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Microsoft Office 97 for Windows for Dummies Quick Reference

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ISBN-10: 0764500627

ISBN-13: 9780764500626

Edition: 1996

Authors: Doug Lowe

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This is the latest in a series of Quick Reference books which provides beginners with practical, jargon-free introductory guides to a range of products and applications in the computer world.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/21/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Doug E. Lowe is a senior quality consultant at Hewlett Packard's Software Engineering Systems Division, where he has developed software for computer-aided electronic design. He received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Michigan State University and an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Toledo, and has taught operating-systems architecture at the graduate level. Lowe is noted for presenting technical material in a way that is entertaining as well as informative. His "Approach 3 for Windows for Dummies" and "Approach 97 for Windows for Dummies" are among the 50 titles he has authored or co-authored. He is also a consulting editor for DOS World.

About This Book
How to Use This Book
What Are All These Parts?
What All the Pretty Pictures Mean
Other Stuff You Should Know
Getting to Know Microsoft Office 97
Seeing What All Those Programs Do
Word 97
Excel 97
PowerPoint 97
Access 97
Looking at Those Little Applet Programs
Clip Gallery
Equation Editor
Organization Chart
Photo Editor
Doing Common Chores
Closing a File
Creating a Document
Exiting a Program
Getting Help
Living with the Office Assistant
Help the old-fashioned way
Help on the Internet
Shortcuts That Work Everywhere
Recording a macro
Running a macro
Printing a File
Retrieving an Existing File
Saving a File
Saving a File under a New Name
Saving a File in HTML Format
Sending a File via E-Mail
Starting a Program
Switching among Programs
Using the IntelliMouse
Working with Older Versions
Word 97
Bulleted Lists
Document Map
Finding Text
Footnotes and Endnotes
Setting the character format
Setting the paragraph format
Formatting Web Documents
Headers and Footers
Keyboard Shortcuts
Assigning your own keyboard shortcuts
Mail Merging
Creating the main document
Creating the data source
Inserting field names in the main document
Merging the documents
Moving and Copying Text
Dragging and dropping text
Copying text via the Clipboard
Moving text via the Clipboard
Numbered Lists
Replacing Text
Selecting Text
Selecting text by using the mouse
Selecting text by using the keyboard
Spell Checking
Spell checking as you type
Spell checking after you type
Applying a style
Creating a style
Tables of Contents
Tables a la the Insert Table command
Tables via the Draw Table command
Tabs.Setting tabs
Creating leader tabs
Web Page Wizard
Web Toolbar
Excel 97
Centering Text over Several Columns
Finding Lost Data
Formatting a Cell or Range of Cells
Formula AutoCorrect Functions
The Function Wizard
Keyboard Shortcuts for Editing
Keyboard Shortcuts for Formatting Cells
Keyboard Shortcuts for Selecting Cells
Moving Around
Naming a Range of Cells
Pivot Tables
Printing a Worksheet
Referencing Spreadsheet Cells
Saving as HTML
PowerPoint 97
Clip Art
Color Scheme
Creating a New Presentation
Hiding Background Objects
Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts for editing slides
Keyboard shortcuts for formatting text
Keyboard shortcuts for working with outlines
Publishing on the Web
Rearranging Slides
Recurring Text
Slide Finder
Summary Slide
Using the Pack and Go Wizard
Copying a packed presentation onto another computer
Running a slide show by using the Viewer
Viewing Your Presentation
Access 97
Adding a Field to an Existing Table
Creating a New Database
Creating a Query
Creating a Report
Entering and Editing Data
Publishing Database Information on the Web
Using the Form Wizard
Canceling an appointment
Changing views
Rescheduling an appointment