CIS 1 - Kurtz                                                                                                Santa Monica College

 

WINDOWS ASSIGNMENT 2
Working in Windows

 

 

This assignment assumes that you are running Windows 7. If you have a more recent version of Windows on the computer that you are using, please refer to your manual or use a Windows 7 campus computer for this assignment.   

For eight months, you have accumulated data about your 2015 Aston Martin DB9 automobile.  Some of the information is written on pieces of paper, while the rest is in the form of receipts.  You have decided to organize this information using your computer.  You will create four text documents using Notepad as described below.
 

  1. If necessary, launch Windows 7 and log on to the computer.
  2. Click the Start button.
  3. Point to All Programs on the Start menu, click on Accessories on the All Programs submenu, and click Notepad on the Accessories submenu.  The Untitled – Notepad window will display and an insertion point (flashing vertical line) will display in the blank area below the menu bar.
  4. Type the following:

your name
CIS 1, Windows Assignment 1
today’s date 

  1. Press the ENTER key twice to insert a blank line.
  2. Enter the text shown in Figure 1.
  3. Create a folder on your flash drive called Automobile Documents.
  4. Save the text file you have created in the Automobile Documents folder on your flash drive and name the new file Automobile Information.txt.
  5. Create the Phone Numbers.txt document as shown in Figure 2 and save it in the Automobile Documents folder on your flash drive.
  6. Create the Automobile Gas Mileage.txt document as shown in Figure 3 and save it in the Automobile Documents folder on your flash drive.
  7. Create the Automobile Maintenance.txt document as shown in Figure 2 and save it in the Automobile Documents folder on your flash drive.
  8. Save your Automobile Documents folder as a “Zip” file.
    1. Right-click on the Automobile Documents folder.
    2. Mouse over Send to.
    3. Click on Compressed (zipped) folder.
    4. A new file, Automobile Documents.zip, will appear in your window.
  9. Upload the Automobile Documents.zip file into the Windows Assignment 2 folder in the eCompanion drop box.
 

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Figure 3

 

 

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