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Microsoft� Office 2000 9 in 1 for Dummies�

ISBN-10: 0764503332

ISBN-13: 9780764503337

Edition: 1999

Authors: Greg Harvey, Bill Dyszel, John Walkenbach, Alison Barrows, Damon Dean

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Microsoft Office 2000 9 in 1 For Dummies is organized by task to help readers find answers fast. It examines the modules of Office and guides users through building, sharing and collaborating on Office projects.
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/24/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 840
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.20" long x 1.70" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Greg Harvey is a prolific author of personal computing books that are highly informative, yet entertaining and easy to understand. Harvey earned a B.A. in classics and American history from the University of Illinois in Urbana in 1970. He moved to San Francisco the following year and worked as a draftsman on civil engineering projects for the next 10 years Harvey became interested in the growing computer field in the early 1980s. While teaching college computer classes at Golden Gate University, he wrote his first books, WordPerfect Desktop Companion (1987) and WordPerfect Instant Reference (1988). Since then, he has written, in his own words, "tons of books." These include Lotus 1-2-3 Instant Reference (1989), Encyclopedia Lotus 1-2-3 (1991), and WordPerfect 6 for Windows Quickstart (1993). Since 1993, Harvey has written exclusively for Dummies Press of IDG Books, for whom he has turned out several personal computing classics, such as 1-2-3 for Dummies (1993), DOS for Dummies (third edition, 1998), and Excel 2000 for Windows for Dummies (1998).

Introduction
About This Book
Who Are You?
How to Use This Book
How This Book is Organized
Icons Used in This Book
Windows 98
Getting to Know the Windows 98 Desktop
Windows Desktop
Icons
Selecting and Opening Icons
Selecting More Than One Icon at a Time
Standard Desktop Icons
Getting Started (And Stopped) in Windows 98
Taskbar Basics
Starting Your Programs
Switching between Programs
Shutting Down Windows 98
Working with Windows (Within Windows)
Windows (The On-Screen Type)
Moving and Resizing Windows
Arranging and Sizing Icons in a Window
Windows Explorer
Explorer Bars
Dealing with Toolbars
Toolbars
Standing up to the Standard Buttons Toolbar
Displaying Toolbars on Your Taskbar
Customizing the Appearance of a Toolbar
Dialog Boxes and Menus
Dialog Boxes
Menu Management
The Lowdown on Files and Folders
Files
Folders
Opening Files and Folders
Shortcuts
File and Folder Management
Creating New Files and Folders
Selecting Files and Folders
Copying (And Moving) Files and Folders
Finding Files and Folders
Renaming Files and Folders
Deleting Junk
Getting Involved with the Active Desktop
The Active Desktop
Turning the Desktop Web Page View On and Off
Browsing Folders on a Local Disk
Changing the Folder Options for Windows 98
Windows 98 Index
Word 2000
Word 101
What All That Stuff On-Screen Is
What Is a Document?
