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January 30, 2010

Publisher Tutorial

This is a Publisher Tutorial, at the University of Florida, which will show you how to use and work with several important Publisher features, including the toolbars, layering, and rulers. Publisher is a desktop publishing application from Microsoft. This Publisher tutorial is in pdf format and can be downloaded and saved for later reference.


Microsoft Publisher Tutorial  (1.58 Mb, 10 pages)
This tutorial explains how to create a mew Publisher document, working with toolbars, layering objects, rulers and an addendum.

 - What is Publisher?
 - Creating a New Publisher Document
 - Toolbars
 - Layering Objects
 - Rulers
 - Addendum


Sample - UF Staff Picnic  (326 Kb, 11 pages)
This Publisher document provides a sample view of how a Brochure Wizard, Calendar Wizard and a Newsletter Wizard looks like.

 - Brochure Wizard
 - Calendar Wizard
 - Newsletter Wizard



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January 26, 2010

eBooks for Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Flash, and Dreamweaver

Here are 6 freely available ebooks covering 5 Adobe applications as linked here. These are Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Flash, and Dreamweaver.


Adobe Application eBooks:

 - Photoshop Quick Reference ebook

 - Adobe Illustrator ebook

 - Fireworks ebook

 - Flash MX ebook

 - Flash ebook 2

 - Dreamweaver ebook



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8 Excel 2007 Tutorials

Here 8 Excel 2007 Tutorials, hosted by the University of the Incarnate Word. These Excel tutorials introduce and demonstrate many of the most important Excel features, including how to create charts, using vertical lookups, page setup, creating formulas, and using database functions. These Excel tutorials are well illustrated with screen shots, and include exercises that will help you remember what you are learning. The necessary documents for the exercises can be downloaded from here.


Excel 2007  3.37 MB, 69 pages
This presentation introduces Excel 2007′s new features, such as Quick Access Toolbar, MS Office Button, Mini Toolbar & Ribbon.

Excel 2003 & 2007 Comparison
This document explains the differences between Excel 2003 and Excel 2007 by comparing the Menus and toolbars in Excel 2003 with the Excel 2007 Button and Ribbon.

Formatting Excel Worksheets  1.26 Mb, 22 pages
This Excel tutorial teaches how to Format Excel Cells, Columns, Rows, Worksheets, and Workbooks.

Vertical Lookup in Excel  223 Kb, 4 pages
This tutorial presents the vertical look up feature available in Excel 2007.

Creating Excel Charts  535 Kb, 11 pages
This Excel Chart tutorial teaches how to create an attractive and useful chart in Excel 2007.

Page Setup and Other Functions  1.04 Mb, 16 pages
Learn how to setup Excel pages using the page break, margins, headers and footers.

Excel Database Functions  339 Kb, 7 pages
This Excel tutorial explains the database functions such as sort and auto filter.

Excel Formulas   794 Kb, 17 pages
Describes the a variety of tools available in the formula tab and how to use the formulas effectively in Excel worksheets.



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January 25, 2010

7 Word 2007 Tutorials

Here are 7 Word 2007 Tutorials, hosted by the University of the Incarnate Word. These Word tutorials cover new features such as the tables, headers, formatting, mail merge, document review and how to use fields. They demonstrate the Word’s features, and incloude exercises to help you master them. The documents necessary to complete the exercises for these Word tutorials can be downloaded from here.


Word 2007 2.86 Mb, 47 Pages
This presentation explains about Word 2007′s new features, such as Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, MS Office Button, Mini Toolbar, and Key Tips. This presentation also covers different functions useful for creating a newsletter.

Word 2003 and 2007 1.13 Mb, 45 Pages
This Word tutorial compares the differences between the features in Word 2003 and Word 2007.

Using Tables and Headers 342 Kb, 6 pages
This presentation shows how to add and edit Tables, Headers and Footers by creating a letterhead.

