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Digital Literacy For Dummies by Faithe Wempen

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Chapter 9

Understanding Applications

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding application types and uses

arrow Understanding how applications are installed and removed

arrow Identifying the applications in the Microsoft Office suite

arrow Navigating an Office application’s interface

arrow Opening, saving, and printing files in an application

Applications are programs that enables you to do something useful or fun on your computer. This can include creating documents for business or personal projects, pursuing hobbies, learning, and being entertained.

In this chapter, you find out about the types of applications available and how to install and remove them in Windows 8.1. You will also learn what programs are included in Microsoft Office 2013 and what common features each of the Office applications share.

Types of Applications

Applications are available for just about anything you can imagine doing with a computer. Some broad categories of applications include the following:

  • Business productivity: These applications ...

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