Opening a Document
Opening a New Document
Moving Around in Documents
Understanding How Paragraphs Work
Working on Many Documents at Once
Working in Two Places in the Same Document
Zooming In, Zooming Out
Saving, Naming, Deleting, and Exiting
Saving a Document for the First Time
Saving a Document under a New Name
Saving a Document You've Been Working On
Saving Versions of Documents
Closing a Document
Deleting a Word Document
Exiting Word 2000
Changing the Look of Your Document
Changing the Look of the Screen
Putting Headers and Footers on Pages
Numbering the Pages
Breaking a Line
Breaking a Page
Dashes
Hyphenating a Document
Spacing Lines
Symbols and Special Characters
Decorating a Page with a Border
Editing Made Easy
Selecting Text in Speedy Ways
Deleting Text
Undoing a Mistake
Finding and Replacing Text and Formats
Finding Text and More
The Thesaurus's Role in Finding the Right Word
Spell-Checking (And Grammar-Checking) a Document
Changing lowercase to UPPERCASE, UPPERCASE to lowercase
Basic Formating
Adding Bold, Italic, Underline, and Other Effects
Centering, Justifying, and Aligning Text
Changing the Font of Text
Coloring Text
Fast Formatting with the Format Painter
Creating Numbered and Bulleted Lists
Indenting Paragraphs and First Lines
Setting Up and Changing the Margins
Working with Tabs
Advanced Formatting
Applying Styles for Consistent Formatting
Dropping In a Drop Cap
Dividing a Document into Sections
Putting Newspaper-Style Columns in a Document
Envelopes, Labels, and Form Letters
Printing Addresses on Envelopes
Printing Labels
Churning Our Form Letters
Making Your Work Go Faster
Customizing Word 2000
Rearranging the Toolbars
Correcting Typos on the Fly
Repeating an Action -- and Quicker This Time
Going Here, Going There in Documents
Entering Graphics and Text Quickly
Getting Really Organized
Outlines for Organizing Your Work
Linking Documents to Make Your Work Easier
Constructing the Perfect Table
Constructing the Perfect Table
Modifying Different Parts of a Table
Sorting, or Reordering, a Table
Dressing Up Your Table
Merging and Splitting Cells and Tables
Using Math Formulas in Tables
Drawing and Inserting Things into Your Document
Drawing Lines and Shapes
Inserting Pictures and Graphics into Documents
Doing Some Desktop Publishing
Handling Objects on Pages
Working with Text Boxes
WordArt for Embellishing Documents
Borders and Color Shades for Graphics and Text Boxes
Web Publishing
Creating Your Own Web Pages and Sites
Choosing Backgrounds and Themes for Web Pages
Hyperlinking Your Web Page to Other Pages
Word 2000 Index
Excel 2000
Getting to Know Excel 2000
Acquainting Yourself with the Excel Screen
Excel behind the Scenes
Working with Workbook Files
Creating a Empty Workbook File
Opening a Workbook File
Saving a Workbook File
Closing a Workbook
Using a Workbook Template
Finding a Workbook File
Deleting a Workbook File
Creating Multiple Windows (Views) for a Workbook
Working with the Worksheets in Your Workbook
Working with Worksheets
Manipulating Your Worksheets
Moving Around in a Worksheet
Moving a Sheet
Deleting a Worksheet
Entering Worksheet Data
Entering Data into a Worksheet
Entering Formulas
Entering Fractions
Editing the Data You Enter
Basic Cell Editing
Undoing Changes and Mistakes
Using AutoComplete
Using AutoFill
Using Automatic Decimal Points
Using Cell Comments
Seaching for Data
Searching and Replacing Data
Spell Checking
Making Your Work Look Good
Using AutoFormats
Formatting Cells and Ranges to Your Liking
Copying Formats
Formatting Numbers
Selecting, Copying, and Moving Your Data
Selecting Cells and Ranges
Copying Cells and Ranges
Moving Cells and Ranges
Using Formulas and Functions
Using Formulas
Identifying Formula Errors
Using Absolute, Relative, and Mixed References
Using Functions in Your Formulas
Using the Formula Palette
Managing and Analyzing Your Data
Filtering and Sorting Lists
Performing Advanced Filtering
Good Seeking: Making a Formula Return a Desired Value
Performing What-If Analysis (Scenarios)
Taking Advantage of Pivot Tables
Pivot Tables
Charting the Excel Way
Using the Chart Wizard
Charting Basics
Changing the Chart Type
Dealing with Chart Elements
Getting Your Work on the Web
Web Publishing with Excel
Customizing the Way Excel Saves a File for Publishing
Publishing Your Worksheet Data to a Web Page
Excel 2000 Index
Access 2000
Access Basics
About Databases
Access Database Objects
Opening a Database File
Saving a Database File
Closing a Database File
Working with Wizards
Quitting Access 2000
Creating and Navigating a Database
Creating a Database
Finding Your Way around a Database
The Database Window Toolbar
Tables: A Home for Your Data
About Tables
Adding a New Table to Your Database
Moving Around in a Datasheet
