Synopses & Reviews
Essential skills for the information age. Master state-of-the-art computer skills quickly and confidently with the Essential Computers series. These clear and concise step-by-step visual guides are designed to help beginners acquire all the techniques necessary to use today's information technology, from word processing and desktop publishing to entertainment and the internet. Scanners and Printers helps you master the basic skills of using a desktop scanner and color inkjet printer, and includes: Choosing a scanner and printer, Connecting hardware to your PC, Installing a scanner and printer, Loading software and drivers, Using scanning software, Scanning pictures and objects, Choosing the correct resolution, Using image editing software, Adjusting brightness and contrast, Sharpening and cropping your image, and Printing to a color inkjet printer.
Written in clear, concise language with step-by-step solutions and handy illustrations, the Essential Computer Series is ideal for learning specific skills and overcoming issues that computer users face every day. Packed with helpful, essential, easy-to-follow tips, these five revised, updated, and accessible paperbacks are ideal for the home, school, or office.
About the Author
Andy Ashdown has six years' experience using Microsoft Windows and Macintosh OS in his work for the design industry. As a full-time graphic designer and production coordinator, he has a thorough working knowledge of scanners and printers, which as essential tools of his trade.