1. Introduction

Everyone who uses a computer will no doubt use a variety of different software applications.

When you have a task to complete, you will probably use the application with which you are most familiar. Although many applications have common tools and could be used to produce similar end results, each application type is designed for specific purposes.

Over the next few pages we will be looking at some of the more commonly used standard applications software and highlighting the main tasks for which they are intended.

Use the menu on the left-hand side to navigate through the pages.