1 compressing files- zip files- If you want to email or a file to someone or your self and you think its to
big you can go to verisus websites such as http://www.online-convert.com/ to compress your file. the
benfits of zipping your file is that it reduces the size of the document.
2 uploaded – When you upload a file you
move it from one system to another
2.1 download – This is when you
move files from a system to your
2.1.1 Algorithms – A mathematical step-by-step sequence used to
work out calculations or carry out instructions.
3 The advantages of using online software- a advantage of using online a document
software is that you can allow many people to share a version of a document and
work on it at the same time as other people. >anywhere there is an available
internet connection >via different devices (PC, smartphone, tablet) >on different
operating devices (Windows and Mac).
4 controls over online documents
4.1 Version control is important when users are sharing documents online, as all users need to be
working from the most up-to-date version of the same document. One of the simplest ways of
implementing version control is to allow just one user to open a document, or part of the
document, for update at any one time. When one user has the document open and someone else
tries to access it, the document will be locked . It is only unlocked when the original user has
completed updating the file and has closed it again.