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Software Available in the PC Centers
Microsoft Office Suite 2010
This database program allows you to create
your own database or choose one that Microsoft has developed for you. Access
is a great way to keep track of and combine large volumes of information!
Number crunching is Excel's specialty. This
spreadsheet program is used to organize, manipulate, and chart data as well
as perform a number of mathematical calculations.
This program allows users to create
presentations that range from the simple to the complicated. Add pictures,
animations, sound and even information from the World Wide Web, Excel or Word.
Presentations can be viewed on-screen or printed out.
Create slick pamphlets, signs, and even
business cards using this application. Publisher provides you with templates
or lets you create on your own.
This word processor lets you do everything
from write a letter to a doctoral thesis. It includes templates and wizards
that can create resumes, envelopes, and fax cover sheets. It also has the ability
to incorporate a wide selection of clip art into a document, create tables,
and perform mail merges.
- Internet Explorer
Internet browser that enables you to surf the web. You can use this to access any website, to check email, do on line banking, shopping, read newspapers, play games, listen to music, or any other web based utility.
- Mozilla Firefox
This is a popular Internet browser for those who do not prefer Microsoft products. When used at home it allows for customization and personalization of the web browser. You can use this to access any website, to check email, do on line banking, shopping, read newspapers, play games, listen to music, or any other web based utility.
A display utility that makes the computer screen more readable by creating a separate window that displays a magnified portion of the screen.
A text-to-speech utility that reads what is displayed on the screen – the contents of the active window, menu options, or text that has been typed.
- On-Screen Keyboard
Displays a virtual keyboard on the computer screen that allows you to type data by using a pointing device, such as a mouse.