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Fundamentals of IT(2) How do you insert a symbol in a Word document To insert a symbol in a word document, 1) Point the cursor

to the location where the symbol in to be inserted then click on the insert option in menu bar. In the drop down menu, click symbol. 2) Now select the required font and can also select the different sub set of symbols. 3) After selecting the required symbol in the subset, click on to insert. What is absolute cell addressing? In spreadsheet applications, a reference to a particular cell or group of cells that does not change, even if you change the shape or size of the spreadsheet, or copy the reference to another cell A formula or function is copied or moved to another location, any cell references in the formula or function get adjusted as well. However, there are some situations where a cell reference inside a formula must ALWAYS refer to the same spot. An absolute cell address consists of the column letter and row number surrounded by dollar signs ($). An example of an absolute cell address would be $C$4, $G$15, or $A$345. Note: An easy way to add the dollar signs to a cell address is to click on a cell address and then press the F4 key on the keyboard. An absolute cell address is used when you want a cell address to stay fixed on a specific cell.

This means that as a formula or function is copied and pasted to other cells, the cell addresses in the formula or function do not change.

What is Custom List? A custom list is a collection of some commonly used word, which can be reproduced by dragging fill handle.For example , a company deals in different products and the name of this is used in many places in a work sheet.this is used to save data entry time. Excel will fill an equation, or function, that you have created in one cell and apply that equation to other cells in your worksheet. Dates can be filled into other cells, as well as numbers (if Excel can see the pattern). One number would not be enough to define a pattern. Excel fills data into cells using the custom lists defined in Excel. The defined lists are found from the Options menu, on the Custom Lists tab. Describe applications of Multimedia. Multimedia can be used for entertainment, corporate presentations, education, training, simulations, digital publications, museum exhibits and so much more. With the advent multimedia authoring applications like Flash, Shockwave and Director amongst a host of other equally enchanting applications, your multimedia end product is only limited by your imagination. We can use animation in web design. Web authors include visual or moving elements on the page for the purpose of holding the users attention. This approach is based on the fact that web users have short attention spans.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Internet Internet has been perhaps the most outstanding innovation in the field of communication in the history of mankind.

As with every single innovation, internet has its own advantages and disadvantages. But usually, greater magnitude of advantages outweighs its disadvantages. Advantages

Communication: The foremost target of internet has always been the communication. And internet has excelled beyond the expectations .Still; innovations are going on to make it faster, more reliable. By the advent of computers Internet, our earth has reduced and has attained the form of a global village. Now we can communicate in a fraction of second with a person who is sitting in the other part of the world. Today for better communication, we can avail the facilities of e-mail; we can chat for hours with our loved ones. There are plenty messenger services in offering. With help of such services, it has become very easy to establish a kind of global friendship where you can share your thoughts, can explore other cultures of different ethnicity. Information Information is probably the biggest advantage internet is offering. The Internet is a virtual treasure trove of information. Any kind of information on any topic under the sun is available on the Internet. The search engines like Google, yahoo is at your service on the Internet. You can almost find any type of data on almost any kind of subject that you are looking for. There is a huge amount of information available on the internet for just about every subject known to man, ranging from government law and services, trade fairs and conferences, market information, new ideas and technical support, the list is end less.

Students and children are among the top users who surf the Internet for research. Today, it is almost required

that students should use the Internet for research for the purpose of gathering resources. Teachers have started giving assignments that require research on the Internet. Almost every coming day, researches on medical issues become much easier to locate. Numerous web sites available on the net are offering loads of information for people to research diseases and talk to doctors online at sites such as, Americas Doctor. During 1998 over 20 million people reported going online to retrieve health information.

Entertainment Entertainment is another popular raison d'tre why many people prefer to surf the Internet. In fact, media of internet has become quite successful in trapping multifaceted entertainment factor. Downloading games, visiting chat rooms or just surfing the Web are some of the uses people have discovered. There are numerous games that may be downloaded from the Internet for free. The industry of online gaming has tasted dramatic and phenomenal attention by game lovers. Chat rooms are popular because users can meet new and interesting people. In fact, the Internet has been successfully used by people to find life long partners. When people surf the Web, there are numerous things that can be found. Music, hobbies, news and more can be found and shared on the Internet.

Services Many services are now provided on the internet such as online banking, job seeking, purchasing tickets for your favorite movies, guidance services on array of topics engulfing the every aspect of life, and hotel reservations. Often these services are not available offline and can cost you more.

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