OMP101-1201A-320 Introduction to Computers

. Questions for weekly discussions and conversations (not part of the required Discussion Board assignment)

These questions can serve as the starting point for your discussions during the week. They are a?thought starters,a? so that you can explore some ideas associated with the discussion board and unit topics. Answers are not required, and should not be submitted with your required assignment. Answers are not graded.

1. What are some of the main applications for Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)?

2. Under what circumstances might you use OLE to embed an Excel spreadsheet in a Word document? Why might OLE be better than a?copy and pastea??

3. What are some of the main functions of a compound document as defined by Microsoft?

B. Required Discussion Board assignment.

Library Project

You will often create or use compound MS Office documents. Using the library and the Internet (use only legitimate research sources), find the definition of a compound document. Also, research object linking and embedding.

Please write and cite your findings about the definitions you find, then briefly explain why the following items are or are not compound documents within the Microsoft Office framework (or environment):

An external Excel spreadsheet linked into a Word document
A Web page
Remember to provide your answers in terms of the question so that when the answer is read, anyone will know what you are answering. You may also include the questions with the answers beneath them.

OMP101-1201A-320 Introduction to Computers

In this assignment, you will find and critique virtual information and use word-processing skills to create a professional-looking document that promotes personal development or financial growth and maturity.

Windows Instructions:

Search the Internet for information on a topic that interests you and that offers information on money management, personal health and safety, or parenting. Note the URLs where you find your material because you will need to reference the information.
When you have completed your search, highlight the text from the article being displayed in your browser (left-click & drag the cursor over the text). Then, while the text is still highlighted, right-click and select CopyOr click CTRL+C on the keyboard.
Next, open Microsoft Word, and paste the information on the page (click CTRL+V, or right-click and choose Paste”).
Scroll to the end of the copied information, and write a minimum of 100-word summary of the article you selected.
Following the summary, create a reference entry for your source using APA reference format, including a hanging indent.
Manipulate the formatting to make the document professional looking by changing the following: font size, font style. Example a you would not copy nor keep in the document links to ads or search engines. The end result should not give the impression that it was copied from a web site.
Add a page border of your choice (click on the Page Layout menu, and click the Page Borders button).
In a footer position (click the Insert menu and then the Footer icon), add a 3a 4-word abbreviation of the title of the article.
Use any other Word features you can to make a nicely presented, effective document that presents useful information. You may include a cover page, topic headings for the copied information and summary, add paragraph borders and shading to specific text or use any other features in Word that would add to the professional look of the document.
Save your work as your a?First initial_Last name_APA_IP1a?. Example: J_DOE_APA_IP1.
Submit your assignment.
Macintosh Instructions:

Search the Internet for an article on a topic that interests you.. Note the URLs/website addresses where you find your material because you will need to reference the information.
When you have completed your search, highlight the text from the article being displayed in your browser (left-click & drag the cursor over the text). Then, while the text is still highlighted, right-click and select CopyOr click CTRL+C on the keyboard.
Next, open Microsoft Word, and paste the information on the page (click Apple Key+V, or right-click choose Paste”).
Scroll to the end of the copied information, and write a minimum of 100-word summary of the article you selected.
Following the summary, create a reference entry for your source using APA reference format, including a hanging indent.
Manipulate the formatting to make the document professional looking by changing the following: font size, font style. Example a you would not copy nor keep in the document links to ads or search engines. The end result should not give the impression that it was copied from a web site.
Add a page border of your choice (click Format > Borders and Shading).
In a footer position (click Insert > Document Elements > Footers), add a 3a 4-word abbreviation of the title of the article.
Use any other Word features you can to make a nicely presented, effective document that presents useful information. You may include a cover page, topic headings for the copied information and summary, add paragraph borders and shading to specific text or use any other features in Word that would add to the professional look of the document.
Save your work as your a?First initial_Last name_APA_IP1a?. Example: J_DOE_APA_IP1.
Submit your assignment.

