Boot Up Projects

Boot Up Projects : The Daily Telegraph Guide to Doing Something Useful with Your Computer

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Besides using it as a glorified typewriter or to gain access to the Internet, your computer is capable of doing a great deal more for you. "Boot Up Projects" provides a selection of practical, useful projects, based upon standard software packages, that anyone can do on their PC. These include: creating your own personal or business stationery; designing greetings cards; organizing your family finances; making a screensaver; researching information; designing and printing a newsletter; making address labels; and designing your own web page.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 19mm | 315g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Texere Publishing
  • Florence, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 1587990814
  • 9781587990816

About Rick Maybury

Rick Maybury is a writer and regular contributor to The Daily Telegraph, specialising in computing and technology.show more

Table of contents

Word processing - getting started, projects - customizing Word, creating labels, creating your own stationery; design and layout, projects - creating a newsletter, designing your own Christmas cards; tool, tables and numbers, projects - creating a VAT invoice, masters of macros, home income calculator; pictures and images, projects - creating your signature, customizing Windows screens, removing red eye, editing an image; getting on the net, projects - changing your browser, covering your tracks, keep it private; computer networks, projects - creating a home network, adding a second parallel port; using the Internet, projects - finding people on the net, using your PC for research, searching the Internet, creating a family tree, accessing newsgroups, learning netiquette; building your own web site, projects - building a web site, getting your site onto the net; easier access; upgrading your PC, projects - installing a CD writer, memory upgrade, installing a second parallel port, installing a DVD drive, top tips.show more