Office 2010 For Dummies

Office 2010 For Dummies

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By (author) Wallace Wang

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 234mm x 24mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 11 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470489987
  • ISBN 13: 9780470489987
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 101,283

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The latest edition of one of the bestselling Microsoft Office books of all time!Spend less time figuring out Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access and more time working on actual projects with this new edition of Office 2010 For Dummies. Filled with straightforward, friendly instruction, this book gets you thoroughly up to speed, and it actually makes doing Office work fun!First learn all the basics, then how to add more bells and whistles, including how to spice up your Word documents, edit Excel spreadsheets and create formulas, add sound to your PowerPoint presentation, and much more. * Helps you harness the power of Microsoft Office 2010 and all of its new functionality; the book covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access * Explains and instructs in the straightforward, friendly, For Dummies style that makes instruction more accessible and skill-building easier * Covers typing and formatting text in Word and spicing up your documents * Shows you how to navigate and edit an Excel spreadsheet, create formulas, and chart and analyze Excel data * Demonstrates how to create a PowerPoint presentation and add color, sound, and pictures * Explores Outlook, including configuring e-mail, storing contacts, organizing tasks, scheduling your time, and setting appointments * Delves into designing Access databases, including editing, modifying, searching, sorting, and querying; also covers viewing and printing reports, and moreBe ready to take full advantage of Microsoft Office 2010 with this fun and easy guide.

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Wallace Wang is the bestselling author of several dozen computer books including Office For Dummies and Beginning Programming For Dummies. Besides writing computer books, Wally also enjoys performing stand-up comedy just to do something creative that involves human beings instead of machines.

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Take control of your Office and get more done today -- learn how, here and now! Your Office is calling! And you're in luck, because this helpful guide walks you step-by-step through the various parts of the Office suite. In no time you'll be mastering the Ribbon interface, working with Word, crunching numbers with Excel, making your point with PowerPoint, organizing your life with Outlook, and using Access like a pro. Where is . . . -- easily find the commands you need to complete the job on the Ribbon interface Go backstage -- see how to save files, open and close them, find recently used files, and more with Backstage View Let's share -- use the Office Clipboard to store up to 24 items for sharing among Office programs Tinker with text -- create and save Word documents, change fonts, add headers, and format your stuff Formula for success -- learn to set up an Excel spreadsheet, enter data, and create formulas to manipulate the data Present with power -- define and create a PowerPoint presentation with charts, graphics, movies, and sound You've got e-mail -- master it and the calendars, contacts, and task lists in Outlook Delightful databases -- store, sort, retrieve, analyze, and print important data using Access Open the book and find: Steps for entering, manipulating, and saving data How to customize Office 2010 programs Tips on using Office 2010's built-in photo editing tools Advice on stopping spam with Outlook Details about storing contacts and scheduling appointments Cool design tips for dressing up your Word documents How to chart and analyze data in Excel Ideas for punching up your PowerPoint presentations Learn to: Use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access Create great documents and slide show presentations Edit spreadsheets, create formulas, and analyze data Configure e-mail settings, manage your calendar, and design Access databases

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting to Know Microsoft Office 2010 7 Chapter 1: Introducing Microsoft Office 2010 9 Chapter 2: Selecting and Editing Data 33 Chapter 3: Modifying Pictures 49 Chapter 4: Getting Help from Office 2010 57 Part II: Working with Word 65 Chapter 5: Typing Text in Word 67 Chapter 6: Formatting Text 89 Chapter 7: Designing Your Pages 109 Part III: Playing the Numbers with Excel 137 Chapter 8: The Basics of Spreadsheets: Numbers, Labels, and Formulas 139 Chapter 9: Playing with Formulas 171 Chapter 10: Charting and Analyzing Data 199 Part IV: Making Presentations with PowerPoint 227 Chapter 11: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation 229 Chapter 12: Adding Color and Pictures to a Presentation 247 Chapter 13: Showing Off a Presentation 269 Part V: Getting Organized with Outlook 289 Chapter 14: Managing E-Mail with Outlook 291 Chapter 15: Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks 305 Part VI: Storing Stuff in Access 317 Chapter 16: Using a Database 319 Chapter 17: Searching, Sorting, and Querying a Database 335 Chapter 18: Creating a Database Report 355 Part VII: The Part of Tens 369 Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Using Office 2010 371 Chapter 20: Ten Keystroke Shortcuts 383 Chapter 21: Almost Ten Ways to Make Office 2010 Easier to Use 389 Index 395