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Computer Tutorials

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Follow these links to learn how to use some of the computer programs available at the Library. Or, sign up for one of our computer classes.

Computer Basics | Internet Basics
Microsoft Word | Microsoft Excel | Microsoft PowerPoint | Microsoft Publisher

 

Computer Classes in all categories

Learning Express Library
Register here free to use the multitude of computer classes in all categories from the Learning Express Library.

Computer Basics

New User Tutorial (TLN Technology Committee)
A step-by-step lesson on using the mouse, opening and closing windows, and scrolling on pages. Created by the TLN Technology Committee.

Mouserobics (Skyways.org)
A 30-step interactive tutorial about using the mouse. Topics include clicking icons, scrolling, using various types of menus, and filling in fields. Created by

Typeonline
Descriptions of keyboard typing, and interactive lessons. Five keyboard lessons (ten exercises each), four number pad lessons (ten exercises each), copy practice, and a speed test. Each exercise is scored separately, and progress is not saved.

keyboard shortcuts (Microsoft)
Keyboard shortcuts can replace using the mouse to select menu items. This page has descriptions of common shortcuts, as well as shortcuts for specific software programs, including Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

More Mouse Exercises (Investintech)
Practice pointing, clicking, dragging and scrolling with some easy games.

Touchscreen Basics (Learn My Way)
Computer devices with touchscreens are turning up in more and more places. From the most advanced iPad, Android and Microsoft Surface tablet computers to cheap 'smart' mobile phones - it seems a touchscreen is the latest must have gadget.

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Internet Basics

Internet Basics Tutorials (GCFlearnfree.org)
Become Internet savvy with tutorials on how to browse smartly, maintain your safety, and network socially while online.

Signing up for Yahoo! Mail (Flint Public Library)
Instructions for creating a free email account on the Yahoo! Mail service.

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Microsoft Word

Word 2010 Course
Word 2010 is a word processing application in the Microsoft 2010 Office Suite. Word allows you to easily create professional-looking documents using various themes, visual designs, formatting tools, sharing features and more.

Microsoft Word 2013 (Microsoft)
Explanations of the different features of Word, with step-by-step instructions on how to use them.

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Microsoft Excel

Excel (homeandlearn.co.uk)
In the first part of our Excel tutorials, we'll explain what you will see when the program first starts. We're not going to explain what a spreadsheet is, and assume that you already know

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Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2010 Course(GCFlearnfree.org)
PowerPoint 2010 is a presentation program in the Microsoft 2010 Office Suite. It allows you to create amazing slide presentations that can integrate images, video, narration, charts and more.

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Microsoft Publisher

Publisher 2010 Course (GCFlearnfree.org)
Publisher 2010 is part of the Microsoft Office suite and is used to produce professional-looking publications. With the layouts and templates in Publisher, you can create brochures, newsletters, invitations, business cards and more

Typing Tutorial

Peter's Online Typing Course
Practice your typing skills online with this interactive free class.

 

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