Windows® 8.1 IN DEPTH Do more in less time! Experienced with Windows? Don’t let Windows 8.1 make you feel like a beginner again! This book is packed with intensely useful knowledge you won’t find anywhere else. Full of new tips and shortcuts, it’s the fastest, best way to master Windows 8.1’s full power, get comfortable with its radically different interface, and leverage its new tools for everything from business to video, security to social networking! • Take a quick guided tour of everything that’s new in Windows 8.1 • Survive without the Start menu • Navigate the Windows 8.1 interface (and customize it to make yourself more comfortable) • Learn hidden shortcuts you’d never find on your own • Quickly locate and use files, media, apps, websites and management tools • Set up your Web connection, and discover Internet Explorer 11’s latest improvements • Get comfortable with Windows 8.1’s built-in apps, from Calendar and Finance to Weather and Windows Store • Save time by monitoring Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn through one unified app • Make the most of Windows’ supercharged media and imaging tools • Profit from Windows’ built-in support for business presentations • Maximize the performance and efficiency of hardware, storage, and software • Protect yourself from viruses, spyware, data theft, fraud, spam, hackers, and snoops • Use SkyDrive to access your data from anywhere—and use Remote Desktop to access your computer, too • Get even more power with Windows 8.1’s command-line interface • Use Hyper-V to run other operating systems alongside Windows • Troubleshoot the most common Windows 8.1’s problems—and the toughest ones In Depth offers: • Comprehensive coverage, with detailed solutions • Breakthrough techniques and shortcuts that are unavailable elsewhere • Practical, real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out • Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own • Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching styles • Quick information via sidebars, tips, reminders, notes, and warnings In Depth is the only tool you need to get more done in less time! CATEGORY: Windows Operating System COVERS: Microsoft® Windows 8.1
Provides a collection of solutions, techniques, and shortcuts to get the most out of Microsoft Windows 7, covering such topics as managing files, printing, gadgets, networking, Windows Media Center, Internet Explorer 8, and Windows Live Mail.
Get more out of Microsoft Excel® 2013: more productivity and better answers for greater success! Drawing on his unsurpassed Excel experience, Bill Jelen (“Mr Excel”) brings together all the intensely useful knowledge you need: insights, techniques, tips, and shortcuts you just won’t find anywhere else. Excel 2013 In Depth is the fastest, best way to master Excel 2013’s full power; get comfortable with its updated interface; and leverage its new tools for everything from formulas, charts, and functions to dashboards, data visualization, and social media integration. Start by taking a quick “tour” of Excel 2013’s most valuable new features. Then, learn how to Build more trustworthy, error-resistant, flexible, extensible, intelligent, and understandable spreadsheets Get more productive with Excel 2013’s new Start Screen and Timelines Create formulas, charts, subtotals, and pivot tables faster with new Flash Fill and Analysis Lens Quickly apply attractive, consistent formats Master every function you’ll ever need,- including powerful new web services functions Solve real-world business intelligence analysis problems Create amazing PowerPivot data mashups that integrate information from anywhere Use Power View to generate stunningly intuitive maps, dashboards, and data visualizations Share workbooks on the Web and social networks Leverage the improved Excel Web App to create highly interactive web pages and online surveys Automate repetitive functions using Excel macros Supercharge your workbooks with new apps from the Excel App Store Like all In Depth books, Excel 2013 In Depth delivers complete coverage with detailed solutions, and troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own. Whatever you intend to do with Excel 2013, this is the only book you’ll need!
