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Title:
Using Microsoft Works Suite 99
Author:
Gunter, Sherry Kinkoph.
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Publication Information:
Indianapolis, IN : Que, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xii, 690 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780789717443
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Book

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Central Library QA76.76.I57 K576 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Focusing on the most-used functions, this work allows the reader to develop their skills in the various different components of Home Essentials 9.X. It also shows how to get the job done rather the delving into the hows and whys of the function.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Welcome!p. 1
Works Suite 99 Includes...p. 1
About the Bookp. 2
Conventions Used in This Bookp. 4
Anything Else?p. 5
I Using Works
1 Introducing Microsoft Worksp. 9
What Is Microsoft Works?p. 10
Starting Worksp. 11
Understanding the Works Task Launcherp. 12
Using the Works TaskWizardsp. 13
Starting a Blank Documentp. 16
Opening an Existing Documentp. 17
Getting Helpp. 17
Navigating the Works Windowsp. 24
Exiting Worksp. 29
2 Performing Common Works Tasksp. 31
Common Works Tasksp. 32
Opening New Documentsp. 32
Closing Documentsp. 33
Saving Your Workp. 34
Printing Your Workp. 36
Working with Multiple Windowsp. 39
Minimizing and Maximizing Windowsp. 41
3 Introducing the Works Word Processorp. 45
Launching the Word Processorp. 46
Working with Menusp. 48
The Word Processor Toolbarp. 49
Typing Textp. 50
Moving Around in a Documentp. 51
Editing Textp. 52
Using Easy Textp. 58
Using the TaskWizard to Create a Basic Letterp. 59
Running Spell Checkp. 61
Using the Thesaurusp. 63
4 Creating Fancier Documents in Worksp. 65
Formatting Textp. 66
Using WordArtp. 70
Formatting Paragraphsp. 72
Formatting Pagesp. 80
Using Headers and Footersp. 84
Creating Columnsp. 87
Working with Tablesp. 88
5 Using the Works Spreadsheetp. 97
Starting a Spreadsheetp. 98
Understanding the Spreadsheet Windowp. 98
Working with Spreadsheet Filesp. 100
Moving Around the Spreadsheetp. 101
Entering Your Datap. 101
Selecting Cells and Rangesp. 104
Modifying Cell Contentsp. 106
Working with Formulasp. 108
Working with Functionsp. 115
Moving Data Around in a Spreadsheetp. 120
Formatting Your Spreadsheetp. 125
Working with Chartsp. 136
6 Using the Works Databasep. 141
What Is a Database?p. 142
Creating a Database Filep. 145
Understanding the Database Viewsp. 149
Editing Your Database Structurep. 150
Entering and Editing Datap. 153
Modifying the Formp. 156
Finding Recordsp. 161
Sorting Recordsp. 162
Working with Filtersp. 163
Creating Reportsp. 165
7 Integrating the Works Programsp. 171
Integrated Tools for Easy Sharingp. 172
Moving and Copying Between Documentsp. 172
Creating Dynamic Links Between Documentsp. 174
Using the Address Bookp. 176
Preparing a Form Letterp. 177
Other Mail Merges You Can Dop. 180
II Using Works Calendar
8 Working with Works Calendarp. 183
What Is Works Calendar?p. 184
Starting and Exiting Works Calendarp. 184
Navigating the Works Calendar Windowp. 186
Using the Works Calendar Toolbarp. 186
Changing Viewsp. 188
Finding Help with Works Calendarp. 194
9 Setting Appointments and Eventsp. 199
Setting an Appointmentp. 200
Editing Appointmentsp. 207
Scheduling an Eventp. 210
10 Working with Appointment Categories and Remindersp. 213
Assigning Remindersp. 214
Using Categoriesp. 216
Customizing Works Calendar Soundsp. 220
11 Finding and Sharing Calendar Informationp. 223
Searching Your Calendarp. 224
Sharing Calendar Informationp. 226
III Using Word
12 Getting Started with Wordp. 235
Word: What's It All About?p. 236
Getting Started with Wordp. 236
Saving Your Workp. 242
Opening a Saved Documentp. 243
Choosing the Right Document Viewp. 245
Zooming In for a Closer Lookp. 248
Moving Around in a Word Documentp. 249
Selecting Text in Wordp. 250
Entering and Deleting Textp. 252
Undoing (and Redoing) What You've Donep. 255
Finding and Replacingp. 256
Preparing Your Document for the Printerp. 258
Before You Print, Preview!p. 263
Sending Your Document to the Printerp. 266
13 Formatting Documents in Wordp. 269
Understanding Your Formatting Optionsp. 270
Changing the Look of a Pagep. 273
Adding Emphasis to Textp. 277
Arranging Text on the Pagep. 283
Formatting Simple Lists with Bullets and Numbersp. 290
Let Word Do the Formattingp. 295
14 Using Templates and Stylesp. 297
How Styles Workp. 298
Saving Your Favorite Formats as Named Stylesp. 303
