Windows 10 in easy steps – Special Edition, 3rd edition builds on Windows 10 in easy steps and Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps, taking the user to the next level. Written to help non-technical PC-users to make the most of their Windows 10 computer, all in the familiar In Easy Steps style. Windows 10 in easy steps – Special Edition, 3rd edition is a comprehensive, yet concise guide that will walk you through Windows 10 basics so that you can get up and running in no time. Then, in easy steps, it'll gently guide you through advanced features to help you venture further and get more from Windows 10. · Install/upgrade the right Windows 10 release · Master the new interface, desktop and the Start menu · Learn to use the great new features in the Redstone 4 update · Find, download and use key apps for work and for fun · Utilize internet and cloud facilities such as OneDrive · Enjoy Microsoft Edge, the new innovative web browser · Take control of devices and printers · Save time – use the Search feature and Cortana · Create and monitor a home network · Organize and share files safely · Keep Windows 10 working smoothly & efficiently · Explore Windows Registry, file encryption, Windows PowerShell, and more · This guide also includes a chapter on troubleshooting so it'll serve as a key reference point for the future Table of Contents: 1. Introducing Windows 10 2. Choosing your computer 3. Installing Windows 10 4. The Windows 10 interface 5. Windows 10 apps 6. Desktop and Taskbar 7. Built-in programs 8. Windows downloads 9. Microsoft Store 10. Search techniques 11. Manage files and folders 12. Email and messaging 13. Microsoft Edge 14. Digital images 15. Windows games 16. Music and sound 17. Devices and printers 18. Networking Windows 19. Protection and Ease of Access 20. Troubleshooting 21. Backup and recovery 22. Security and encryption 23. Windows PowerShell 24. Update and maintain 25. Windows performance 26. Windows Registry 27. Extending Windows
Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd edition is written with older citizens in mind. This best-selling guide uses larger type for easy reading and takes you through the essentials a step at a time. It will help you to: · Install or upgrade to Windows 10, and customize it to suit your needs · Master the key features of Windows 10 on your Windows device (including PCs, laptops and touch devices) · Find your way around with the Start button, the Start menu, and the new Taskbar · Use the Quick Access section - an area you can personalize with your favorite apps, programs, contacts and websites so you can quickly get to the functions and files you use most often · Search the web with the Microsoft Edge browser · Learn about apps, find and download them, then resize and move them and maximize, minimize or close from their titlebars · Understand how Cloud storage with OneDrive works, and use it for free storage and sharing files · Talk to Cortana, the voice-activated Personal Digital Assistant which can perform searches on your computer or the web, perform actions like opening apps or documents, or set reminders and more This guide is filled with tips and shortcuts to help you get the most out of Windows 10, whatever your level of experience and whichever type of PC system you are using. Covers the April 2018 Update.
Excel VBA in easy steps neatly demonstrates VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) Macro programming in a clear and concise manner, so you can get more from the popular Microsoft Excel spreadsheet application. Areas covered include: · Recording and editing Macros · Creating your own Macro programs · Coding with the VBA language · Responding to Worksheet events · Programming Excel procedures · Making ‘DataForms’ for data editing · Producing ‘UserForms’ for data entry · Displaying dynamic Charts · Sharing your Excel apps to impress your colleagues! Whether you’re upgrading to Excel 2019, exploring Excel in the Office 365 suite, or new to the Macro programming concept, use this guide to learn the key features constructively and get more out of Microsoft Excel – in easy steps! 1. Table of Contents 2. Getting started 3. Writing macros 4. Storing values 5. Performing operations 6. Making statements 7. Executing procedures 8. Employing functions 101 9. Recognizing events 10. Opening dialogs 11. Providing UserForm dialogs 12. Developing apps
Tablet computers are now ubiquitous on the digital landscape. They are powerful, portable and packed full of functionality for most computing tasks. Android is the operating system on a wide range of tablets, and it is one of the major players in this market. This determines the tablet's user interface and also a lot of its functionality. The latest version of Android is 7.0 Nougat, and improves upon what is already the most widely used operating system for tablets. Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd Edition: Looks at the range of devices available and their specifications and functionality. Explains the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your favorite tasks, getting online and turning your tablet into a mobile library and entertainment center. Focuses on the latest version of Android, 7.0 Nougat, and shows the enhancements that have been made over previous versions, such as multi-view windows for viewing two apps at the same time, Quick Switch between apps, high-performance 3D graphics, a Doze feature for saving battery power, a new range of settings for customizing Android, replying to notifications without having to open a different app and enhanced safety and security features. Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd Edition will show you how to: Get up and running with the interactive, touchscreen experience so that you can quickly find your way around with Android. Use the Android settings to ensure that your tablet looks and works in exactly the way that you want. Find your way around apps: the programs that give Android tablets their functionality – from using the preinstalled apps, to downloading and using the huge selection available from the Google Play Store, which is linked directly to Android tablets. It also shows how to get the best apps for popular activities such as travel, health and wellbeing, family history and online shopping. Connect to the web via Wi-Fi, using email, making phone and video calls to family and friends with Skype and diving into the world of social networking. Keep your tablet safe – security on tablets is just as important as on any other computer and this is covered in terms of preventing access to your tablet and staying safe online and when using your apps. Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd Edition gives you the confidence to enter the world of the tablet and get the most out of your device, using Android 7.0 Nougat. The book features the Google Nexus but is applicable to all tablets running the Android operating system. Presented in larger type for easier reading. Covers the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
