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Title Mastering computer typing / Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts.
Author Lindsell-Roberts, Sheryl.
Publication Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2010]
Copyright date ©2010
Edition Revised edition.
Description v, 198 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 25 cm
Call # 652.3 L
Note Pages 100-198 printed in reverse order.
"Learn to type efficiently and accurately in 24 hours"--Cover.
Summary Updated with new exercises and material on e-mail, instant messaging and other business communications outlines a 24-hour program for learning to type quickly and accurately without looking at a keyboard, sharing additional exercises for understanding etiquette and avoiding discomfort.
Contents Part One: Introduction, Getting started ; Know your keyboard ; QWERTY or QUIRKY? ; Fonts ; Symbols and special characters ; Justification ; Borders and rules ; Typing tidbits ; Avoiding aches, pain, and fatigue -- Part Two: Learning to type. Home row keys ; Top row keys ; Bottom row keys ; Punctuation marks ; Numbers and symbols ; Numeric keypad ; Words, words, words! ; Prefixes and suffixes -- Part Three: Practical applications. Charts, tables, and columns ; Letters, envelopes, and memos ; Reports and manuscripts ; Proofreading and editing ; Email ; Instant messaging and texting ; Blogs ; Resumes and cover letters -- Appendixes. A. How to take a timed typing test and figure your speed ; B. Glossary ; C. Punctuation potpourri ; D. Brain buster answers ;oi E. Picture credits.
Subject Electronic data processing -- Keyboarding.
Typewriting.
Electronic data processing -- Keyboarding. (OCoLC)fst00907018
ISBN 0547333196 (spiral bound) :
9780547333199 (spiral bound) :

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