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Office XP for Dummies�

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ISBN-10: 0764508202

ISBN-13: 9780764508202

Edition: 2001

Authors: Doug Lowe

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This quick reference aims to offer a fast and friendly fingertip companion to getting up and running with the latest versions of Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook and Publisher.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638

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.

The Big Picture: Office XP
Doing Common Chores
Clipboard
Copying or cutting data
Dragging and dropping text
The Office Clipboard
E-Mail
Searching
Speech
The Language toolbar
Dictation
Voice commands
Spell Checking
Spell checking as you type
Spell checking after you type
Task Pane
Web Folders
Creating a Web folder
Saving a document to a Web folder
Word 2002
Borders
Browsing Through a Document
Bulleted Lists
Columns
Document Map
Envelopes and Labels
Finding Text
Footnotes and Endnotes
Formatting a Document
Setting the character format
Setting the paragraph format
Using the Format Painter
Headers and Footers
Hyperlinks
Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts for editing
Keyboard shortcuts for formatting characters
Keyboard shortcuts for formatting paragraphs
Assigning your own keyboard shortcuts
Mail Merging
Creating the main document
Creating an Address List
Inserting the address block and greeting line
Merging the documents
Using the Mail Merge Toolbar
Numbered Lists
Replacing Text
Reviewing Changes
Selecting Text
Selecting text by using the mouse
Selecting text by using the keyboard
Styles
Applying a style
Creating a style
Using the Styles and Formatting task pane
Table of Contents
Tables
Tables a la the Insert Table command
Tables via the Draw Table command
Tabs
Setting tabs
Creating leader tabs
Templates
Themes
Applying a theme to a document
Changing the default theme
Web Page Wizard
Excel 2002
AutoFormatting
AutoSum
Borders
Centering Text Over Several Columns
Charting
Comments
Conditional Formatting
Errors
Finding Lost Data
Formatting a Cell or Range of Cells
Functions
Function Wizard
Moving Around Your Worksheet
Naming a Range of Cells
Pivot Tables
Printing a Worksheet
Referencing Spreadsheet Cells
Speech
Styles
Applying a style
Creating a style
Web Queries
PowerPoint 2002
Animation Schemes
AutoContent Wizard
Clip Art
Color Schemes
Custom Animations
Inserting Slides from Other Presentations
Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts for editing slides
Keyboard shortcuts for formatting text
Keyboard shortcuts for working with outlines
Notes
Photo Album
Rearranging Slides
Slide Layout
Slide Master
Editing a master
Hiding background objects
Multiple masters
Slide Show
Summary Slides
Templates
Transitions
Viewer
Using the Pack and Go Wizard
Copying a packed presentation onto another computer
Running a slide show by using the Viewer
Access 2002
Database Wizard
Entering Data
Fields
Working in Table Design view
Adding a field using the Field Builder
Adding fields manually
Changing and deleting fields
Form Wizard
Queries
Reports
Outlook 2002
Calendar
Views
Scheduling an appointment
Canceling an appointment
Rescheduling an appointment
Recurring appointments
Events
Meetings
Contacts
Adding a contact
Deleting a contact
Updating a contact
Distribution lists
E-Mail
Reading e-mail
Replying to e-mail
Sending e-mail
Tasks
Creating a task
Task requests
Working with the Drawing Toolbar
3-D Style
Aligning and Distributing Objects
Arrows
AutoShapes
Drawing an AutoShape
Drawing a freeform shape
Clip Art
Colors and Fill Effects
Diagrams
Grid
Grouping
Line Styles
Ordering Objects
Organization Charts
Pictures
Rotating and Flipping Objects
Shadows
Text Boxes
WordArt
Completing Complex Tasks
Embedding Objects in Your Documents
Creating a new embedded object
Embedding an object from an existing file
Hyperlinks
Links
Linking data
Breaking a link
Macros
Recording a macro
Running a macro
Sharing Information Between Office Programs
Exchanging tables between Word and Excel
Inserting an Excel worksheet in a Word document
Converting a PowerPoint presentation to Word
Converting a Word document to PowerPoint
Using Access data in a mail merge
Converting Access data to a Word table
Converting Access data to Excel
Index
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