Adding Data to Your Database
Editing Data in a Datasheet
Changing Data Types
Relating (Linking) Tables
Identifying Records with a Primary Key Field
Getting Your Tables Just Right
Changing Column Width
Changing Row Height
Inserting a Column/Adding a Field
Moving a Column in a Datasheet
Formatting Datasheets
Deleting Records
Saving a Table
Working with Fields
Field Management
Formatting Fields
Creating a Lookup Field
Manipulating Your Data
Finding Data in a Table
Filtering Your Data
Sorting a Table
Blocking Unwanted Data with an Input Mask
Queries: Getting Answers from Your Data
About Queries
Using a Query Wizard
About Query Design View
Adding a Select Query to the Database
Saving a Query
More Fun with Queries
Sorting a Query
Inserting Fields in a Query Grid
Editing a Query
Attaching a Table to a Query
Limiting Records with Criteria Expressions
Using Aggregate Calculations and Building Expressions
Calculating Summary Data for a Group of Data
Calculating Fields (Building Expressions)
Reporting Results
About Reports
Adding a Report with AutoReport
Adding a Report with the Report Wizard
Adding a Report Created in Design View
Editing Objects in a Report
Changing the Look of Your Report
Inserting Page Breaks in a Report
Playing with Borders
Adding Color to a Report
Adding Dates and Page Numbers
Aligning Report Objects
Changing Date or Number Formats
Changing Font and Font Size
Changing Page Layout
Changing the Size of an Object
Moving a Control
Formatting Reports with AutoFormat
Forms for Displaying and Entering Data
About Forms
Adding a Form to your Database
Adding a Form with the Form Wizard
Entering Data through a Form
Editing and Formatting Forms
AutoFormatting Your Form
Viewing Your Form in Design View
Access 2000 Index
Outlook 2000
All About Outlook
Recognizing What You See in Outlook
Adding an Icon to the Outlook Bar
Adding Specialized Applications
Archiving Your Work
Getting Going with E-Mail
The Outlook Inbox
Creating and Sending Messages
Spell Checking
Creating Personal Distribution Lists and Groups
Reading and Replying to Your Mail
Handling Incoming Messages
Replying to or Forwarding Messages
Making Your E-Mail Life Easier
Managing Your E-Mail with Folders
Using the Rules Wizard
Using and Choosing E-Mail Views
Using the Calendar
Reviewing the Calendar
Scheduling an Appointment
Scheduling a Recurring Appointment
Changing an Appointment
Deleting an Item from Your Calendar
Tasks for Everyone
Creating a New Task
Deleting a Task
Modifying an Existing Task
Creating a Recurring Task
Creating a Regenerating Task
Attaching a File to a Task Item
Changing the Appearance of Your Task List
Marking a Task as Complete
Working with Your Contacts
Entering a New Contact
Finding a Name, Address, or Phone Number
Changing Information about a Contact
Customizing the Appearance of the Contact List
Calling Someone from Outlook
Tracking Activities with Journals
Viewing the Journal
Viewing a Specific Date in Your Journal
Creating Journal Entries Manually with Drag-and-Drop
Creating Journal Entries with the New Journal Item Button
Finding a Journal Entry
Activating the Automatic Recording Feature
Managing Outlook Notes
Creating Notes
Reading (Or Changing) a Note
Finding a Note
Viewing Notes
Forwarding a Note to Someone Else
Deleting a Note
Using Notes to Your Advantage
Outlook 2000 Index
PowerPoint 2000
Getting Started with a PowerPoint Presentation
Opening a Presentation
Beginning a New Presentation
Changing Your View
Saving Your Work
Exiting PowerPoint
Sliding into Your Presentation
Creating and Working with Slides
Working in Outline View
Laying the Groundwork with Templates
Applying and Creating Templates
Using and Abusing Masters
Editing the Slide Master
Editing the Title Master
Editing the Handout Master
Editing the Notes Master
Overriding the Master Style on a Single Slide
Adding Text to Your Presentation
About Text Boxes
Aligning Paragraphs of Text
Finding and Replacing Text
Spell-Checking
Making Your Text Look Presentable
Formatting Text
Numbering Lists
Bulleting Text
Getting Visual
About the Drawing Toolbar
Drawing Lines
Drawing with AutoShapes
Adding WordArt
About Clips
Manipulating Your Multimedia
Adding Pictures: Clip Art and Photos
Adding Polygons and Freeform Shapes
Adding Rectangles, Squares, Ovals, and Circles
Adding Movies and Motion Clips
Adding Sound
Making a Graph(ical) Presentation
Starting with the Datasheet
Creating Graphs
Using Tables
Planning the Presentation
Adding Action Buttons
Adding Slide Transitions
Showing Off Your Work
Showing Your Slides via Computer
Publishing Your Presentation
Printing Audience Handouts
Publishing on the Web
PowerPoint 2000 Index
FrontPage 2000
Getting to Know FrontPage 2000
What Is FrontPage 2000, and What Can I Do with It?
