Working with Documents Josh Lazar CGS 2585
Today’s Agenda • Notetaker • Fun from your e-mails • Desktop Publishing Basics • Pegasus Webmail
Fun things about your classmates • Was on Price is Right • Great Uncle is Jackie Gleason • Some want to move to London, others to Australia • Some lucky student has bowled over 30 300 games in bowling • I have my two 10 pins from my 278… Opened with the front 8 in a row.
Fun things about your classmates • A member of the UCF Table Tennis team • Ranked 13th in the nation • A former UCF Football player • A male gymnast for over 10 years • One skater with 2 broken teeth • One pianist and one guitarist • Had Mariah Carey as a babysitter
Candy you like • Majority is chocolate
What is Desktop Publishing • Desktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for desktop or commercial printing. Source • Before this, publishing was completed with large phototypesetting machines and/or free-hand.
What can you produce? • Newsletters • Advertisements • Brochures • Calendars • Business Cards • Labels • Websites
Basics Steps to Produce a Document • Plan the document. • Select a design. • Insert text. • Insert graphics. • Prepare the document for publication. • Print the document.
Plan a Publication • The first step in preparing a Desktop Publication is to plan the basic format of your document. • Create a mock-up • Rough draft of your future publication • Should be paper/pencil, not a template on a computer
Create a New File • Using a template • Default settings
Save, Close, and Reopen a Document • Save vs. Save As • Open
Change the Document View • Toolbars • Title Bar • Menu Bar • Task Pane • Ruler • Vertical Toolbars • Ctrl + Scroll Bar
Add and Edit Text • Text can be added with a Text Box • Insert>Text Box • This is the same as in PowerPoint • Editing text is similar to editing word text • Undo (CTRL + Z) and Redo (CTRL + Y)
Save Changes to a File • File>Save • Save vs. Save As
Insert a Picture • Insert>Picture • From file • Clip Art • Blank Picture
Preview and Print a Document • File>Print Preview
Pegasus and PuTTy • PuTTY will be used to setup your Pegasus Homepage • Download and run PuTTY • Hostname: pegasus.cc.ucf.edu • Select the SSH Option button • Click Open • Use your Pegasus ID to login (your NID) and your correct password • Your password will not show up and *’s will not appear when you are typing • At the Pegasus% prompt, type “homepagesetup” and press Enter.
What does homepagesetup do? • In essence, it sets up your Pegasus account to allow a website to be posted to your account. • http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~YourNID • You will see a dummy website if you have not uploaded anything for another class.
What if you do not remember your password? • Try to use the utility at the Pegasus Webmail homepage. • Go to an ACS Campus lab (Classroom 1, CC2 labs) or the Pegasus helpdesk.
How to upload your website • Directions from UCF • Posted here for future reference