• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Analysis of various programs

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Michael Thorpe I.C.T. Coursework Analysis of various programs I will produce various systems to manage and run a supermarket. I will use a lot of different programs. Each will be used differently and for various tasks. Some of the packages and programs I will use are: Microsoft Word This program I cannot do without and is most important. I will use this word processing program to type up all of my documentation. Because of it's many uses, I can also use this program to make posters, letters etc. The main use for this program, however, will be the word processing. Advantages: * Can change size, font, colour and shape of text. * Can insert pictures that can be resized and moved freely. * Has a formal layout that is easy to use. ...read more.

Middle

Microsoft Publisher This program would be useful for the advertisements and the posters, and possibly the letters. It would be best to use for these tasks as the program was purposely written to perform these tasks. Advantages: * Text boxes and picture boxes can be moved easily and more efficiently than Word. * The whole page can be viewed, zoomed in and zoomed out and still can be used efficiently. * Text can be placed anywhere on the screen instead of in set places on a page (like Word). * Borders can be placed on the page by just outlining a picture box that covers the page. Disadvantages: * Large file size. * Crashes now and again. Microsoft Excel This spreadsheet program is ideal for working out all of my costs. ...read more.

Conclusion

I could also use it to make little presentations. Advantages: * Slides can be made up of images, text, animations and sounds. * Slides can be animated and changed automatically, making a fully working slide show. * It can be used for advertisements and educational shows. * It's many functions and efficient layout makes making slides easier. * Sound can be used. * Timings and transitions are fully customisable. Disadvantages: * The amount of different controls can be overwhelming. * Large file size can restrict the size of the presentation. Microsoft Works This program is very useful as it has all the major programs fitted into one. It has a Database, Spreadsheet and Word Processor in one. This could be useful in ways described below. Advantages: * Spreadsheets, Databases and Word Documents can be transferred from and to each other without exiting the program. * * * * * ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Computer Science section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Computer Science essays

  1. Review of the article "Supply Chain Analysis at Volkswagen of America".

    However, because of the tremendous number of alternatives, there was a need for a systematic way of generating location scenarios. In order to reduce the number of alternative location scenarios to be evaluated, the team formulated a mixed integer program (MIP)

  2. AS ICT Corsework - Mr Brookes K-Fit Ltd

    Link Time Taken To Load (s) Kitchen Doors 1.8s Home 1.4s Granite Worktops 1.4s Information 2.2s As you can see all the pages load up at a maximum of 2.2s which is excellent as I'm testing for a maximum of 5s.

  1. System Analysis

    The discipline sheet is also used to explain the student's low grades. Apart from that, at the end of the year, these discipline sheets are also used to see the student's overall behavior throughout

  2. supermarket database-computer coursework

    * It is limited to a low transaction rate. * It can bring down the entire servers if it is not used properly. The advantages of using Visual Basic are: * It provides a user-friendly interface. * The modular structure in visual basic program helps the programmer to develop a large program without knowing all the variables and their relationships.

  1. Ict Analysis

    ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ That's the end of the questionnaire! Thank you for taking the time to complete it. Interview for Mr. Hashmi 1. What information do you store on your data handling system which is currently being used? - We use our current data handling system to store the customer details, booking Details and table details.

  2. Investigating Visual Programs

    * Uses same interface as Microsoft's other Visual Studio Products. * Can be run either interactively as an interpreted language or compiled into an executable. * Permits Rapid Application Development (RAD) due to its object oriented - event driven design.

  1. Definition-nature of the problem solved - Car Mechanic business

    The pricing list and current job notes are stored on paper as a checklist to be calculated. This process takes time so therefore numerous customers have to be called back before they know the full details about a job. All the paper-based information regarding each customer contains no specific reference that it is related to the company.

  2. You need to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of someone in your

    What would happen when a folder gets lost? What are the problems with lots of filing cabinets in the office? What would happen if someone put a folder back in the wrong place? What would happen is someone spells something wrong?

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work