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Microsoft Office 2003 in 10 simple steps or less
Desmond, Michael.
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Indianapolis, Ind. : Wiley Pub., [2004]

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xxiii, 618 pages: illustrations; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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If you are looking to perform specific activities in Microsoft Office 2003 fast, then this book is for you-whether you're new to Microsoft Office or you're just upgrading to the 2003 version. This comprehensive guide delivers the answers you need with clear, easy-to-follow instructions for more than 250 key Microsoft Office 2003 tasks that cover everything from adding formulas in Excel to managing contacts in Outlook to graphing data and building presentations. Each task is presented in ten quick steps-or less-on easy-to-navigate pages, with lots of screen shots and to-the-point directions to guide you through every common (and not so common) Microsoft Office 2003 challenge-and help you get more done in less time.
* Each solution is ten steps-or less-to help you get the job done fast
* Self-contained two-page spreads deliver the answers you need-without flipping pages
* A no-fluff approach focuses on helping you achieve results
* A resource packed with useful and fun ways to get the most out of Microsoft Office 2003

Author Notes

MICHAEL DESMOND is managing partner of Content Foundry, LLC, a firm that provides writing and editing services to high tech companies and publishers. Desmond is the author of several high-profile computing books, including the Windows® 2000 Professional Bible and Peter Norton's Complete Guide to PC Upgrades. His work has been recognized by numerous editorial awards programs, including those of the American Business Press, the Computer Press Association, and the American Society of Business Press Editors.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Outlook: Getting Started
Task 1 Connecting Outlook to the Internet
Task 2 Setting Up a POP3 E-mail Account
Task 3 Setting Up an HTTP E-mail Account
Task 4 Tailoring the Outlook Interface
Task 5 Customizing the Outlook Today Screen
Task 6 Finding Information with an Advanced Search
Task 7 Digging Deeper with Advanced Search
Part 2 Outlook: E-mail Basics
Task 8 Creating an E-mail Message
Task 9 Sending Attachments
Task 10 Receiving Attachments
Task 11 Creating a Custom Signature
Task 12 Creating Formatted E-mail Messages
Task 13 Using Stationery to Adopt a Fresh Look for Your Messages
Task 14 Printing E-mail Messages
Part 3 Outlook: Organizing E-mail
Task 15 Organizing Messages with Multiple Folders
Task 16 Using Rules to Manage Your Inbox
Task 17 Foiling Spammers
Task 18 Taming Your Inbox with AutoArchive
Task 19 Using the Organize Inbox Wizard
Task 20 Sorting and Grouping Messages
Task 21 Creating an Auto-Response
Task 22 Managing Multiple Accounts
Task 23 Managing Account Groups
Part 4 Outlook: Protecting E-mail
Task 24 Protecting Yourself against Viruses
Task 25 Acquiring and Setting Up Digital Certificates
Task 26 Encrypting Messages in Outlook
Part 5 Outlook: Managing Contacts
Task 27 Creating a New Contacts Entry
Task 28 Creating a New Contacts Entry, Part 2
Task 29 Customizing the Contacts Interface
Task 30 Creating a Distribution List
Task 31 Organizing your Contacts with Categories and Folders
Task 32 Printing Custom Contacts Sheets
Task 33 Creating Labels with Mail Merge
Task 34 Dialing Phone Numbers from Your Contacts List
Task 35 Creating a vCard
Part 6 Outlook: Using the Calendar
Task 36 Setting Up Calendar
Task 37 Creating an Appointment
Task 38 Working with Advanced Appointments and Meetings Functions
Task 39 Sharing an Appointment
Task 40 Creating Recurring Appointments
Task 41 Printing Your Schedule
Part 7 Outlook: Notes and Tasks
Task 42 Working with Tasks
Task 43 Organizing Tasks
Task 44 Sharing Tasks with Others
Task 45 Creating Notes
Task 46 Organizing and Printing Notes
Part 8 Outlook: Advanced Concepts
Task 47 Backing Up Your Outlook Data
Task 48 Slimming Down Outlook Files
Task 49 Moving Outlook's PST File Location
Part 9 Common Elements: Print, Edit, and More
Task 50 Getting Help in Office
Task 51 Viewing and Adding File Meta Information
Task 52 Printing Basics
Task 53 Performing a Spell Check
Task 54 Fix Text on the Fly with AutoCorrect
Task 55 Changing Language Settings
Task 56 Researching from the Research Task Pane
Part 10 Common Elements: Graphics and Media
Task 57 Creating Dazzling Titles and Headlines with WordArt
Task 58 Spicing Up Documents with Clip Art
Task 59 Stocking and Managing Your Own Clip Art Library
Task 60 Drawing Your Own Pictures
Task 61 More on AutoShapes
Task 62 Adding a Diagram to Illustrate Information
Part 11 Common Elements: Importing and Connecting
Task 63 Importing Images and Photos
Task 64 Bringing in Graphics from a Scanner
Task 65 Using OCR to Scan Paper Documents into Digital Format
Task 66 Managing and Editing Imaging for Annotation
Task 67 Using Smart Tags to Get More Work Done
Task 68 Insert