles; Changing the Start Menu Color; Modifying the Taskbar; Defining Icons on the Taskbar; Modifying the Taskbar by Right-Clicking; Adding Program Icons to the Taskbar
Chapter 9: Installing Software; Finding Software on the Microsoft Store; Installing Software from the Microsoft Store; Installing Software Off the Internet; Installing Programs from a DVD; Uninstalling Programs; Updating Windows; Summary; Chapter 10: Customizing the Screen; Changing the Desktop Wallpaper; Defining a Screensaver; Saving Power; Using Themes; Making the Pointer Easier to See; Summary; Chapter 11: Customizing the File Explorer Window; Customizing the Panes; Using the Navigation Pane; Resizing the Navigation Pane; Adding and Removing the Quick Access Category
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Microsoft Windows (Computer file)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781484222898 electronic book
148422289X electronic book