Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Using word processors, part of Computer Literacy for Mac (2015).
- A word processor is a software application…for creating documents, such as letters, reports,…flyers, brochures, basically any sort of document…that involves a lot of text and even images.…The most popular word processor is Microsoft Word,…available as part of the Microsoft Office Suite…of applications, for both Macs and PCs.…Apple has it's own word processor, called Pages,…and there are many other word processing…programs out there, as well.…The TextEdit application that you might…have been seeing me use throughout this course,…is also a basic, free, and fairly capable…word processor that comes as part of Mac OS 10,…and is found in the applications folder.…
And while there are many different…word processors out there, each with its own…unique set of features, or specialized for things…like script writing or journaling,…word processors generally have more in common…with each other than they have differences.…So, let's take a look at the basics…of writing in a word processor.…For this example, I'm gonna use Microsoft Word…
Note: This course was recorded on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To upgrade to Yosemite before you begin, watch "Installing and running Mac OS X 10.10 for the first time."
- Working with a laptop versus a desktop computer
- Understanding the five traits almost all applications share in Mac OS X
- Printing on a Mac computer
- Setting up a scanner
- Connecting to the Internet
- Sending and receiving email
- Searching the Internet
- Importing and editing images from a digital camera
- Sharing files
Skill Level Beginner
iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Trainingwith Garrick Chow8h 21m Appropriate for all
Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Trainingwith Nick Brazzi8h 4m Appropriate for all
1. Introduction to Computers
2. Introduction to Operating Systems
3. Introduction to Software and Applications
4. Introduction to Computer Peripherals
5. Introduction to Networks and Getting Online
6. Introduction to Email
7. Introduction to Internet Searching
8. Introduction to Word Processing and Spreadsheets
9. Introduction to Photo and Image Management
10. Introduction to Sharing Files
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