State the functions of the tools labelled A, B and C. (3 marks)
Source: KCSE Computer Studies 2012 - Paper 1
Question Number: 13 (a) (b) (c)
Marks: 3 Marks (@ 1 marks)
From Topic: Desktop Publishing
From Subtopic: Designing a Publication Types of publication e.g. newsletters cards, brochures, posters etc (Screen Layout)
Question Level: Form 2
Candidates were required to state the functions of the given DTP tools.
Majority of the candidates were unable state the functions to the given tools.
A: Selection tool - used for selecting/choosing/highlighting objects on the work area. (1 mark)
B: Text tool - used for enabling typing/editing or insertion of text. (1 mark)
C: Cropping tool - used for trimming graphics. (1 mark)
Advice to the teachers
Teachers should expose students to a variety of DTP packages other than those of Microsoft.