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Take control of your Office and get more done today — learn how, here and now!
Your Office is calling! And you're in luck, because this helpful guide walks you step-by-step through the various parts of the Office suite. In no time you'll be mastering the Ribbon interface, working with Word, crunching numbers with Excel, making your point with PowerPoint, organizing your life with Outlook, and using Access like a pro.
Where is . . . — easily find the commands you need to complete the job on the Ribbon interface
Go backstage — see how to save files, open and close them, find recently used files, and more with Backstage View
Let's share — use the Office Clipboard to store up to 24 items for sharing among Office programs
Tinker with text — create and save Word documents, change fonts, add headers, and format your stuff
Formula for success — learn to set up an Excel spreadsheet, enter data, and create formulas to manipulate the data
Present with power — define and create a PowerPoint presentation with charts, graphics, movies, and sound
You've got e-mail — master it and the calendars, contacts, and task lists in Outlook
Delightful databases — store, sort, retrieve, analyze, and print important data using Access
Open the book and find:
Steps for entering, manipulating, and saving data
How to customize Office 2010 programs
Tips on using Office 2010's built-in photo editing tools
Advice on stopping spam with Outlook
Details about storing contacts and scheduling appointments
Cool design tips for dressing up your Word documents
How to chart and analyze data in Excel
Ideas for punching up your PowerPoint presentations
Use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
Create great documents and slide show presentations
Edit spreadsheets, create formulas, and analyze data
Configure e-mail settings, manage your calendar, and design Access databases
The latest edition of one of the bestselling Microsoft Office books of all time!
Spend less time figuring out Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access and more time working on actual projects with this new edition of Office 2010 For Dummies. Filled with straightforward, friendly instruction, this book gets you thoroughly up to speed, and it actually makes doing Office work fun!
First learn all the basics, then how to add more bells and whistles, including how to spice up your Word documents, edit Excel spreadsheets and create formulas, add sound to your PowerPoint presentation, and much more.
- Helps you harness the power of Microsoft Office 2010 and all of its new functionality; the book covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
- Explains and instructs in the straightforward, friendly, For Dummies style that makes instruction more accessible and skill-building easier
- Covers typing and formatting text in Word and spicing up your documents
- Shows you how to navigate and edit an Excel spreadsheet, create formulas, and chart and analyze Excel data
- Demonstrates how to create a PowerPoint presentation and add color, sound, and pictures
- Explores Outlook, including configuring e-mail, storing contacts, organizing tasks, scheduling your time, and setting appointments
- Delves into designing Access databases, including editing, modifying, searching, sorting, and querying; also covers viewing and printing reports, and more
Be ready to take full advantage of Microsoft Office 2010 with this fun and easy guide.
About the Author
Wallace Wang is the bestselling author of several dozen computer books including Office For Dummies and Beginning Programming For Dummies. Besides writing computer books, Wally also enjoys performing stand-up comedy just to do something creative that involves human beings instead of machines.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting to Know Microsoft Office 2010.
Chapter 1: Introducing Microsoft Office 2010.
Chapter 2: Selecting and Editing Data.
Chapter 3: Modifying Pictures.
Chapter 4: Getting Help from Office 2010.
Part II: Working with Word.
Chapter 5: Typing Text in Word.
Chapter 6: Formatting Text.
Chapter 7: Designing Your Pages.
Part III: Playing the Numbers with Excel.
Chapter 8: The Basics of Spreadsheets: Numbers, Labels, and Formulas.
Chapter 9: Playing with Formulas.
Chapter 10: Charting and Analyzing Data.
Part IV: Making Presentations with PowerPoint.
Chapter 11: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation.
Chapter 12: Adding Color and Pictures to a Presentation.
Chapter 13: Showing Off a Presentation.
Part V: Getting Organized with Outlook.
Chapter 14: Managing E-Mail with Outlook.
Chapter 15: Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks.
Part VI: Storing Stuff in Access.
Chapter 16: Using a Database.
Chapter 17: Searching, Sorting, and Querying a Database.
Chapter 18: Creating a Database Report.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Using Offi ce 2010.
Chapter 20: Ten Keystroke Shortcuts.
Chapter 21: Almost Ten Ways to Make Office 2010 Easier to Use.