9780619059873

Computer Projects Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780619059873

  • ISBN10:

    0619059877

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2002-04-18
  • Publisher: Course Technology

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Summary

This new book from our BASICS series provides many supplementary projects in computer applications. Excellent additional practice for word processing, drawing, web pages, desktop publishing, databases, spreadsheets, charting, and presentations. An excellent companion to any software tutorial text.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book iv
Preface vi
Directory of Projects vii
Unit 1 Drawing
Introduction to Drawing
3(10)
Types of Drawing Software
3(2)
Drawing Lines, Boxes, and Ovals
5(1)
Selecting Graphics
5(2)
Resizing, Moving, and Delecting Graphics
7(5)
Summary
12(1)
Using Grids and Colors
13(8)
Using the Snap to Grid Tool
13(1)
Using Colors and Fill Effects
14(5)
Summary
19(2)
Drawing Polygons, Nudging, and Zooming
21(6)
Drawing Polygons
21(1)
Nudging Objects
22(1)
Using Zoom Tools
22(3)
Summary
25(2)
Using Text Lables and Line Weights
27(8)
Typing Lables for Objects
27(2)
Changing Line Weights
29(3)
Summary
32(3)
Grouping, Copying, and Pasting
35(6)
Grouping Objects
35(1)
Using Copy and Paste Tools
36(4)
Summary
40(1)
Using Layers
41(4)
Layers
41(3)
Summary
44(1)
Drawing Arcs
45(4)
Arcs
45(3)
Summary
48(1)
Rotating Objects
49(6)
Rotate Tools
49(5)
Summary
54(1)
Font Color and Spaing Objects
55(4)
Changing Font Color
55(1)
Spacing Objects Equally Apart
55(3)
Summary
58(1)
Drawing Pie Charts
59(16)
Drawing Pie Chart Slices
59(3)
Summary
62(1)
Unit Review
63(12)
Unit 2 Word Processing
Introduction to Word Processing
75(10)
Word Processing Screen
75(1)
Typing Paragraphs
76(1)
Paragraph Formatting
77(1)
Character Formatting
78(1)
Spell-Checking
79(3)
Typing a Personal Business Letter
82(1)
Summary
83(2)
Working with Tab Stops
85(6)
Custom Tab Stops
85(5)
Summary
90(1)
Typing an Outline
91(8)
Getting Started
91(1)
Typing an Outline
92(6)
Summary
98(1)
Typing a Report
99(10)
Typing a Report
99(1)
Inserting Pictures in a Report
100(8)
Summary
108(1)
Typing Report Headings
109(4)
Typing a Secondary Report Title
109(3)
Summary
112(1)
Using WordArt
113(18)
WordArt Styles
113(7)
Summary
120(1)
Unit Review
121(10)
Unit 3 Tables
Introduction to Tables
131(8)
Feature of Tables
131(1)
Starting a Table
132(6)
Summary
138(1)
Using Table Borders and Gridlines
139(6)
Borders and Gridlines
139(4)
Summary
143(2)
Changing Tow Height, Centering Data Vertically, and Shading Cells
145(8)
Changing Row Height
145(1)
Centering Table Data Vertically
146(2)
Shading Table Cells
148(4)
Summary
152(1)
Using Border colors and Column Totals
153(18)
Border and Gridline Color
153(1)
Column Totals
154(9)
Summary
163(2)
Unit Review
165(6)
Unit 4 Web Pages
Introduction to Web Pages
171(8)
Features of a Web Page
171(5)
Summary
176(3)
Using Tables on a Web Page
179(16)
Web Page Tables
179(4)
Summary
183(2)
Unit Review
185(10)
Unit 5 Spreadsheets
Introduction ton Spreadsheets
195(16)
Components of a Spreadsheet
195(2)
Spreadsheet Information
197(2)
Formulas
199(3)
Adjusting Column Widths
202(6)
Summary
208(3)
Using Fill Down and Auto Sum Tools
211(10)
Fill Down Tool
211(1)
Auto Sum Tool
212(7)
Summary
219(2)
Formatting for Currency, font, and Font Size
221(8)
Formatting for Currency
221(2)
Formatting for Font and Font Size
223(5)
Summary
228(1)
Formatting for Bold and Aligning Cell Entries
229(8)
Formatting for Bold
229(1)
Sligning Cell Entries
230(6)
Summary
236(1)
Centering a Main Title, Using Text Color, and Cell Shading
237(10)
Centering a Main Title
237(1)
Using Text Color
238(1)
Cell Shading
239(6)
Summary
245(2)
Creating Borderlines, Changing Row Heights, and Vertical Centering
247(20)
Creating Borderlines
247(1)
Changing Row Heights
248(1)
Vertical Centering
249(6)
Summary
255(2)
Unit Review
257(10)
Unit 6 Charting
Introduction to Charting
267(14)
Types of Charts
267(5)
Staring a Chart
272(7)
Summary
279(2)
Chart Variations
281(26)
Stacked Bar Chart
281(1)
Line Chart and Mixed Line-Bar Chart
282(15)
Summary
297(2)
Unit Review
299(8)
Unit 7 Desktop Publishing
Introduction to desktop Publishing
307(10)
Introduction
307(8)
Summary
315(2)
Border Art and Layout
317(14)
Border Art
317(1)
Single-Column Layout
318(1)
Multicolumn Layout
319(6)
Summary
325(2)
Unit Review
327(4)
Unit 8 Database
Introduction to Database Tables and Formulas
331(14)
Introduction
331(12)
Summary
343(2)
Advanced Sorting and Formulas
345(1)
Advanced Sorting
345(1)
Formulas
346(7)
Summary
353(2)
Unit Review
355

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