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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Renaming a File or Folder
› Changing a file or folder name can be necessary

for a variety of reasons including correcting
spelling, adding a year to it for easier lookup, or
modifying it to better fit the content.

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Renaming a File or Folder: Mouse Method
› The mouse method is a click-and-click method.

This method has a distinct pause between the
clicks which differentiates it from a double click
which is two quick clicks (which would open the
file).
› To select the file or folder, click once on the file

or folder 
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Renaming a File or Folder: Mouse Method
› To edit the file or folder name, click a second

time on the file or folder name
The file or folder name will appear highlighted.
Type the new name
› Click somewhere else in the dialog box or press

[Enter]

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Renaming a File or Folder: Right Click
Method
› Point to the file or folder with the mouse

pointer
› Click the right mouse button » select Rename

The file or folder name will appear highlighted.
› Type the new name
› Click somewhere else in the dialog box or press

[Enter] 
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Move A File From A Floppy Disk /External drive
To A New Folder

On the left, click on A: to reveal files on the right
side.

Right click on the files and choose Cut.

Crete a new folder by clicking right – new folder –
name it

Then scroll to your new folder on the right which
was just created, right click on this folder and
choose Paste.  
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Method To Search For Files Using Windows
Find

To conduct a search, you can use your START
menu and choose FIND, Files and Folders, or

click on Tools on the menu bar and choose Find,
Files or Folders, or

right click My Computer, and choose FIND.

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Method To Search For Files Using Windows
Find

You will be presented with a Find dialogue box

Using a basic search, you indicate the file name
or a portion of the file name (if you don't know
it all) and search either your entire computer,
or any drives or directories that you choose.  

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Copying and Pasting Files

Copying files is useful when you want a second
copy or a backup copy of a file.

To copy files, you can use a method similar to
copying text.

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Copying and Pasting Files: Keyboard
Method

To select the file, click once on the file

Press [Ctrl] + [C]

Go to the location where you want the file to
be copied to

Press [Ctrl] + [V]  

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Copying and Pasting Files: Right Click
Method

Point to the file

Click the right mouse button » select Copy

Go to the location where you want the file to
be copied to

Click the right mouse button » select Paste 

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Cutting and Pasting Files

It essentially moves the files from one location
to another.

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Cutting and Pasting Files: Keyboard
Method

To select the file, click it once

Press [Ctrl] + [X]

Go to the location where you want the file to
be moved to

Press [Ctrl] + [V]

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Cutting and Pasting Files: Right Click
Method

Point to the file

Click the right mouse button » select Cut

Go to the location where you want the file to
be moved to

Click the right mouse button » select Paste

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Saving Files

The Save As dialog box will be used for
determining where your file is saved and the
name that it is given.

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Below is a listing of all the major shortcut
keys in Microsoft Word.
Shortcut Keys

Description

Ctrl + B

Bold Highlighted selection

Ctrl + C

Copy selected text.

Ctrl + V

Paste

F12

Save as

Ctrl + Shift + F1

Prints the document

Shift + Alt + D

Insert the current date

Shift + Alt + T

Insert the current time.

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