Pulborough Computer Club

2003 Calendar

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are in the Rother Hall of Pulborough Village Hall and commence at 7:30pm. The hall is available from 7pm for setting up equipment. Please click here for directions.

7:30-8:45ish Tutorial
8:45ish-9:00ish Refreshments
9:00ish-9:50 Burning questions about any topic and hopefully, answers
9:50-10:00 Clear up

2003

Tuesday
7th January
AGM and choosing meeting topics for the next year.
Wednesday
22nd January
Back to Basics - A refresher on routine operations and shortcut keys.
Tuesday
4th February
How to Surf - Using Internet Explorer with hints on favorites (sic) and using the Google search engine.
Wednesday
19th February
Future Developments - Where's IT going? A look at the future presented by Ian Greenslade of IBM.
Tuesday
4th March
Viruses, how to avoid getting them and how to avoid spreading them.
Wednesday
19th March
Filing Systems 1 - Using Windows Explorer - A step beyond putting everything in My Documents with hints on saving files so that you can find them again and using MS Backup.
Tuesday
1st April
Email and Usenet - Demonstrating conventional and web based email, and Usenet (including the Google archives).
Wednesday
16th April
Word Processing 1 - Using MS Word - basic operations, formatting and tables.
Tuesday
6th May
Image resolution - Selecting appropriate settings for various  purposes and optimising scanned or digital camera photos for email and the web.
Wednesday
21st May
Filing Systems 2 - Partitioning a hard drive to separate programs from data and making a system recovery disc.
Tuesday
3rd June
Spread Sheets 1 - Using MS Excel - basic concepts, formulae and layout.
Wednesday
18th June
Housekeeping - Keeping the place tidy, throwing out the junk, defragmenting and updating Windows.
Tuesday
1st July
Word Processing 2 - Using MS Word - More complex layouts, imported graphics and text boxes.
Wednesday
16th July
Alternative Browsers - A look at Mozilla and Opera.
Tuesday
22nd July
Visit to the Village Computer Club at Walberton. Marion Bruce is giving a tutorial on image processing. Directions are given on their website.
Tuesday
5th August
Back to Basics - A refresher on routine operations and shortcut keys.
Wednesday
20th August
Desk Top Publishing - MS Publisher (John Beard).
Tuesday 2nd September Photoshop - Image enhancement and manipulation using this industry standard high end graphics program (Peter Astley).
Wednesday
17th September
Scanning - Using a scanner to import images and the use of character recognition software to convert pictures of text into editable documents.
Tuesday
7th October
Computer Aided Music Creation - The artist, photographer and composer Rex Stapleton demonstrates the process and plays samples of his works.
Wednesday
22nd October
 Downloading - Finding device drivers and programs, and installing them. 
Tuesday
4th November
CD writers - Discussing the merits of CD-R and CD-RW with demonstrations of Nero to make data and audio CDs.
Wednesday
19th November
Spread Sheets 2 - Using MS Excel - creating graphs, multiple sheets and sorting.
Tuesday
2nd December
Colour Matching - discussing the challenge of making the screen and printed document appear the same (Peter Astley) - followed by mince pies big grin.