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AppleWorks 6: the Missing Manual The Missing Manual

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ISBN-10: 156592858X

ISBN-13: 9781565928589

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jim Elferdink, David Reynolds, David Pogue

List price: $19.95
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If you prefer a more streamlined alternative to the bloat and complexity of Microsoft "sport-utility" programs, AppleWorks 6 is the stealth office suite. Hugely popular in classrooms, colleges, and small offices, it's got word processing, graphics, database, web design, spreadsheet, and slide-show functions in a single, beautifully integrated application. Every year, AppleWorks arrives in the hands of four million Apple iMac and iBook buyers. There it sits on the hard drive, a masterpiece of smooth integration and clever interface design, accompanied by templates, art libraries, and fonts--and no printed instructions. "AppleWorks 6: The Missing Manual is the book that should have been in…    
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/6/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 453
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Jim Elferdink is co-author of "AppleWorks 6: The Missing Manual" and owns Macs for the Masses, a Macintosh consulting company. In former lifetimes a commercial photographer, farm owner, carpenter, and cabinetmaker; currently he enjoys gourmet cooking, digital photography, and racing sports cars.College introduced him to the Mac Plus and to comely professor Joy Hardin. He bought one and married the other. They share a home in the redwoods of far Northern California.

David Reynolds is an author and educator known for his historical and political works, many of which chronicle the relationship between the United States and Great Britain. Reynolds was born in 1952 in Orpington, England. He is married to an architect and has one child. Reynolds attended Cambridge University where he received his Ph.D. Reynolds's first work, The Creation of the Anglo-American Alliance, 1937-1942: A Study in Competitive Co-operation, was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1982. It won the Bernath Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Reynolds also wrote Rich Relations: The American Occupation of Britain, 1942-1945, (1995)…    

The AppleWorks Corps
What's New in AppleWorks 6
A Note to Windows PC Users
About This Book
Parts of the Sum
The Sneak Preview
Starting Points
Meet the Modules
AppleWorks Grand Tour
AppleWorks for the Overworked (or Lazy)
Word Processing Basics
Creating a Document
The Document Window
Word Processing in AppleWorks
Spell Checking
Advanced Word Processing
Find and Change
The Thesaurus
Section and Page Breaks
The Insert Command
Headers and Footers
Word Count
The Database
Database Basics
AppleWorks Database Preview
Design the Database
Build the Database
Fill In the Blanks
Design New Layouts
Find Mode
Sorting Your Data
The Spreadsheet
Spreadsheet Basics
Tutorial: Creating a Spreadsheet
Formulas and Functions
Adjusting Rows and Columns
Advanced Formatting
Charts and Graphs
Printing the Spreadsheet
The Art Department: Drawing
Intro to Drawing: Shapes, Lines, and Text
Tools, One by One
What to Do With a Selected Object
The Accents Palette
When Objects Collide
AppleWorks as PageMaker
The Art Department: Painting
The Painting Module: Photoshop Junior
The Tools, One by One
Grids, Modes, and Size
Understanding Graphics Formats
Presentations and Slide Shows
Presentation Module Basics
Designing a Presentation from Scratch
Playing the Slide Show
Drawing-Module Presentations
AppleWorks Transitions: A Catalog
AppleWorks Power
Templates, Clippings, and Assistants
Templates: A Leg Up
Clippings: Artist in a Box
Assistants: Better than a Butler
AppleWorks on the Internet
Starting Points
Web-Based Clippings
Creating Web Pages
Preferences, Customization, and Macros
The AppleWorks Preferences
General Preferences
Editing the Button Bar
HTML Import/Export
Customizing Your Palettes
Combining the Modules: Frames, Tables, and Other Mixtures
Drawing Tools
Movies, Sounds, and Equations
Mail Merge
Sharing Documents
AppleWorks 6: The Missing Translators
The Built-in Format Translators
Opening Files From Other Programs
Mac to Windows and Back
Understanding AppleWorks
Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
Famous AppleWorks Problems
AppleWorks, Menu by Menu
Common Menus
Word Processing
Database Menus
Drawing Menus
Painting Menus
Presentation Menus
Installing and Upgrading AppleWorks
CD Contents
Installing AppleWorks
Upgrading to AppleWorks 6
AppleWorks Installation and Networks