Chapter 3

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A-Level ICT (Chapter 3) Mind Map on Chapter 3, created by michael-cutting on 04/10/2015.

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Chapter 3
1 Application software
1.1 Word Processor
1.1.1 Entry, editing and formatting of text
1.1.2 Features Formatting text Tables Styles Spell checker Automatic numbering
1.1.3 Tasks Letters Books Reports
1.2 Desktop publishing
1.2.1 Features Text boxes Importing images Borders Shapes Text wrap Shading Guides
1.2.2 Tasks Poster Newspaper
1.2.3 Used to combine text and images
1.3 Presentation
1.3.1 Suitable for creating a multimedia presentation
1.3.2 Tasks Presentation on screen
1.4 Spreadsheet
1.4.1 Used for tasks whichinvolve numerical calculations
1.4.2 Features Formulae and functions Worksheets What-if analysis Goal seek Graphs and charts Conditional formatting
1.5 Database
1.5.1 Features Tables and relationships Queries Forms Reports
1.5.2 Used to store, manipulate and present large amounts of data
1.6 Web authoring
1.6.1 Features Tables Hyperlinks Forms Navigation CSS
1.6.2 Used for the sole purpose of creating and editing websites
1.7 Graphics
1.7.1 Used for the creation and manipulation of graphics
1.7.2 Features Freehand drawing Crop Resize Shapes Paint fill
1.7.3 Tasks Creating logo Editing a photo
2 Systems
2.1 Personnel
2.1.1 Helps with managment of people within a business
2.1.2 Major part is a database
2.1.3 Must comply with the Data Protection Act
2.2 Stock control
2.2.1 Ensures a shop always has enough stock and not to much
2.2.2 Characteristics Quality of stock Reorder level Reorder amount Viewing all stock
2.3 Invoicing
2.3.1 Produces invoices
2.3.2 Stores details on products
2.3.3 Produce quotations for products
2.3.4 Produce an invoice based on the order placed by a customer
2.4 Booking
2.4.1 Used for booking events
2.4.2 Input Time and date Search for availability Confirm buttons
2.4.3 Output Prices Confirm page Email tickets or confirmation
2.5 Timetabling
2.5.1 Produces a timetable of events
2.5.2 Enter data
2.5.3 Setting up parameters
2.5.4 Setting up constraints
2.6 Route finding
2.6.1 Finds a route from origin to destination
2.6.2 Suggested route
2.6.3 Alternative routs
2.6.4 Time of travel
2.6.5 Method of travel
2.7 Trainig
2.7.1 Using the computer to assist with training
2.7.2 Videos
2.7.3 Pictures
2.7.4 Hyperlinks
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