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Windows 7 Plain & Simple by Jerry Joyce and Marianne Moon

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Chapter 4. Running Programs and Gadgets

In this section:

  • Using the Ribbon

  • Composing, Saving, Closing, and Opening a Document

  • Inserting Special Characters

  • Crunching Numbers; Writing Equations and Formulas

  • Typing on Your Screen

  • Writing Quick Notes; Writing and Drawing Notes

  • Annotating a Document

  • Enlarging the Screen Content

  • Controlling Your Gadgets

  • Running Commands

  • Running Older Programs

Getting to know the programs that come with Windows 7 is like moving into new living quarters. Just as your new abode has the basics—stove, refrigerator, and (dare we say it?) windows—the Windows 7 operating system comes with basic accessories and tools. Just as you add the accoutrements that transform empty rooms into a cozy home, you add programs to Windows 7 to utilize its ...

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