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Alan Simpson's Windows Vista Bible, Desktop Edition by Alan Simpson

By Alan Simpson

An extended winded, dry and disappointing ebook. Being new to Vista i used to be searching for whatever to aid me comprehend the hot positive aspects and make allowance me to utilize this new working procedure. as a substitute I obtained an in depth rehash of all of Microsoft's working platforms with a sprinkling of Vista thrown in. i feel they have been attempting for the "most pages" checklist in order that they threw in every little thing they can give some thought to. comfortable I acquired it affordable. It will not trouble me to throw it away.

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Figure 1-5 shows an example of a standard keyboard, although your keyboard probably won’t look exactly like the one in the figure. But you should be able to find all the keys pointed out, even if your keyboard is arranged a little differently from the example in Figure 1-5. Function keys Esc ~ ` Tab F1 ESC ! 1 TAB CAPS LOCK SHIFT CTRL F2 @ 2 Q F3 # 3 W A $ 4 E S Z F5 % 5 R D X ALT F4 ^ 6 T F C & 7 Y G V F6 I J N F8 ( 9 * 8 U H B F7 F9 ) 0 O K M Numeric keypad — – F11 + = | \ { [ P L < , F10 : ; > .

It has to be a graphics program for Windows Vista. A graphics program for some other operating system, like the Mac OS, Linux, or UNIX, just won’t work on a Windows computer. The reverse is also true. For example, to get a graphics program for a Macintosh computer, you have to get one that runs on the Mac OS. Why Learn Windows Vista? Besides all that technical stuff, the operating system also determines how you operate the computer. When you first start your computer, everything you see on your screen is Windows Vista.

The mouse button on the left is called the primary mouse button. The mouse button on the right is called the secondary mouse button (see Figure 1-3). In a nutshell, you use the primary (left) mouse button when you want the computer to do something. You use the secondary (right) mouse button when you want to see your options before you do anything. Wheel Primary (left) mouse button Secondary (right) mouse button Figure 1-3: A typical mouse and how to hold it How to hold As you move the mouse around (without holding down either of the mouse buttons), the mouse pointer on the screen moves in the same direction that you move the mouse.

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