File Management • This PowerPoint will guide you through the structure and management of folders and files for Computing [Business].
File Management • Storing things on a computer is like storing things in a filing cabinet. You have: • Files – pages where the information is stored/ written • Folders – similar pages can be stored together as a collection Folder File
File Management • When creating new files or folders it is important to choose good names. • A good name: • Has meaning • Will indicate what the file/folder is • Examples: • Good name: Essential Skills ICT • Bad Name: Comp • Bad Name: lkdnflsd
File Management • Inside your student drive (H drive), create a folder called:Computing [Business] • Inside the Computing [Business] folder, create a folder called: Essential Skills ICT • Right click in the folder • Select ‘New’ • Select ‘Folder’ • A New Folder will appear, type in the name Essential Skills ICT • Press enter
File Management • Now create two more folders within Computing [Business], one called Applications and one called Project Implementation • These are the 3 main folders you will use to store your files. Subject folder A folder for each major unit within the subject
File Management • For each topic covered in this course, you will need to create a new folder within Essential Skills, Applications or Project Implementation, and put all your work in there. • Eg. If I was working with Microsoft Word, I would create a Word folder inside my Applications folder, and put all my work in there. • I will provide ongoing guidance on folder structure. • Please ask if you are unsure what folder a particular task should be filed in.
Once you have created your folders, please take a screen print, and paste into a word document. Please crop the picture.