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Font and Search

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A font is a design for the set of characters. The combination of typeface and design characters such as size pitch and spacing defines the font. We use the font to make our text attractive and stylish. It is the calligraphy of the computer. We need to download the font prior of its installation.

To install a font:

  1. Open Fonts by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Fonts.

  2. Click File, and then click Install New Font.

    If you don’t see the File menu, press ALT.

  3. In the Add Fonts dialog box, under Drives, click the drive where the font that you want to install is located.

  4. Under Folders, double-click the folder containing the fonts that you want to add.

  5. Under List of fonts, click the font that you want to add, and then click Install.


To make our life easier there is a search function avilable with the windows. To use search we have to do the foolowing:

  1. Open the Start Menu Vista Start Logo
  2. Enterthe the file name you are searching for in the Search field.
    • You do not need to click on this field to access it, just start typing after opening the Start Menu.


  3. Click See more results.
  4. The Search Results window will appear.
  5. If you are still unable to find your file, click on Custom...


  6. Select Computer to search through all locations on your computer and click OK.



Now a days computers are used extensively in our daily life and hold our important files and folders. If we do not take care of these machine we might lose our data and could not recover it. To get the maximum from the comuter we can do the following:

  1. Keep your computer away from dust as they can damage the computer. We can use small vacuum cleaner to remove dust from the computer.
  2. Avoid spilling things on your computer. Computers are very sensetive to liquid because they run using electricity. Spilling liquids on computer can cause permanent damage and short circuit in the house.
  3. Stop giving mechanical push, apply force to the computer, the computer. It can cause internal hard drive to crash and currupt the data.
  4. Keep your operating system upto date as non-updated computers can be hacked easily.
  5. Keep all of your application updated too for the same reason.

Very Short Questions

  • What is font?

    It is a design for the set of characters.

    It is detailed study of the text.

    It is the way pictures are presented.

    Font defines the logic for the text and pictures to display.

  • Font is related to _______.


    internal logic

    input devices


  • Search is in the ________.

    start menu

    start button

    run menu

    accessories menu

  • We acn access search through _______.


    neither explorer nor start menu

    start menu

    start menu and explorer

  • Which of the following statement is true?

    We can filter data in explorer menu and also filter data in search menu.

    We can custom search for file and folder.

    We cannot filter data in explorer menu but can filter data in search menu.

    We cannot custom search for file and folder.

  • What are the precautions taken whie using a computer?

    Do not bring strong magnets near to computer.

    All the answers are correct.

    Keep all the applications updated.

    Avoid drinking and eating near computer.

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