Collecting Styles (and More) in Document Templatesp. 307
Managing Styles and Templatesp. 309
15 Correcting and Polishing Your Documentp. 313
Using Word to Check Your Spellingp. 314
Changing Your Spelling and Grammar Optionsp. 318
Saving Time with Automatic Changesp. 320
Finding the Right Wordp. 325
16 Working with Tables and Columnsp. 327
Using Tables to Organize Informationp. 328
How Word Tables Workp. 328
Adding a Table to a Documentp. 329
Working with Tablesp. 333
Making Great-Looking Tablesp. 337
Working with Multiple Columnsp. 341
17 Working with Graphicsp. 343
Adding Pictures to Your Documentsp. 344
Positioning Text and Graphics Preciselyp. 357
18 Creating Web Pages with Wordp. 359
Is Word the Right Web Tool for You?p. 360
Creating Web Pages in Wordp. 360
Adding Hyperlinksp. 372
Previewing a Web Page as You Workp. 375
Using Graphics in Web Pagesp. 375
Publishing to a Web Serverp. 377
IV Using Internet Explorer
19 Surfing the Internet with Internet Explorerp. 383
What Is Internet Explorer?p. 384
How to Set Up an Internet Connectionp. 385
Accessing the Internetp. 389
Using Internet Explorerp. 389
Searching the Internetp. 393
Using the Favorite Places Featurep. 396
Shutting Down Your Internet Connectionp. 399
20 Customizing Internet Explorerp. 401
Changing the Way You Connect to the Internetp. 402
Changing the Way Pages Appear Onscreenp. 407
Protecting Your Privacyp. 411
Limiting Content Accessp. 415
21 Working with Email and Newsgroupsp. 419
What Is Outlook Express?p. 420
Opening and Closing Outlook Expressp. 420
Working with Emailp. 422
Working with the Address Bookp. 426
Working with Newsgroupsp. 428
V Using Money 99
22 Setting Up Your Money Accountsp. 435
What Is Money?p. 436
Starting Money 99p. 436
Starting a New Money File and Profilep. 436
Navigating the Money Windowp. 439
Customizing the Home Pagep. 441
Finding Help with Money 99p. 442
Working with Accounts and Data Filesp. 445
Exiting Moneyp. 458
23 Managing Bank Accounts and Loansp. 461
Understanding the Account Registerp. 462
Entering Transactionsp. 465
Categorizing Transactionsp. 469
Splitting a Transaction Among Categoriesp. 473
Printing Checksp. 474
Finding a Transactionp. 476
Editing a Transactionp. 480
Voiding or Deleting a Transactionp. 481
Controlling How Transactions Are Displayedp. 483
Balancing an Accountp. 485
Changing Account Detailsp. 490
Managing Payeesp. 490
Tracking Bills to Be Paidp. 493
24 Managing Your Investmentsp. 499
A Quick Look at the Investing Gamep. 500
Preparing Your Investment Accountsp. 501
Entering Your Current Holdingsp. 502
Updating Pricesp. 507
Recording Sales and Other Adjustmentsp. 509
Recording Stock Splitsp. 509
Understanding the Investment Viewsp. 510
25 Planning and Reportingp. 513
Viewing Reports and Chartsp. 514
Changing a Chart into a Report (or Vice Versa)p. 516
Customizing a Report or Chartp. 518
Printing Charts and Reportsp. 520
Setting Up a Budgetp. 521
Checking Up on Your Budgetp. 526
26 Investigating Online Banking and Bill Payingp. 527
Banking You Can Do Onlinep. 528
Preparing for Online Bankingp. 528
Banking Onlinep. 535
Paying Bills Onlinep. 538
VI Exploring the Other Works Suite Programs
27 Using Microsoft Graphics Studio Greetingsp. 543
What Is Microsoft Graphics Studio Greetings?p. 544
Navigating the Programp. 544
Creating Your First Projectp. 546
Moving Around in a Projectp. 550
Changing Textp. 551
Adding Non-text Objectsp. 553
Manipulating Objectsp. 560
Adding a Page Borderp. 563
Printing Your Workp. 564
Saving a Projectp. 565
Creating Email Projectsp. 566
Exploring the Home Publishing Web Sitep. 569
28 Using Microsoft Encarta 99p. 571
What Is Microsoft Encarta?p. 572
Starting and Exiting Encartap. 572
Looking Up a Topicp. 574
Working with an Articlep. 578
Working with the Media Clips in an Articlep. 580
Working with InterActivitiesp. 584
Exploring by Categoryp. 585
Playing MindMazep. 586
Going Online with Encartap. 590
29 Using Expedia Streets 98p. 593
What Is Expedia Streets 98?p. 594
Starting and Exiting Expedia Streets 98p. 594
Navigating the Streets 98 Program Windowp. 596
Locating Addresses and Other Places with Streets 98p. 604
Planning a Route with Streets 98p. 610
Working with Pushpinsp. 612
A Installing Microsoft Works Suite 99p. 615
Installation Demystifiedp. 615
Using the Works Suite Setup Programp. 616
B Using Expedia Trip Planner 98p. 621
What Is Trip Planner?p. 622
Starting and Exiting Trip Planner 98p. 622
Navigating the Trip Planner 98 Program Windowp. 624
Finding Placesp. 628
Using the Travel Guidep. 630
Planning a Tripp. 635
Glossaryp. 645
Indexp. 659

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