Office 2010 For Dummies

Office 2010 For Dummies

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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 more

Be ready to take full advantage of Microsoft Office 2010 with this fun and easy guide.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 188 x 234 x 24mm | 639.56g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0470489987
  • 9780470489987
  • 150,873

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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
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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
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About Wallace Wang

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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