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Microsoft® Office 2003 & Windows XP: Introduction
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Overview and objectives:
This one-day course is designed to help students obtain the basic skills required to operate a PC running Microsoft Windows XP. Students will learn how to start applications, create and manage files and folders and use a printer.

Students will also learn how to use the basic features of Microsoft Office 2003 including simple tasks such as getting help, opening and saving files, creating a document in Word, and sending and reading e-mail using Outlook.

Target audience
Newcomers to PCs wishing to acquire basic skills in file management, word processing and e-mail.

No previous experience of using a computer or software applications is required.

Course content:
Windows XP - Getting Started
Understand the terms hardware, software, GUI, and operating system • Work safely with computer equipment • Switch on the computer and start Windows • Identify elements of the Desktop (icons, Taskbar, Start menu) • Use a mouse and keyboard • Turn off and restart the computer • Log off from Windows

Windows XP - Working with Windows
Open and close windows • Identify window elements (title bar, menu bar, command icons, border, resize handle, scroll bars, status bar) • Minimise, maximise, and restore windows • Cascade and tile windows • Move and resize windows

Windows XP - The Start Menu and Taskbar
Understand the functions of the items on the Start menu • Start an application • Use the Taskbar to switch between applications • Change the display of the Taskbar and Start menu

Office 2003 - Getting Started
Start an Office application • Recognise the different elements of an Office application window • Display and select commands from menus and toolbars • Use the keyboard to select commands • Close an Office application

Office 2003 - Getting Assistance
Search and browse the Office Help System • Use the Office Assistant to get help and show tips

Word 2003 - Creating and Editing a Simple Document
Create a new document • Enter text • Move the insertion point • Select text • Insert new text • Delete text • Print a single copy of a document

Office 2003 - Managing Office Files
Use Save to create a file with a specified name and location • Use Save As to create a copy of a file with a different name and location • Create a new folder in which to save a file • Locate and open an existing file • Rename and delete a file • Open more than one file • Switch between file windows • Close or save all open documents

Windows XP - Exploring Drives and Folders
Understand the hierarchy of disks and folders • Recognise drive, folder, file, and object icons • Browse folders on a computer and on a network

Windows XP - File and Folder Management
Understand basic principles of effective file management • Create a folder or subfolder • Rename a folder or file • Delete a folder and its contents and delete a file • Use the Recycle Bin to restore deleted data • Move and copy data • Use drag-and-drop to work with data • Select multiple icons • Undo a file operation

Windows XP - Working with Disk Drives
Understand file size and disk capacity • Format a floppy disk or zip disk • Move and copy files to and from a floppy disk or zip disk • Use a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive

Windows XP - Searching for Files
Search for a file or folder by name, date, type, and size • Search for a file name using wildcards • Use the History bar to open recently-used files

Windows XP - Printing
Use the Printers folder to choose a printer • Switch on a printer and load a paper tray • Change print settings • Print documents • Pause and resume printing • Use drag-and-drop to print a document • Install a printer

Outlook 2003 - What is Outlook?
Recognise the components of a Desktop Information Manager (Inbox, Calendar, Contracts, Tasks, Notes, Journal) • Understand the use of email to send electronic messages • Recognise the different elements of the Outlook application window

Outlook 2003 - Sending and Receiving Messages
Create a message • Address a message to a recipient • Add a file attachment to a message • Send and receive messages • Open or preview a message • Reply to and forward a message • Open or save a file attachment

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