The toolbar is a series of shortcuts for the most commonly used tasks.
|Solid choice||This item is available and may be selected|
|Ghosted Choice||This option is not currently available||>|
|Shortcut Keys||Provides the alternate key combination that can be used to trigger the item||>|
|Arrow||Denotes that there is a sub-menu below the current menu|
|Ellipse (...)||Denotes that selecting that option will display an option box|
|Bullet||Shows which option, in a menu, is selected|
|Checkmark||Denotes whether an item is selected|
|You can use the key combination following a menu item to execute that command.|
|You may also press the Alt key and the underlined letter to select that menu item.|
Minimize / Maximize / Move Windows
|Click the minimize button to hide your window to the task bar.|
|Click the maximize button to extend the window to fill the current screen.|
|Click the restore button to shrink the window to its original state.|
|Click the close button to close the window.|
To move a window:
|To change the size of a window:
Move the mouse over a border or corner until it becomes a double arrow. Click and hold the left mouse button. Drag the frame to the desired size. Release the left mouse button.
Selecting items from a list
| To select a single item:
Single click on the item
| To select multiple continuous items:
Single click on the first item of the set
Press and hold the shift key
Single click on the last item of the set
Release the shift key
| To select multiple items that are non-continuous:
Single click the first item of the set
Press and hold the control key (Ctrl)
Single click any other items you wish to select
Release the control key (Ctrl)
|To search for files or programs on your drive you can use the search function found on the start menu.|
|To view a list of the 15 documents recently opened select the documents function on the start menu.|
Customizing the start menu
To add items to the start menu:
All shortcuts added to the start menu folder will appear on the top portion of your start menu.
Log off: Will close any open applications and log off the current user. The log in window will appear after a successful log off.
Shut down: Closes all applications and Windows 2000. This option will also power off most new machines.
Restart: Closes all applications and Windows 2000 and restarts your machine.
Stand by: Causes your machine to enter a power saving mode. You can restore your machine to its previous state by pressing the power button.