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Chapter 3  Application  Software
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Chapter 3 Objectives Identify the categories of application software Explain ways software is distributed Explain how to start and interact with application software Identify the key features of widely used business programs Identify the key features of widely used graphics and multimedia programs Identify the key features of widely used home, personal, and educational programs Identify the types of application software used in communications Discuss the advantages of using application software on the Web Describe the learning aids available for application software Next
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Application Software What is application software ? Programs that perform specific tasks for users p. 132 Fig. 3-1 Next
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Application Software How is software distributed? p. 132 Fig. 3-2 Packaged software Custom software Shareware , distributed free for trial period Freeware , copyrighted software provided at no cost Public-domain software , freeware with no copyright restrictions Next
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Application Software What is system software? p. 133 Fig. 3-3 Click to view video Next Programs that control the operations of the computer Serves as the interface between the user, the application software, and the computer’s hardware
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Application Software How do you start an application? p. 134 Fig. 3-4 Start button All Programs Application From the desktop , click the Start button , point to All Programs, and click the name of the application The program’s instructions load into memory Next
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Application Software What is a window ? p. 135 Fig. 3-4 Menu Bar A rectangular area of the screen that displays a program, data, and/or information Next
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Application Software What is a dialog box? p. 135 Fig. 3-4 Next A special window that provides information, presents available options, or requests a response
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Business Software What is business software ? p. 136 Fig. 3-5 Next Software that assists people in becoming more effective and efficient Click to view Web Link, click Chapter 3, Click Web Link from left navigation, then click Sun StarOffice below Chapter 3
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Business Software What is word processing software ? p. 137 Fig. 3-6 Allows users to create and manipulate text and graphics Clip art is a collection of graphics that you can insert in documents Next
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Business Software What are popular word processing features? p. 137 - 139 Fig. 3-7
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2009 for the course CHEM 130 taught by Professor Kia during the Spring '09 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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