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Title:
AppleWorks 6 for Macintosh : visual quickstart guide
Author:
Hester, Nolan.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
[Berkeley, Calif.] : Peachpit Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
xi, 476 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Title Subject:
ISBN:
9780201702828
Format :
Book

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Summary

Illustrates techniques for using the word processor, spreadsheet, database, presentation package, drawing and painting programs that come as part of the Appleworks 6 package. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Author Notes

Nolan Hester has written three other Visual QuickStart Guides on FileMaker Pro, FrontPage 2000, and DeBabelizer. He works as a freelance writer, editor, and Web consultant.


Table of Contents

Part I Getting Startedp. 1
Chapter 1 Using AppleWorks 6p. 3
Why AppleWorks?p. 4
What's New in AppleWorks 6?p. 5
Using this Bookp. 12
Chapter 2 AppleWorks Basicsp. 15
The Main Windowp. 16
The Menusp. 18
The Floating Palettesp. 26
Working with Floating Palettesp. 30
Chapter 3 Working with Documentsp. 43
Creating, Opening, and Closing Documentsp. 44
Importing and Exporting Documentsp. 47
Saving and Reverting Documentsp. 50
Quitting AppleWorksp. 53
Using Assistants and Templatesp. 54
Mixing Document Typesp. 60
Using Framesp. 61
Inserting Filesp. 69
Chapter 4 Using Clippingsp. 73
Finding Local Clippingsp. 74
Inserting Clippingsp. 76
Adding Clippingsp. 78
Adding Local Clippingsp. 79
Adding AppleWorks 5 Librariesp. 81
Adding Clippings from the AppleWorks Web Sitep. 83
Deleting Clippingsp. 87
Managing Clipping Tabsp. 88
Creating Clipping Tabsp. 88
Moving Clippings to Other Tabsp. 91
Reordering Clipping Tabsp. 93
Hiding, Disabling, and Deleting Clipping Tabsp. 94
Part II Handling Text in AppleWorksp. 97
Chapter 5 Entering and Editing Textp. 99
Creating Word-processing Documentsp. 100
Changing Document Settingsp. 101
Using the Text Rulerp. 103
Entering and Editing Textp. 104
Undoing and Redoing Actionsp. 106
Adding Line Breaks and Paragraphsp. 107
Showing and Hiding Line Breaks and Paragraphsp. 108
Finding and Replacing Textp. 109
Inserting Dates, Times, and Page Numbersp. 111
Inserting Equationsp. 114
Chapter 6 Formatting Textp. 117
Changing Fonts and Text Sizesp. 118
Changing Text Styles and Colorsp. 120
Changing Text Alignment and Line Spacingp. 122
Formatting Paragraphsp. 124
Setting Tabsp. 127
Creating Sectionsp. 129
Removing Sectionsp. 132
Numbering Sectionsp. 133
Changing Section Attributesp. 134
Creating Columnsp. 135
Removing Columnsp. 136
Creating Uneven Columnsp. 137
Inserting Column Breaksp. 139
Creating Headers, Footers, and Footnotesp. 140
Creating Footersp. 141
Creating Differing Headers and Footersp. 142
Creating Footnotesp. 144
Chapter 7 Creating and Using Tablesp. 147
Inserting Tablesp. 148
Selecting and Moving Table Elementsp. 149
Inserting and Deleting Table Elementsp. 154
Resizing Table Elementsp. 156
Splitting and Merging Cellsp. 158
Evening Up Rows and Columnsp. 161
Changing and Formatting Cellsp. 162
Aligning Cell Contentp. 162
Adding Diagonal Line to Cellsp. 163
Changing Background Colors and Patternsp. 164
Changing Bordersp. 166
Converting Tables and Textp. 168
Chapter 8 Text Extrasp. 169
Using and Changing Stylesp. 170
Creating and Using Outlinesp. 178
Using the Spelling Checker and Thesaurusp. 186
Wrapping Text Around Frames and Objectsp. 194
Linking Text Framesp. 197
Part III Using Spreadsheetsp. 201
Chapter 9 Creating Spreadsheetsp. 203
Starting Spreadsheetsp. 205
Making Selectionsp. 208
Editing, Copying, and Moving Cellsp. 210
Filling and Locking Cellsp. 213
Working with Rows or Columnsp. 216
Formatting Spreadsheetsp. 223
Entering and Editing Formulasp. 229
Sorting Spreadsheetsp. 238
Viewing Spreadsheetsp. 240
Chapter 10 Making Chartsp. 243
Creating a Chartp. 244
Modifying the Chart Typep. 245
Modifying the Axesp. 246
Modifying the Data Seriesp. 248
Modifying the Labelsp. 250
Making General Changesp. 252
Copying, Pasting, and Resizing Chartsp. 253
Part IV Working with Databasesp. 255
Chapter 11 Using Databasesp. 257
