TalksĀ planned for 2017.

Introduction to Excel

Presented by Alf Hogan

Excel is a spreadsheet that is typically used to create and monitor a household budget, the daily rainfall or planning a holiday. But it has many other applications, such as creating attendance sheets, membership lists, even a table of rules on the back of a scorecard. You can even create, number and print concert or raffle tickets, in fact any application that can use rows and columns.
This talk is a brief introduction to these possibilities.
Tuesday, 14th February at 2pmRoom 22, Atherton Community Centre, 42 Mabel StreetEnrol

Excel Hints & Tips

Presented by Alf Hogan

This is a follow-up to the introductory talk and introduces formatting, sorting, filtering and finding data, summarising data, using functions and formula, graphs, links to other data sources and shortcuts for ways of doing things in Excel, e.g. using forms to enter data.
Tuesday, 28th February at 2pmRoom 22, Atherton Community Centre, 42 Mabel StreetEnrol

Excel Workshop

Presented by Alf Hogan

This will be a workshop for anyone who is trying to use Excel and would like some assistance or advice.
Tuesday, 7th March at 2pm.Room 22, Atherton Community Centre, 42 Mabel StreetEnrol

Smartphone Apps

Presented by Alf Hogan

Smartphones can be used for a surprising number of activities, such as controlling your TV, scanning and sharing photos, listening to music, watching YouTube on your TV, Skype, emails, navigation, news, weather, notetaking, voice recording, finding something in Woolies, scanning barcodes, paying for shopping, boarding aircraft, etc etc. In fact there is an app for just about anything. This talk introduces some of these and how to use them. Firstly, there will be a brief recap on how to set a smartphone up.
Tuesday, 14th March at 2pmRoom 22, Atherton Community Centre, 42 Mabel StreetEnrol

Know your IPad

Presented by Garry McGregor

More details to follow
Wednesday, 17th May at 10amRoom 22, Atherton Community Centre, 42 Mabel StreetEnrol

Google is Your Friend - Tips on Searching

Presented by Alf Hogan

Google can solve all your technology problems, if you ask nicely. You don't even have to type anything and she will answer! (Google is female of course (knows everything!) and I'll prove it!) This workshop will demonstrate the secrets to asking the right questions. If you think that Google is just another simple search engine, think again. There are numerous tricks that are waiting just a click away. Google has an advanced search. There is Google Scholar, Google Books, Google Maps, Google Earth, even Toogle and Fun Google!
Bring along your smartphone, laptop or tablet and we can have some practice. Room 22 now has an internet connection which we can all use.
Wednesday, 7th June between 9 and 11amRoom 22, Atherton Community Centre, 42 Mabel StreetEnrol
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