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Title:
Using Microsoft Works 2000 for Windows
Author:
Smith, Glenn T.
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Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xiii, 401 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780130408181
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Book

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For introductory courses in computer literacy, and hands-on training courses in MS Works 2000 for Windows Millennium Edition.

Demonstrating computer applications through the use of real-world examples, this text describes the theory and practice of a given application and provides students with step-by-step tutorials allowing them to learn state-of-the-art software and perform the common tasks required by an individual or small business. It is specifically designed to run with the new Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition operating system , and incorporates basic concepts and terminology with advanced topics to cover word processing, electronic spreadsheet, charting techniques, database development, and applications integration.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
1 Personal Computer Conceptsp. 1
Learning the Personal Computerp. 1
Computer Hardware Conceptsp. 2
Computer Software Conceptsp. 6
Disk Conceptsp. 6
Purchasing Disksp. 8
File Conceptsp. 8
Foldersp. 9
2 Learning and Using Microsoft Windows MEp. 11
The Computer Operating Systemp. 11
Starting Windows Mep. 12
The Windows Me Environmentp. 12
Mouse Techniquesp. 12
Windows Explorerp. 15
Using the Windows Explorerp. 17
Windows Me File Structuresp. 22
Shut Down (Turn Off) the Computerp. 30
3 An Introduction to Word Processingp. 33
About Microsoft Worksp. 33
Starting Microsoft Worksp. 34
Works' Word Processing Screenp. 34
Word Processing Terminology and Conceptsp. 38
Working with Textp. 38
Moving the Cursorp. 44
Using Print Previewp. 44
Printing a Documentp. 45
Saving a Filep. 46
Getting Helpp. 47
Start the Tutorialp. 50
Insert and Delete Textp. 53
Format Paragraphsp. 54
Save the Documentp. 60
Print the Documentp. 61
Open an Existing Documentp. 62
Exit Microsoft Worksp. 63
4 Working With Documentsp. 67
Using Page Setupp. 67
Using the Right Mouse Buttonp. 70
Indenting Paragraphsp. 70
Using Tab Stopsp. 71
Creating Tablesp. 74
Changing Print Fonts, Sizes, and Colorsp. 75
Using Bulleted and Numbered Listsp. 77
Assigning Borders and Shadingp. 78
Inserting Special Textp. 80
Using Headers and Footersp. 81
Inserting Footnotes, and Endnotesp. 82
Using the Spelling Checkp. 83
Start the Tutorialp. 85
Format a Quotep. 95
Insert a Footnotep. 96
Create the Header and Footerp. 98
Check the Document Spellingp. 99
Save the Documentp. 100
Print the Documentp. 100
5 Advanced Word Processing Featuresp. 107
Finding and Replacing Textp. 107
Using Go top. 110
Using Word Countp. 111
Controlling Paragraph Spacingp. 111
Setting Font Effectsp. 112
Using the Thesaurusp. 113
Using Multiple Columnsp. 114
Using Landscape Orientationp. 115
Inserting Text Boxesp. 116
Inserting Clipartp. 118
Inserting a Picture from a Filep. 121
Start the Tutorialp. 122
Replace Textp. 122
Use the Find Optionp. 123
Use the Thesaurusp. 124
Format a Titlep. 125
Create an Text Effects for the Titlep. 125
Find and Format Remaining Titlesp. 126
Use Go to Optionp. 127
Create Subscripts and Superscriptsp. 127
Insert a Clipart Imagep. 128
Create Two Columnsp. 131
Create the Bannerp. 133
Create the Footerp. 136
Save and Print the Documentp. 137
6 An Introduction to Computer Spreadsheetsp. 141
Spreadsheet Conceptsp. 141
Electronic Spreadsheet Basicsp. 142
Cell Contentsp. 144
Spreadsheet Formula Conceptsp. 144
Works Spreadsheet Screenp. 146
Spreadsheet Navigationp. 146
Entering Data Into a Spreadsheetp. 148
Changing the Contents of a Cellp. 148
Creating a New Spreadsheetp. 158
Some Quick Practice on Navigationp. 159
Entering Title and Column Headingsp. 160
