chap03 - Chapter 3 Introduction to Computer Software 1 CHAPTER 3 OBJECTIVES Explain the role of an operating system and list the main operating systems

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Chapter 3Introduction to Computer Software1
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2CHAPTER 3 OBJECTIVESCHAPTER 3 OBJECTIVESExplain the role of an operating system and list the main operating systems used on today’s computersDefine and describe a user interface and a graphical user interfaceIdentify the important features of widely used software applicationsDescribe the advantages of software suites
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3CHAPTER 3 OBJECTIVESCHAPTER 3 OBJECTIVESExplain how to create documentsDiscuss why the use of special needs software is important for K-12 schoolsList and describe learning aids and support tools that help you use and learn software applicationsExplain how to work with different versions of software applications
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4THE OPERATING SYSTEMThe Role of the Operating SystemSystem Software – consists of programs that control the operations of the computer and its devicesOperating system – contains instructions that coordinate all of the activities of the hardware devices in a computer
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5THE OPERATING SYSTEMUsing Different Operating SystemsMicrosoft WindowsWindows 98Windows 2000Windows XPWindows XP Tablet PC EditionMacintosh Operating System or Mac OSOther Operating SystemsUNIXLinux
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6APPLICATION SOFTWAREAPPLICATION SOFTWAREPrograms designed to perform a specific taskAs a productivity / business toolSupporting school and professional activitiesAssisting with graphics and multimedia projectsHelping with home and personal activitiesFacilitating communications
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7APPLICATION SOFTWAREAPPLICATION SOFTWAREFive major categories of application software
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8APPLICATION SOFTWAREAPPLICATION SOFTWAREStarting a Software ApplicationDesktopIconsButtonsMenuCommandsSubmenus
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9APPLICATION SOFTWAREAPPLICATION SOFTWAREStarting a Software ApplicationExample: Paint programWindowTitle barCommon elements among operating systems
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11APPLICATION SOFTWAREAPPLICATION SOFTWAREWorking with Software ApplicationsDocument – Piece of work created with an application program and saved on a disk with a unique file name
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12APPLICATION SOFTWAREAPPLICATION SOFTWAREWorking with Software ApplicationsDocumentCreatingEditingFormattingFont sizeFont styleSavingPrintingDialog boxVoice recognition
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13FORMATTING FEATURES
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14DIALOG BOX
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15VOICE RECOGNITION
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16PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREWord Processing SoftwareUsed to create, edit, and format textual documents
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17PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREWord Processing SoftwareFormatting featuresFont and font sizeColorBordersClip artMarginsWord wrapScrolling
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18PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREWord Processing SoftwareEditing featuresFind or searchReplaceSpell checker
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19PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREWord Processing SoftwareOther featuresHeadersFootersTemplatesWizards
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