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Digital Literacy For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-96286-2
Paperback
456 pages
October 2014
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Introduction 1

About This Book 2

Foolish Assumptions 3

Icons Used in This Book 4

Beyond the Book 4

Where to Go from Here 5

Part I: Computer Basics 7

Chapter 1: It’s a Digital World 9

Chapter 2: Buying and Setting Up a Computer 25

Chapter 3: Understanding Operating Systems 45

Chapter 4: Windows 8.1 Basics 55

Part II: The Online Experience 87

Chapter 5: Understanding Internet Basics 89

Chapter 6: Working with the Web 99

Chapter 7: Sending and Receiving Email 117

Chapter 8: Clouds and Online Communication 137

Part III: Productivity Programs 151

Chapter 9: Understanding Applications 153

Chapter 10: Creating Personal Documents with Microsoft Word 173

Chapter 11: Managing and Calculating Data with Microsoft Excel 211

Chapter 12: Creating Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 239

Chapter 13: Storing and Retrieving Data with Microsoft Access 261

Part IV: Digital Security and Privacy 279

Chapter 14: Protecting Your Computer and Data from Harm 281

Chapter 15: Safeguarding Your Privacy 301

Part V: Mobility and Multimedia 323

Chapter 16: Expanding Computing to Other Devices 325

Chapter 17: Digital Cameras and Photography 337

Chapter 18: Working with Music and Video 361

Part VI: The Part of Tens 393

Chapter 19: Ten Computer Problems (and How to Solve Them) 395

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Working with Windows 8.1 407

Appendix: Making a Living in Digital Technology 421

Index 429