Pen on paper

'I've swapped my pen for a keyboard, and I'm surprised by how much I like it.'

From cave painting to pen and ink, from typewriters to computers: the latest phase in the history of humanity's desire to express itself through writing and creating images.

Using WordPad

WordPad comes free with the Microsoft Windows operating system and is a great way for beginners to start exploring the world of document creation.…

How to use Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is the most popular word-processing program – and justifiably so. It’s easy to use and allows you to create all different types of…

Other Microsoft programs

Expert, step-by-step guides and advice in using a range of Microsoft programs including Paint.

Microsoft Excel

Excel is a Microsoft spreadsheet application that can help with budgeting and accounts.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a package that allows you to create a series of slides that you can use to present information.

Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is the online subscription service for Office packages.