OMP101-1201A-320 Introduction to Computers

In this project, you will use the Travel Tips 3 document and add a table, a bulleted list, and a page border. To view these instructions while working in Word, do either of the following:

Print this page of instructions.
Move back and forth between this page and Word by clicking each applications button on the Windows taskbar.
Open the document Travel Tips 3, save it on your computer, and open it in Word.

When you follow these steps, this assignment must be finished and still fit on 1 page. Please be sure to work with font sizes or resize the Word art at the bottom to make room if necessary. You may also remove additional paragraph marks if they do not ruin the general look and feel of the document. Remember, this assignment requires you to use the starting document and have an improved but relatively similar-looking end product.

Windows Instructions:

Open the Travel Tips 3 document from the link provided above.
Next, be sure that you have the show/hide button selected on the toolbar. This is the button usually located on the Home tab, Paragraph section of the ribbon next to the Sort button and looks like a backwards P. The Show/Hide button reveals all of the non-printing word-processing control information, like the arrows for tabs, the section and page breaks, and the backward Ps, which are paragraph marks.
Please take note of the lines labeled Section Break.”
Section 1 is considered to be above the first section break line.
Section 2 is considered to be above the second section break line.
Section 3 is considered to be below the second section break line.
In section 2, there is a paragraph that starts with the words You need identification.Select this paragraph all the way up to the second-to-last paragraph of section 2, ending with the words Excess baggage.”
Apply numbering to these paragraphs (Home menu > Numbering button). Select any style of numbering available by clicking on the down arrow next to the numbering button. Use your best judgment on what looks good.
Anywhere in Section 3, insert a 3 row by 3 column table. Type the names of 9 major cities into the table, one city per cell.
Use the Table Styles feature to give the table a more professional look. First, clear all the check boxes; then, select the appropriate check boxes to apply special formats to heading rows and the first column. Center the table on the page.
Highlight all of the cells in the table, and apply bullets to the entire table so that each city has a bullet next to it and there are no additional bullets around the table (Home menu > Bullets button). There should be only 9 bullets in the table.
Include an Art Page border.
Create a header (Insert > Header) with the following text: Travel the World, Get Advice Here. Left-justify this text in the header, make it bold, and change its font size to between 14a 16 points.
Put the date in the footer (Insert > Footer). Left-justify the date in the footer (Insert > Date & Time).
Save the document as your First Initial Last Name Travel Tips 4”. Example: J Doe Travel Tips 4.
Submit your assignment.
Macintosh Instructions:

Open the Travel Tips 3 document from the link provided above.
Next, be sure that you have the Show/Hide button selected. The Show/Hide button reveals all of the non-printing word-processing control information, like the arrows for tabs, the section and page breaks, and the backward Ps, which are paragraph marks.
Please take note of the lines labeled Section Break.”
Section 1 is considered to be above the first section break line.
Section 2 is considered to be above the second section break line.
Section 3 is considered to be below the second section break line.
In section 2, there is a paragraph that starts with the words You need identification.Select this paragraph all the way up to the second-to-last paragraph of section 2, ending with the words Excess baggage.”
Apply numbering to these paragraphs (Toolbox > Bullets and Numbering). Select any style of numbering available by clicking on the down arrow next to the numbering button. Use your best judgment on what looks good.
Anywhere in Section 3, insert a 3 row by 3 column table. Type the names of 9 major cities into the table, one city per cell.
Use the Table Styles feature to give the table a more professional look. First, clear all the check boxes; then, select the appropriate check boxes to apply special formats to heading rows and first column. Center the table on the page.
Highlight all of the cells in the table, and apply bullets to the entire table so that each city has a bullet next to it and there are no additional bullets around the table (Toolbox > Bullets and Numbering). There should be only 9 bullets in the table.
Include an Art Page border.
Create a header (Insert > Document Elements > Headers) with the following text: Travel the World, Get Advice Here.Left-justify this text in the header, make it bold, and change its font size to between 14a 16 points.
Put the date in the footer (Insert > Document Elements > Footers) . Left-justify the date in the footer (Insert > Date and Time).
Save the document as your First Initial Last Name Travel Tips 4.Example: J Doe Travel Tips 4.
Submit your assignment.