Entering Spreadsheet Datap. 162
Saving the Spreadsheetp. 168
Aligning and Styling the Column Headingsp. 168
Printing the Spreadsheetp. 169
7 Using Spreadsheet Functionsp. 175
Special Spreadsheet Functionsp. 175
Inserting/Deleting Rows and Columnsp. 175
Copying, Cutting, and Pasting Cellsp. 177
Spreadsheet Functionsp. 182
If Functionp. 184
Using Working Figuresp. 185
Sorting Spreadsheet Datap. 186
Problem Descriptionp. 188
Save the Completed Tutorialp. 196
Testing the Finished Spreadsheetp. 196
8 Advanced Spreadsheet Operationsp. 203
Advanced Features in the Spreadsheetp. 203
Using Table Lookupsp. 204
Using the Works Easy Calc Featurep. 207
Freezing Titles in Rows and Columnsp. 209
Using a Split Screenp. 210
Manual and Automatic Calculationp. 212
Displaying and Printing Formulasp. 213
Printing Part of a Spreadsheetp. 214
Printing Titles on Each Pagep. 215
Making Decisions with Spreadsheetsp. 216
Using the Spreadsheet to Answer What If Questionsp. 225
Exit from the Works Programp. 226
9 Creating and Using Chartsp. 233
Getting Started in Spreadsheet Chartsp. 233
Creating Chartsp. 233
Chart Conceptsp. 234
Types of Chartsp. 235
Creating a Chartp. 239
Drawing the Chartp. 240
Changing the Chart Typep. 242
Creating Chart Titlesp. 243
Specifying Legendsp. 243
Changing the Default Data Formatp. 246
Changing the Data for the Y-Seriesp. 247
Setting Chart Optionsp. 247
Setting Chart Fontsp. 249
Printing the Chartp. 250
Naming, Selecting, Saving, and Deleting Chartsp. 251
Creating a New Chartp. 259
Printing the Chartp. 262
10 Introduction to Databasep. 265
Database Conceptsp. 265
Database Viewsp. 266
Database Designp. 268
Creating a Databasep. 269
Entering Data into a Databasep. 273
Editing a Field or Recordp. 274
Inserting and Deleting Fields and Recordsp. 274
Moving and Copying Fields and Recordsp. 275
Using Database Formulasp. 275
Protecting Database Fieldsp. 277
Sorting Records in a Databasep. 277
Printing a Databasep. 278
Start the Tutorialp. 280
Create the Databasep. 280
Add a New Fieldp. 284
Enter Records Using form Viewp. 285
Enter a Depositp. 286
Protect the Fieldsp. 287
Enter Three More Checksp. 288
Sort the Databasep. 288
Print the Databasep. 289
Save the Databasep. 290
11 Form Design and Database Filtersp. 293
Altering a Default Database Formp. 294
Database Filtersp. 297
Using Easy Filtersp. 297
Filters Using Formulasp. 300
Understanding and and orp. 303
Defining a Range of Valuesp. 303
Calculating Data in Formulasp. 304
Inverting a Filterp. 304
Naming, Deleting, and Saving Filtersp. 305
Revising Filtersp. 305
Applying Filtersp. 305
Marking Recordsp. 306
Printing Recordsp. 307
Starting the Tutorialp. 307
Modifying the Formp. 308
Make a Simple Filterp. 313
Finding a Rangep. 315
Define a Combination and/or Filterp. 316
Use Contains and Is Blankp. 317
Use a Formula in a Filterp. 318
Use the Hidden Records Optionp. 320
Print Filter Resultsp. 320
Save the Databasep. 321
12 Creating Database Reportsp. 325
Report Conceptsp. 325
Creating a Report Definitionp. 326
Report Row Typesp. 330
Customizing a Reportp. 331
Printing a Reportp. 335
Using Filters for a Reportp. 335
Naming, Deleting, and Duplicating Reportsp. 336
Saving a Reportp. 336
Start the Tutorialp. 337
Create a Simple Reportp. 338
Customize the Report Definitionp. 342
Use a Filter for the Reportp. 344
Save the Reportp. 345
13 Integrating Works Applicationsp. 349
Integration Conceptsp. 349
Copying to Word Processing Windowsp. 351
Linking Objectsp. 355
Copying to a Database Documentp. 357
Copying to a Spreadsheetp. 358
Creating Form Lettersp. 359
Creating Labelsp. 362
Start the Tutorialp. 366
Start the Form Letterp. 366
Open the Data Sourcep. 367
Create the Body of the Letterp. 369
Create a Filterp. 374
Preview and Print the Letterp. 374
Save the Form Letterp. 375
Create the Mailing Labelsp. 375
Save the Label Documentp. 377
Glossaryp. 381
Indexp. 387

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