Using the Microsoft Office Web Apps

Using the Microsoft Office Web Apps

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Get comfortable with the newest way to use Microsoft Office 2010. Don't just read about it: See it, hear it, with step-by-step video tutorials and valuable audio sidebars delivered through the free Web Edition that comes with every USING book. For the price of the book you get online access anywhere with a web connection--no books to carry, updated content, and the benefit of video and audio learning. Way more than just a book, this is all the help you'll ever need...where you want, when you want! learn fast, learn easy, using web, video, and audioShow Me video walks through tasks you've just got to see--including bonus advanced techniquesTell Me More audio delivers practical insights straight from the experts UNLOCK THE FREE WEB EDITION--To register your USING book, visit quepublishing.com/using.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 16mm | 439.98g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0789744864
  • 9780789744869

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Get comfortable with the newest way to use Microsoft Office 2010. Don't just read about it: See it, hear it, with step-by-step video tutorials and valuable audio sidebars delivered through the free Web Edition that comes with every USING book. For the price of the book you get online access anywhere with a web connection--no books to carry, updated content, and the benefit of video and audio learning. Way more than just a book, this is all the help you'll ever need...where you want, when you want! learn fast, learn easy, using web, video, and audio Show Me video walks through tasks you've just got to see--including bonus advanced techniques Tell Me More audio delivers practical insights straight from the experts UNLOCK THE FREE WEB EDITION--To register your USING book, visit quepublishing.com/using.
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Table of contents