Full color: Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. Windows 8.1 enables you to build stunning applications that integrate with each other, Web services, and Windows itself. You can sell them in the Windows Store, with more options than ever before, for tablets such as Surface, laptops, and traditional desktop PCs! World-renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan shows you exactly how to write first-class apps for this significant update to Windows. Don’t let the minor name change fool you--Windows 8.1 contains an incredible amount of new developer opportunities compared to Windows 8. Clear, accessible, and intensely practical, this guide teaches through concise code examples, in full color to match their appearance in Visual Studio--the same approach that made Nathan’s WPF Unleashed so popular. Writing with unprecedented depth and insight, Nathan guides you through creating advanced user interfaces with XAML and exploiting key Windows 8.1 features. Whether you’re already comfortable with Microsoft programming or relatively new to it, Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed will take you to the cutting edge of Windows 8.1 development. Detailed information on how to... Use XAML to represent state-of-the-art user interfaces, even across multiple windows Handle touch, mouse, keyboard, and pen input, including handwriting recognition Use new Windows 8.1 controls for creating hubs, flyouts, better app bars, performing in-app searches, rendering PDFs, and much more Encode, decode, and transcode multimedia content and speech-enable your app Leverage rich XAML vector graphics and animation Interact with built-in functionality such as the Camera app, file picker, the lock screen, new contacts and appointments integration, and more Exploit the Windows 8.1 charms bar Integrate DirectX graphics seamlessly Work with the rich set of available sensors: accelerometer, compass, light sensor, location (with geofencing support), proximity, and more Control devices such as fingerprint readers, image and bar code scanners, magnetic stripe readers, and custom Bluetooth, USB, HID, or Wi-Fi Direct devices
This authoritative collection sets out the critical role and application of evaluation in identifying and developing good practice in a range of dementia care settings. The contributors discuss the evaluation of care at different levels and in various settings, particularly long stay care, covering evaluation methods, ethics, use of technology and the user's role in the evaluation process itself. Their contributions on evaluating aspects of dementia care ranging from life story work and environmental considerations to medication and dementia care mapping is a useful basis for the discussion of future challenges in evaluation of dementia care. Practical and theoretical, this wide-ranging text is essential reading for dementia care practitioners at all levels, as well as students and researchers interested in dementia care practice.
With Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitation, Restoring & Reconstructing Historic Buildings
Author: Kay D. Weeks
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
The Interior Dept. is responsible for establishing professional standards & providing advice on the preservation & protection of all cultural resources listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. These Standards are intended to be applied to a wide variety of resource types, including buildings, sites, structures, objects, & districts. The Standards are neither technical nor prescriptive, but are intended to promote responsible preservation practices. Covers: exterior building materials & features; interior building systems, spaces, & finishes; building sites; settings. Photos.
Subduction zones, one of the three types of plate boundaries, return Earth's surface to its deep interior. Because subduction zones are gently inclined at shallow depths and depress Earth's temperature gradient, they have the largest seismogenic area of any plate boundary. Consequently, subduction zones generate Earth's largest earthquakes and most destructive tsunamis. As tragically demonstrated by the Sumatra earthquake and tsunami of December 2004, these events often impact densely populated coastal areas and cause large numbers of fatalities. While scientists have a general understanding of the seismogenic zone, many critical details remain obscure. This volume attempts to answer such fundamental concerns as why some interplate subduction earthquakes are relatively modest in rupture length (greater than 100 km) while others, such as the great (M greater than 9) 1960 Chile, 1964 Alaska, and 2004 Sumatra events, rupture along 1000 km or more. Contributors also address why certain subduction zones are fully locked, accumulating elastic strain at essentially the full plate convergence rate, while others appear to be only partially coupled or even freely slipping; whether these locking patterns persist through the seismic cycle; and what is the role of sediments and fluids on the incoming plate. Nineteen papers written by experts in a variety of fields review the most current lab, field, and theoretical research on the origins and mechanics of subduction zone earthquakes and suggest further areas of exploration. They consider the composition of incoming plates, laboratory studies concerning sediment evolution during subduction and fault frictional properties, seismic and geodetic studies, and regional scale deformation. The forces behind subduction zone earthquakes are of increasing environmental and societal importance.
'The Symbolic Essence of Modern European Architecture of the Twenties and Its Continuing Influence'), this collection contains critical writings on works by Mies, Corbusier, Kahn, and Venturi, as well as one previously unpublished text. Jordy leads readers to discover important connections of architecture with art, literature, intellectual history, symbolic structures, social purpose and community. He significantly shaped the way we understand the character and meaning of modern architecture and American culture.