Document Review 581 Kb, 8 Pages
This tutorial describes the document review feature in Word 2007. It discusses the document review, track changes, and how to handle changes in the document.

Formatting Word Documents 813 Kb,
This Word tutorial teaches how to format documents using Word’s formatting features.

Mail Marge 2007 559 Kb, 9 Pages
This document explains Word’s useful mail merging feature in Word 2007 using the mailings tab.

Using Fields 396 Kb, 7 Pages
This Word tutorial shows how to insert text, graphics, page numbers, and other material into a document automatically.

APA Formatting 283 Kb, 4 Pages
This document discusses the document formatting outlined by the APA standard using the Microsoft Word 2007.



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January 21, 2010

eBooks on Office, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Project


Update: Here are 7 more Microsoft Office eBooks, covering Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Project. The first 3 are in Windows Help format (chm) and the last for are in pdf format.


 - Excel ebook

 - Word ebook

 - Microsoft Access ebook

 - Powerpoint 2003 ebook

 - Microsoft Project 2003 ebook

 - Microsoft Office 2003 ebook

 - Microsoft Office 2007 ebook

Here are 10 eBooks covering Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, and Project.


 - Excel 2003 ebook 1
 - Excel 2003 ebook 2
 - Excel 2003 Programming ebook 1
 - Excel Programming ebook 2

 - Microsoft Office 2003 ebook 1
 - Microsoft Office 2003 ebook 2

 - Microsoft Access 2003 ebook 1
 - Microsoft Access 2003 ebook 2
 - Microsoft Access 2003 ebook 3

 - Microsoft Project 2003 ebook



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January 20, 2010

3 Photoshop eBooks

Here are 3 Photoshop eBooks, one for Photoshop CS and two covering Photoshop CS2. These will teach you many of Photoshop’s features and tools and how to use them. The CS ebook deals mainly with photographs, the CS2 ebooks cover editing graphics and photos, and using many of the editing tools available in the application. These Photoshop ebooks are in pdf format.


 - Photoshop CS eBook

 - Photoshop CS2 eBook 1

 - Photoshop CS2 eBook 2



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6 Free Visio Course Lessons

These excellent Microsoft Visio Course Lessons, at the University of Minnesota’s website, will help you quickly learn and get up to speed using Visio. Visio is a diagramming application that uses vector graphics to create diagrams. These 7 Visio course lessons (in pdf format) contain information about creating various types of diagrams, and also include some good resources you can use.


Creating Basic Visio Diagrams  1.87 Mb, 81 Pages
These Visio course lesson show you how to create diagrams such as an organization chart, a ballroom diagram, and a process diagram. A lesson on how to share Visio documents is also included.

 - LESSON 1 – THE BRAINSTORMING DIAGRAM
 - LESSON 2 – THE ORGANIZATION CHART  
 - LESSON 3 – THE PROCESS DIAGRAM
 - LESSON 4 – THE SIPOC TEMPLATE
 - LESSON 5 – THE BALLROOM DIAGRAM
 - LESSON 6 – SHARING VISIO DOCUMENTS
 - APPENDIX A – STEP-BY –STEP EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS
 - APPENDIX B – TACKLING CHALLENGES IN VISIO
 - APPENDIX C – RESOURCES
 - APPENDIX D – WORD 2007 RESOURCES


Class File (.zip)
This is the class file for the above Visio lessons, you can download this when reviewing the lessons above.

 - Creating Basic Diagrams class file



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January 19, 2010

10 PowerPoint Tutorials

Here are 10 PowerPoint Tutorials, hosted at Switch On The Code. These are excellent tutorials covering many of PowerPoint’s features and functionality. They begin right from the basics and go on to more intermediate and advanced topics. Various features that are covered include: adding and editing content, working with design, working with graphics, working with animation, adding sound and video, and printing and presenting slides. These PowerPoint tutorials are designed to help you with PowerPoint and provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform many of its most popular features.


