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Index calling your desktop or network using a modem, 270, 271 conserving battery power, 265 docking stations, 267, 268, 269 inserting an dejecting PC cards, 266, 267 linking with desktop computers, 269 setting up connections, 269 sharing resources, 270 My Briefcase, 263 subcompact computing with palm and pocket PCs, 271, 272 notebooks, 3 (see also laptop computers) Notepad (Windows program), 46 numeric keypad (keyboard), 27 NumLock key (keyboard), 27 Page Setup dialog box, 114 Page Up key (keyboard), 27 Page Wizard, 211 PageBuilder (Yahoo!), 211 PageWizards link (Yahoo!), 211 Paint (Windows program), 46 Paint program painting graphics, 128 painting graphics, 128 palm PCs, 271, 272 PaperPort (Visioneer), 140 Paragraph command (Format menu), 115 paragraphs formatting files, 115 alignment, 116 indents, 116 line spacing, 116 Tab settings, 116 parallel printers, 133 partitioned hard drives, 33, 35 logical drives, 35 physical drives, 35 passwords setting up Internet accounts, 195 Windows, 44 Passwords icon, 60 Paste button, 107 Paste command (Edit menu), 107 pasting clip art, 123 documents, 106, 107 patches, 306 paths backslashes, 158 Pause Printing command (Document menu), 138 Pause Printing command (Printer menu), 138 Pause/Break key (keyboard), 27 PC Card (PCMCIA) Status icon, 266 PC cards inserting and ejecting in notebooks, 266, 267 slots, 266 PC Pitstop Web site, 317 PCMCIA cards (see PC cards) peer-to-peer networks versus client-server, 165, 166 Peerless drive (Iomega), 297 people searches, 206 PeoplePC purchasing discounted computers, 9 Performance tab, 70, 308 peripherals connecting during set up, 19 permanent connection Internet entrance, 195 Phone Dialer (Windows program), 46 phone programs (Internet), 238 phone support (technical support), 316, 317 locating on the Web, 317, 319 photos ordering photos on CD, 274, 275 physical drives, 35 physical memory, 70 Picture command (Format menu), 124 Picture command (Insert menu), 125 pictures (see graphics) copying to computer, 276, 277 347 O object-oriented graphics programs, 130 OCR (optical character recognition), 8, 126 Office Suite (Microsoft Office XP), 96 Oil Change Online (McAfee) Web site, 317 online librarians navigating standard help systems, 144 online services, 184 AOL, 185 chat rooms, 190 CompuServe, 185 connecting to service, 187 costs, 185 E-mail, 189, 190 forums, 190, 191 Internet, 191 Internet entrance, 194 message boards, 190, 191 MSN Internet Access, 185 Prodigy Internet, 185 signing up for an online account, 186 onscreen slide shows, 127 Open command (File menu), 102 open drive bays, 6 Open File Set command (File menu), 300 Open Volume Controls (Speaker icon), 38 opening documents, 102 files, 102 operating system software, 20 operating systems determing type, 21, 22 optical character recognition (see OCR) option buttons (see radio buttons) options backing up disks, 296 Options command (View menu), 51 Orbit IRC, 232 Organize Favorites command (Favorites menu), 209 Other Locations button, 315 Outlook Express icon, 215 overhead transparencies, 127, 128 Overstrike mode typing, 95 P packet collisions, 166 Page Down key (keyboard), 27