# Mr Greenhalgh S4 Computing Int 1 Things you could do with knowing before the Exam…

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Mr Greenhalgh S4 Computing Int 1 Things you could do with knowing before the Exam…

Mr Greenhalgh Word Processing Explain a mail merge Explain a mail merge Is combining a standard letter with a database that adds personal details to a document. This can then be printed and posted or emailed. Is combining a standard letter with a database that adds personal details to a document. This can then be printed and posted or emailed. What is the difference between a standard letter and standard paragraph. What is the difference between a standard letter and standard paragraph. Standard Letter is a full letter missing personal details, a standard paragraph is a paragraph in one document that is cut and pasted to be used in others. Standard Letter is a full letter missing personal details, a standard paragraph is a paragraph in one document that is cut and pasted to be used in others. What is Search and Replace? What is Search and Replace? This allows the user to search for one term and replace it with another globally (throughout the whole document in one operation) This allows the user to search for one term and replace it with another globally (throughout the whole document in one operation) How does the spell check work? How does the spell check work? Every word you type is compared to a dictionary if the word is not there, it is identified as being misspelled. Every word you type is compared to a dictionary if the word is not there, it is identified as being misspelled.

Mr Greenhalgh Spreadsheets What is the difference between absolute and relative referencing? What is the difference between absolute and relative referencing? Absolute referencing does not change a cell reference that is anchored with a \$ when a formula is copied. Relative does change cell references when formulas are copied. Absolute referencing does not change a cell reference that is anchored with a \$ when a formula is copied. Relative does change cell references when formulas are copied. How does a formula work? How does a formula work? Formulae always start with a = Formulae always start with a = What does the AVERAGE function do? What does the AVERAGE function do? Gives the average from a range of cells e.g. =average(a1:a10) gives the average from those cells. Gives the average from a range of cells e.g. =average(a1:a10) gives the average from those cells. Why use a chart? Why use a chart? Use a chart to display information visually making it easier and faster to comprehend. Use a chart to display information visually making it easier and faster to comprehend.

Mr Greenhalgh Databases Give 3 examples of field types. Give 3 examples of field types. Numerical, Text, Currency, date, time Numerical, Text, Currency, date, time Field, File and Record put into the correct order. Field, File and Record put into the correct order. File, record, field File, record, field Explain a complex search? Explain a complex search? Searching on more than one field eg Students born in 1994 AND with in postcode EH54 Searching on more than one field eg Students born in 1994 AND with in postcode EH54 Explain a complex sort? Explain a complex sort? Sorting (Organizing) Information on more than one field eg Most Points, Goal Difference, Goals scored. Sorting (Organizing) Information on more than one field eg Most Points, Goal Difference, Goals scored.

Mr Greenhalgh Graphics How much memory does one pixel take up? How much memory does one pixel take up? 1 Bit (There are 8 bits in a byte) 1 Bit (There are 8 bits in a byte) What does scale change in an image. What does scale change in an image. Scale changes the size of an image Scale changes the size of an image Name 4 different attributes you could change in an image. Name 4 different attributes you could change in an image. Scale, rotate, crop, skew, flip, Scale, rotate, crop, skew, flip, How much memory would eight 400 * 600 images require to store. How much memory would eight 400 * 600 images require to store. 400*600 * 8 400*600 * 8 = 1 920 000 bits / 8 = 1 920 000 bits / 8 = 240 000 bytes / 1024 = 240 000 bytes / 1024 234.3 kb 234.3 kb

Mr Greenhalgh Presentation Software What is a master slide? What is a master slide? A slide you put information on that then will appear on every slide in the presentation A slide you put information on that then will appear on every slide in the presentation Explain the term Multimedia? Explain the term Multimedia? Different ways of presenting information, sound, video, graphics, photos, text. Different ways of presenting information, sound, video, graphics, photos, text.

Mr Greenhalgh Electronic Communications and Networks What is a LAN What is a LAN Local Area Network, Connected by wires or wireless router, often controlled by local server. Local Area Network, Connected by wires or wireless router, often controlled by local server. What is a WAN What is a WAN Wide Area Network using internet technology Wide Area Network using internet technology What is the difference between Online Help and Online Tutorials. What is the difference between Online Help and Online Tutorials. Help the user requests what area they are need help on, specific questions. Help the user requests what area they are need help on, specific questions. Tutorials are instructional tasks to show users program capabilities Tutorials are instructional tasks to show users program capabilities What hardware do you need to connect to the Internet. What hardware do you need to connect to the Internet. Modem, router, Network Interface Card Modem, router, Network Interface Card

Mr Greenhalgh System Hardware Give the differences between ROM and RAM Give the differences between ROM and RAM ROM Read Only Memory, can never be changed, used to load the OS ROM Read Only Memory, can never be changed, used to load the OS RAM Random Access Memory, active programs are loaded into RAM by the processor, this can be changed. RAM Random Access Memory, active programs are loaded into RAM by the processor, this can be changed. Give 4 types of backing storage and sample capacity Give 4 types of backing storage and sample capacity DVD 6Gb, CDR 800Mb, Flash Drive 1 – 32 Gb, Hard Drive Up to 1.5Tb DVD 6Gb, CDR 800Mb, Flash Drive 1 – 32 Gb, Hard Drive Up to 1.5Tb Name one specialized input device and suggest and end user. Name one specialized input device and suggest and end user. Track ball for more accurate graphics work. Microphone for Speech recognition software for mobility limited people. Track ball for more accurate graphics work. Microphone for Speech recognition software for mobility limited people.

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