Anatomy of a Databasep. 258
Planning and Building Databasesp. 260
Switching Database Modesp. 261
Defining Fieldsp. 262
Choosing a Field Typep. 262
Defining and Changing Fieldsp. 264
Setting Field Entry Optionsp. 266
Using Calculation and Summary fieldsp. 268
Importing Data into a New Databasep. 270
Chapter 12 Creating Database Layoutsp. 273
Choosing a Layout Typep. 274
Creating Layoutsp. 275
Deleting Layoutsp. 277
Creating Label Layoutsp. 278
Creating Form Letter Layouts with Mail Mergep. 280
Working with Partsp. 284
Inserting Summary Partsp. 286
Resizing and Deleting Partsp. 288
Working with Fields in Layoutsp. 289
Inserting Fields in Layoutsp. 290
Removing Fields in Layoutsp. 291
Resizing Fields in Layoutsp. 292
Rearranging Fields in Layoutsp. 293
Changing the Field Tab Orderp. 294
Formatting Layout Fieldsp. 295
Chapter 13 Working with Recordsp. 299
Opening and Viewing Recordsp. 300
Adding, Duplicating, and Deleting Recordsp. 302
Moving within Recordsp. 303
Navigating from Record to Recordp. 304
Finding and Sorting Recordsp. 306
Making Find Requestsp. 308
Creating Reusable Searchesp. 312
Omitting Recordsp. 314
Sorting Recordsp. 315
Creating Reusable Sortsp. 317
Part V Drawing, Painting, and Presentationsp. 319
Chapter 14 Drawingp. 321
Drawing vs. Paintingp. 322
Creating Drawing Documentsp. 323
Using the Drawing Toolsp. 325
Selecting Objects with the Arrow Toolp. 326
Adding Textp. 327
Drawing Linesp. 328
Drawing Rectangles and Squaresp. 329
Drawing Rounded Rectanglesp. 330
Drawing Ovals and Circlesp. 331
Drawing Freehand Shapesp. 332
Drawing Bezier Shapesp. 333
Creating Polygonsp. 335
Creating Arcsp. 337
Using the Eyedropper Toolp. 338
Using the Accents Palettep. 340
Moving and Handling Objectsp. 343
Using the Autogridp. 344
Rearranging Objectsp. 345
Aligning Objectsp. 346
Resizing Objectsp. 347
Using the Object Size Dialog Boxp. 348
Rotating Objectsp. 350
Flipping Objectsp. 351
Reshaping Objectsp. 352
Grouping and Ungrouping Objectsp. 353
Locking and Unlocking Objectsp. 354
Chapter 15 Paintingp. 355
Creating Painting Documentsp. 356
Using the Autogridp. 357
Setting Resolution and Color Depthp. 358
Using the Painting Toolsp. 360
Using the Selection Toolsp. 361
Using the Paintbrush Toolp. 363
Using the Pencil and Paint Bucket Toolsp. 364
Using the Spray Can Toolp. 365
Using the Eraser Toolp. 366
Transforming Paint Selectionsp. 367
Slanting Selectionsp. 367
Stretching Selectionsp. 368
Adding Perspective to Selectionsp. 369
Resizing Selectionsp. 370
Filling Selectionsp. 371
Copying Part of Another Paintingp. 372
Inverting Selectionsp. 374
Blending Selectionsp. 375
Tinting Selectionsp. 376
Lightening and Darkening Selectionsp. 377
Switching Painting Modesp. 378
Chapter 16 Creating Presentationsp. 381
Creating Presentation Documentsp. 383
Creating Slidesp. 385
Creating Master Slidesp. 385
Editing and Deleting Master Slidesp. 388
Creating Regular Slidesp. 389
Editing and Deleting Regular Slidesp. 390
Adding Transitions, Movies, and Soundsp. 391
Arranging Slidesp. 393
Controlling Which Slides Appearp. 396
Running the Slide Showp. 398
Printing Presentationsp. 400
Part VI Extending AppleWorksp. 403
Chapter 17 Creating Links and Web Pagesp. 405
Creating Anchors and Linksp. 406
Defining Anchorsp. 407
Changing and Deleting Anchorsp. 408
Organizing Anchorsp. 409
Reaching Anchorsp. 410
Adding Linksp. 411
Changing and Deleting Linksp. 416
Organizing Linksp. 417
Turning Links Off and Onp. 418
Saving Documents for the Webp. 419
Changing the Web Graphics Formatp. 421
Chapter 18 Macros, Scripts, and Printingp. 423
Creating Macrosp. 424
Playing Macrosp. 426
Editing Macrosp. 427
Deleting Macrosp. 428
Sharing Macrosp. 429
Using Scriptsp. 430
Printing AppleWorks Documentsp. 434
Selecting a Printer and Print Optionsp. 434
Specifying a Spreadsheet Printout Rangep. 435
Setting Page Marginsp. 436
Previewing a Printoutp. 437
Printing an AppleWorks Documentp. 438
Part VII Appendix and Indexp. 441
Appendix A Installing AppleWorksp. 443
Updating AppleWorks 6p. 449
Installing Additional AppleWorks Fontsp. 451
Allocating Memoryp. 452
Setting Preferencesp. 453
Changing the TCP/IP Settingp. 458
Indexp. 461

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