PowerPoint Basics
This PowerPoint tutorial explains the very basic PowerPoint operations like opening a new document, inserting slides etc. The topic is explained with plenty of screen shots.

 - Opening PowerPoint
 - Understanding the screen
 - Inserting slides

Adding and editing content
This tutorial teaches you about the PowerPoint operations for editing content.

 - Inserting text
 - Inserting notes, headers and footers
 - Formatting text and lists

Working with design
Topics like customizing background, applying and creating templates and design tips are demonstrated by these.

 - Customizing background
 - Applying and creating templates
 - Design tips

Working with graphics
This PowerPoint tutorial shows how to work with graphics in PowerPoint.

 - Downloading, inserting and editing images
 - Image Resources for Health & Life Sciences
 - Drawing and editing objects

Working with animation
Some of the animation related topics are explained here in this tutorial.

 - Animating text and images
 - Slide transitions

Adding sound and video
The features handled here are related to sound, music and video, all which will enhance your presentation and the experience on its users.

 - Sounds, narration and music
 - Video requirements

Graphs and tables
Here you will learn about working with graphs and tables in Microsoft PowerPoint.

 - Working with graphs
 - Importing and linking data from Excel to PowerPoint

PowerPoint online
This tutorial explains about the navigational features that can be included  in your presentations.

 - Hyperlinks and action buttons
 - Putting up a presentation on the web

Printing and Presenting
These show how to print and present a slide presentation.

 - Printing options
 - Running a slide show

Links to PowerPoint References
Here are some of other excellent references that you can use to enhance your skills in PowerPoint.

 - PowerPoint DO’s and DON’T's
 - Other PowerPoint websites
 - Workshop evaluation (for on-site workshop participants only)



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January 16, 2010

4 Video Excel Tutorials

Here are 4 Video Excel Tutorials that demonstrate and teach some of the fundamental features of Excel, so you can get up to speed and start using this spreadsheet application quickly and effectively.


Screen display, cursors, worksheets (5:48 min.)
This video Excel tutorial deals with screen display, cursors and worksheets.

Formatting cells, inserting rows and columns (7:43 min.)
The features that are covered in this video Excel  tutorial are formatting cells and inserting rows and columns.

Formatting, sorting, and auto-filling data (5:01 min.)
This video Excel  tutorial shows how to do formatting, sorting, and auto-filling data.

Formulas and functions (1:34)
You will get to know about the usage of formulas and functions in this video tutorial.



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January 14, 2010

54 JavaScript and Web Development Tutorials

Here are 54 JavaScript and Web Development Tutorials at Switch On The Code. These tutorials will teach and show you details about the scripting language of web, JavaScript which is used in millions of web pages to add functionality, validate forms, detect browsers, and much more. Wide ranging topics are covered in these JavaScript and Web Development tutorials, including jQuery snippets for different functionalities, using sIFR in WordPress, XML parsing using jQuery, inline sliding panels in JavaScript, PHP and JavaScript, Silverlight and JavaScript, securing authentication without SSL Using JavaScript and a many other web dev topics related to JavaScript.


