Basic Computer Operations - Keyboard Stuff • Enter or...

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Basic Computer Operations Information is sent into the computer through Input devices such as the keyboard, disks, or through other computers by network or modem. Information is sent out through the monitor or printer for people to see. Information can also be sent to the floppy disk for future use. Processing: The Central Processing Unit (CPU) directs the operation of the input and output devices. Random Access Memory (RAM) temporary stores information (files and programs) while you are using or working on them. The Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) controls the dialogue between the various devices.
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Unformatted text preview: Keyboard Stuff • Enter or Return – Moves the cursor down one line • Delete – Deletes the character to the right of the cursor • Backspace – Deletes the character to the left of the cursor • Space Bar – Moves the cursor an extra space to the right • Shift Key – Used to make a capital letter • CAPS LOCK – Locks the keyboard on capital letters • TAB – Moves the cursor five spaces to the right • ESC – Cancels menu • Arrow Keys – Moves cursor around document without changing text • Function Keys – Using these with CTRL, SHIFT, and ALT does certain commands...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2009 for the course ED 21086 taught by Professor Jeanmitchell during the Spring '09 term at California State University , Monterey Bay.

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