Learn C# language basics, including variables, arrays, logic, looping, methods, and classes, and then move on to Object Oriented Programming – all in easy steps! Modern coding with C# 10 and .NET 6. Updated for Visual Studio 2022 C# Programming in easy steps, 3rd teaches you how to code applications and demonstrates every aspect of the C# language you will need to produce professional programming results. Its examples provide clear syntax-highlighted code showing C# language basics including variables, arrays, logic, looping, methods, and classes. The book begins by explaining how to install the free Visual Studio Community Edition, to create an environment in which you can quickly begin to create your own executable programs by copying the book's examples. It demonstrates all the C# language basics before moving on to provide examples of Object Oriented Programming. It concludes by demonstrating how you can use your acquired knowledge to create graphic programs for traditional PC Desktop apps, and also as Universal apps for multiple devices. You need have no previous knowledge of any programming language, so it's ideal for the newcomer to computer programming. Also ideal for: · Programmers moving from another programming language. · Students who are studying C# programming at school or college. · Those seeking a career in computing who need a fundamental understanding of procedural programming. Free, downloadable sample code is available to download from our website for checking against your own work. Table of Contents 1. Getting started 2. Storing values 3. Performing operations 4. Making statements 5. Devising methods 6. Handling strings 7. Accessing files 8. Solving problems 9. Creating objects 10. Controlling events 11. Building an application 12. Targeting devices
Many people unnecessarily spend money buying a new computer when their current PC can be upgraded to meet their requirements. This title takes the reader through this process in simple stages. Many of us would spend more time fixing a ten-dollar pen than repairing or upgrading a thousand dollar computer. Delving inside a PC seems so forbidding that many people would rather avoid it at any cost, even though replacing computer parts is so easy that, with the proper guidance, even technophobes can do it. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps provides all the information one needs to do just that. A must for all PC users. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps enables you to keep your PC at the cutting-edge by explaining how to replace components or add new ones. Its simple, illustrated instructions and nifty sidebars teach you to identify, locate, and install the relevant parts to make your computer faster, more versatile, and more powerful. But this book isn't just a handy how-to manual; it's a consumer guide. In truly easy steps, it teaches you to evaluate the performance, storage, and networking needs of your PC yourself.Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps even provides you with a money-saving tutorial on your various buying options and a separate chapter on troubleshooting nasty problems. When one considers the high price and inconvenience of computer store visits, it's no wonder that we think of this both a learning tool and an investment.
Windows 10 in easy steps - Special Edition, 3rd Edition builds on Windows 10 in easy steps and Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps, taking the user to the next level. Written to help non-technical PC-users to make the most of their Windows 10 computer, all in the familiar In Easy Steps style.
SQL is THE standard language used world-wide for database communication on all popular database software. It allows the storage and manipulation of data both on Windows platforms and on Unix-based platforms, such as Linux. SQL in easy steps, 3rd edition has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to begin using databases. It is aimed at those with little or no experience of SQL. From web developers wanting to add database interaction to their web sites, programmers wanting to quickly add SQL to their skills set, hobbyists who want to begin creating SQL scripts for upload to their own ISP, to students or to those seeking a career in computing, this book will appeal to all who need a fundamental understanding of database administration with SQL. SQL in easy steps, 3rd edition begins by explaining how to download and install the free MySQL database server on both Windows and Linux platforms. This allows you to establish an environment in which to develop and administer your own databases. This book makes no assumption that you will have previous knowledge of any programming or scripting language so it's ideal for the newcomer to SQL. Each chapter builds your knowledge of executing database queries. The book contains exciting chapters on how to selectively extract data from within one, or more, databases and there are complete examples that illustrate each aspect of SQL. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of the Structured Query Language and be able to write your own SQL scripts to insert, extract and manipulate data. Updated and revised with the latest techniques since the second edition, which was published in 2005. All examples given in this 3rd edition demonstrate SQL features using the current MySQL Relational Database Management System that is supported on both Windows and Linux operating systems. Table of Contents 1) Introducing SQL 2) Getting Started 3) Creating database tables 4) Inserting data into tables 5) Retrieving data from tables 6) Sorting retrieved data 7) Simple data filtering 8) Complex data filtering 9) Generating calculated fields 10) Manipulating data 11) Grouping table data 12) Making complex queries 13) Joining database tables
Whether you are using a desktop computer or a mobile device, this essential resource provides full-color and comprehensive coverage of the latest Windows operating system and shows how to get the most out of it. --
Written with older citizens in mind, this easy-to-read guide is filled with tips and shortcuts to help you get the most out of Windows 10, whatever your level of experience and whichever type of PC system you are using. --