54 JavaScript and Web Development Tutorials:

 - How to Build a jQuery Treeview
 - Building a Twitter Extension for Google Chrome
 - How to Build a Star Ratings jQuery Plugin
 - jQuery Snippet – The e.preventDefault() Function
 - jQuery Snippet – Useful Form Selectors
 - jQuery Snippet – Relative Mouse Position
 - jQuery Custom ToolTips
 - Using sIFR in WordPress
 - Javascript Snippet Tutorial – Dynamically Modifying Tables
 - jQuery – Creating a Slideshow
 - jQuery - Transmitting Data Using JSON
 - XML Parsing with jQuery
 - JQuery Tutorial – Getting Browser Information
 - JQuery Tutorial – Dynamic Sliding Panels
 - Using jQuery Slider to Scroll a Div
 - Drupal 6 Basic Javascript w/ jQuery
 - Javascript Tutorial – Inline Sliding Panels
 - Javascript Tutorial – Radial Menus Part 1
 - Javascript Tutorial – Getting User Input with Prompt and Confirm
 - Simple AJAX – PHP and Javascript
 - Javascript Tutorial – Draggable View In A Container
 - Javascript Tutorial – Generic Resizeable Container
 - Javascript Sliding Panels – Starting the Panels Up
 - Javascript Tutorial – Continuous Pagination
 - Javascript Tutorial – Simple Fade Animation
 - Javascript Tutorial – Variadic Functions
 - Javascript Controls – Resizeable Textbox, Part Tres
 - Spice Up WordPress with Resizable Comment Boxes
 - Javascript Controls – Resizeable Textbox
 - Javascript Tutorial – The Scroll Wheel
 - Javascript Controls – The Spin Control
 - Javascript Tutorial – Trackbar Component
 - Javascript And CSS Tutorial – Accordion Menus
 - Javascript Tutorial – Drag & Drop Lists
 - Javascript Tutorial – Resizeable Textboxes
 - HTML and Javascript – Putting it all Together
 - Javascript Tutorial – Generic Animation V2.0
 - Javascript Tutorial – Why The this Keyword Breaks
 - Javascript Tutorial – Fun Object Syntax
 - How To Embed Silverlight Into a Webpage
 - Javascript Tutorial – Using setInterval and setTimeout
 - Javascript - Interactive Color Picker
 - Communicate Between Flex and Silverlight using Javascript
 - Javascript - Draggable Elements
 - Silverlight and Javascript Interaction
 - Javascript - Working With Events
 - Javascript Sliding Panels using Generic Animation
 - Javascript Objects – A Useful Example
 - Javascript and CSS Tutorial – Generic Animation
 - Secure Authentication Without SSL Using Javascript
 - Flex & Javascript Tutorial – Simple Interaction
 - Javascript And CSS Tutorial – Dynamic Tabbed Panels
 - Javascript Tutorial – How to Auto Ellipse Text
 - Javascript and CSS Tutorial – How to make Sliding Panels



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InDesign, Fireworks, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver References and Shortcuts

These excellent InDesign, Fireworks, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver Quick References and Keyboard Shortcuts will provide you with a good understanding of the features and functionality available in these applications. These help and support documents cover Fireworks, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver for both the PC and Mac platforms. All of these reference documents are in pdf format.


Fireworks CS3 Quick Reference Card( Mac)  364K 
This reference card explains the different tools and options available in Fireworks CS3 on the Mac platform.
 
Fireworks CS3 Quick Reference Card (PC)  502K 
This reference card explains the different tools and options available in Fireworks CS3 on the PC platform.
 
Illustrator CS3 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac)  65K 
Provides the various useful keyboard shortcuts used in Illustrator CS3 on the Mac platform.
 
Illustrator CS3 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (PC)  61K 
Provides the different useful keyboard shortcuts used in Illustrator CS3 on the PC platform.
 
InDesign CS3 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac)  64K 
Provides the various useful keyboard shortcuts used in InDesign CS3 on the Mac platform.
 
InDesign CS3 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (PC)  58K 
Provides the different useful keyboard shortcuts used in InDesign CS3 on the PC platform.

InDesign for the QuarkXPress User  337K 
Discusses the various keyboard shortcuts, selecting and moving objects, document layout in InDesign for QuarkExpress.

Dreamweaver CS3 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (Mac)  62K 
Provides the different useful keyboard shortcuts used in Dreamweaver CS3 on the Mac platform.
 
Dreamweaver CS3 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts (PC)  54K 
Provides the different useful keyboard shortcuts used in Dreamweaver CS3 on the PC platform.


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4 PowerPoint 2007 Tutorials

Here are 4 PowerPoint 2007 Tutorials, located at Orbit Computer Solutions. These Powerpoint tutorials will teach you how to create attractive slideshow presentations using PowerPoint. With the help of these Powerpoint tutorials, you will learn how to use this application to create well thought-out presentations.


