Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The Windows XP Desktop
WIN 9
pinned items list contains Web
browser program (Internet
Explorer) and E-mail program
(Windows Live Mail)
1
Point to the Start button on the
taskbar to display the ToolTip,
‘Click here to begin’.
user icon
and name
Start menu
two columns
icon and command
name - commands
can represent
an application
program, a folder,
or an operation
Click the Start button on the Windows
taskbar to display the Start menu
(Figure 1–7).
What is a ToolTip?
A ToolTip is a short on-screen note
associated
with the
object
to which
you are
pointing.
A ToolTip is
displayed on the desktop for
approximately fi ve seconds.
right arrows indicate that
pointing to the command
will display a submenu
most frequently used
programs list contains
three programs but can
contain up to six - when
programs are executed,
they are placed on this list
separator
lines
All Programs
command
ellipsis indicates more
information is required
to execute the command
What are the various sections
on the Start menu?
The top section contains the
user icon and name, the
middle section contains two
columns of commands, and the
bottom section contains two icons
(Log Off and Turn Off Computer).
Turn Off Computer
icon turns off the
computer
Log Off icon
logs off the
computer
pointing to the Start
button displays a
ToolTip momentarily
Figure 1–7
2
Point to All Programs on the Start
menu to display the All Programs
submenu (Figure 1–8).
Accessories
command
All Programs
submenu
All Programs
command
Figure 1–8
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