- SYSTEM SOFTWARE
- APPLICATION SOFTWARE - Basic Application n Specialized Application
Most have graphical user interfaces (GUI) that display icons.
Rectangular areas that can contain documents, programs, n messages.
Presents commands listed on the menu bar.
Provides additional information or requests user input.
Contain buttons for quick access 2 commonly used command.
The interface of 2007 Microsoft Office designed to make easy to find n application features:
Replaces menus and toolbars use tabs to organize commands.
Automatically appear when needed.
Replace many dialog boxes with visual presentations of potential results
Some applications support speech recognition by allowing voice input.
W.P allow to create, edit, save and print text based document. (e.g: newsletter, web pages)
Word wrap – basic features that automatically move the insertion point to the next line.
Provides synonyms, antonyms n related words.
Find N Replaces
Locates( finds), removes, and inserts (replaces) another words.
Spelling and Grammar Checkers
Automatically locate misspelled words and grammatical problems.
Design of characters. Font size is the height of characters.
Include bold, italic, shadow and colors.
Bulleted and Numbered lists
Used to present sequences of topics or step.
-organize, analyze, and graph numeric data.
Principal spreadsheet features:
Consist of one or more related worksheet.
Worksheets (spreadsheets or sheets)
Rectangular grids of rows and column.
Rows – numbers
Column – letters
Formed by the intersection of a row and column. Used to hold text and numeric entries.
Text Entries (labels)
Provide structure and numeric entries can be numbers or formulas.
Instructions for calculations. Functions are prewritten formulas.
Series of cells.
Analytical graphs (charts)
Represent data visually.
Occurs whenever a value changes in one cell that affects another cells.
Process of observing the effect of changing one or more values.
DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Database – collection of related data.(entering, editing and retrieving data)
Database management system (DBMS) – database manager
Organizes data into related tables.
Have rows(records) and columns ( fields)
Tool to rearrange records using a particular field.
Questions or request for specific data contained in a database.
Used to enter new records or edit existing records.
are printed output in a variety of forms.
Presentation graphics combine a variety of visual objects to create attractive, visually interesting presentation.
Individual page of screen of a presentation.
Steps you through the process of creating a presentation.
Professionally selected combination of color schemes, slide layouts, and special effects.
Does not appear in presentation, control format and placement all of slides in a presentation.
INTEGRATED PACKAGES ( home software )
Single program that provides the functionality of several application packages.
>Function that typically include word processor, spreadsheet, database manager and more. Each function is not as extensive or powerful as a single function application program.
>Less expensive than purchasing several individual application program.
>Simple to use and switch between functions.
>opular with home users who are willing to sacrifice some advanced features for cost and simplicity.
Collection of individual application packages sold together.
Productivity suites ( business suites )
Professional grade application programs.
Personal Suites ( home suites)
Personal software application or programs intended for home use.
Focus on specific applications such as graphics.
Variety of programs designed to make computing easier and safer.
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