Getting Started With PowerPoint 2007
In this section you will be introduced to the world of MS PowerPoint 2007.
 
 - PowerPoint Overview  
 - The Ribbon  
 - Microsoft Office Button  
 - Navigation


How To Create A New Presentation
This section of the tutorial explains how to create a new presentation in PowerPoint. Also topics like saving a presentation, adding slides to the presentation, creating duplicate slides, working with themes are covered here.
 
 - How To Create A New Presentation From A Template  
 - How To Create A New Presentation From Existing Presentation  
 - How To Create A New Presentation From A Word Outline  
 - How To Save A Presentation  
 - How To Add Slides  
 - How To Create A Duplicate Slide  
 - How To Create A New Slide From Existing Presentation  
 - Working With Themes  
 - How To Apply Colors To Themes  
 - How To Change Theme Background


Working With Content In A Presentation  
This section deals with how to work with content in a PowerPoint presentation. The topics covered include entering text, adding textboxes, selecting text and using the spell check tool.

 - How To Enter Text In A Presentation  
 - How To Add A Textbox  
 - How To Highlight Or Select Text  
 - How To Copy And Paste  
 - How To Cut And Paste  
 - How To Undo And Redo Changes  
 - How To Use Spell Check


Formatting Text  
Here you will be learning how to format text in MS PowerPoint.

 - How To Change Font Typeface And Size  
 - How To Change Font Size  
 - How To Use Bold, Italics And Underline  
 - How To Change Text Color  
 - How To Insert Word Art Into A Presentation  
 - How To Modify Styles In Word Arts  
 - Paragraph Alignment  
 - How To Change Your Paragraph Alignment  
 - How To Indent Your Paragraph  
 - How To Change Text Direction



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January 12, 2010

Dreamweaver Course Materials

Here are some excellent Dreamweaver Course Materials at University of Minnesota. Dreamweaver is a web development application for Mac and Windows operating systems. These Dreamweaver course materials describe some of Dreamweaver’s new features, tips to quickly create and manage websites, incorporating Dreamweaver with an already existing site, using CSS and designing page layouts.


Dreamweaver CS3: Creating Basic Web Sites 7.67 Mb, 113 Pages
This Dreamweaver course materials discusses the creation of a new website, the use of a template, using formats and editing web pages.

 - LESSON 1 – CREATE A NEW SITE
 - LESSON 2 – CREATE A NEW PAGE
 - LESSON 3 – CREATE A PAGE HEADER
 - LESSON 4 – CREATE A PAGE BODY
 - LESSON 5 – CREATE A PAGE FOOTER
 - LESSON 6 – CREATE A CLASS STYLE
 - LESSON 7 – UPLOAD A NEW SITE TO A WEB SERVER
 - LESSON 8 – CREATE A TEMPLATE
 - LESSON 9 – USE A TEMPLATE
 - LESSON 10 – UPDATE A TEMPLATE
 - LESSON 11 – APPLY OTHER COMMONLY USED FORMATS TO CONTENT
 - LESSON 12 – SYNCHRONIZE A SITE
 - LESSON 13 – DETERMINE A WEB SITE’S FORMATTING
 - LESSON 14 – SET UP DREAMWEAVER TO WORK WITH AN EXISTING SITE
 - LESSON 15 – EDIT WEB PAGES FORMATTED WITH HTML
 - APPENDIX A – TURN OFF THE CSS EDITING OPTION
 - APPENDIX B – RGB HEX TRIPLETS


Dreamweaver CS3: Creating Basic Web Pages Intro Handout 803.6 Kb, 2 Pages
This Dreamweaver course material explains to users how quickly create web pages along with their structure, containers, content and the best practices followed in designing them.

