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How to use Microsoft Office XP : visually in full color
Gunter, Sherry Kinkoph.
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Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams, [2001]

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325 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Includes index.
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HF5548.4.M525 K7293 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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The full-color, visual way to learn how to get up-to-speed and productive with the Office XP applications.

Author Notes

Sherry Kinkoph has authored over 30 computer books for Que and Sams Publishing over the past five years and has taught hundreds of thousands of new computer users how to make the most of their computers through her books.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
1 Using Common Office Featuresp. 3
How to Start and Exit Office Applicationsp. 4
How to Navigate Office Applicationsp. 6
How to Work with the Task Panep. 8
How to Work with Menus and Toolbarsp. 10
How to Customize Toolbarsp. 12
How to Start a New Filep. 14
How to Save Your Workp. 16
How to Open and Close Filesp. 18
How to Print a Filep. 20
How to Find Filesp. 22
How to Use the Office Help Toolsp. 24
How to Cut, Copy, and Paste Datap. 26
How to Link and Embed Datap. 28
How to Add and Remove Office Componentsp. 30
2 Using Wordp. 33
How to Use Word's Viewsp. 34
How to Enter and Edit Textp. 36
How to Select Textp. 38
How to Move and Copy Textp. 40
How to Use Templatesp. 42
How to Work with AutoTextp. 44
How to Format Textp. 46
How to Copy Text Formattingp. 48
How to Insert Symbolsp. 50
How to Set Marginsp. 52
How to Set the Line Spacingp. 54
How to Align and Indent Textp. 56
How to Work with Bulleted and Numbered Listsp. 58
How to Set Tabsp. 60
How to Create Columnsp. 62
How to Insert a Tablep. 64
How to Add Borders and Shading to Textp. 66
How to Use Headers and Footersp. 68
How to Insert Comments, Footnotes, and Endnotesp. 70
How to Insert Page Numbers and Page Breaksp. 72
How to Use Stylesp. 74
How to Work with Drop Caps and Text Casep. 76
How to Add a Watermarkp. 78
How to Find and Replace Textp. 80
How to Check Your Spelling and Grammarp. 82
How to Work with AutoCorrectp. 84
How to Track and Review Document Changesp. 86
How to Change Paper Sizep. 88
How to Print an Envelopep. 90
3 Using Excelp. 93
How to Enter and Edit Cell Datap. 94
How to Navigate Worksheetsp. 96
How to Select Cellsp. 98
How to Use AutoFillp. 100
How to Move and Copy Datap. 102
How to Insert and Delete Columns and Rowsp. 104
How to Remove Data or Cellsp. 106
How to Set Column Width and Row Heightp. 108
How to Define a Range Namep. 110
How to Find and Replace Datap. 112
How to Sort Datap. 114
How to Filter Datap. 116
How to Work with Worksheetsp. 118
How to Create Formulasp. 120
How to Use AutoSump. 122
How to Enter Functionsp. 124
How to Use Absolute and Relative Cell Addressesp. 126
How to Fix Formula Errorsp. 128
How to Change Number Formatsp. 130
How to Adjust the Cell Alignmentp. 132
How to Work with Borders and Patternsp. 134
How to Copy Cell Formattingp. 136
How to AutoFormat a Rangep. 138
How to Add a Commentp. 140
How to Track Changesp. 142
How to Create a Chart with Chart Wizardp. 144
How to Move and Resize Chartsp. 146
How to Change the Chart Typep. 148
How to Work with Chart and Axis Titlesp. 150
How to Change the Chart Datap. 152
4 Using PowerPointp. 155
How to Use the AutoContent Wizardp. 156
How to Start a New Presentation Based on a Design Templatep. 158
How to Build a Presentation from Scratchp. 160
How to Use PowerPoint's View Modesp. 162
How to Understand Slide Elementsp. 164
How to Add and Edit Slide Textp. 166
How to Format and Align Slide Textp. 168
How to Add New Text Boxesp. 170
How to Add an Illustration to a Slidep. 172
How to Add a Chart to a Slidep. 174
How to Insert a Table in a Slidep. 176
How to Change the Slide Layoutp. 178
How to Change the Slide Backgroundp. 180
How to Insert and Delete Slidesp. 182
How to Reorganize Slidesp. 184
How to Define the Slide Transitionp. 186
How to Add Animation Effectsp. 188
How to Run the Slide Showp. 190
How to Create Speaker Notes and Handoutsp. 192
How to Use Pack and Gop. 194
5 Using Accessp. 197
How to Understand Database Basicsp. 198
How to Use the Database Wizardp. 200
How to Enter Data in the Databasep. 202
How to Add New Tablesp. 204
How to Modify a Table in Design Viewp. 206
How to Create a New Form with the Form Wizardp. 208
How to Make Changes to a Form in Design Viewp. 210
How to Sort Recordsp. 212
How to Filter Recordsp. 214
How to Perform a Simple Queryp. 216
How to Create a Reportp. 218
How to Modify a Report in Design Viewp. 220
6 Using Outlookp. 223
How to Get Around the Outlook Windowp. 224
How to Schedule an Appointmentp. 226
How to Set a Recurring Appointmentp. 228
How to Schedule an Eventp. 230
How to Plan a Meetingp. 232
How to Create a New Taskp. 234
How to Create a New Contactp. 236
How to Import Contact Datap. 238
How to Organize Itemsp. 240
How to Compose and Send a Messagep. 242
How to Read an Incoming Messagep. 244
How to Reply to or Forward a Messagep. 246
How to Attach a File to a Messagep. 248
How to Clean Up the Mailboxp. 250
How to Screen Junk E-Mailp. 252
7 Using Office's Internet Toolsp. 255
How to Navigate the Web with Internet Explorerp. 256
How to Perform a Web Searchp. 260
How to Download Files from the Webp. 262
How to Open a Web Document from an Office Programp. 264
How to Save Office Files to the Webp. 266
How to Broadcast a Web Slide Showp. 268
How to Collaborate Onlinep. 270
How to Participate in SharePoint Discussionsp. 274
8 Working with Office's Graphics Toolsp. 279
How to Draw Basic Shapesp. 280
How to Insert Clip Artp. 282
How to Insert an Objectp. 284
How to Insert a WordArt Imagep. 286
How to Move, Size, and Rotate an Objectp. 288
How to Change Image Formattingp. 290
How to Add Shadow Effectsp. 292
How to Group and Ungroup Objectsp. 294
How to Insert a Diagramp. 296
Glossaryp. 298
Indexp. 306