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Skills for Success with Office 2013 Volume 1

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ISBN-10: 013314268X

ISBN-13: 9780133142686

Edition: 2014

Authors: Kris Townsend, Catherine Hain, Shelley Gaskin, Stephanie Murre-Wolf

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For use in the Office Applications course or readers that need to get started with Microsoft Office 2013. Skills for Success is the Microsoft Office 2013 textbook that recognizes how readers learn today! The Office Skills text that was designed with today's students—and the way today's readers use an Office textbook—in mind.
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Book details

List price: $171.20
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 3/14/2013
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 784
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Kris Townsend is an Information Systems instructor at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Washington. Kris earned a bachelor's degree in both Education and Business, and a master's degre in Education. He has also worked as a public school teacher and as a systems analyst. Kris enjoys working with wood, snowboarding, and camping. He commutes to work by bike and enjoys long rides in the Palouse country south of Spokane.

Shelley Gaskin, Series Editor for the GO! Series, is a professor of business and computer technology at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California. She holds a master's degree in business education from Northern Illinois University and a doctorate in adult and community education from Ball State University. Dr. Gaskin has 15 years of experience in the computer industry with several Fortune 500 companies and has developed and written training materials for custom systems applications in both the public and private sector. She is also the author of books on Microsoft Outlook and word processing.