 - THE BASIC EQUATION FOR A WEB PAGE
 - STRUCTURE / CONTAINERS
 - CONTENT
 - BEST PRACTICES


Dreamweaver CS3: CSS for Presentation 1.46 Mb, 79 Pages
This Dreamweaver course material provides information on using CSS within Dreamweaver, CSS features, its basics, and how to implement control over various functionalities of a web page.

 - LESSON 1 – CASCADING STYLE SHEET BASICS
 - LESSON 2 – CREATE A NEW STYLE SHEET
 - LESSON 3 – CREATE CLASS STYLES
 - LESSON 4 – CREATE CSS STYLE RULES FOR HYPERLINKS
 - LESSON 5 – ADDING STYLE SHEET TO ADDITIONAL PAGES
 - LESSON 6 – USE CSS TO CONTROL BACKGROUND IMAGES (OPTIONAL)
 - LESSON 7 – ADD CSS TO A SITE THAT PREVIOUSLY USED HTML FORMATTING (OPTIONAL)
 - APPENDIX A – CSS PROPERTIES
 - APPENDIX B – GLOSSARY


Dreamweaver CS3: CSS for Page Layout 8.29 Mb, 184 Pages
This 184 page Dreamweaver course material discusses the preparation of web page layout using CSS, column creation, creation of a printer style sheet and creating a callout box.

 - LESSON 1 – PREP A TABLE-BASED LAYOUT FOR A CSS LAYOUT
 - LESSON 2 – APPLY CSS RULES FOR A BASIC FIXED-WIDTH CSS LAYOUT
 - LESSON 3 – REFINE THE FOOTER LAYOUT
 - LESSON 4 – CREATE THE TWO COLUMNS
 - LESSON 5 – CREATE A FAUX COLUMN
 - LESSON 6 – CREATE A HORIZONTAL NAVIGATION BAR
 - LESSON 7 – CSS FOR DESIGN: AN UNORDERED LIST INCOGNITO
 - LESSON 8 – CREATE A PRINTER STYLE SHEET
 - LESSON 9 – CREATE A 3 COLUMN LAYOUT
 - LESSON 10 – SET A MINIMUM WIDTH FOR A LIQUID LAYOUT
 - LESSON 11 – CREATE A CALLOUT BOX WITH ROUNDED EDGES
 - LESSON 12 – CREATE A VERTICAL NAVIGATION BAR (EXTENDED LESSON)
 - APPENDIX A – DON’T REINVENT THE WHEEL: RESOURCES ON WHICH TO BUILD YOUR CSS LAYOUT
 - APPENDIX B – THE BOX MODEL
 - APPENDIX C – GREAT RESOURCES FOR CSS LAYOUTS


Class Files (.zip)
This section contains the class file for the above course materials that can be downloaded and view at leisure later.

 - Dreamweaver CS3: Creating Basic Web Pages
 - Dreamweaver CS3: CSS for Presentation
 - Dreamweaver CS3: CSS for Page Layout



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4 Excel 2007 Tutorials

Here are 4 Excel 2007 Tutorials, located at Orbit Computer Solutions. These Excel tutorials explain and cover several Excel features, including: creating a workbook, editing data in a spreadsheet, and modifying a worksheet. Each feature and scenario demonstrated is described with screenshots to help you understand how to do it yourself.


Getting Stated With Excel 2007
This Excel tutorial will give you an introduction to the world of Excel 2007.
 
 - The Microsoft Office Button  
 - The Ribbon  
 - Quick Access Bar


How To Create A Workbook
Here you will learn how to work with Workbooks in Excel 2007. Various functionalities like creating, saving, opening and entering data on a spreadsheet are explained here.
 
 - Working With A Workbook  
 - How To Create Workbook Using Template  
 - How To Save A Workbook  
 - How To Open An Existing Workbook  
 - How To Enter Data On A Spreadsheet


How To Edit Data In an Excel Spreadsheet
In this Excel tutorial you will learn how to edit data in a Spreadsheet.
 
