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About the Author
Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years. Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly. Misty E. Vermaat has more than 25 years of experience in the field of computer and information technology. Along with consulting in the field, she was an Associate Professor at Purdue University Calumet, teaching or developing Microsoft Office, computer concepts, database management, systems analysis and design, and programming courses. Since 1990, Misty has led the development of, written, and co-authored numerous textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including many editions of Discovering Computers, Discovering Computers Fundamentals, and Microsoft Word books.
Table of Contents
Essential Introduction to Computers. PART I: INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS VISTA. PART II: MICROSOFT WORD 2007. 1. Creating and Editing a Word Document. 2. Creating a Research Paper. 3. Creating a Cover Letter and a Resume. Web Feature: Creating a Web Page Using Word. PART III: MICROSOFT EXCEL 2007. 1. Creating a Worksheet and an Embedded Chart. 2. Formulas, Functions, Formatting, and Web Queries. 3. What-If Analysis, Charting, and Working with Large Worksheets. Web Feature: Creating Web Pages Using Excel. PART IV: MICROSOFT ACCESS 2007. 1. Creating and Using a Database. 2. Querying a Database. 3. Maintaining a Database. Integration Feature: Sharing Data Among Applications. PART V: MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2007. 1. Creating and Editing a Presentation. 2. Creating a Presentation with Illustrations and Shapes. Web Feature: Creating Web Pages Using PowerPoint. PART VI: MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 2007. 1. Managing E-Mail and Contacts with Outlook. PART VII: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2007 INTEGRATION. 1. Integrating Office 2007 Applications and the World Wide Web. Appendix A: Project Planning Guidelines. Appendix B: Introduction to Microsoft Office 2007. Appendix C: Microsoft Office 2007 Help. Appendix D: Publishing Office 2007 Web Pages to a Web Server. Appendix E: Customizing Microsoft Office 2007. Appendix F: Introduction to Windows XP and Steps for the Windows XP User. Appendix G: Microsoft Business Certification Program. Capstone Projects. SAM Projects.