How to Do Everything with Office XP

How to Do Everything with Office XP

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Microsoft Office is an integrated suite of business applications that includes word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, email, and more. It is the standard business application suite for the vast majority of businesses and home PC users in the U.S and much of the rest of the world; As the de facto standard, use of Office software makes sharing files and data easy and transparent to colleagues inside and outside the office. Office 2001 incorporates significant new features, including speech tools, "reveal codes," a media gallery, enhanced collaboration tools, and more. New users and users of past versions alike will seek the information contained in this book
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  • Paperback | 676 pages
  • 185.4 x 228.6 x 40.6mm | 1,292.75g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0072132299
  • 9780072132298

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Manage your time, information, and communications more effectively with the latest upgrade to the most popular business and home PC software suite of all time. "How to Do Everything with Office XP" is a practical guide that focuses on a comprehensive set of the most frequently used and most powerful tools and features of each application. Quickly reference key elements of Office XP applications such as Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Whether you're upgrading from a previous edition of Office or new to this flexible and powerful suite, renowned author Laurie Ann Ulrich provides easy-to-understand techniques to getting the most from Office XP.Dictate documents and commands using Word's speech tools Build a library of graphic, movie, and sound files on your computer Upload and publish documents easily with Web-ready upgrades throughout the suite Store up to 24 selections and embed application objects on the improved Clipboard Build simple yet attractive Web pages for personal and business use Add visual appeal with a complete media gallery and new formatting techniques Draw freehand shapes and create personalized watermarks with new graphics capabilities Integrate databases, mailing lists, and reports across applications Manage email, schedule meetings, keep to-do lists, and organize your work day Crunch numbers, keep lists, and customize charts to display information
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Table of contents

Part I: Office 2001 Common Elements Chapter 1: Common Menu and Toolbar Features Chapter 2: Working with the Clipboard Chapter 3: Using Office Collaboration Tools Chapter 4: Using the Media Gallery to Enhance Office Documents Chapter 5: Office 2001 and the Web Part II: Creating Documents with Word Chapter 6: Building a Basic Document Chapter 7: Effective Document Formatting Chapter 8: Saving and Printing Documents Chapter 9: Building Tabbed Lists Chapter 10: Structuring Documents with Tables Chapter 11: Creating a Newsletter with Columns Chapter 12: Using the Drawing Canvas Part III: Crunching Numbers and Keeping Lists with Excel Chapter 13: Building a Workbook Chapter 14: Working with Formulas and Functions Chapter 15: Formatting a Worksheet Chapter 16: Building and Maintaining List Databases Chapter 17: Charting Excel Data Chapter 18: Printing Worksheets Part IV: Creating Presentations with PowerPoint Chapter 19: Planning a Presentation Chapter 20: Working with Presentation Text Chapter 21: Adding Graphics, Sound, and Motion Chapter 22: Displaying Data with Charts Chapter 23: Setting up Transitions and Animation Chapter 24: Running an Effective Slideshow Part V: Managing Data with Access Chapter 25: Creating an Access Database Chapter 26: Building Data Entry Forms Chapter 27: Sorting & Querying Tables Chapter 28: Generating Access Reports Part VI: Keeping in Touch and on Schedule with Outlook Chapter 29: Using the Outlook Inbox Chapter 30: Scheduling with the Calendar Chapter 31: Building a Contacts List Chapter 32: Maintaining a Task List Chapter 33: Using the Journal and Creating Notes Part VII: Designing Web Pages with FrontPage Chapter 34: Planning a Web Site Chapter 35: Building Web Pages Chapter 36: Posting Pages on the Web Part VIII: Appendix Working with Multiple Versions of Office
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About Laurie Ulrich-Fuller

Laurie Ann Ulrich (Philadelphia, PA) has run corporate training centers for two of the east coast's largest computer resellers. In 1992, she started her own training, consulting, and web design business. Her focus is on helping her clients to use computers efficiently and creatively. She is the author or co-author of numerous books, including Using Word 97, Using PowerPoint 97, Special Edition Using Excel 2000, and the new Web Design Virtual Classroom.
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