Exploring Macintosh: Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing

Exploring Macintosh: Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing

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Overview

Exploring Macintosh: Concepts in Visually Oriented Computing by Ken Abernethy, T. Ray Nanney, Hayden Porter

A modern introduction to computing for schools and individuals dedicated to the Macintosh environment and the Macintosh human-computer interface philosophy. Discusses broad computing issues such as operating systems, networks, computer languages, and computer problem solving, then ties these issues specifically to the Macintosh. Provides in-depth, hands-on descriptions of graphics capabilities, word processing, spreadsheets and database management using Microsoft Works and MacPaint. Also covers other Macintosh applications such as Hypertext and desktop publishing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471617723
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/28/1989
Pages: 591
Product dimensions: 8.07(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

MASTERING THE MACINTOSH ENVIRONMENT.

Introducing Visually Oriented Computing.

Getting Started with the Macintosh.

Interacting with Computing Environments.

Learning More about the Macintosh.

MASTERING PROBLEM-SOLVING USING MS WORKS.

Introducing Integrated Software Concepts.

Understanding Tasks Common to Works Modules.

Preparing Documents.

Keeping Track with Databases.

Creating Database Reports.

Calculating and Charting with Spreadsheets.

Constructing Spreadsheet Formulas.

Solving More Complex Problems with Spreadsheets.

Communicating Using Computers.

Integrating Solutions with the Works Modules.

INVESTIGATING SOME ADVANCED CONCEPTS.

Preparing Complex Documents with MS Word.

Publishing from the Desktop with Pagemaker.

Extending the Relational Database Model.

Using Relational Database Power with Reflex Plus.

Examining Advanced Spreadsheet Features with Excel.

Exploring Computer Gnerated Sound, Music, and Animation.

Organizing Hypertext Information with HyperCard.

Index.

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