Introduction 1How This Book Is Organized 2Using This Book 2Special Features 3About the USING Web Edition 31 Introducing the Office Web Apps 4Comparing the Web Apps and the Desktop Apps 5Understanding Office Web App File Compatibility 6Comparing General Interface Features 6Comparing Excel and the Excel Web App 8Comparing Word and the Word Web App 9Comparing PowerPoint and the PowerPoint Web App 11Comparing OneNote and the OneNote Web App 13What You Need to Use the Office Web Apps 15Browser Support 15Obtaining a Windows Live ID 18Installing Silverlight for Better Performance 19Accessing the Office Web Apps 21Accessing the Office Web Apps via SkyDrive 21Accessing the Office Web Apps via SharePoint 2010 23Scenarios for Using the Office Web Apps 24Having Document Access Everywhere 25Distribution Made Simple: One File, One Location 26No Microsoft Office? No Problem! 26Broadcasting Your Presentations 27Collaborating in the Cloud 282 Learning Windows Live SkyDrive Essentials 29Setting Up SkyDrive 29Changing the Theme 29Assigning a Picture to Your Profile 31Working with SkyDrive Folders 32Viewing a SkyDrive Folder 33Navigating SkyDrive Folders 34Creating a SkyDrive Folder 35Changing the SkyDrive Folder View 37Downloading a SkyDrive Folder 38Deleting a SkyDrive Folder 38Working with Office Documents in SkyDrive 39Creating a New Office Document in SkyDrive 40Uploading Office Documents to SkyDrive 41Using Office 2010 to Save a Document to SkyDrive 45Viewing an Office Document 46Opening an Office Document for Editing 48Working with SkyDrive Files 49Moving a SkyDrive File to Another Folder 49Copying a SkyDrive File to Another Folder 51Renaming a SkyDrive File 51Adding a Comment to a SkyDrive File 52Disabling File Comments . . 53Downloading a SkyDrive File 54Deleting a SkyDrive File 553 Learning SharePoint 2010 Essentials 57Managing SharePoint Document Libraries 57Opening a Library 57Navigating the Library Hierarchy 59Adding a Library 61Creating a Custom Library View 63Downloading a Library 66Deleting a Library 67Dealing with Office Documents in SharePoint 68Creating a New Office Document in SharePoint 68Uploading Office Documents to SharePoint 70Saving a Document to SharePoint Using Office 2010 72Viewing an Office Document 74Opening an Office Document for Editing 76Managing SharePoint Files 78Copying a SharePoint File to Another Library 78Renaming a SharePoint File 80Checking a Document Out and In 80Deleting a SharePoint File 824 Collaborating with the Office Web Apps 84Collaborating with the Office Web Apps Using SkyDrive 84Working with SkyDrive Permissions 85Configuring Your SkyDrive Network 86Configuring Your SkyDrive User Categories 89Configuring Your SkyDrive Folder Permissions 91Letting People Know About Your SkyDrive Data 93Collaborating on an Office Document in SkyDrive 99Collaborating with the Office Web Apps Using SharePoint 2010 102Working with Library Permissions 103Letting People Know About Your SharePoint Data 110Collaborating on an Office Document in SharePoint 1155 Formatting Your Office Web Apps Documents 120Changing the Font 120Setting the Typeface 121Changing the Type Size 123Applying Type Effects 124Setting Text Colors 126Formatting Paragraphs 127Building a Bulleted List 127Creating a Numbered List 129Setting the Indentation 130Aligning Paragraphs 132Applying Styles 134Inserting a Link 136Clearing Formatting 1396 Working with the Office Web Apps File Features 140Saving a File 140Opening a Document in the Desktop Application 143Downloading a Snapshot of an Excel Workbook 146Downloading a Copy of an Excel Workbook 147Closing a File 1487 Using the Word Web App 150Understanding the Word Web App's Restrictions 150Finding Text 151Building Word Tables 153Inserting a Table 154Selecting Table Elements 155Inserting Rows and Columns 156Changing the Column Width and Row Height 157Aligning Table Elements 158Deleting Table Elements 159Inserting Images 159Inserting a Picture 159Inserting Clip Art 161Formatting Images 162Proofing Word Documents 1638 Using the Excel Web App 165Understanding the Excel Web App's Restrictions 165Building a Worksheet 166Entering Text, Numbers, and Dates 166Building Formulas 170Selecting Ranges 172Making a Copy of a Range 174Moving a Range 174Inserting a Range 175Deleting a Range 178Formatting a Range 179Adding Borders 179Aligning Text Vertically Within a Cell 180Wrapping Text Within a Cell 181Applying a Numeric Format 181Applying a Date Format 183Controlling the Number of Decimal Places 185Building Tables in the Excel Web App 186Converting a Range to a Table 187Toggling the Header Row and Total Row 188Inserting New Table Records and Fields 189Deleting Rows and Columns 190Sorting Table Data 191Filtering Table Data 192Filtering Using a Filter List 193Filtering Using Quick Filters 194Clearing a Filter 1979 Using the PowerPoint Web App 198Understanding the PowerPoint Web App's Restrictions 198Building a Presentation 199Adding a New Slide 200Adding Text to a Slide 202Rearranging Slides 204Duplicating a Slide 204Hiding a Slide 204Deleting a Slide 205Adding Notes 206Working with Slide Pictures 207Adding a Picture to a Slide 207Setting the Picture Style 208Changing a Picture 210Adding SmartArt Graphics to a Slide 210Adding a SmartArt Graphic to a Slide 211Applying a SmartArt Color Scheme 213Setting the SmartArt Style 213Changing the SmartArt Layout 215Viewing a Presentation Online 215Switching to Reading View 216Switching to Slide Show View 21710 Using the OneNote Web App 219Understanding the OneNote Web App's Restrictions 219Building a Notebook 220Inserting a New Section 220Inserting a New Page 222Working with Page Containers 222Tagging Items 223Working with Pictures 226Inserting a Picture 226Inserting Clip Art 227Formatting Images 228Building OneNote Tables 229Inserting a Table 229Selecting Table Elements 232Inserting Rows and Columns 232Changing the Column Width and Row Height 233Aligning Table Elements 234Deleting Table Elements 234Index 236
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About Paul McFedries

Paul McFedries is a Microsoft Office expert and full-time technical writer. Paul has been authoring computer books since 1991 and has more than 70 books to his credit, which combined have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. His titles include the Que Publishing books Formulas and Functions with Microsoft Excel 2010, Tricks of the Microsoft Office 2007 Gurus, VBA for the 2007 Microsoft Office System, and Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way, as well as the Sams Publishing book Windows 7 Unleashed. Paul is also the proprietor of Word Spy (www.wordspy.com), a website devoted to lexpionage, the sleuthing of new words and phrases that have entered the English language. Please drop by Paul's personal website at www.mcfedries.com or follow Paul on Twitter at twitter.com/paulmcf.
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