What's New with FrontPage 2000?
How FrontPage Is Organized
Why Does This Look Like Microsoft Word?
The Views Bar
Introducing the FrontPage Editor
Starting Your Webbing
Creating a New Web
Creating a Web Site from a Template
Creating Web Pages
Naming Your Web
Changing a Filename
Opening Files
Saving Your Web Pages
Getting Organized Before It's Too Late
A Quick Guide to the Three Views of the FrontPage Editor
Using FrontPage Toolbars
Creating Folders
Deleting Files and Folders
Importing Webs and Web Pages
Laying the Groundwork for Your Web Pages
Applying a Theme to a Web
Editing a Theme
Editing Page Properties
Getting the Basics on Your Page
Changing Text Attributes
Working with Tables
Creating and Using Hyperlinks
Giving Your Pages Something to Look At
Inserting Some Extra Effects
Inserting a Page Banner
Adding Graphics to Web Pages
Adding Clip Art to a Web Page
Image Editing for Everyone
Activating the Picture Toolbar
Image Manipulation Made Easy
Creating Image Maps
Publishing Your Web Pages
Publishing a Web by Using HTTP
Publishing a Web by Using FTP
Connecting to a FrontPage Server
FrontPage 2000 Index
Publisher 2000
Publisher 101
Creating a Publication
Saving Your Files
Working with Pages
Moving from Page to Page
Changing What You See On-Screen
Lining Things Up
Creating Background Pages
Adding Background Objects
Creating Headers and Footers
Adding and Deleting Pages
Modifying the Page Layout
Objects and Frames
Working with Frames
Working with Drawn Objects
Aligning and Positioning Objects
Creating Regular Text Wraps
Getting the Word
Using Text Frames
Table Frames
Working with Table Text
You Ought to Be in Pictures
Understanding More about Picture Frames
Getting Yours
Modifying Pictures
Applying Borders and BorderArt
Spinning a Web Site
Using the Web Sites Wizard
Adding Text or Picture Objects
Adding and Removing Hyperlinks
Adding Color and Texture to the Background
Publisher 2000 Index
PhotoDraw 2000
Your Personal Tour
Interface Roadmap
The Visual Menu Toolbar
The Formatting Toolbar
The Picture List
The Drawing Area
From Window Panes to Workpanes
Feedback from the Status Bar
Getting Pictures into PhotoDraw
Getting Images Already on Your System
Clipping Art from the CD
Scanning Your Way Through
Using a Digital Camera
Images through Imagination
Fixing Photos
Coloring Using Slider Controls
Touching Up
Cropping, Cutting, and Erasing
Adding Text and Dressing Up Photos
Adding Text Effects
Templates
Drawing and Painting
Filling Objects
Outline
Effects
Dressed Up and Someplace to Go
The Wizard that Saves
Saving the Old-Fashioned Way
PhotoDraw Printing Options
PhotoDraw 2000 Index
Appendixes
Starting, Surviving, and Getting Help
Starting an Office 2000 Application
Using the Mouse
Cursors and Pointers
Shortcut Keys for Doing It Quickly
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
Undoing Errors
Getting the Help You Need in Office 2000
Printing an Office 2000 Document
Previewing What You Print
Choosing Some Page Options
Printing a Document
Canceling a Print Job
Binding Office 2000 Documents Together
Creating a New Binder
Putting Documents into a Binder
Switching between Sections in Your Binder
Opening an Existing Binder
Deleting a Binder Section
Index
Book Registration Information