[<< wikibooks] Trainz/CS00-Computer skills index
= About this TOC page =
Writing for Trainz Asset Management and Maintenance poses some challenges for how are our contributors to know the skills knowledge in OS-HowTo or education and background of Trainz Users—who span the gamete from children to elderly railway workers and other retirees who had no job experience with computers, computing and only have a computer because of Trainz. The tutorials here are fundamental heavily illustrated HowTo techniques that even the Savvy computer professionals sometimes overlook. We intend to give you the computer skills Know-how to manage Trainz —and perhaps even improve your whole life-skills set here.


= CS Skills TOC-MAC =
Want Ad - Someone with good assets repair or creation experience and with Trainz Mac-I or Mac-II that is selfless enough to add parallel HowTo articles with our Windows pages. Yesterdayz-Trainz, who have undertaken the revision of this work since June 2013 can use a contributing partner! Membership is optional, but as a group focused in part on an Trainz educational mission, Mac owners need some loving too!


== Windows skills ==


== Around Windows ==
For convenient reading, this section will be threaded with LMB-clickable page-to-page hyperlinks from the page tops and bottom boxes. Recommended settings and set ups
CSW-002_the importance of being the boss
CSW-003_optimized hard drive configurations
Steps to make sure Trainz runs properly
CSW-007_one head or two plus with Trainz
CSW-011_running more than one Trainz install
CSW-013_editing registry entries
CSW-016_
CSW-021_


== Basic tool apps operations ==
It's not our job to teach you all there is to know about a Widows application program, but herein we'll pass along what you need to know to do the simple tasks we recommend as HowTo tasks.


=== Text editors ===
Choosing editors, when where and why
CSW-030_Crimson or Ruby skills
CSW-040_Notepad++ skills
CSW-050_Programmer's Notepad skills
TBDL CSW60 - whatever that N3V one is called
TBDL CSW70


=== Spreadsheets ===
CSW-100_Open Office Calc skillsCSW-160_Using MS Excell for Trainz needs


=== Graphics software ===
CSW-180_selecting graphics programs
CSW-181-199_Intros and features of XYZ software overviews series
Reviews and pros and cons discussions go here ... series
CSW-181-199_Intros and features of XYZ software overviews series
CSW-200_MS Paint skills
CSW-201_cropping images with MS Paint
CSW-202_resizing images with MS Paint
CSW-203_making thumbnails images with MS Paint
CSW-219_z last topic... images with MS Paint
CSW-220_Using IrfanView for Trainz needs
CSW-221_cropping images with IrfanView
CSW-222_resizing images with IrfanView
CSW-223_Thumbs viewer-managing images with IrfanView
CSW-224_renaming and managing images with IrfanView
CSW-225_lightening images with IrfanView
CSW-238_Thumbs viewer-managing images with IrfanView
CSW-240_Using GIMP for Trainz needs
CSW-241-259_Using GIMP for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
GIMP series of tutorials
CSW-241-259_Using GIMP for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
CSW-260_Using Paint.net for Trainz needs
CSW-261-279_Using GIMP for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
Paint.net tutorials
CSW-261-279_Using GIMP for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
CSW-280_Using XnView for Trainz needs
CSW-281_Using XnView tutorials begin
CSW-281-299_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
XnView tutorials series ...
CSW-281-299_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
CSW-299_Using XnView tutorials cap
CSW-300_Using Paint Shop Pro for Trainz needs
CSW-301-329_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
Paint Shop Pro series...
CSW-301-329_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
CSW-330_Using TBDL for Trainz needs
CSW-331-349_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
XnView series...
CSW-331-349_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
CSW-341_Using TBDL for Trainz needs
CSW-241-259_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series
CSW-241-259_Using XnView for AlphaMask generation, resizing...series


== Other utilities ==
CSW-401_Using filing Apps for managing assets by kuid CSLs
CSW-403_FNR.exe_Replace and modifying multiple files
CSW-411_REGEX in Replacing and modifying multiple files
CSW-413_Notepad++ and modifying multiple files
CSW-415_ReplaceText2.2 and modifying multiple files
CSW-420_IrfanView skills for managing and modifying multiple files


== Cross-App skills ==
This section contains techniques using more than one Windows application to achieve what you need.

CSW-500_Editors and spreadsheets
CSW-501_Getting a kuid CSL in 30 seconds-Calc
CSW-506_Getting a kuid CSL in 30 seconds-Excell
CSW-511_Tracking-N-trimming CM messages-Calc
CSW-516_Tracking-N-trimming CM messages-Excell
CSW-530_kuid CSLs organizing Trainz for yourself
CSW-531_kuid CSVs to control lists in CM operations
CSW-551_kuid CSVs as custom Pick Lists for route building
 


== Web skills ==
Site searching, knowing how to do targeted searching saves tons of time
CSW-700_using BING for site specific searching
CSW-720_using Google for site specific searching
CSW-740_using MSN for site specific searching
CSW-760_using Yahoo for site specific searchingCSW-800_Making the most of the Auran Forums


== External Links ==
Listed here are some pages which may aid readers in further OS or Apps Skills building.

[ REGEX HowTo in Notepad++] - Advanced REGEX searching 


== Notes and references ==