Getting Started with Computer Concepts
The Computer Is a System
Common Operating Systems
Input Devices
Storage Devices
Apps and Applications
Cloud Computing
Share Files with Others
Office 365
Buying a Computer
Getting Started with Windows 8
Sign In to Windows 8
Work with Store Apps
Create and Save Documents
Search for Applications, Files, and Settings
Download and Unzip Student Data Files
View Files in File Explorer
Search for and Copy Files
Move, Rename, and Delete Files
Personalize the Desktop and Create Snips
Print, Restore Settings, and Sign Out
More Skills
Customize the Start Screen
Modify the Desktop
Switch to a Microsoft Account
Use the SkyDrive App
Browse with Internet Explorer
Browse from the Start Screen
Browse from the Desktop and Add Favorites
Navigate and Search Websites
Use Accelerators and Search Providers
Manage Browser Tabs
Organize Favorites
Print and Save Web Pages
View and Delete Browsing History
Protect Online Privacy
Manage Pop-ups and Check Website Safety
More Skills
Change Your Home Page
Add Navigation Tiles to the Start Screen
Add Tracking Protection
Change Internet Security Settings
Getting Started with Microsoft Office Applications
Common Features of Office 2013
Start Office Applications
Create Documents from Templates
Type and Edit Text
Save Files and Create Folders
Apply Themes and Format Text
Preview and Print Documents
Open and Save Student Data Files
Format Worksheets
Copy and Paste Objects and Format Slides
Format Access Reports
More Skills
Store Office Files on SkyDrive
Use Office Help
Send Files as E-mail Attachments
Optimize Office 2013 RT
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Word
Introduction to Word
Create Letters and Memos
Type Letter Text
Apply Styles and Set Grammar and Spelling Options
Select and Insert Text
Copy, Cut, and Paste Text
Check Spelling and Grammar
Check Writing Style and Insert Synonyms
Use Format Painter
Apply Advanced Font Settings
Create Document Footers
Save Documents as PDF Files
More Skills
Prepare Documents for Distribution
Insert Screen Shots into Documents
Split and Arrange Windows
Insert Symbols
Create Business Reports
Find and Replace Text
Insert and Modify Footnotes
Add Sources
Insert Citations and Bibliographies
Format Bulleted and Numbered Lists
Set Paragraph Indents
Modify Line and Paragraph Spacing
Set Line and Page Break Options and Modify Styles
View Multiple Pages and Set Margins
Create Custom Headers and Footers
More Skills
Record AutoCorrect Entries
Use AutoFormat to Create Numbered Lists
Format and Customize Lists
Create Standard Outlines
Create Flyers
Insert Text and Pictures from Files
Resize and Align Pictures
Apply Picture Styles and Artistic Effects
Set Tab Stops
Type Tabbed Lists
Apply Table Styles
Create Tables
Delete and Add Table Rows and Columns
Format Text in Table Cells
Format Tables
More Skills
Insert Text Boxes
Format with WordArt
Convert Text into Tables
Insert Drop Caps
Create Newsletters and Mail Merge Documents
Modify Themes and Create Columns
Modify Margins and Columns
Apply Text Effects
Create Styles
Add Borders and Shading to Paragraphs and Pages
Insert and Adjust Online Pictures
Insert SmartArt
Format SmartArt
Create Labels Using Mail Merge
Preview and Print Mail Merge Documents
More Skills
Optimize Documents for Read Mode
Work in Outline View
Manage Document Properties
Save Documents as Web Pages
Word Capstone Project
Format Academic Reports and Include Information from the Web
Use Excel Data in Word Mail Merge
Word Web App Project: Create Flyers Using Word Web App
Microsoft Excel
Introduction to Excel
Create Workbooks with Excel 2013
Create and Save Workbooks
Enter Data and Merge and Center Titles
Construct Addition and Subtraction Formulas
Construct Multiplication and Division Formulas
Adjust Column Widths and Apply Cell Styles
Insert the SUM Function
AutoFill Formulas and Data
Format, Edit, and Check Spelling
Insert Footers and Adjust Page Settings
Display Formulas and Print Worksheets
More Skills
Create Workbooks from Templates
Insert Names into Formulas
Create Templates
Manage Document Properties
Insert Summary Functions and Create Charts
Align and Wrap Text
Apply Absolute Cell References
Format Numbers
Insert the AVERAGE Function
Insert the MIN and MAX Functions
Create Column Charts
Format Column Charts
Create and Format Pie Charts
Update Charts and Insert WordArt
Preview and Print Multiple Worksheets
More Skills
Insert, Edit, and Delete Comments
Change Chart Types
Copy Excel Data to Word Documents
Fill Data with Flash Fill
Manage Multiple Worksheets
Organize Worksheet Tabs
Enter and Format Dates
Clear Cell Contents and Formats
Move Cell Contents and Use Paste Options
Enter Data in Grouped Worksheets
Insert Multiple Math Operators in Formulas
Format Grouped Worksheets
Insert, Hide, Delete, and Move Worksheets
Create Summary Worksheets
Create Clustered Bar Charts
More Skills
Create Organization Charts
Create Line Charts
Set and Clear Print Areas
Create, Edit, and Delete Hyperlinks
More Functions and Excel Tables
Insert the TODAY, NOW, and COUNT Functions
Insert the IF Function
Move Functions, Add Borders, and Rotate Text
Apply Conditional Formatting
Insert Sparklines
Use Find and Replace
Freeze and Unfreeze Panes
Create, Sort, and Filter Excel Tables
Filter Data
Convert Tables to Ranges, Hide Rows and Columns, and Format Large Worksheets
More Skills
Apply Conditional Color Scales with Top and Bottom Rules and Clear Rules
Insert the Payment (PMT) Function
Create PivotTable Reports
Use Goal Seek
Excel Capstone Project
Copy Word Tables into Excel Worksheets
Link Data from Excel
Microsoft Access
Introduction to Access
Create Database Tables
Create Databases
Create Tables in Datasheet View
Enter Data into Datasheets
Create Tables in Design View
Relate Tables
Enter Data in Related Tables
Import Data into Tables
Filter and Sort Datasheets
Format Datasheets
Preview and Print Datasheets
More Skills
Compact and Repair Databases
Work with the Long Text Data Type
Work with the Attachment Data Type
Work with the Hyperlink and Yes/No Data Types
Create Select Queries
Create Queries with the Simple Query Wizard
Add Text Criteria
Add Calculated Fields to Tables
Create Queries in Design View
Add Comparison Operators
Add Date and Time Criteria
Group and Total Queries
Add Calculated Fields to Queries
Work with Logical Operators
Add Wildcards to Query Criteria
More Skills
Export Queries to Excel
Export Queries as Web Pages
Link to External Data Sources
Create Crosstab Queries
Create Forms
Use the Form Wizard
Use Forms to Modify Data
Format Forms in Layout View
Add Controls and Conditional Formatting
Use the Form Tool
Work with Tabular Layouts
Add Input Masks
Change Data in One-to-Many Forms
Create Forms from Queries
Create Navigation Forms
More Skills
Validate Fields
Create Databases from Templates
Create Macros
Create Access Apps
Create Reports
Build Queries for Reports
Create Reports Using the Report Tool
Format Reports
Add Totals to Reports
Preview and Print Reports
Create Reports with the Blank Report Tool
Group and Sort Reports
Modify Report Layouts
Filter Reports
Create Label Reports
More Skills
Import Objects from Other Databases
Export Reports to Word
Save Reports as PDF Documents
Save Reports as Web Pages and Save Export Steps
Access Capstone Project
Create Envelopes from Access Queries
Refer to Cells in Other Workbooks
Excel Web App Project: Create Workbooks Using Excel Web App
Export Access Data to Word Documents
Access Web App Project: Create OneNote Notebooks
Microsoft PowerPoint
Introduction to PowerPoint
Getting Started with PowerPoint 2013
Open, View, and Save Presentations
Edit and Replace Text
Format Slide Text
Check Spelling and Use the Thesaurus
Insert Slides and Modify Slide Layouts
Insert and Format Pictures
Organize Slides in Slide Sorter View
Apply Slide Transitions and View Slide Shows
Insert Headers and Footers and Print Handouts
Add Notes Pages and Use Presenter View
More Skills
Add Online Pictures
Print Presentations, Notes Pages, and Custom Ranges
Move and Delete Slides in Normal View
Change Slide Size and Orientation
Format a Presentation
Create New Presentations
Change Themes and Variants
Change Font Colors and Effects
Format Slide Backgrounds with Fill
Add Pictures and Textures to Slide Backgrounds
Format Text with WordArt
Change Character Spacing
Modify Bulleted and Numbered Lists
Move and Copy Text and Objects
Use Format Painter and Clear All Formatting
More Skills
Edit Slide Masters
Save and Apply Presentation Templates
Create Slides from Microsoft Word Outlines
Design Presentations with Contrast
Enhance Presentations with Graphics
Insert Slides from Other Presentations
Insert, Size, and Move Online Pictures
Modify Picture Shapes, Borders, and Effects
Insert, Size, and Move Shapes
Add Text to Shapes and Insert Text Boxes
Apply Gradient Fills and Group and Align Graphics
Convert Text to SmartArt Graphics and Add Shapes
Modify SmartArt Layouts, Colors, and Styles
Insert Video Files
Apply Video Styles and Adjust Videos
More Skills
Compress Pictures
Save Groups as Picture Files
Change Object Order
Insert a Screen Shot in a Presentation
Present Data Using Tables, Charts, and Animation
Insert Tables
Modify Table Layouts
Apply Table Styles
Insert Column Charts
Edit and Format Charts
Insert Pie Charts
Apply Animation Effects and Change Duration
Modify Animation Timings and Use Animation Painter
Delay or Remove Animation
Navigate Slide Shows
More Skills
Save Presentations to CDs
Insert Hyperlinks in Presentations
Create Photo Albums
Add Images to Tables
PowerPoint Capstone Project
Copy and Paste Between Office Programs
Send PowerPoint Handouts to Word
PowerPoint Web App Project: Create Presentations Using the PowerPoint Web App