Brian Joyce Software Services

9 Ash Grove, Wheathampstead
Tel.: 01582 629724

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Computer Training 

Training available to help you get more from your computer for personal or business use.  This can include basic use of Microsoft WINDOWS, also use of WORD for letters and documents, EXCEL for spreadsheets and tables, ACCESS for databases and OUTLOOK for your emails. 

Windows

The Windows environment.
The desktop.
Running programs.
Running multiple programs.
Cutting, copying and pasting.
Managing documents and folders.

Word

Word is ideal for producing letters, reports, menus, small posters, mail merge etc.  Topics can be chosen to suit your own needs - from the very basic to more advanced.

Word basics.
Navigating and editing a document.
Character and paragraph formatting.
Introduction to tabs and tables.
Controlling page appearance.
Tools 
Printing
Tables
Creating templates
Mail merge and labels
Newspaper columns.
Creating forms.
Using graphic drawing effects.
Inserting pictures
Working with large documents.

Excel

Excel is ideal for producing tables of calculation, finance records, laying out timetables, producing graphs and charts etc.  Topics can be chosen to suit your own needs - from the very basic to more advanced.

Excel basics.
Entering data and navigating in a worksheet.
Modifying a workbook.
Moving and copying data.
Formatting a worksheet.
Printing a worksheet.
Introduction to the workbook environment.
Creating charts.
Modifying charts.
Formatting a chart.
Using graphic objects.
Sorting data.
Filtering data.
Customising the work area.
Advanced formula construction.
Pivot tables.
Multiple file linking.
Consolidating data and using analysis tools.
Protect and locking display options
Introduction to macros.

ACCESS

Access is suited to storing names and addresses, details of collections, invoices, stock records analysis of sales etc.  It can use simple forms for data input and produce simple and complex reports.  Topics can be chosen to suit your own needs - from the very basic to more advanced.

Creating tables.
Working with tables.
Using select queries.
Creating and using forms.
Creating and using reports.
Database maintenance.
Principles of table relationships.
Designing select queries.
Enhanced form design.
Subform design.
Customising reports.
Chart wizard and Mailing labels.
Advanced report techniques.

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