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Computing in the office

  • Yvonne Locker
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Abstract

By the end of this chapter you should be able to explain:
  • the factors a business will consider before choosing a computer system

  • the terms ‘hardware’ and ‘software’

  • the different types of computer

  • the parts which together make up a computer system

  • the purpose of secondary storage devices

  • the formatting of a disk

  • the difference between a hard disk and a floppy disk

  • the range of printers available to suit the needs of different businesses

  • how to care for computer equipment and materials

  • the need for good housekeeping

  • the most common software applications for business use

  • the skills and qualities of word processor operators.

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© Yvonne Locker 1994

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