 - Selecting Data, Cell, Columns  
 - How To Copy And Paste  
 - How To Cut And Paste  
 - How To Edit Cell Content  
 - How To Undo And Redo Changes  
 - How To Use Auto fill


Modifying A Worksheet
In this Excel tutorial, we are explaining how to modify data in a worksheet by inserting cells, rows and columns, using spell check and find replace tools.
 
 - How To Insert Cells, Rows, And Columns  
 - How To Use Find And Replace  
 - How To Use Spell Check



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January 11, 2010

3 Photoshop Tutorials

Here are 3 Photoshop Tutorials, hosted at the University of Pennylvania Library. Adobe Photoshop is a graphics editing program and is the current market leader in image manipulation software. These Photoshop tutorials discuss the basics of Photoshop, and also several intermediate features, such as Layers and the Crop Tool in Photoshop.


Photoshop Basics
This tutorial discusses the bare basics for Photoshop, such as what Photoshop is, where to get it, different file formats, image resolution and selection tools. This tutorial can be downloaded for later reference. The course explains the below features of Photoshop.

 - What Photoshop is and where to get it
 - The basics of image resolution and file formats
 - How to use the Photoshop interface
 - How to paint and erase
 - How to use the selection tools
 - Basic techniques for retouching your photos and improving image quality


Photoshop, Beyond the Basics: Intro to Layers
This tutorial discusses Layers in Photoshop and how it is used effectively in images. Layers are used to add opacity, masks and styles. This section also explains the different types of layers, such as normal, background, type and adjustment layers. The workshop hand outs can be downloaded here. This workshop explains the below topics.

 - What layers are and why they are useful
 - How to use the Layers palette
 - How to create, move, reorder, and align/distribute layers
 - About layer opacity
 - About different types of layers, such as the background, normal layers, and type layers, and adjustment layers.
 -  About layer masks
 - How to add layer styles


Using the Crop Tool in Photoshop
This tutorial imparts knowledge on the Crop tool and how it is effectively used to crop sections of an image. This tutorial can be downloaded for later use.



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4 Word 2007 Tutorials

Here are 4 good basic Word 2007 Tutorials, hosted at Orbit Computer Solutions. This Word tutorial describes variousWord  features with plenty of helpful screenshots, which include how to use the several toolbars, working with a document, editing text, and formatting text.


Getting Started With Word 2007
This section of the tutorial gives you a brief introduction to Microsoft Word 2007. The introductory topics include the quick access bar, the title bar, the vertical and horizontal bar etc.
 
 - The Microsoft Office Button  
 - The Ribbon  
 - Quick Access Bar  
 - The Title Bar  
 - The Font Bar  
 - The Paragraph Bar  
 - The Text Area  
 - The Vertical And Horizontal Scroll Bar


Working With A Document in Word
This section walks through the steps needed to create, open, save, rename, view and close a document in Word. All these are neatly explained with the help of screenshots.
 
 - How To Create A Document  
 - How To Open An Existing Document  
 - How To Save A Document  
 - How To Rename A Document  
 - How To View A Document  
 - How To Close A Document


Editing a Word Document
Here you will learn how to play with text in Word. In this section you will be learning how to insert text, create space between texts, highlighting text, deleting a block of text etc. 
 
 - How To Insert Text  
 - How To Create Space Between Texts  
 - How To Create A Paragraph  
 - Selecting Or Highlighting Text  
 - How To Insert Additional Text  
 - Copy And Paste  
 - How To Delete Block Of Text  
 - How To Undo And Redo Changes


Formatting Text in Word
In this section of the tutorial you will be learning the different ways of formatting text in Word. Different ways of formatting include creating styles, changing font typeface, changing text color etc.
 
 - Creating Styles  
 - How To Change Font Typeface  
 - To Change Font Size  
 - How To Use Bold, Italics And Underline  
 - How To Change Text Color  
 - How To Highlight Text, Word, And Sentences  
 - How To Clear Highlighting



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