A helpful set of downloadable guides from Alan Paul of Ravenshead U3A. Alan has kindly offered us a link to his Guides which will help users of the Internet and anyone with a computer to get to grips with a whole host of issues, for example:
Emailing, including Outlook and Live Mail
Using Excel spreadsheets
How to set up an Apple Mac filing system
Take a photo and email it on an iPad or iPhone
An iPad users guide
How to use a Samsung Galaxy phone
Setting up Skype for your family
Guides to Windows XP, 7 and 10 systems.
Click the appropriate highlighted word to access the correct guide.
These guides describe a range of basic computing techniques.
Smart phones are now a major method of communicating. Specific guides are listed alphabetically below for the following devices.Apple Ipad; Samsung Galaxy Tablet; ZTE Android smart phone.
Apple IMac Filing System
Gmail How to log on and send email
- Send and receive email
- Attaching Photos
- Group email
- Creating contact addresses
Excel 1 Addition of a simple column of numbers.
Excel 2 Multiple columns and use of simple formulae.
Excel 3 Continuous additions to columns and running totals
Excel 4 Investments and savings calculations
Excel 5 Passwords; how to protect your Word and Excel
documents using passwords.
Investment Spreadsheet How to total your investment savings
Connecting your computer to the internet
Google Searches. How to search for information on the internet.
Google maps. How to find places, world-wide, pictorial street views, planning routes from place to place.
An Introduction to 8.1 A brief introduction to Windows version 8.1
Skype How to create a video connection with friends and family
U3A Web Site for Webmaster and Sub Editors
Sub Editors Guide
Administration of Events guide
Send An Email On This Site
Graphics Collage on Home Page
Graphics Collage - additional
Bluebird how to use it.
Retrieving a PDF File
Video Introduction to windows 10
The Front Pages and Filing System
Transfer photos to a Memory stick
Graphics Collage create your own photo collage page.
Closing Down Your Computer how to set the options.
Filing Systems Saving and Filing documents
Unwanted files How to remove unwanted files such as 'cookies' from your computer storage
Uninstall A Program How to remove a Program from your computer.
Copying CDs How to copy ("rip") a CD and "burn" a new CD.
Shortcut Keyboard Commands Quick editing techniques using the keyboard.
Photo Storage And Transfer from camera
How To Transfer Photos To A Computer and file them
Part 1 How to use Home Menu, Clipboard, Font, styles and editing.
Part 2 How to Insert, pages, tables, pictures, clip art, shapes and drawings.
Address Labels in Word 2010 (and W 2016) How to use mail merge to create address labels
Creating tables in Word 2010; extended description on how create a table
Creating a Book Guide on how create a book.
Finished Book Example of finished Book
Vista. Guide an introduction to the web using Vista
ZTE Android smart phone. Manufacturers guide.
If you did not find what you want, send an email (blue bird top right) and I will try to help.